I grew up with my favorite cereal in the all the world being the original Cherrios, and I later grew to like the Honey Nut variety, as well. ;-D
However, it has been years since I've had a bowl of either!
Elisson, of the wonderful blog Blog d' Elisson, recently ventured where I've not dared to tread...at least no farther than the Instant Oatmeal Shelf, these days. ;-D
He discovered that there are now 11 varieties of Cherrios.
11??? For cryin' out loud? Why?
Among the thoughts this excursion brought to his mind was this:
The marketplace ends up deciding which of these varieties will hang around for the long term, which is fine with me: American capitalism in action. But it’s a little depressing to see that all of these new varieties are jacked up with more flavoring (mostly fake) and more sugar. We like to talk about “eating healthy,” but en masse, we’re all a bunch of fucking hypocrites... and our buying habits prove it.
Read more, here.