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National Cereal Day

Celebrate National Cereal Day with a delicious bowl of your favorite cereal - the perfect way to start your day!
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March 7
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Celebrate National Cereal Day on March 7 with a bowl of your favorite cereal! Cereal has been around for centuries, and it's the perfect way to start off the day with a balanced breakfast. The first ready-to-eat cereals were introduced in 1863 by James C. Jackson, and since then there have been countless varieties available that cater to all tastes - from sweet to savory options.

History of National Cereal Day

National Cereal Day Dates

National Cereal Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1863</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Birth of Cereal</div><div class='timeline-text'>James C. Jackson invented the first ready-to-eat cereal called "Granula".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1894</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cornflake Creation</div><div class='timeline-text'>Will Keith Kellogg invented Cornflakes for the first time, a major development for the cereal industry.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1944</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cereal TV Commercial</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first television commercial for a cereal, Wheaties, was broadcasted.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1970</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sugar-coated Cereals Popularity</div><div class='timeline-text'>With cereals like Frosted Flakes and Lunchbox Loops, sugar-coated cereals skyrocketed in popularity in the 70s.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cereal Bars Emergence</div><div class='timeline-text'>As an adaptation to changing consumer habits, cereal companies introduced cereal bars for easy on-the-go breakfast.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2021</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cereal Trending</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cereal gained popularity on social media platforms with creative recipes and colorful varieties spotlighted in posts.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Cereal Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Eat a bowl of cereal</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Grab your favorite box of cereal, mix in some milk, and enjoy! We all know the classic way to celebrate National Cereal Day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a cereal party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends and family over for an afternoon of fun! Set out different types of cereals, let everyone make their own creations then vote on who made the best one.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a cereal recipe</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Think outside the box and create a unique dessert or snack made with cereal. You could make chocolate covered pretzels with Fruity Pebbles, or a banana split with Frosted Flakes.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make a cereal smoothie</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Blend up your favorite kind of cereal with some yogurt and fruit for a delicious smoothie. Or you can try adding it to your morning oatmeal for an extra crunchy texture.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a cereal café</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you're lucky enough to live near one, go check out a cereal café! They offer all sorts of cereals from around the world and even have milkshakes made with your favorite cereal as an added bonus.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Cereal Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cereal is a quick and easy breakfast option</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>With all of the crazy mornings we have, it's always nice to have an easy option that won't take up too much time. Cereal takes minutes to prepare, and can provide you with essential vitamins, minerals and energy to start your day off right!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cereal comes in many different flavors & varieties</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The flavors and types of cereals available today are virtually endless. Whether you prefer sweet or savory, crunchy or creamy, there's something for everyone. There are even lactose-free, non-dairy, gluten-free and vegan options for those with special dietary needs.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cereal is a healthy snack</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>If you're looking for a way to satisfy that midafternoon craving without packing on the pounds, then reach for a bowl of cereal! Not only is cereal packed with essential vitamins& minerals like iron,fiber & protein - but it's low in fat and calories too!</p></div></div>

5 Amazing Facts for National Cereal Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cereal is not just a breakfast food in South Korea</h3><p class='facts-content'>In South Korea, cereal is often consumed as a light meal or snack at all times of the day, not just for breakfast as it is commonly done in many other parts of the world.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The shape of Cap'n Crunch cereal holds a big importance</h3><p class='facts-content'>Each piece of Cap'n Crunch cereal is designed to look like a treasure chest, in keeping with the brand's nautical theme.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>A serving of some cereals can provide your full daily allowance of fiber </h3><p class='facts-content'>Certain cereal varieties are packed with fiber, and consuming just one serving can provide 100% of your recommended daily allowance, aiding digestion and maintaining a healthy heart.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Presidential preference - John F. Kennedy loved corn muffins for breakfast</h3><p class='facts-content'>While many people prefer a bowl of cereal for breakfast, former U.S. President John F. Kennedy was more inclined toward corn muffins, according to historians.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cereal made it to space for our astronauts</h3><p class='facts-content'>NASA has approved cereal as a suitable breakfast for astronauts, but due to gravity constraints, the milk and the cereal cannot be combined in space like they are on Earth. Instead, astronauts eat cereal with fruit and nuts.</p></div></div>

National Cereal Day FAQs

When is National Cereal Day?

National Cereal Day is celebrated on March 7 every year. In 2024 National Cereal Day will occur on a Thursday.

National Cereal Day Dates



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