Profile: Kellogg Co (K)
26 May 2017
Kellogg Company, incorporated on December 11, 1922, is a manufacturer and marketer of ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. The Company's principal products are ready-to-eat cereals and convenience foods, such as cookies, crackers, savory snacks, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. The Company's segments include U.S. Morning Foods; U.S. Snacks; U.S. Specialty; North America Other; Europe; Latin America, and Asia Pacific. The U.S. Morning Foods segment includes cereal, toaster pastries, health and wellness bars, and beverages. The U.S. Snacks segment includes cookies, crackers, cereal bars, savory snacks and fruit-flavored snacks. Its U.S. Specialty segment primarily represents food away from home channels, including food service, convenience, vending, Girl Scouts and food manufacturing. The North America Other segment includes the U.S. Frozen, Kashi and Canada operating segments. Its Europe segment consists principally of European countries; Latin America segment consists of Central and South America and includes Mexico, and Asia Pacific segment consists of Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and other Asian and Pacific markets.
The Company's cereal products are marketed under the Kellogg's name and are sold to the grocery trade through direct sales forces for resale to consumers. The Company uses broker and distributor arrangements for certain products. The Company's products are marketed under trademarks it owns. The brand names of certain ready-to-eat cereals include All-Bran, Apple Jacks, Bran Buds, Choco Zucaritas, Cocoa Krispies, Kellogg's Corn Flakes, Corn Pops, Cracklin' Oat Bran, Crispix, Eggo, Froot Loops, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes, Krave, Frosted Krispies, Frosted Mini-Wheats, Kellogg's Low Fat Granola, Mueslix, Pops, Kellogg's Raisin Bran, Raisin Bran Crunch, Rice Krispies, Rice Krispies Treats, Smacks/Honey Smacks, Smart Start, Special K, Special K Nourish, Special K Red Berries and Zucaritas in the United States and elsewhere; Sucrilhos, Krunchy Granola, Kellogg's Extra, Kellness, Musli, and Choco Krispis for cereals in Latin America; Vector in Canada; Coco Pops, Choco Krispies, Frosties, Fruit 'N Fibre, Kellogg's Crunchy Nut, Krave, Honey Loops, Kellogg's Extra, Country Store, Ricicles, Smacks, Start, Pops, Honey Bsss, Croco Copters and Tresor for cereals in Europe; and Froot Ring, Guardian, Sultana Bran, Frosties, Rice Bubbles, Nutri-Grain, and Sustain for cereals in Asia and Australia.
The Company's other brand names include Kellogg's Corn Flake Crumbs; All-Bran, Choco Krispis, Special K, Squares, Zucaritas and Sucrilhos for cereal bars, Pop-Tarts for toaster pastries; Eggo and Nutri-Grain for frozen waffles and pancakes; Eggo, Special K and MorningStar Farms for breakfast sandwiches; Rice Krispies Treats for convenience foods; Special K protein shakes; Nutri-Grain cereal bars for convenience foods in the United States and elsewhere; K-Time, Rice Bubbles, Be Natural, Sunibrite and LCMs for convenience foods in Asia and Australia; Choco Krispies, Tresor and Rice Krispies Squares for convenience foods in Europe; Kashi for certain cereals, convenience foods, frozen foods, powders and pilaf; GoLean for cereals and nutrition bars; Special K and Vector for meal bars; Bear Naked for granola cereal, bars and trail mix, Pringles for potato crisps, corn crisps and potato sticks, and Morningstar Farms and Gardenburger for certain meat alternatives. It also markets convenience foods under brands, which include Keebler, Austin, Cheez-It, Chips Deluxe, Club, E. L. Fudge, Famous Amos, Fudge Shoppe, Gripz, Krispy, Minueto, Mother's, Murray, Murray Sugar Free, Parati, Ready Crust, Sandies, Soft Batch, Simply Made, Stretch Island, Sunshine, Toasteds, Town House, Trink, Vienna Creams, Vienna Fingers, Zesta and Zoo Cartoon.
1 Kellogg Sq
PO Box 3599
BATTLE CREEK MI 49016-3599
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Kellogg executive says expects to see sequential improvement in Q2 - conf call
- Kellogg's quarterly profit beats on tax benefit, lower costs
- UPDATE 1-Kellogg's quarterly profit beats on tax benefit, lower costs
- Kellogg's quarterly profit jumps nearly 50 pct
- BRIEF-Kellogg declares regular dividend of $0.52 per share, plans to raise dividend to $0.54 per share beginning Q3 2017