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      25.02.2014 16:42
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      Delicious, unique and for adults as well as kids.

      I first encountered Rice Krispies Multi-grain Shapes when I found a mini 30g pack of them in my Kelloggs variety pack. I realised that I enjoyed this cereal most in the variety pack so I continued to buy the variety packs as I had never seen a full sized version of the cereal. However, on a recent trip to Tesco I was very happy to see a 350g sized box of the cereal and bought them immediately. They were in the section of the cereal aisle that is filled with products aimed at kids. However, they are one of the kids' cereals that I think can be enjoyed and appreciated by adults too. As mentioned, these come in a 350g sized box. The box is a peachy orange colour with the Rice Krispies logo on the front and the "Multi-grain Shapes" title underneath. To be frank, I'm not sure why this product carries the Rice Krispies logo since the actual cereal does not taste or look anything like the original puffed rice grains that are Rice Krispies. Anyway, in regards to the box design I should point out that the brand have recently launched a strawberry flavour in the same range. The box is almost identical but is coloured red for the strawberry flavour one. It would be very easy to mix the two up though. The packaging is printed with a lot of information about the product. Kelloggs state that their product begins life as "grains of rice, oats and corn" before they are moulded into three curious and fun shapes. I have no idea what the shapes are supposed to be though. One shape vaguely resembles a man or a star, another one looks like a fish and the final shape appears to be a Christmas tree or a rocket! The shapes aren't actually uniform either so some of them just look like blobs of nothing. I guess a child's imagination might be able to make more of them than I can! Looking at the full list of ingredients I can see that there are cereal flours of rice, oats and maize with oats constituting 26% of that. There is also sugar, inulin, salt, flavouring, colour and antioxidant. Vitamins and Minerals are added to the cereal and these include vitamin D, vitamins B1 and B2, niacin, vitamin B6, B12 and folic acid. Calcium and iron are the minerals in the cereal. The product is marked as being suitable for vegetarians. The cereal looks quite interesting when floating around in a bowl of milk and I assume it would amuse children. I use soya milk with these and the combination is amazing. The cereal has two shades - a golden yellow colour and a darker, grainer brown shade. I'm not sure if all three shapes have a different grain in them or if the grains are combined. The golden coloured cereal has a more light and airy texture. The browner pieces are marginally more crunchy and textured rather like an oat cereal bar. I can detect no difference in taste between these two pieces. The flavour of the cereal is very unique and I have never found another cereal that tastes anything like this. The taste is sweet but it is not too much. It is also more like a syrupy taste rather than a very sharp sugary flavour. The flavour actually reminds me of Agave nectar as it tastes rather natural. It's a subtle sweetness that when combined with the flavour of corn and oats is absolutely delicious and just as suitable for adult consumers as it is for children. I absolutely love the cereal because it has a lovely flavour as well as a great texture. The shapes float in the milk and don't get soggy. They have a airy texture that means I don't feel like I'm weighed down by breakfast but they fill me up just enough. In fact they are perfect for breakfast or throughout the day and I also occasionally sneak into the pack and eat the shapes dry. They have a biscuit-like flavour when eaten dry and they satisfy a sweet tooth whilst also being a bit healthier than snacks like crisps or chocolate. I would recommend trying these to anyone and not just those people with children. It is a great tasting cereal!

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        23.07.2013 19:07

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        Don't make the same mistake we did and buy the new Strawberry Flavour Multi Grain Shapes, they are gross!! The fact they are Strawberry Flavoured is so subtle on the packaging that I picked them up by mistake and so have a number of friends, and we all say the same........ the new flavour is GROSS!

