Content about Breakfast

February 11, 2014

Nature Valley on Tuesday announced the introduction of two new products that are geared towards people with active lifestyles, the company said. It also will tack on a new flavor to its existing Nature Valley Protein Granola line.

MINNEAPOLIS — Nature Valley on Tuesday announced the introduction of two new products: Nature Valley Breakfast Biscuits and Nature Valley Greek Yogurt Protein bars, which are geared towards people with active lifestyles, the company said. The company also is adding an additional variety to its Nature Valley Protein Granola line in the form of Cranberry Almond.  

February 6, 2014

Tyson Day Starts, a line of frozen breakfast sandwiches, aims to offer consumers protein-rich meals made with high-quality ingredients, the company said.

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods is adding a new line of breakfast items to its product offerings. Tyson Day Starts, a line of frozen breakfast sandwiches, aims to offer consumers protein-rich meals made with high-quality ingredients, the company said. Day Starts varieties will include biscuit sandwiches, breakfast flatbreads and wrapped omelets.

September 11, 2013

Kellogg Co. brand Special K announced a new breakfast shake packed with vitamins and minerals, low in calories and offering the caffeine equivalent of a cup of coffee.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg Co. brand Special K announced on Wednesday a new breakfast shake packed with vitamins and minerals, low in calories and offering the caffeine equivalent of a cup of coffee.

June 18, 2013

A new study, released in the current British Journal of Nutrition, showed that consuming peanut butter or peanuts for breakfast can control blood-sugar throughout most of the day, even after eating a high carbohydrate lunch. In addition to this "Second Meal Effect," peanuts and peanut butter caused a significant reduction in the desire to eat for up to 12 hours and a significant increase in the secretion of the hormone PYY that promotes satiety and feelings of fullness.

ALBANY, Ga. — A new study, released in the current British Journal of Nutrition, showed that consuming peanut butter or peanuts for breakfast can control blood-sugar throughout most of the day, even after eating a high-carbohydrate lunch. In addition to this "second meal effect," peanuts and peanut butter caused a significant reduction in the desire to eat for up to 12 hours and a significant increase in the secretion of the hormone PYY that promotes satiety and feelings of fullness.

June 6, 2013

The Kellogg Company is adding new Special K Nourish hot cereal and bars, and Kellogg's To Go breakfast shakes to its line of breakfast options.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Kellogg Company is adding new Special K Nourish hot cereal and bars, and Kellogg's To Go breakfast shakes to its line of breakfast options.

"Special K Nourish hot cereal and bars are specifically designed for people who are seeking positive nutrition to help manage their weight," said Doug VanDeVelde, senior vice president, Kellogg Morning Foods. "These consumers are focused on eating better, not just eating less."

March 7, 2013

The new line comes in three varieties: Aunt Jemima Frozen Blueberry Mini pancakes, Aunt Jemima Frozen Original Mini pancakes and Aunt Jemima Frozen Cinnamon French Toast Sticks.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Aunt Jemima Frozen Breakfast, a Pinnacle Foods brand, on Tuesday announced the new Lil' Griddles line of bite-sized frozen breakfast options.

The new line comes in three varieties: Aunt Jemima Frozen Blueberry Mini pancakes, Aunt Jemima Frozen Original Mini pancakes and Aunt Jemima Frozen Cinnamon French Toast Sticks.

March 4, 2013

Sixty-two percent of teenagers say they don't eat breakfast every day of the week, according to a new report released Monday that investigates the link between nutrition, physical activity and academic performance.

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Sixty-two percent of teenagers say they don't eat breakfast every day of the week, according to a new report released Monday that investigates the link between nutrition, physical activity and academic performance.

The report, "The Wellness Impact: Enhancing Academic Success Through Healthy School Environments", was the work of the GENYOUth Foundation, National Dairy Council, the American College of Sports Medicine and the American School Health Association.

February 11, 2013

Mountain Dew, a product of PepsiCo, announced the release of Kickstart, a breakfast drink combining Mountain Dew with real fruit juice.

PURCHASE, N.Y. — Mountain Dew, a product of PepsiCo, announced today the release of Kickstart, a breakfast drink combining Mountain Dew with real fruit juice.

