Americans Are Ditching Cereal Like Crazy, What?
I could eat cereal for every meal and a decade ago every single person in the country ate cereal for breakfast? Yeah, that's a distant memory now.
Americans just aren't that into cereal anymore. And it's not a low-carb thing . . . come on. We love carbs more than ever. It's just that for breakfast, we now prefer things like bagels, Egg McMuffins, pastries . . . stuff we can grab and eat on the run.
According to Daily Finance cereal sales keep dropping like crazy . . . even in just the past 12 months cereal sales are down 2.55%. Here are the six brands that have taken it the hardest.
#6.) Corn Flakes. Sales are down 3.8% since 2007.
#5.) Cheerios. Sales are down 6.9% since 2007.
#4.) Raisin Bran. Sales are down 7.9% since 2007.
#3.) Rice Krispies. Sales are down 10.3% since 2007.
#2.) Corn Pops. Sales are down 12.8% since 2007.
#1.) Special K. Sales are down 15.9% since 2007.