Newman’s Own Sweet Enough Flakes ‘N Strawberries

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It’s that time again! But this time we’re focusing on a cereal with a cause: Newman’s Own Sweet Enough Flakes ‘N Strawberries. This is an all natural rice and wheat based cereal with delicious and large pieces of strawberry. It boasts having no high fructose corn syrup, so you can actually taste those flakes and the effortlessly perfect amount of sweetness in every juicy piece of strawberry. Once the cereal has had time to marry in the bowl its milk tastes like strawberry milk and the cereal itself tastes like a summertime strawberry shortcake. Yum!!!

Not only are Flakes ‘N Strawberries all natural cereal good for your body, it’s good for your charitable spirit.Since 1982 Newman’s Own has been graciously donating 100% of the net profit after taxes to a number of charities, to the tune of $280 million. The box itself claims $250 million has been donated, but I guess they’ve had a very generous year since printing that box. 😉

And now, the nutrition information. Newman’s Own gives us the deets:

All Natural Ingredients:
Ingredients: Milled Rice, Rolled Wheat, Sugar, Strawberries*, Salt, Barley Malt, Mixed Tocopherols (Vitamin E) Added For Freshness.

Vitamins & Minerals: Ferric Orthophosphate (Iron Source), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Niacinamide (A B Vitamin), Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid (A B Vitamin), Zinc Oxide (Zinc Source), Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Thiamin Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin D.

Contains: Wheat.

Cereal Alone:

Serv. Size 3/4 Cup (30g)

Calories 110
Fat Cal. 0

Total Fat 0g (0% DV)
Sat. Fat 0g (0% DV)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholest. 0mg (0% DV)
Sodium 130mg (5% DV)
Potassium 50mg (1% DV)
Total Carb. 25g (8% DV)
Dietary Fiber 2g (8% DV)
Sugars 8g
Other Carb. 0g
Protein 2g

Vitamin A (15% DV), Vitamin C (25% DV), Calcium (0% DV), Iron (50% DV), Vitamin D (10% DV), Thiamin (25% DV), Riboflavin (25% DV), Niacin (25% DV), Vitamin B6 (25% DV), Folic Acid (50% DV), Vitamin B12 (25% DV), Zinc (10% DV)

Taste: Strawberry shortcake!
Box opening: Pretty easy
Bag rippage: None
Bag slippage: Completely in the bowl!
Sog factor: Extra crunchy to a perfect crunch factor and perfectly juicy strawberries
Allergy alert: Contains wheat

This cereal tastes like one of my favorite desserts, but the bag did slip all the way out so it can’t get that perfect bowl score.

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Comments

  1. “March 26th…this will not impact the cereal.”

    That seriously made me laugh out loud.

    Sounds yummy, and I will give this one a shot. Love charitable cereals.
    .-= CP´s last blog ..Her heart in my hands…and I got nothin’. =-.

  2. Creature SH says:

    Seems like one of the most appealing cereals you’ve reviewed (quite informatively) so far.
    And I would hope that the milk has always been cold, with it being a few days over.
    Final note: You might want to watch the leaning over a bit while on camera. Not that I’m complaining, but…