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        18.06.2012 15:27
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        Give it a try

        We tested these for netmums, although I had tried them in the past in the mini boxes as part of the cereal mix and match packs which you can get but had not had a whole packet of them before. I always did like them myself as part of the multi packs, but was interested to see whether my boys would like it or not as they can be quite picky about cereal. My 3 year old seemed to really really love them! I was suprised how much he liked it as normally he tries new cereals once then goes off them, but he was finishing the whole bowl of it and asking for it every day until the packet ran out and then we had to buy more! With the testing pack it was suggested to talk to the children about which shapes are in the cereal, which I admit I have not really done as it can be a bit of a rush getting everything done at breakfast time but it seems like that is supposed to be an educational aspect to the cereal, so could be a positive for those who wish to get learning into every moment of the daily routine?! My 2 yr old didn't want to try it at all and he stuck to his weetabix but that is typical for him, he doesn't like to try other cereals much I liked it myself,more than coco pops and those kind of cereals. It is quite sweet and aimed at children, which is why I have compared it to those types of cereal. I would not really call it a healthy choice but it is enjoyable to eat, and I would get a pack now and again not to have every single day as a habit. Although they are marketed as being healthy because of the "multigrains" it does have a lot of sugar in it, but then so do most cereals especially those marked as being fun or for children. If I was to say the taste is most similar to any other cereal I think it would be cheerios. Some of these comments have also been posted on netmums with the name Anna c

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        10.09.2011 19:43
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        Tasty for kids and adults

        I eat cereal everyday for breakfast and always wanting to try new varities and flavours! I wanted to try rice krispies multi grain because it claims it has prebiotics and is for a healthy tummy- and I'm always looking for that as more often than not mine is not happy! Rice Krispies multi grain are 3 grains- rice, oats and corn and come in fun shapes such as tree, little man, stars and fish so great for kids. Well i'm an adult and I eat them, so not just for kids! The cereal is in an orange box with the usual rice krispie characters on the side. Unlike normal rice krispies the multi grain version do not snap, crackle and pop. It is also fortified with vitamins and minerals (like a lot of cereals). Each box is 350g and costs £2.48 when not on special offer, which I think is expensive, so only buy it when it's on offer. Once you've opened the box you can smell the sweetness of the cereal, but it doesn't taste overly sweet at all, once you add milk the cereal can go soggy but they are crunchy at first. A 30g serving contains 114kcal and 0.8g of fat, it also contains 5g sugar which is a lot less than some other kids cereal. I really enjoy this cereal and like to think the prebiotics in this one helps my tummy! I think it is a little overpriced but enjoy it when it's on offer.

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        17.03.2011 18:31
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        Healthy yummy cereal but maybe a bit too moreish!

        I'm a massive fan of cereal and i don't just eat it for breakfast in the morning, i also have it as a snack. I was browsing the cereal aisle in Tesco trying to make my mind up of what cereal to buy. It always stakes me so long because theres too many to choose from! I spotted the rice krispies multi-grain shapes and thought i had seen them before. I realised that i used to have these all the time a few years ago but they were called 'muddles' I wonder why they changed the name? Anyway, i remembered loving that cereal so i quickly put a box in my trolley. Tesco seems to be the only place that sells rice krispies multi grain shapes as i haven't seen them anywhere else. Rice krispies multigrain shapes are described as..all the goodness of 3 grains (rice, oats and corn) in a tasty, fun-shaped cereal that kids will love. Rice Krispies Multi-Grain was the first kids' breakfast cereal in the UK to contain a prebiotic ingredient, which means they offer a convenient and fun way to help to keep children healthy by promoting good digestive health. I like the fact that this cereal is promoted for being healthy and it is also fortified with many vitamins and minerals which i love because i eat cereal all the time! When you open the box you do realise that there isn't much cereal in the box as the bag isn't filled to the top. After all it is only a 375g box of cereal. However, when you open it you are greeted with the yummy, sweet, vaguely honeyish? smell. They are in shapes of people and fish etc. Just to warn you they are nothing like rice krispies despite the name. I always have my cereal with skimmed milk as i eat cereal so much i would be very large if i didn't! The cereal goes soggy fairly quickly but that wasn't a problem for me since i eat them so fast! They are lovely and crunchy and they aren't overly sweet like some cereals on the market today. The only problem with these is that they aren't remotely filling and as soon as i finish the bowl, i want more! The up side is that in a 30g serving there is only 114 calories and as this cereal is very light, you can have a massive bowl for one serving! They also have only 0.8 grams of fat and 5g of sugar which is considerably less than many other cereals. Overall i think this cereal is a tasty, healthy start to your day. The only problem is that they are far to more-ish!

