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Grape-Nuts Cereal Shortage Is Over; Company Offers Reimbursement


Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 03:14 pm

Grape-Nuts cereal is officially back shipping at full capacity to stores nationwide, bringing the Great Grape-Nuts Shortage to an end. The Lakeville, Minnesota-based brand says it will reimburse eligible fans who paid inflated prices for Grape-Nuts cereal, which reached up to $110 a box on the secondary market during the pandemic-related shortage.

“It became abundantly clear during the shortage that Grape-Nuts fans are ‘Nuts for Grape-Nuts,’” said Kristin DeRock, Grape-Nuts brand manager at Post Consumer Brands. “So much so that some of our loyal super fans were willing to pay extreme prices just to ensure they wouldn’t be without their favorite crunchy cereal. As a way to show our appreciation and thank these fans for their dedication, we want to repay the love by reimbursing them.”

Grape-Nuts fans who paid $10 or more for a box of cereal between Nov. 1, 2020, and March 15, 2021, are eligible to submit a valid retailer or e-retailer receipt for a partial refund of up to $115 to help cover the difference between the amount paid and the suggested retail price of the Grape-Nuts Original cereal box purchased. Fans are invited to submit their receipts between now and April 15 by visiting this link. Additional details around the refund and rules for submission can be found here.

To learn more about Grape-Nuts, follow the brand on Facebook and Instagram. Fans can also join the Secret Super Fans Facebook group to engage with other fans of this nutty, crunchy community. 

Developed by C.W. Post in 1897, Grape-Nuts is a versatile staple that has been a part of active and healthy lifestyles for nearly 125 years. From sponsoring the expedition in Antarctica where the first two-way radio transmission occurred to the first trek to the summit of Mount Everest, the cereal has been the fuel for adventurers and people who live their lives on their own terms. 

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