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cereal

(sēr′ē-ăl) [L. cerealis, of grain]
An edible seed or grain, containing approximately 70% to 80% carbohydrate by weight and 8% to 15% protein. Many cereals also provide significant dietary fiber. Common cereals include barley, oats, rice, and wheat.

cereal

any member of the plant family Gramineae which produces edible fruits, e.g. rice, wheat, maize, oats and barley.

cereal

cultivated grain crops of barley, wheat, rye and oats, members of the plant family Poaceae (Graminae). See also barley, wheat, rye, oat.

cereal crop
oats, wheat, barley, rye crops used as grazing when immature or failed and short. Usually used when other feed is short and livestock are hungry. Hypomagnesemia, nitrate/nitrite poisoning and photosensitization may occur on immature green crops and lactic acid indigestion due to ingestion of grain on stunted mature crops.
cereal mite
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which has been using in-store signs and social media in its campaign to promote the whole grain content of its cereals, has been stressing that it has reduced sugar in cereals advertised to children by an additional 8%, on average.
General Mills' cereal category sales increased by USD 1 billion over the last four years.
A statement from the Association of Cereal Food Manufacturers, said: "People should take this report with a massive pinch of salt.
Langholm Capital is delighted to announce the sale of Dorset Cereals to Wellness Foods.
Once he was calm, I told him he could have cereal tomorrow and he didn't want his eggs to get cold.
Clear understanding of the segmentation of the market is vital in order to direct new product development effort, to understand how the individual consumers group cereal brands and, in turn, to reflect that understanding through appropriate fixture layouts in-store to help them find the brands they are looking for.