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      19.05.2013 12:55

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      I 've been eating fruit and fibre every morning for breakfast and I loved it!! I am sad to say that i threw away the last 2 packages because of the soapy taste of the banana in the cereal.I'm writing this review because I want to know if anyone had this same problem.

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      09.03.2012 09:11
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      A great start to my day

      I am always telling others that they should eat breakfast as I am possibly the biggest breakfast fan in the world!

      I like to eat a variety of things for breakfast in terms of hot and cold breakfast. When I eat cereals I tend to stick to fruit n fibre which is made by Kellogg's. 

      Fruit and fibre is a combination of whole wheat flakes and various pieces of dried fruit. It is packaged in a purple box and the cereal itself is sealed in a bag for added freshness. 

      I love fruit, and the dried fruit in this cereal just tastes so good together - dried raisins and banana chips! The whole wheat flakes add a good crunch too. It is one of the only cereals that can truly fill me up. I love fruit and fibre so much that I often find myself making a small bowl when I have a craving for something sweet! I do tend to eat it quickly once I've put the milk on as I dislike soggy cereal. 

      The only downside to fruit and fibre is the fact that the wheat flakes can be a little crumbly and when you get your final bowls worth, it's mainly cereal dust! 

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      16.07.2011 12:35
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      Nice Cereal...A little pricey

      I have always brought Fruit and Fibre but normally but Tesco own' brand a few weeks ago Kellogg's Fruit & Fibre was on offer so thought I would treat myself.

      **Price & NI

      Kellogg's Fruit 'N' Fibre 750G - £2.69
      (Typical values 40g with 125ml semi-skimmed milk contains Calories 211, Sugar 6g, Fat 5g, Saturates 3g, Salt 0.6g)

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      Tesco Fruit and Fibre Breakfast Cereal 750G - £1.35
      (Each 30g serving contains Calories 110, Sugar 8g, Fat 2g, Saturates 1g , Salt 0.2g)

      When looking at the price and NI you would say Tesco win the battle between the two brands. When on offer Kellogg's fruit n fibre can be reasonably priced but is quite pricy in comparisons to Tesco's own.
      The NI of Kellogg's is higher than its competitor which would deter me in future. And would persuade me to steer in the direction of Tesco's own brand.

      **Packaging
      Kellogg's Fruit n Fibre comes in a purple cardboard box with the well known Kellogg's signature in read and "Fruit N Fibre" in bold black writing. There is quite an eye catching picture of a spoon with the product & milk on it. There is an array of fruit at the bottom which is included in the product along with the bran.

      **Taste
      The cereal is tasty and very fruity. The bran pieces are large and mixed with dried banana, raisins, coconut, apple and hazelnuts. The added fruit gives the cereal a sweet taste and the bran a crunchy texture. It does always leave me full and satisfied.

      **My Opinion
      A great filling/tasty cereal but a little over priced compare to the Tesco equivalent. I would buy again if it was on offer.

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        14.03.2010 10:27
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        a great breakfast ceral.

        Breakfast is the most important meal of the days, as it gives you something to burn off throughout the day. I would always recommend starting your morning with a nice bowl of cereal and then maybe a slice of toast if your stomach still isn't feeling settled.
        Kellogg's is a well known brand for making high quality breakfast cereals. They make a range of different cereals, some more aimed for children and other for adults such as fruit and fibre.
        Kellogg's Fruit and Fibre is a great way to start with your 5 a day. It contains a large quantity of cut up dried fruits such as apples, raisins, nuts, banana and coconut mixed within the bran flakes.
        Eating Kellogg's fruit and fibre leave me feeling healthy and good about myself in the morning. I tend to have a small bowl around 40g and about 100ml of milk. This is just enough to satisfy my breakfast hunger along with one slice of lightly buttered toast.
        Each 40g bowl contains 143 calories and is very high in carbohydrates.
        You can purchase Kellogg's fruit and fibre from your local supermarket or local shop. They are quite pricey. The average price is £2.30 for a box of 500gs. But have 40g per bowl you can expect it to last a while.
        The packaging is recyclable. But only the box.
        Overall this is a great way to start your day.

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        24.01.2010 18:38
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        Recommended!

        I'm trying to eat healthier this year. I didn't promise anything for myself I just try to make our food even healthier. With this idea in my mind I took a Kellogg's Fruit 'n Fibre into my shopping basket. I bought it in Sainsbury's for 2.39 pounds. It is a medium sized purple cardboard box containing 500 g wholewheat flakes and dried fruits.

