Time For A Gut Check As Special K Debuts New Cereal Made With Probiotics

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Dec. 19, 2017 — At a time when 83 percent of adults report some kind of gastrointestinal problem1, new Special K Nourish® Berries & Peaches with Probiotics is the only cereal from a leading brand to contain live and active probiotic cultures, making it easy for women to be proactive about their health and start their day with a choice they can feel good about.

Probiotics are live bacteria that add to the beneficial bacteria normally present in the gastrointestinal tract, and more than a third of women (34 percent) agree they are essential for a healthy digestive system1. Unlike other probiotics products, Special K Nourish Berries & Peaches with Probiotics provides this “good” bacteria without the need for refrigeration, making it a convenient choice for busy women.

“Our goal is to empower women to feel confident in their food choices,” said Christie Crouch, director of marketing for Special K. “We know digestive wellness is top of mind for many women, and it can be tough to sort through all the options out there. With new Special K Nourish Peaches & Berries with Probiotics, we're delivering the good bacteria, along with iron and vitamins, to women who are looking to fuel their day.”

Special K Nourish Berries & Peaches with Probiotics features a peach-flavored flake and is rich in visibly wholesome, delicious ingredients, including a blend of blueberries, raspberries, peaches and yogurty pieces. With 12g of whole grains, it is also a good source of fiber, helping women to #OwnIt and eat with confidence.

For more information about Special K Nourish Berries & Peaches® with Probiotics, visit http://www.specialk.com.

About Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we strive to make foods people love. This includes our beloved brands – Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg's Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats® and more – that nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and more than 1,600 foods, Kellogg is the world's leading cereal company, second largest producer of crackers and savory snacks and a leading North American frozen foods company. And we're a company with a heart and soul, committing to help create 3 billion Better Days by 2025 through our Breakfasts for Better Days global purpose platform. To learn more, visit www.KelloggCompany.com or www.OpenforBreakfast.com and follow us on Twitter @KelloggCompany, YouTube and on our Social K corporate blog.

1Mintel Digestive Health US Study, July 2017.

 

SOURCE Kellogg Company

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Brad Bennett

Brad Bennett

Brad grew up in a small town in northern Iowa. He studied chemistry in college, graduated, and married his wife one month later. They were then blessed with two baby boys within the first four years of marriage. Having babies gave their family a desire to return to the old paths – to nourish their family with traditional, homegrown foods; rid their home of toxic chemicals and petroleum products; and give their boys a chance to know a simple, sustainable way of life. They are currently building a homestead from scratch on two little acres in central Texas. There’s a lot to be done to become somewhat self-sufficient, but they are debt-free and get to spend their days living this simple, good life together with their five young children.
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