National Breakfast Week Giveaway

For those of you keen to win one of Linda Jones pub quizzes I thought you might like to learn some interesting facts about Kelloggs breakfast cereals (just in case).

  • Tony the Tiger disappeared from Frosties packs in the 1950s and was replaced by a kangaroo called Katy
  • In 1957 Kellogg’s gave-away plastic toy atomic submarines. The toy was even testedat the Royal Navy’s submarine base – HMS Dolphin
  • Corn Flakes disappeared from British shops in 1943 due to war restrictions on theimport of corn
  • Kellogg’s is an official supplier of breakfast cereals to HM Queen Elizabeth II
  • The first inserts in Kellogg’s packets appeared in 1949. First to hit consumers werepicture cards of famous British sportsmen
  • Jonathan Ross starred in a Rice Krispies ad in 1970
  • There are 239 groups on Facebook dedicated to Rice Krispies
  • Special K started life as a high protein health cereal – originally aimed at men
  • There is on average 299 Rice Krispies in a Kellogg’s Rice Krispies bar

Amazing facts, I liked the one about the Rice Krispies bar, you never know when that one might come in handy…

Anyhow, Kelloggs are promoting National Breakfast week this week which is a really good thing! Particularly as it is widely accepted that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but
amazingly one in five adults, and one in six children skip breakfast regularly.

I find breakfast a really challenging meal, Toddler boy is really picky and often not hungry, Fifi will devour anything and everything. I like to have a bowl of cornflakes, which I sometimes mix with Weetabix or porridge. I’m old and a bit set in my ways.

If having breakfast at home is a bit difficult for your family, see if you have a local
breakfast club by clicking here.Since 1998, Kellogg’s has worked with learning charity ContinYou to develop over 450 school breakfast clubs serving an extra 1,000,000 breakfast every year.

Have a look here for a video.

To get you ready for National Breakfast Week, Kelloggs are giving you the opportunity to
win a terrific selection of Kellogg’s cereals and bowls in a lovely hamper. There will be six runners up prizes of a branded bowl. To be in with a chance of winning just answer this simple question…..

What toy did Kelloggs give away in 1957?

Please leave your answer below in a comment, the competition is open to UK residents only and the prizes will be sent out directly by the PR company. In order for me to notify you please leave me your twitter or email contact details. The competition closes midday 12th September and winners will be notified individually. Good luck


26 Responses

  1. Rachelle 6th September 2010 / 9:13 am

    I love cereal!<br />They gave away a submarine.<br />Rachelle

  2. Goonerette77 6th September 2010 / 12:15 pm

    plastic toy atomic submarines<br /><br />lorraine walsh<br />

  3. Kirsten 6th September 2010 / 3:29 pm

    The toy was a plastic atomic submarine.<br />kirsten.jason.2010 at gmail dot com

  4. Amy 6th September 2010 / 5:46 pm

    plastic atomic submarines <br /><br />@and1moremeans5

  5. New Mummy 6th September 2010 / 5:47 pm

    I have to say that breakfast is the only time of the day BG eats well, its all down hill after that <br /><br />toy atomic submarines<br /><br />I&#39;m @caroljs 😉

  6. missielizzie 6th September 2010 / 5:48 pm

    Plastic submarine :0)<br />@missielizzieb

  7. Wendy 6th September 2010 / 5:51 pm

    plastic atomic submarine.<br /><br />@kikicomp <br /><br /><br />xxx

  8. Ang 6th September 2010 / 5:56 pm

    They gave away plastic toy atomic submarines<br /><br />twitter @angelaelsworth

  9. lhine 6th September 2010 / 6:00 pm

    They gave away plastic toy atomic submarines<br /><br />@drecklyish

  10. Spencer Park 6th September 2010 / 7:46 pm

    I&#39;m going to go for plastic atomic submarine. And I promise I didn&#39;t cheat and copy the other answers!<br /><br />

  11. Simon 6th September 2010 / 8:26 pm

    They gave away Atomic Submarines. <br /> <br />I&#39;d have probably swallowed it :o(

  12. Jo 7th September 2010 / 7:27 am

    Kellogg&#39;s gave-away plastic toy atomic submarines.<br />Scary!!

  13. Jenny 7th September 2010 / 8:27 am

    plastic toy atomic submarines

  14. FruityTutti 7th September 2010 / 9:37 am

    Kellogg&#39;s gave-away plastic toy atomic submarines!

  15. Kelly 7th September 2010 / 11:01 am

    They gave away atomic submarines, which would soon be confiscated by elf and safety these days!

  16. emily13 7th September 2010 / 1:44 pm

    Atomic Submarines<br /><br />Great prize :)<br /><br />@emilyh13

  17. Hestia 8th September 2010 / 11:16 am

    Atomic Submarines

  18. Dolly 13th September 2010 / 9:18 pm

    They gave away a plastic atomic submarine….<br /><br />When I was a kid, the toys were the best bit of the cereal. It has only just dawned on me that useless little toys no longer feature in cereal packets. My children are missing out on soooo much. :)<br /><br />

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