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Is Cap'n Crunch Easing Quietly Into Retirement?

Quaker Oats, which manufactures the cereal, and parent company PepsiCo, appear to have distanced themselves from the highly sweetened brand. Indeed, Cap'n Crunch's Crunch Berries is tied for first on a Yale list of the least nutritional cereals marketed to children and families.

A Little Inflation Isn't Slowing Down General Mills

Dire warnings about higher prices notwithstanding, not everyone in the consumer-staple sector expects to be a sorry victim of inflation. Count General Mills among those who aren't afraid of the inflation bogey. It has been raising prices, and analysts are applauding.