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Kellogg to split into three companies, focus on snacks

June 24, 2022
Food & Drink

Kellogg will split into three independent companies to focus on the snack business, Reuters reported Tuesday. The snacking portfolio, which includes brands like Pop-Tarts, Rice Krispies Treats, and Eggo waffles, will comprise the main business, while the North America cereal unit (Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops, etc.) and the plant-based business (MorningStar Farms) will be spun off. The company is also considering a sale of the plant-based business.

By Krista Garver

Source: foodindustryexecutive.com

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