        I was very curious how it tastes because previously I bought mostly Nestlé's Fitness & Fruits flakes which I found too sweet. So I opened the box and the flakes are in a transparent plastic bag. The bag is completely sealed so the flakes in it stay crunchy. I poured some into my bowl and pored cold milk on it. I have to say that it is very similar to Nestlé's product but it is not sweet at all.

        Ingredients
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        Wholewheat (68%), Dried Fruit (28%) (Raisins, Coconut, Banana (Flavouring), Apple, Hazelnuts), Sugar, Salt, Marley Malt Flavouring, Niacin, Iron, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin (B2), Thiamin (B1), Folic Acid, Vitamin B12.


        Nutritional information
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        It is suggested 40g per as a serving thus the box contains 12 servings. One serving with 125 ml semi-skimmed milk contains 202 kcal which is not so much. This amount of cereals provides at least half of the recommended folic acid which keeps your cells young. It also contains 4g fibre which is 16% of your daily fibre needs. You have to take into consideration the nuts, wheat and barley content if you suffer of any kind of allergies.


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        I think this is a very tasty and healthy option for breakfast. I can't eat it every day but at least once a week I eat this cereal. We have at home 2-3 other types as well and as my kids eat other kind of cereals when I prepare them their breakfast I eat the same as they do to show them good example. Young kids like to copy adults (at least my children). Although it contains sugar I haven't found it too sweet moreover I haven't found it sweet at all. This was my first pack (already terminated) of Kellogg's Fruit 'n Fibre and I will definitely buy this cereal in the future for myself and my husband.

        I like its crunchy texture which doesn't get very wet in the milk. I like to eat it crunchy but some cereals absorb the milk quickly. Probably this one would absorb it in long run but I don't leave it for hours.

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          07.12.2009 22:37
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          Another great cereal by Kellogg's- Fruit and Fibre!

          Fruit and Fibre has been around for a good few years now and I still adore it. I love to shop around to see what is on offer and this caught my eye!

          As you can see from the above DooYoo image, fruit and fibre comes in a distinctive purple themed cardboard box. The large spoon on the front looks like some crazy cereal full of energy and you can see all the different tasty ingredients in this.

          The main product in this cereal is probably the wheat flakes that are very good for you. They have a relatively high level of dietary fibre, although it does not contain as much of this as bran-based cereals (such as Bran Flakes or All-Bran) normally do.

          To sum Fruit and Fibre up it is a delicious blend of wholewheat flakes packed with yummy fruits including raisins, coconut, banana, apple and hazelnuts!!

          Personally, I think this is one of the fruitiest cereals I have ever tried. With some you find that there isn't much fruit but there is plenty in this. The banana's are a little hard at first but when they soak into the milk they are fine!

          Ingredients- Whole wheat (68%), Dried Fruit (28%) {Raisins, Coconut, Banana (Flavouring), Apple, Hazelnuts}, Sugar, Salt, Barley Malt Flavouring, Niacin, Iron, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin (B2), Thiamin (B1), Folic Acid, Vitamin B12.

          Nutritional information-
          - kJ 1514
          - kcal 358
          - Protein (g) 8
          -Carbohydrates (g) 68
          - sugars (g) 24
          - starch (g) 44
          - Fat (g) 6
          - saturates (g) 3.5
          - Fibre (g) 10
          - Sodium (g) 0.55

          You can buy these from any supermarket for around £1.50!

          Excellent purchase! 5/5

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            09.11.2009 10:43
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            great way to start your day.

            My favourite meal of the day has got to be breakfast. For some reason when I get up from bed, I am always starving hungry. So I look forward to my breakfast, more than any other mealtime. Saying that I don't really go for bacon, eggs and all the trimmings. (unless I have a hangover!) I always enjoy more of a balanced breakfast and along with my fruit juice I must have a bowl of really good quality cereal.
            I have been using Kellogg fruit and fibre for quite a while now and I have to say that although It is quite a bit more expensive that shop branded cereal It in my opinion is far more appealing.