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        07.10.2010 10:29
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        Anyone who is a regular dieter will know that sometimes the menu can get a bit boring. so I sometimes buy those mini packs of cereal that come in multi-packs, just so I can have something different every now and then. I had never heard of these before and have never had them in a multi-pack either so I was really looking forward to trying them. This is my review for Kellogg's rice krispies-multi-grain shapes. The box caught my eye straight away as it is bright orange, and the front of the box has a picture of the cereal in a bowl with the 3 rice krispie characters, (snap, crackle and pop) next to it. There standing on each others shoulders and holding up a sign each that say rice, oats and corn. Upon opening the box and the packet of cereal inside i poured the content into a bowl and had a look at all the different shapes, there were stars, fish and people?......... ........Alright so I don't think there actually meant to be people but theres a shape in them that looks like a little head with a body and arms and legs. I think maybe this was meant to be a sort of flower shape but I spent a few minutes having a good look and couldn't work it out. Anyway I poured on my milk and started to eat, they didn't completely blow me away taste-wise but they are pleasent and according to the box there healthy. The front of the box say's that the cereal contains a natural prebiotic to help keep kids' tummies healthy. The rect of the box has fun games for the little one's to play whilst eating their breakfast. Nutritional information (23g serving with 125ml of semi-skimmed milk): Energy-612kj/144kcal, Protein-6g, Carbohydrate-23g, Of which sugars-8g, Starch-15g, Fat-2.5g, Of which saturates-1.5g, Fibre-2g, Sodium-0.1g, Salt-0.25g The vitamins that you get from this cereal are: Thiamin (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folic acid, Vitamin B12. The cereal also contains Calcium and Iron. The allergy information is that it contains Oats. Also for all you weight watchers out there, for a 23g serving with 125ml of semi-skimmed milk you'll be using 2 and a half points. Overall a quite pleasent, healthy and low-fat cereal with fun shapes to keep the children entertained. Although definatly not the tastiest breakfast cereal i've ever had and i'd eat them again if they were in the cupboard, but I wouldn't go out to specifically buy them.

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          29.03.2010 19:38
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          Rice Krispies with taste..... but no snap crackle and pop!!

          When I saw the bright orange box with colourful bubble writing and fun pictures in the cereal aisle I had to try! - Yes I'm a grown up but I'm also a self confessed marketers dream and get suckered in to good advertising and branding every time! Of course they were for my little boy anyway! They are definitely aimed at children, not only because of the playful packaging but because of the health benefits it promotes ' contains natural prebiotics' and 'helps keep kids' tummies healthy'. On the mini packs there is also a game on the back of the box, usually a puzzle type of game. So Rice Krispie Multi grain shapes.... They are exactly what they suggest, random little shapes of rice, oats and corn made as a variety of the kelloggs rice krispie range. They do not taste at all like the original Rice Krispie, which for me was a positive as I do not like them but loved the multigrain ones, for some however, I can see how it may be a little mis-leading. The taste is sweet and a little malty- almost a bit like cinnamon (although this is not an ingredient) For a 23g serving (the size of the variety pack boxes) the yummy cereal contains 85 Calories, 4g Sugar, 0.6g Fat (0.1g Sat Fat) and 0.1g Salt. This works out as only 1 Weight Watcher point AMAZING (although the portion size is nothing to be amazed at!) I was impressed by the nutritional information panel as there are quite a few vitamins in the cereal some as much as 71% of your RDA in a 23g box! Obviously these are not suitable for those with an allergy against oats. Overall these are one of mine and my little boys preferred cereals, they are sweet so if you are not a fan of cereals such as frosties, crunchy nut cornflakes etc then you probably wont like these either but if you do then definitely give them a try. Oh incase you were wondering (I was!!!)...... There's no snap crackle and pop noises!!

