Tuesday, October 31, 2017

How much does an average box of cereal weigh?

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Weight of Cereal


The weight of the cereal will depend on a couple of factors such as the density of the cereal and the size of the box. Most bands of cereals come in a wide variety of sizes. Much like t-shirt sizes, you can expect sizes ranging from small to large. Unlike clothing sizes, however, you will also see sizes like family and giant as well. That said there is no consistency among cereal manufactures in regards to weight. For example, a family size box from one manufacturer may weight 21oz and 22oz for another. This is in most part due to the wide-ranging weight of the ingredients used to make the cereal.

How many pounds does my Cereal weigh?



For this example will be using the family size fo Cheerios one of my favorites. If you are looking for a different band no worries. Almost all cereals provide the same measurements in a similar fashion so this should work for you. Near the bottom left-hand corner of the box of Cheerios, I found it's net weight measurements.  This box of cereal weighs 21 ounces. If you translate that to pounds you will get 1.3125 pounds. If you are looking for grams then the 21 ounces becomes 595 grams as stated on the box.

How much does the average box of Cereal weigh?

There is no clear answer this question. The list below will give you quick overlook of the sizes you may find when shopping for cereals.

 13 oz (370 grams)

 14 oz (396 grams)

 16.2 oz (459 grams)

18 oz (510 grams)

 21oz (595 grams)

As you can see the sizes are all over the place and this is just a small sample. That said the average size should weigh around 500 grams. This is because that is roughly the weight of a medium size box of cereal. 




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