            The packaging
            The packaging is quite bright and bold. It has a lilac colour box, with the famous red Kellogg logo on the front. Also It has a picture of the cereal, on the front, covered in lashing of milk. Which makes it very appealing to consumers. However I would have to say that the picture on the front, is not a true representation of the product. As the lovely sultanas and nuts are not quite as big in reality as they are displayed on the box. So although those ingredients make up the cereal they are not as big as indicated.
            The packaging also displays all the information regarding the product that the consumer needs to know. with regards to dietary needs. The nutritional value of the cereal is clearly stated on the front of the box which I think is excellent as you don't have to look around the box trying to find the information you are looking for.
            In regards to nutritional values It is worth pointing out that I was quite shocked to discover that in every 40g serving of this cereal there is 10g of sugar and 2.5g of fat. I was surprised by these values, as I think that both the sugar and fat content is quite high. when you consider that the sugar content makes up 10% of the actual serving. Also this can be extremely high if you have more than 40g serving. W,hich realistically most people would. I know I could never survive my daily routine with just 40g of cereal to keep me going till lunch.
            Not only does the packaging display the nutritional values it also provides the consumer with vital information such as allergy advice. It also states clearly that this cereal is suitable for vegetarians. I also appreciate that the packaging can be recycled and therefore is environmentally friendly. One more point to note regarding the packaging is that you are provided with an web site address and a phone number. All customers are encouraged to get in touch, with any ideas that they may have, in order to improve the product.
            The taste
            When eating the cereal, the first thing that you can taste is the strong bran flavour of the bran flakes which indeed make up the majority of the contents of the cereal. However mixed in with the bran flakes is a variety of different fruits which are dried banana, raisins, coconut, apple and hazelnuts. Therefore every spoonful of the cereal, provides your taste buds with a fresh and sweet flavour,as you bite into a piece of the dried fruit. I personally think that the cereal tastes delicious. I always feel nice and full after this cereal which is great for a busy mum who is on the go all day. My only criticism would be that the bran flake to dry fruit ratio could be improved as there is quite a lot less fruit than there is bran flakes. Infact It states on the box that 28% of the contents of the cereal is dried fruit whilst the bran makes up 68% so I really do think that this cereal would be improved by adding more fruit.
            The one thing that I love about this cereal is the texture. It is not to hard like cardboard but on the other hand it is not soft and soggy, It is deliciously crunchy and the dried sultanas adds depth by making the odd spoonfull very chewy.
            In conclusion I would recommend Kellogg fruit and fibre cereal. However I have a bit of a biased view as I haven't tasted any other brands in this category.What I know is that I enjoy this breakfast cereal. I also feel as if it is good value for money. As the quality of the product is quite high. However there are some things that could indeed be improved apon. Such as adding more dried fruit. and trying to work out ways of lowering the fat content. But all in all it is a very safe bet for a tasty and filling breakfast.

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            04.10.2009 13:20
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            Bran flakes with a sprinkling of fruit from Kellogg's

            I'm really into cereal at the moment as an evening snack but conscious that I should try and opt for the more healthy cereals as opposed to those which are just tasty but very very sweet. In the past I've never been a fan of Fruit and Fibre but after eating a bowl of this at my parents house I have very recently developed a real liking for this cereal and eat this daily. There are a number of brands that offer Fruit and Fibre cereal but the following review is for Kellogg's Fruit and Fibre.

            ***Packaging***

            Kellogs Fruit and Fibre comes in a lilac cereal box with an image of the Fruit and Fibre cereal on the front. The red Kellogg's logo is visible on the front of the box. The box is not the most exciting or imaginative of designs but personally this is not why I am attracted to buying a cereal.

            Inside of the box the cereal is in thick plastic bag which is sealed. It is advisable to only open this bag from the corner rather than opening the top of the bag fully as if you store this with the bag fully open the cereal does not stay fresh for as long.


            ***Price***

            A 275g box of Fruit and Fibre costs around £2.60 in most supermarkets. For a 750g box of Kellogg's Fruit and Fibre you should expect to pay around £3.50. The price is a major disadvantage of this product as all of the main supermarkets offer their own brand versions of Fruit and Fibre and they are half the cost of the product from Kellogg's. The premium price from Kellogg's is not really justified as the Tesco and Sainsbury's own brand version of Fruit and Fibre taste just as good.


            ***Fruit and Fibre***

            Fruit and Fibre cereal is basically bran flakes with pieces of dried fruit including, apples, bananas, coconut, hazelnuts and raisins hence the name of fruit and fibre.

            When you pour the cereal into the bowl the cereal has a very wholesome scent the bran flakes are the most prominent smell which have a grainy wheat type scent to them. In order to get a good mix of bran flakes and fruit it is worth shaking the box before opening as the fruit often sinks to the bottom of the box so if you don't do this in your first few servings you will just get a serving of bran flakes.