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            20.11.2009 04:06
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            Not great but good quality it is!

            I love trying out cereals I haven't seen before so when I spotted these in my local Sainsbury's store I was rather excited to grab a box to try as I do like the brand that is Kelloggs. I don't mind Rice krispies so I thought these would be similar really and just shaped. Available in a 300g box and 23g (small) single boxes (found in multi-packs) I opted for the larger box which cost me around £1.85, like I say I assumed I would like them. The Packaging: Well the cereal comes in a white almost transparent bag which is easy to open within an outer orange box. On the front of the box I'm told that it is Kellogg's Rice Krispies, 'Multi-Grain Shapes' and there are some cartoon character boys depicted on there and I'm told that the cereal contains a natural prebiotic and that they help to keep kid's tummies healthy and that the cereal contains rice, oats and corn and there is an at a glance nutritional chart on there and the weight of the cereal is stated (as I've told you already). Other information on the box includes ingredients, allergy advice is listed (Contains: Oats) and contact details for Kellogg's are listed. It's a nice enough appealing box for kids and it's informative enough to keep us adults happy too! The Cereal Itself: I thought I would love this cereal and actually I didn't! What you get are small shapes of fish, trees and what I think is meant to be stars. They smell a little of vanilla and sort of caramel and in colour some of the shapes are brown, some are a light beige and some an orangy colour. Taste wise I found these very light and airy, really crispy even if they're drenched in milk and yep some taste of oats, some or corn (maize) and some of the shapes are made of rice of course. However the natural taste of these is somewhat covered up by artificial flavourings such as caramel. For me they are too sweet, too light and to fill my stomach I need a lot more than a recommended 23g serving as they really are very light indeed and don't fill me up with ease, yet I can't eat loads of it as I find them too faked and sickly. Not for me these, I can't argue they're good quality but not for me! Nutritional Informative Per 23g Serving: Calories: 85 Sugars: 4g Fat: 0.06g Saturates: 0.1g Salt: 0.1g Available in all good supermarkets etc.

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            01.10.2009 15:25
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            A tasty cereal for once or twice a week, maybe too sweet to have more often

            I noticed these in the cereal isle recently and thought I would give them a go. I'm glad I did as they're really tasty, even if I wouldn't want them every day. ********** Packaging and Price and General Info ********** I bought these from Tesco's in a 350g box for £1.84. If you go by the suggestion that you have a 30g bowl of cereal for breakfast, you will get about 11 bowls of cereal out of this box. They are called Rice Krispies Multi-grain shapes and are from the Kellogg's range. They don't taste anything like Rice Krispies to me (not that it matters). The shapes aren't very clearly defined (so I don't think they would be especially exciting for children) but seem to be a mixture of stars, fish, christmas trees and something else that I can even begin to try and identify! ********** Taste ********** I was really pleasantly surprised when I took a handful and tried them when I got home. As they are multigrain and look pretty healthy on the pack, I got the impression they may be a little tasteless. In fact it is quite the opposite - they taste very sweet, and remind me a little of Golden Grahams, which I don't think exist anymore but had a cinnamon taste to them. These seem to also (for me anyway) have a slightly cinnamon-type taste to them. I think some people may in fact find these too sweet, and even for me with my major sweet-tooth, after a couple of handfuls without milk it was enough and they started tasting a bit synthetic. Once I added milk in the morning for my breakfast, this did tone down the sweet taste a bit and made it an enjoyable breakfast that I would look forward to in the morning. Because they still are pretty sweet-tasting, you probably wouldn't want them every single day. ********** Health Factor ********** Regarding the nutritional information, it says that per 30g serving dry there is 0.8g fat, 111 calories, and 5g sugars. With 120ml milk, this changes to 3g fat and 170 calories. Either way, not bad at all. On the pack it also says that they contain Prebiotic 'to help keep tummies healthy', and B vitamins, calcium and iron. The multigrain shapes are made up of Rice, Oats, and Corn. Because of the sweet taste, I would be a little wary of treating this cereal as ultra-healthy, as a lot of cereals do have hidden sugars in them and I have a sneaky suspicion (but may be wrong) that this is one of them. In the ingredients a number of additives are mentioned that, as per usual, I don't really know anything about, so I have no idea if they are bad or not. ********** Overall ********** Overall, a very tasty and reasonably healthy cereal that I will probably have once or twice a week.