"Our consumers told us they are looking for an alternative to traditional morning beverages — one that tastes great, includes real fruit juice and has just the right amount of kick to help them start their days," said Greg Lyons, VP marketing for Mountain Dew. "We heard them loud and clear and created a completely new offering with Kickstart to give them exactly what they asked for."

February 6, 2013

February is National Hot Breakfast Month, and Jimmy Dean is celebrating with several new items across its breakfast lineup, the company announced.

CHICAGO — February is National Hot Breakfast Month, and Jimmy Dean is celebrating with several new items across its breakfast lineup, the company announced today.

The company is adding several new items to both their frozen and refrigerated line of products.

February 6, 2013

According to new research published in peer-reviewed healthcare journal Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, children who start their day with a cereal breakfast - even if that cereal is presweetened - tend to have lower body mass indexes (BMIs) and less chance of being overweight or obese than children who eat other breakfasts or skip the meal entirely.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Parents searching for a healthy breakfast for their children should take another look at the cereal aisle.

According to new research published in peer-reviewed healthcare journal Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition (ICAN), children who start their day with a cereal breakfast - even if that cereal is presweetened - tend to have lower body mass indexes (BMIs) and less chance of being overweight or obese than children who eat other breakfasts or skip the meal entirely.

January 25, 2013

Post Foods on Friday announced the addition of a new variety to the Honey Bunches of Oats family: Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch cereal.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Post Foods on Friday announced the addition of a new variety to the Honey Bunches of Oats family: Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch cereal.

Available nationwide, the new cereal combines real Greek yogurt bunches, crispy whole grain flakes and honey. It is the first of the Honey Bunches of Oats line to include Greek yogurt.

October 3, 2012

Jimmy Dean has introduced a new packaging look for its line of convenience breakfast products.

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Jimmy Dean has introduced a new packaging look for its line of convenience breakfast products.

The packaging refresh, which features new graphics, product images and a contemporary brand logo, gives the brand's breakfast products a consistent look and feel across the entire product portfolio, including Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwiches, breakfast bowls, skillets, omelets, pancakes and sausage, quesadillas and all Jimmy Dean Delights product offerings.

August 13, 2012

Nature's Own has introduced a new line of breakfast items.

THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Nature's Own has introduced a new line of breakfast items.

Oatmeal Toasters are made with whole grains and real oats and studded with sweet fruit. Each square offers 4g of fiber and 20 g of whole grain and is available in cinnamon raisin and cranberry orange flavors.

February 22, 2012

Sales of hot and cold breakfast cereals have been flat. “Consumers are faced with many breakfast options each day,” said David Browne, senior analyst at Mintel International Group.

Sales of hot and cold breakfast cereals have been flat. “Consumers are faced with many breakfast options each day,” said David Browne, senior analyst at Mintel International Group. “While most do eat breakfast, it may mean a cereal/snack bar, yogurt, eggs, toast/bagels, baked goods or fast food restaurant options.” The popularity of egg-based breakfast sandwiches, particularly those available at fast food outlets, has surged. Consumers increasingly are buying breakfast outside the home.

October 6, 2011

Pillsbury has introduced two frozen breakfast dishes.

MINNEAPOLIS — Pillsbury has introduced two frozen breakfast dishes.

Pillsbury egg scrambles and Grands! biscuit sandwiches are made with real eggs, meat, melted cheese, Grands! biscuits and Green Giant vegetables. Pillsbury said that each product comes in three flavors, including: sausage and cheese biscuit sandwiches; bacon and cheese biscuit sandwiches; ham and veggies biscuit sandwiches; bacon and veggies egg scrambles; sausage and veggies egg scrambles; and sausage and egg scrambles.

August 23, 2011

Pinnacle Foods has added a new frozen breakfast option to the Aunt Jemima brand.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. — Pinnacle Foods has added a new frozen breakfast option to the Aunt Jemima brand.

New Aunt Jemima oatmeal pancakes are made with rolled oats, oat bran and oat flour mixed right into the batter and tout 4g of fiber per serving, Pinnacle Foods said.

