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Kellogg Is Doing This to Avoid a Cereal Shortage

Supply chain issues stemming from the pandemic have led to a handful of stocking issues at stores across the country—including your favorite supermarkets. You've likely seen at least some of the effects of purchase limits , shipping delays , and lots of shortages lately, and manufacturers are feeling the heat, too. Kellogg Company, the major cereal manufacturer, is trying to stay one step ahead of a potential shortage as we speak… but it's not a supply chain issue that's threatening the company's cereal production. Around 1,400 employees at Kellogg's four cereal plants in the U.S. (which produce all of the brand's cereals) have been on strike since Oct. 5, advocating for better wages amidst a worker shortage. To keep up the supply of Kashi, Froot Loops, Frosted Flakes, and all of their other cereals, Kellogg has resorted to importing products from their own plants in Mexico, Canada, Australia, and the U.K., CEO Steve Cahillane told Bloomberg earlier this mon