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            01.10.2009 01:02
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            A good way to start the day, full of good things.............and some not so good things!

            To say that, according to polls, a large percentage of the country skip breakfast, it is amazing to see the variety of breakfast cereals that are available these days. Maybe this is to try and tempt us all back into eating "breakfast like a king". Our local supermarket is not exactly huge yet a whole aisle is devoted to various brightly coloured and cleverly designed boxes of morning treats. I can't think of any other type of food that can claim to be SO good for you. The boxes are covered in healthy advice and slogans shouting out at shoppers that they are full of this, that and the other. In fact, I can't help wondering, if all their claims were to be believed, surely if you just ate your way down the cereal aisle with a never ending supply of semi-skimmed milk, you would live to be 150! Kellogg's Rice Krispies Multi-Grain Shapes are no exception. They are a cereal probably aimed at children, although possibly gain a little bit of adult credibility just by the very prescence of the famous Kellogg's cockerel logo. The box is an orange colour with a picture of a very full bowl of the shapes and milk being splashed on. Since these hold the Rice Krispies name, the Rice Krispies characters, Snap, Crackle and Pop are also on the front of the box, cheerily balancing on each others shoulders and holding sacks of rice, oats and corn. (That's the multi grain bit!) The claim is that these multi grain shapes contain prebiotic to help keep tummies healthy, with B vitamins, calcium and iron. I'll believe them. To be perfectly honest, even if they didn't contain all of this, we probably would all feel a lot better in the knowledge that it said so on the box, therefore it must be true! Inside the packet can be found stars, fish, little men (or women!) and christmas tree shapes. At least that is what me and my 2 year old have come to the conclusion that they are supposed to be. Some are a light golden colour, others are a darker brown. These crunchy shapes are delicious eaten with or without milk. I guess the idea is that you eat them with! But I'm happily munching away on them right now, straight out of the box and consequently this review is taking a lot longer to write than I had anticipated! However, I am also trying to think how I can describe the taste. You are aware that you are eating a wholesome cereal type snack, but there is a sweet coating, and having now looked at the ingredients, I see that it is a caramel flavour. This really does make them taste delicious and also turns the milk that is left in the bowl into a fantastic caramel drink. There's a blue stamp on top of the box telling us "Contains folic acid" Funnily enough, I can't find one anywhere bragging "Contains caramel flavouring!" But I guess that wouldn't get past the healthy breakfast cereal police! Served with cold milk, these do make a delicious breakfast. They are fun for kids and adults alike. With my 2 year old we have used them to help language - "Find me a star" or "Find me a fish". Sometimes we get all the Christmas trees out of the bowl and count them. Also, there are the fun, brightly coloured cartoon characters on the cereal box to look at. All of these things help to make the breakfast table a fun place to be around in the morning, as well as providing a tasty "healthy" breakfast. Not surprisingly the sugar content is rather high. However, it can't be a bad thing to fill up also with 25% of the RDA of vitamins and 17% RDA of calcium and iron along with all this evil sugar. As with most breakfast cereals, you can get fed up and bored with the multi grain shapes after a while, but we tend to rotate about 3 different types of cereal during the week to avoid that. A 350g box costs £1.84 which is a pretty competitive price for a branded cereal. Even as the market diversifies, Kellogg's can always be relied upon for a good quality product.

