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Nature Valley is an American brand of bars, snacks and granola owned by General Mills.
They produce a variety of granola bars, cereals and related snacks. Common bars include: 'Oats and Honey', 'Fruit and Nut', and 'Peanut'. Their selection includes crunchy bars, protein bars, fruit and nut bars, and various nut bars.
Nature Valley introduced its granola bar in 1975.The brand later introduced more types of granola bars such as: crunchy, chewy, clusters, nut, yogurt coated and protein packed.
Granola is a breakfast and snack food consisting of rolled oats, nuts, honey or other sweeteners such as brown sugar, and sometimes puffed rice, that is usually baked until crisp, toasted and golden brown. The mixture is stirred while baking to avoid burning and to maintain a loose breakfast cereal consistency. Dried fruit, such as raisins and dates, and confections such as chocolate are sometimes added. Granola is often eaten in combination with yogurt, honey, fresh fruit, milk or other forms of cereal. It also serves as a topping for various pastries, desserts or ice cream. Muesli is similar to granola, except that it is traditionally neither sweetened nor baked.
Special K is an American brand of breakfast cereal and meal bars manufactured by Kellogg's. The cereal was introduced to the United States in 1955. It is made primarily from grains such as lightly toasted rice, wheat and barley. Special K used to be marketed primarily as a low-fat cereal that can be eaten to help one lose weight.
Alpen is a line of muesli varieties manufactured by the Weetabix cereal company of Kettering, Northamptonshire, England.
Post Consumer Brands is an American breakfast cereal manufacturer headquartered in Lakeville, Minnesota.
McKee Foods Corporation is a privately held and family-owned American snack food and granola manufacturer headquartered in Collegedale, Tennessee. The corporation is the maker of Drake's Cakes, Fieldstone Bakery snacks and cereal, Little Debbie snacks, and Sunbelt Bakery granola and cereal. The company also formerly operated Heartland Brands.
Chex Mix is a type of snack mix that includes Chex breakfast cereal as a major component.
Mornflake is a British brand of oat and oat-based breakfast cereals launched in 1941 in Crewe, Cheshire.
Snack mix is a subset of snack foods consisting of multiple snack items. Popular snack mixes are as follows:
Crunchy Nut is a breakfast cereal made by Kellogg's with flakes of corn, honey, three types of sugar, and chopped peanuts. The product was created by Kellogg's employees at their Trafford Park factory in Greater Manchester and first introduced around 1980.
Jordans is a British manufacturer of breakfast cereals and cereal bars, based at Biggleswade in Bedfordshire, England.
Bear Naked is an all-natural food and lifestyle company that offers whole grain granolas, granola bites, and oatmeal. It was launched in 2002 by entrepreneurs Kelly Flatley and Brendan Synnott. In 2007, Bear Naked was purchased by Kashi Company, a subsidiary of the Kellogg Company, the largest breakfast cereal maker and one of the biggest food corporations in the US. Today, Bear Naked is based out of La Jolla, California and is available in more than 10,000 retail stores across the country.
Kind LLC, stylized as KIND, is a snack food food company based in New York City. It was founded in 2004 by Daniel Lubetzky. Since 2020, it has been a subsidiary of Mars.
Eat Natural is a cereal bar, toasted muesli and granola maker founded in 1997 in Epping, Essex. In 2005, a journalist said they were "the fastest growing cereal brand in the UK", with between 70,000 and 100,000 bars produced daily, which were distributed to 13 countries. The company now produces nearly 100 million bars a year at its 'Makery' in Halstead, Essex, and exports to 37 countries worldwide.
The Quaker Oats Company, known as Quaker, is an American food conglomerate based in Chicago. It has been owned by PepsiCo since 2001.
Post Holdings is an American consumer packaged goods holding company headquartered in St Louis, Missouri. It operates in the center-of-the-store, foodservice, food ingredient, refrigerated, active nutrition and private label categories. Its Post Consumer Brands business manufactures, markets and sells both branded and private label cereal products. Its Michael Foods Group business supplies value-added egg products and refrigerated potato products to the foodservice and food ingredient channels.
A snack is a small portion of food generally eaten between meals. Snacks come in a variety of forms including packaged snack foods and other processed foods, as well as items made from fresh ingredients at home.
5 Star is a chocolate bar produced by Cadbury's and sold in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brazil, South Africa, the Philippines and Egypt. It is described as a "caramel and nougat" mix covered with "smooth milk chocolate" and is sold in a golden wrapper decorated with stars.