            The cereal stays reasonably firm and crunchy when milk is added, I find this appealing as I do not like when cereals go soggy quickly and it's only once you get to the last few spoonfuls that you find the bran flakes have turned quite soggy. The taste of the cereal is very nice. The bran flakes have a nice crunch to them and have a wholesome wheat type taste. These are quite savoury but eaten with raisins this gives added natural sweetness. I do not really like coconut but within the fruit and fibre cereal this has a very subtle flavour as the pieces are only small and compliments the bran flakes also adding sweetness. The pieces of hazelnut add a nutty flavour and added crunch to mouthfuls of this cereal. The dried bananas are quite large and are very crunchy; however have a very light banana flavour which does not overpower the overall taste of the cereal.

            I find that the cereal is very filling and more filling than other similar sized portions of other cereals, therefore good for those with larger appetites.

            **Nutritional Information**

            Per 40g serving:
            143 calories
            2.5g fat

            The cereal contains hazelnuts therefore is not suitable for those who are allergic to nuts.


            ***Overall***

            Taste wise this is fantastic. The bran flakes taste crunchy and wholesome without feeling that you are chewing tasteless pieces of cardboard. The variety of fruit in Kellogg's Fruit and Fibre is excellent, the raisins and coconut add natural sweetness, whilst the hazelnuts and bananas add variety to each mouthful you take when eating the cereal. The only negative with this product is the price. Although this cereal from Kellogg's is tasty, it is also expensive if you are watching the pennies and all of the supermarkets offer their own brand alternatives. Granted some of the supermarket own branded version do not taste as nice however Tesco's Fruit and Fibre cereal tastes almost identical and costs almost £1 less for a box. A five star tasting cereal but overall a 4 star product.

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              12.08.2009 10:52
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              Tasty and satisfying

              I'm not really a huge breakfast cereal fan, I'd much rather tuck into a couple of lices of hot buttered marmite toast anyday. Bread really doesn't do my waistline any favours though, it is my complete dietry weakness and to be honest I coud probably put away far more than 2 slices. I love bread so much, I have to be really strict with how much I eat, as it really bloats me and I'm sure contributes to my weight gain. So I've forced myself to try and eat cereal for breakfast in the morning and have been searching for varieties that are tasty and filling without being too packed with sugar and nasties.

              When I was staying with my mum a few weeks ago, I was searching her cereal cupboard for something I might like and I spotted a box of Kellogg's Fruit 'n Fibre, hmmm it looked quite interesting, the packed implied that it was full of fruit and from a quick scan of the nutritional information, it actually looked rather healthy. I had been tempted in the past but had always put off as I knew it contained hazlenuts and I am really not a big fan of any kind of nut. So this was a good opportunity to try the cereal before I actually bought a box for myself.

              I tipped the cereal into a bowl and added some ice cold semi-skimmed and I was ready to rock and roll. The cereal certainly looked really tasty, i could see large flakes of wholewheat, large pieces of dried banana, raisins and those pesky hazlenuts. I tucked in and was really pleasantly suprised by all the flavours my tongue was met with. The flakes had a really savoury taste, which was sweetened up by the crunchy banana and raisins. I could also tast apple and on closer inspection I could see small pieces of dried apple which really added to the taste.

              The hazlenuts didn't prove to be a problem either, they were crunchy and added to the texture of the cereal but didn't have an overpowering nutty taste. I have to say though, until I had a good look at the packet, I had no idea that Fruit 'n Fibre contained coconut. My tastebuds certainly failed to pick it up but perhaps they are not all that sensitive. I munched my way through the whole bowl and I throroughly enjoyed it. Only downside, I was left with a pool of milk which contained an awful lot of raisns in it. They do seem to work themselves down to the bottom of the bowl/ packet, so I would recommend giving the packet a gentle shake before serving and giving your bowl a bit of a stir as you are eating.

              A bowl of Fruit 'n Fibre left me feeling full up and satified however I have to say by lunch time I was more than ready for something to eat. I enjoyed the cereal, so I picked up a box for myself during my next supermarket shop. It is quite expensive costing £2.39 for a 500g box but it is often on offer and that's when I tend to buy it as I think the full price is too steep.

              So to sum it up, it a tasty flavoursome cereal but I will be trying some of the supermarket own brand versions at a better price as it costs too much.

