General Mills Foodservice Adds Two Gluten-Free, 2 oz. Equivalent Grain Cups

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Blueberry Chex and Rice Chex join lineup of parent-trusted, student-loved cereal options for K-12.

WHAT:            General Mills Foodservice is adding two gluten-free options, Blueberry Chex™ and Rice Chex™, to its lineup of familiar cereals that help schools meet two-grains requirements with one convenient product for inventory, storage and serving. The 2 oz. equivalent cups work well across all dayparts—whether it’s in the classroom, cafeteria or on-the-go.

The other cereals available in a 2 oz. equivalent format include: Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ 25% Less Sugar, Cocoa Puffs™ 25% Less Sugar, Lucky Charms™, Honey Nut Cheerios™ and Cinnamon Chex™.


2 oz. Equivalent Cereal Cups

  • 2 oz. equivalent grain, whole-grain rich
  • Made to stand alone--no additional grains required
  • Only one product for inventory and storage
  • CACFP-eligible
  • New gluten-free options: Blueberry Chex™ and Rice Chex™

WHERE:         For more information on the new 2 oz. equivalent cereal cups and other products for school feeding programs, K-12 foodservice directors can contact their General Mills Foodservice sales representative, call 1-800-243-5687 or visit www.generalmillscf.com.

                       About General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

The General Mills Convenience & Foodservice division serves the convenience, foodservice and bakery industries by providing quality products from time-trusted brands along with culinary, nutrition education and marketing resources to help operators succeed. Its distinguished brand portfolio includes Big G Cereals, Yoplait, Nature Valley, Gold Medal, Pillsbury, Chex Mix, Bugles, Gardetto’s and Annie’s. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, the division had fiscal 2019 net sales of $1.97 billion. For more information, please visit  www.generalmillscf.com.

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CONTACT:   Sarah Peterson
                      General Mills Convenience & Foodservice