Cereal and snacks kick start our mornings and sustain us throughout the day.

Whether enjoyed in a moment of peace before heading to work or eaten to provide a late-afternoon energy boost, cereal and snacks can find their way into our lives at any time, anywhere.

Balchem Cereal Systems makes ready-to-eat breakfast cereal, snacks, and toddler puffs for specialty branded and private label companies. We’re a contract manufacturer, leveraging our versatile capabilities to help you create differentiating and delicious cereal, snacks, and toddler puffs. Organic, non-GMO, ancient grain-based, allergen-free—we can help you develop the cereal, snacks, and toddler puffs that fill your customers’ needs.

Our personalized service and technical finesse can help you create new product lines and extend existing ones. Our options include both extruded and cooked production lines:

  • Bases: Corn cones/meal/flour, brown and white rice whole grain/flour, quinoa whole grain/flour, sorghum whole grain/flour, wheat berries/cut/flour, oats whole grain/flour, barley whole grain/flour, and ancient grains whole/flour.
  • Flavors: Apple, cinnamon, cocoa, kale, spinach, banana, strawberry, purple carrot, blueberry, mango, acai, broccoli and more.
  • Shapes: Rings, puffs, crisps, scoops, cylinders, straws, whole grain flakes, formed flakes and other customized shapes.
  • Texture: Airy, light, crisp, and crunchy.
  • Product Claims: Organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, kosher, whole grain, high fiber, high protein, all natural and more.

We develop cereals and snacks for a variety of different formats and categories:

  • Product formats:
    • Multi-grain Flakes: Batch-cooked, formed, flaked
    • Crisp Rice: Batch-cooked and bumped, white and brown rice
    • Whole Grain Flakes: Batch-cooked, corn flakes, wheat flakes
    • Protein Crisps
    • Direct-expanded Cereals & Snacks: Rings, puffs, crisps, and more
    • High Fiber Twigs
  • Product categories:
    • Ready-to-eat Cereal
    • Grain-based Snacks
    • Cereal-based Ingredients
    • Baby & Toddlers Snacks

Learn more about our cereal and snack capabilities, and then explore the other food markets we serve:

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