National Cereal Day is intended to celebrate the anniversary of the invention of corn flakes by William and John Kellogg around 1897.
The idea of cereal was invented during the colonial era when housewives started to serve popcorn with sugar and cream for breakfast.
Today, nearly half of all Americans start their day with a bowl of cereal and there are approximately 2.7 billion boxes of cereal sold each year -- enough packages to circle around the globe thirteen times!
what's your favorite cereal, past or present? Which one do you wish they'd bring back? Do you prefer hot or cold cereal?