The Aunt Jemima frozen breakfast line includes such products as frozen waffles, French toast and more.

July 7, 2011

Van's Natural Foods has rolled out two frozen breakfast items that aim to please the whole family.

VERNON, Calif. — Van's Natural Foods has rolled out two frozen breakfast items that aim to please the whole family.

Van's muffin crowns and waffle sticks offer families a nutritious alternative to processed frozen breakfast items, the company said. The muffin crowns, which are 120 calories or less per serving, provide 6 g of fiber and 3 g of protein. Van's muffin crowns are available in Triple Chocolate and Wild Blueberry flavors.

June 27, 2011

Natural food company Bear Naked is giving consumers a boost with a new breakfast cereal.

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Natural food company Bear Naked is giving consumers a boost with a new breakfast cereal.

Bear Naked Nut Cluster Crunch is a blend of hearty flakes and energy-dense, crunchy clusters made with toasted nuts, whole-grain oats and puffed wheat. The company said that the cereal, which is available in honey almond and maple nut varieties, was designed to give busy, active people the natural energy they need to make the most of their morning.

June 23, 2011

Americans still believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, although many find it difficult to eat breakfast due to hectic schedules, according to a survey sponsored by Kellogg's.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Americans still believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, although many find it difficult to eat breakfast due to hectic schedules, according to a survey sponsored by Kellogg's.

The survey, which consisted of more than 14,000 respondents across varying ethnicities, income levels, geographic regions and ages, found that while more than half (54%) of all adult respondents would like to eat breakfast every day, in reality only one-third (34%) actually do.

April 12, 2011

Atkins Nutritionals is expanding its Day Break line with six new breakfast-inspired products.

DENVER — Atkins Nutritionals is expanding its Day Break line with six new breakfast-inspired products.

New to the Atkins Day Break lineup are:

  • Breakfast shakes with resealable, twist-off caps in wild berry, creamy chocolate and strawberry banana flavors. Day Break shakes carry a suggested retail price of $6.99 for four shakes;

  • High-fiber soft-baked breakfast squares in blueberry almond and oatmeal cinnamon flavors, which cost $6.99 for five baked squares; and

March 10, 2011

Smucker's has introduced an on-the-go, heat-and-eat breakfast treat.

ORRVILLE, Ohio — Smucker's has introduced an on-the-go, heat-and-eat breakfast treat.

New Smucker's Snack'n Waffles are microwavable waffles that are ready to eat after 15 seconds in the microwave, and already have sweetness baked right in. The waffles are available in blueberry, maple, cinnamon and chocolate chip.

March 8, 2011

Kellogg's has teamed up with nonprofit and volunteer network Action for Healthy Kids to launch the Share Your Breakfast program, designed to encourage Americans to help children who might otherwise go without breakfast.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg's has teamed up with nonprofit and volunteer network Action for Healthy Kids to launch the Share Your Breakfast program, designed to encourage Americans to help children who might otherwise go without breakfast.

From now until July 31, Kellogg's and Action for Healthy Kids — whose goal is to fight childhood obesity and undernourishment by helping schools become healthier places — are asking consumers to either share a breakfast photo or description in a variety of ways, including:

November 15, 2010

Now that more drug stores have moved into the grocery business, consumers are gaining more convenient access to food.

As a result, drug stores, which have always been synonymous with health and wellness, also have a tremendous opportunity to meet the nutrition needs of time-starved shoppers by stocking their shelves with healthier foods.

Food manufacturers, like Kellogg, see an opportunity for retail pharmacies to help reinvent the way groceries are merchandised to shoppers and help consumers make better decisions when buying food.

November 15, 2010

You’ve heard it before, and it’s true: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

You’ve heard it before, and it’s true: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

Skipping breakfast not only deprives a person of needed nutrients, but the first meal of the day also helps refuel the body and brain with energy, and kick-starts the metabolism.

November 15, 2010

Should retail pharmacists tell their patients to eat a good breakfast?

A mountain of data showing the health benefits of a good breakfast — one that includes high-fiber foods like cereals and grains — point to an unequivocal answer: absolutely.
Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.