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              09.07.2009 11:50
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              Tastes good and does you good

              Judging by the marketing, I think Kellogg's intends this product for children. But I disagree- I believe that I am probably nearer my second childhood, than my first- but I enjoy a bowl of these multi-grain shapes and not just at breakfast. I would rather buy cereals that contain no sugar, but they are few and far between and because they all seem similar, can get a little boring. So I opted for this product because of it's other nutritional benefits i.e.- prebiotic, B vitamins, calcium and iron. The multi grain content is 50% rice, 26% oats and 3% maize. A 30g. serving with 125ml of semi skimmed milk is 170k cal and so even if you go over on portion size, (which let's be honest many of us do), the calories are to my mind quite acceptable for breakfast. The vitamin and mineral contents of the standard 30g serving as a percentage of the recommended daily allowance are:- B1 - 29% B2 - 44% Niacin - 26% B6 - 29% Folic Acid -29% B12 - 77% Calcium - 36% Iron- 17% Now that is all very interesting and I am glad the cereal is making such a healthy contribution to my well being- but it could have all the benefits in the world and it wouldn't matter if it tasted dreadful. And the jury's verdict is - very tasty. I won't be having it every day- I do like variety, but it will more often than not be an option on my breakfast menu. ( Not to mention the odd evening snack). Of course, if you have children- I am sure they would love it too and, if young, enjoy making the Chocolate Crackle recipe which is on the back of the current packaging.

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                27.03.2009 20:49
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                Different shapes of yummy, multi-grain goodness.

                I ran out of cereal the other week and decided to raid my nephew's mini boxes of cereal and found these so I thought I would give them a try. They were so yummy I decided to buy a big box of these for myself . . . and for my nephew of course to replace the one's his aunty ate!! ***RICE KRISPIES MULTI-GRAIN SHAPES*** Rice Krispies multi-grain shapes contain all the goodness of three grains (rice, oats and corn). These are fun tasty cereals that kids (and me), will love. This product was the first kid's cereal in the UK to contain a prebiotic ingredient, which means they offer a convenient and fun way to keep children healthy by promoting good digestive health. This cereal contains B Vitamins, Calcium and Iron. Each 30g serving contains: * Calories - 111 (6% RDA) * Sugars - 5g (6% RDA) * Fat - 0.8g (1% RDA) * Saturates - 0.2g (1% RDA) * Salt - 0.1g (2% RDA) Allergy Information: Contains Cereal Flour, Oat Flour & Oats. ***HEALTH BENEFITS*** So this cereal contains lots of things but what are the health benefits? * B Vitamins - Is needed for energy production, to maintain a healthy nervous system, good digestion and helps to keep healthy skin, hair and nails. * Calcium - Is essential for strong bones and teeth but it also aids muscle contraction and helps blood clot and assists in maintaining normal blood pressure. Lack of calcium can lead to brittle bone disease later in life. * Iron - Helps protect us from infection and if we become short of iron we can easily become tired and weak. Iron is also best known for the part it plays in helping red blood cells transport oxygen around the body. ***PRICE/AVALIABILITY*** These are available from Tesco, Asda and Ocado for £1.96 and from Sainsburys for £1.97. (Prices taken from www.mysupermarket.com) ***APPEARANCE/SMELL*** When opening the box and bag and taking a sniff, this cereal doesn't actually smell of anything. All I can smell is the cardboard box in which the cereal is packaged in. As you look into the bag you can see lots of different coloured shapes, some of which are golden yellow and brown in colour. The shapes are quite small and look a bit like cat food; they are in the shapes of fish, people, stars and something which looks like trees as well. They do look quite fun and different compared to other cereals. ***TASTE TEST*** These taste yummy as a snack or on their own and they aren't really dry unlike some other cereals where you need milk with them, otherwise they dry out your mouth. When adding milk to them they still stay quite crunchy unless you leave them in the milk for ages and they will go soggy. As I put a spoonful into my mouth they are crunchy and are quite sweet, you definitely don't need to add any sugar to this cereal to make them taste better. I tried eating the different colours and shapes to see if there was any taste difference between the shapes and colours but I couldn't tell the difference between them. They all tasted pretty much the same to me. They remind me a bit like Nestle Cheerio's as I think they have the same similar taste but are just sweeter. ***OVERALL OPINION*** I think these are yummy and I love having these (and I am 23yrs old). I think kids would love the great shapes in this cereal which makes it more fun, and they do taste great as well. I will definitely be sticking with this cereal for a while, before I decide to change it again. Also mentioned above, these make a yummy snack as well, and because they are multi-grain they have lots of goodness in them as well.

