Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Mini Cereal Boxes

Kelloggs frostiesMini cereal boxes don’t always contain the healthiest of breakfast choices and all that extra packaging isn’t great for the environment.

But one advantage they do have over large boxes of cereal, is the fact that they provide you with a single portion. And this is something that's easy to lose sight of when pouring cereal from a large box.

More often than not, most of us pour out way too much cereal into our bowls, meaning we’re likely to be underestimating how many calories we’re actually eating.

Even though mini boxes of cereals are generally aimed at children, it can be a good idea to buy them just to give yourself an idea of how small a portion really is.

Kelloggs rice kripsies multi grain shapes
Kelloggs Rice Krispies Multi-grain Shapes
Kellogg’s have the most well known multi-packs of cereals, which usually consist of Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, Coco Pops or Frosties with variations on the others. Nestle also sell their own brand mini boxes as do Tesco, Sainsbury and Asda. Morrisons sell individual mini boxes of cereal including All Bran and Weetabix.

Kelloggs frosties
Kelloggs Frosties Mini Box

Kellogg's Coco Pops Mini Box
Kellogg's Coco Pops Mini Box

Kellogg's Rice Krispies Mini Box
Kellogg's Rice Krispies Mini Box

Kellogg's Cornflakes Mini Box
Kellogg's Cornflakes Mini Box

Nutritional Information: Per Box 20g Kellogg’s Rice Krispies: 77 calories, 2g sugar, 0.2g fat, 0.04g saturates, 0.2g salt.

Nutritional Information: Per Box 30g Kellogg’s Coco Pops Moons & Stars: 113 calories, 8g sugar, 0.6g fat, 0.2g saturates, 0.11g salt.

Nutritional Information: Per Box 25g Kellogg’s Frosties: 94 calories, 9.3g sugar, 0.2g fat, 0.03g saturates, 0.22g salt.

Nutritional InformationPer Box 23g Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Multgrain Shapes: 94 calories, 4.8g sugar, 0.6g fat, 0.01g saturates, 0.09g salt.

Nutritional InformationPer Box 17g Kellogg’s Cornflakes: 64 calories, 1.2g protein, 1.4g sugar, 0.2g fat, 0.5g fibre, 0.03g saturates, 0.19g salt.


  1. Why don't they print the nutritional information on the mini/multi-packs?

    1. Good question. They seem to have nutritional information in another language for different boxes, but just one nutritional information given in English but it doesn't say which box of cereal it refers to!



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