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Best Cereals

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Cereals

Best Cereals

We tested 26 cereals to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Cereal based on the following criteria:

  • Nutrition score

Below lists the Cereals that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Cereal is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Cereals

Best Cereal for Nutrition score

The Nutrition Ratings is based on values for energy density (calories per gram of food), total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, sugars, iron, calcium, and dietary fiber per serving. Nutrient values are based on dietary guidelines. In determining the overall score, extra weighting may be given to nutrients which are influential, either positive or negative, to the food category.


This Cereal which tested best for Nutrition score has the following features: Package size (oz.), Serving size (cups), Price per serving ($), Calories, Total fat (g), Sugars (g), Fiber (g) and Sodium (mg).