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                05.06.2009 20:48
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                The best fruit and fibre cereal on the shelves

                Well I am a typical girl who is having palpitations worrying about the expanding size of my derriere! Therefore I decided to give being healthy a whirl. Being a girl who is used to Frosties and coco pops this was indeed a challenge for me. I decided to try Kelloggs Fruit and Fibre - and do you know what? I have actually been converted. Because this cereal is actually rather tasty. I think it's because of the delicious rasins and dried bananas and other fruit - which makes this cereal crunchy and sweet. Don't be a fool and put sugar on it, just enjoy the natural sweetness of the fruit. Why not try it with sliced banana on top or warm milk? Yum!

                I once tried a supermarkert own brand of fruit and fibre and won't bother again - because in my opinion - this is the best fruit and fibre cereal there is and I will continue to eat it most mornings! Enjoy.

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                  05.06.2009 15:30
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                  A good cereal that does its job

                  There seems to be a bit of a recurring theme with my reviews at the moment that everything I seem to purchase seems to be on offer. At least it shows I am being a good shopper! Anyway... Fruit 'n Fibre as you can probably guess is a cereal that I got on offer. I eat cereal for my breakfast at work, nice to relax while eating it rather than rushing to get there. I tend to choose whatever is on offer when buying a cereal but I like to go for a fairly healthy option. The last few times I have gone to Sainsburys to buy cereal Fruit 'n Fibre has been on offer for only £1.27 for a 500g box. This is very cheap when you could be paying over £3 for a box of cereal these days. Therefore the reason that I chose Fruit 'n Fibre was because it was cheap and also from the sounds of it was fairly healthy, as far as cereals go.


                  Fruit 'n Fibre comes in a purple box. It is made by Kellogg's, so the logo is quite prominent on the box. On the front of the box is a picture of a spoon with the cereal on it. It shows a selection of fruit at the bottom so from first glance it does look like a very healthy choice. Also on the box are all the ingredients and nutrition information. There are also contact details for the company. The back of the box has got more pictures on it and explains about the wholegrain, fibre and vitamins that are in the cereal. It also explains how many servings you will get out of the box on the side. This always accounts for fairly small portions. For example this box says you can have 12 portions, I tend to get less out of it. It does show though that you are probably eating too much.

                  The nutrition information is as follows per 40g serving:

                  202 kcals
                  Protein : 8g
                  Carbohydrate: 33g
                  Fat: 4.5g
                  Fibre: 4g
                  Sodium: 0.3g
                  Salt: 0.7g

                  The cereal itself is inside a plastic bag inside the box for freshness. It is easy to pour into your bowl and then you just add your milk. I am not a big lover of milk but this is one of those cereals that you definitely need it with. The cereal is mainly made up of brown flakes. It also has bits of fruit. I find this is mainly raisins but you also get the occasional bit of dried banana and other fruit in there. To taste the cereal is fairly nice. I don't think it is the tastiest cereal but it is definitely eatable. I don't particularly like the taste of the dried banana etc. It does always make me think that dried fruit can't be as good for you as fresh fruit? I do like the mix the fruit has with the flakes as I think it breaks up the boringness of the flakes. The flakes themselves are quite bland but I quite like that in a cereal.

                  The best thing about Fruit 'n Fibre is definitely that out of most of the cereals I have tried this one managed to keep me filled up for the longest. On most days I find that I am usually happy till lunchtime. This is probably a lot to do with the wholegrains, which are said to be good to fill you up. I would recommend this as a cereal if you want something to keep you filled up though.

                  Overall I think that Fruit n' Fibre is a good cereal. It is not the most tasty but it does the job that cereal should and when you buy it for only £1.27 it is great value for money.

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                    03.06.2009 00:45
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                    All round a good cereal

                    Well this is the cereal I tend to eat when I'm trying to be healthy. I don't eat it to often really, as I prefer other ones such as Cornflakes or maybe Weetabix. But this is the one I feel I should eat.

                    So Kelloggs Fruit and Fibre is basically Bran Flakes (which taste like cardboard) with Raisens, dried banana, coconut, apple, and hazelnuts. This makes the cereal interesting as there is plenty of different flavors. My favorites are the raisens and I quite often add a few extra ones to increase the taste. They are a nice chewy includement whereas everything else in there is quite hard and crunchy.

                    An average bowl of Fruit and Fibre contains 143 calories, 10 grams of sugars and 2.5 grams of fat. So although I tend to think am being healthy when I eat these they are not that much better than most of the other cereals I eat.

                    Price wise a 750g box of Fruit and Fibre will cost you £2.00 at Tesco. For some bizarre reason a 500g box costs £2.30 at Tesco. Not quite sure how that one works! You can sometimes get these on offer if you shop around as they are quite a popular product.