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                  Reasonably healthy breakfast cereal children will like

                  Rice Krispies Multigrain Shapes My 12 year-old son is addicted to these. When they first appeared on the supermarket shelves over a year ago, they were marketed as 'Muddles'. Then, for some reason, they changed their name to Rice Krispies Multigrain Shapes. We've stuck to the name Muddles. It's lot easier to ask 'who wants a bowl of Muddles?' than reciting their new name. Anyway, this cereal contains a mix of rice, oats and maize crunchy shapes. Each of the three shapes is a different colour and different shape. I can't say specifically what shapes they are supposed to represent, but one looks like a star, one looks like a person and the other, well, it's hard to tell, but I would hazard a guess that it's a fish. But who cares anyway? I've tried taste testing each shape to see if they are distinguishable from each other. I.e. does one shape taste like oats and another like rice. As far as my taste buds can ascertain, I would have to say I can't tell any difference between the different shapes. As for the actual taste, they are quite sweet, slightly malty but not too sugary and you don't need to add any sugar to them. They have a satisfying crunch and are nice on their own eaten dry as a snack. My kids just eat them in a bowl with milk as with most cereals. They do go soggy after they've been in the milk for a few minutes, but it doesn't alter the taste at all. All the kids seem to particularly like the 'Muddle milk' (as they call it) flavour left at the end when they've eaten all the Multigrains. They come packaged in a 350g recyclable cardboard box and it indicates on the side of the box that there is enough for 11 x 30g servings. This is the only size available, although they are often included as one of the mini boxes in the Kelloggs variety selection packs. The box itself has a gold coloured background with a clear picture of a bowl of the cereal. The text 'Rice Krispies' stands out in a larger size and different colour to the other text, possibly because Rice Krispies are so well known. This may draw your attention towards them if you've not noticed them previously. There's a picture of the familiar three 'Snap, Crackle and Pop' characters, only on this box they represent corn, oats and rice! What gives this cereal more of a healthy edge is its inclusion of a natural pre-biotic. This is useful for boosting friendly bacteria and helps with digestion, so they say. Apart from that, they are low in fat at 2.5g per 100g and low in salt with 0.4g per 100g. Sugars are a bit on the high side, as is common with so many children's cereals with 18g per 100g. Anything over 15g per 100g is considered high. But, as you don't need to add sugar, they're not too bad compared with many others. Fibre is good with 8g per 100g and it contains all the usual fortification of vitamins and some minerals. A 30g bowlful with 125ml of semi skimmed milk will provide 170 calories. Now, I don't know how often anyone actually measures out these amounts, but 30g is not very much. It's all too easy to just fill up a bowl and assume that's the right amount. Have you ever been surprised at how little is contained in one of those individual mini boxes? Well, that's the recommended amount. I know for sure in my family we pour out way more than that. They're available in most major supermarkets and some smaller ones. They're generally priced at around £1.98 but often on special offer. This week, for instance, they are on a 'buy two for £3.00' deal. Ingredients: Cereal Flours (Rice, Oat, Maize), Sugar, Prebiotic (Inulin) (6%), Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Flavouring, Colour (Ammonia Caramel, Annatto), Niacin, Iron, Antioxidant (Ascorbyl Palmitate, Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin B6, Riboflavin (B2), Thiamin (B1), Folic Acid, Vitamin B12. Allergy Information: Contains oats For more information: www.kelloggs.co.uk, www.kelloggs.ie

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                  A healthy breakfast cereal that combines wholesome grains of rice, oats and corn to promote good digestive health. Fun for kids to eat too!