Shredded Wheat


Shredded Wheat is a breakfast cereal made from whole wheat. It was invented by Henry Perky of Denver, Colorado in 1893. For over 100 years, they are still made with 100%% whole grain wheat.

Shredded Wheat is rich in dietary fibers, carbohydrates, and protein.


Other names: None
Translations: Sasmalcinātas Kvieši, Gabaliukai Kviečiai, Măcinate de grâu, Isjeckan Pšenica, Mì sợi, Pszenica rozdrobnione, Tarwe Shredded, कटा हुआ गेहूं, Desfiado trigo, Shredded пшеницы, Κανταϊφι, مزقوا القمح, 났습니다 밀, Drcené pšenice, Ginutay-gutay Wheat, 小麦丝, El blat triturat, Razrezane Pšenica, Drvené pšenice, Shredded Grano, דגני חיטה, Strimlad Vete, Пшеница исјецкан, 千切り小麦, Strimlet Hvede, Makulert Wheat, El trigo triturado, Shredded пшениці, Silputtu Vehnä, Shredded пшеница

Physical Description

Shredded wheat are usually small square/rectangular chunks of the product. Generally are plain and of the same color shredded wheat would normally be. You can get versions of this product in frosted or filled form as well.

Colors: Tan/Brown

Tasting Notes

Flavors: Wheat, Sugary, Various fruit flavors.
Mouthfeel: Crunchy, Crisp
Food complements: Sugar, Maple syrup, Fruit, Etc.
Beverage complements: Milk, Flavored milk

Selecting and Buying

Seasonality: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, opctober, november, december
Peak: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, opctober, november, december
Choosing: Shredded wheat comes in a variety of cereal boxed brands at any store. Choosing which box and flavor suits you is your decision.
Buying: They are very widely available and are at almost all grocery stores in the cereal/breakfast food isle.

Preparation and Use

You can use them as cereal, with hot or cold milk. You can add sugar, salt, butter, jam, etc.

Cleaning: This product does not need to be cleaned.

Conserving and Storing

Keep the box in a cabinet or pantry, closed so it does not become stale.


History: Shredded wheat was invented in the United States in 1893.



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