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Is Shredded Wheat Cereal Vegan?

by Fabian Jackson

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Been wondering if one of your favourite wholegrain breakfast cereals is suitable for vegans? Keep reading to learn more about Shredded Wheat and whether or not it can fit into a plant-based life.

What is Shredded Wheat? 

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The leading manufacturers of Shredded Wheat breakfast cereal today are Nestle, but the recipe for whole wheat pillow-shaped biscuits dates all the way back to 1893. There are many variations and generic versions, but Nestle offers three main sizes;  original (which is large), bitesize and miniature. 

Is Shredded Wheat good for vegans?

Yes, Shredded Wheat has been certified as a vegan-friendly breakfast cereal by Nestle, making it a great plant-based choice to start your day with. The only question that remains is – oat milk or almond?

Need help choosing the best plant-milk?

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If you’re tired of your soy milk or feel like you need a switch up from rice, check out our guide to the best non-dairy milk alternatives. We’ll help you discover all about their health, sustainability and price factors.

Keep your plant-based questions coming our way through the comments section below! 


Fabian Jackson
by Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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