                    So would have to say if you want to try something a little different these are not a bad option. With dried fruit in there it is quite a good option if your after something healthy. There are certainly better tasting cereals on the market, and there are certainly more healthy options. But I think these are pretty good value compared to some of the health foods you can get these days.

                    So try these if your in the mood for something different. And if for some strange reason you are a fan of Bran Flakes, you must give these a try. Am sure they are an improvement!

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                      16.05.2009 15:54
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                      well worth trying if you are a serious cereal-lover

                      I'm not really a cereal-lover but always buy it for my daughter who religiously eats it for her breakfast every day. I found a 750g box of Kellogg's Fruit & Fibre (750g) on offer recently at Tesco for just over £3 so thought this would make a change from her usual favourites.

                      The box is very tempting with it's pale purple background & 'healthy-looking' picture of a spoonful of the cerael & milk plus chopped apples, grapes & nuts etc giving the overall impression that the product is for those who care about their health?

                      I'm told from information on the box that Fruit & Fibre contains wholewheat flakes with raisins, coconut, banana, apple & hazlenuts & that each 40g serving contains 143 calories, 10g sugar,2.5g fat & 0.6g salt. It also states the adult's GDA & I like the way Kellogg's have printed this clearly so I can read it without looking for my specs.

                      The full ingredients & nutritional information is printed on the side of the box along with other information about general healthy eating etc which makes fairly interesting reading.

                      Unfortunately the cereal may not suit everyone as it contains nuts, wheat & barley. I don't wear dentures myself but would suggest twice before trying if you do as some of the bits of coconut can be very hard indeed & if your teeth are your own be prepared for some bits of flakes or raisins to stick between your teeth.

                      I think the cereal is really nice though & think for the price that it's good value as you can get 18 good-sized portions from a box.

                      The cereal is well-sealed in a tear-open greaseproof bag & I was surprised how little the contents had settled. It's jam-packed with dried fruit including raisins, coconut, banana, apple & hazlenuts & you can actually identify what each piece is (unlike some cheaper cereals).

                      The flakes are a good size & I think that Kellogg's have achieved a perfect balance of tatses & textures as no one flavour is predominant. It's also an interesting cereal to eat because you never quite know what's exactly going to be on the next spoonful!

                      Although my daughter eats this at breakfast-time I like a bowl in the evening when I get the 'munchies' & it's more healthy & much more satisfying than a packet of crisps or biscuits.

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                      - attractive-looking box with good inner packaging.
                      - contents nice & crisp.
                      - looks good & great blend of textures & tastes.
                      - one of the more healthy cereals in my opinion.
                      - may not suit everyone due to texture/ those with allergies.

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                        better than i anticipated

                        I am not really a big fruit person nor I am I fibre fan. It all just seems a bit too try-hard healthy for me. So I was fairly sceptical about this when it was brought home back from the supermarket. One day however all the 'good cereals' had run out and there was a choice between this and Rice Krispies. Seeing as Rice Krispies leave you hungry an hour after breakfast I decided to give this a go.

                        You will find the box quite easy to spot in the cereal aisle as it is bright purple. If you're a fruit fan then I think the picture on the front of the box would look very appealing. There is a picture of the wheat flakes on a spoon with loads of fruit including sultanas, raisins, coconut, banana, apple and hazelnuts and splashes of milk. It all looks very colourful and fresh and I thought well I bet it's not like that inside, I bet I'll barely be able to find the fruit in the box. Each portion contains 143 calories and this is for a 40g serving. I am surprised that there is no indication of how many of the five-a-day one portion would contain as this seems to be a health focused cereal.

                        Well to be fair to the cereal, the amount of fruit provided is much higher than I expected and you get a fair amount compared to the amount of wheat flakes. On the other hand as all the fruit is of course dried, it doesn't come across as fresh and colourful as the picture on the front of the box might suggest. However, it is all very tasty. There is a good mix of crunchy wheat flakes and pieces of dried fruit. The banana especially is particularly nice, both sweet and crunchy but sometimes I find the apple and coconut a bit soft and limp. For this reason this cereal doesn't taste so great dry but is terrific with cold milk. This is one of the best cereals I have tried for filling you up whilst upping your fibre and vitamin levels and gives you a good start to the day.

                        This normally costs about £2.75 for a 500g pack but can be found at half price in Sainsburys at the moment.

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