Talk:Chex Mix

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Nutrition Information[edit]

It seems to me that the nutrition information is somewhat inconsistent. (I am currently reading the nutrition information on the back of a Twix Wixx pouch) The serving size given in the article is 30g, the pouch is 49g; the pouch lists the sodium content for said 49g as 620mg, the statistic given for a 30g serving in the article. Someone needs to verify the nutrition statistics for a 30g serving because it seems doubtful that the pouches have a statistically higher sodium content.

Trash?[edit]

My best friend was telling me about a family recipe for chex mix (trash). His family is from the TX area and they have always called it trash. Confused me like few things ever have until he clarified. In any case, It seems to be regional.

Where I'm from (Ohio-Pennsylvania area) trash is something different. It consists of a cereal, usually Chex, combined with metled chocolate and powdered sugar. It was mixed together by shaking the ingredients in a plastic bag, and for a large batch you could use a trash bag, hence the name. 75.185.161.15 (talk) 18:00, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

In the Midwest that exact mixture is called "Puppy Chow." - Steve

Original Research and Unverified Claims.[edit]

It seems that Chex Mix may contain original research and unverified claims. There are many sentences that contain opinions and there are no sources cited. Thanks. ✬Dillard421✬ (talkcontribs) 04:02, 17 July 2007 (UTC)

Where sold[edit]

the article does not make it clear where in the world it is sold?

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Structure of the article[edit]

It seems to me that the entire structure of this article misrepresents Chex Mix. To me, Chex Mix has its origins in the recipe that was found on the side of the box, and yet this article immediately presents Chex Mix as the commercial product that was introduced long after the Chex Mix tradition had been established.

I think that the article should start out describing the contents of Chex Mix, and not immediately state that it is a "pre-packaged" product. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Aharm (talkcontribs) 14:21, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

I'm not sure I agree. I think the first two paragraphs are quite balanced. It's true that the packaged product came after the on-the-box recipe, but the packaged product is now more widely known (and more widely eaten),[citation needed] so having it as the first paragraph makes sense. Do you have a more fitting intro in mind? Leena (talk) 16:04, 10 September 2008 (UTC)
I have to agree with Aharm. If I can serve as an example, I came to the chex mix page searching for the date of the original introduction of the recipe. Since I can remember eating it over the holidays as a very little boy, I'm sure this is not 1996. Additionally, I don't know anyone who actually eats the prepackaged stuff. Of course, I don't have kids or eat a lot of snack foods. Caburlingame (talk) 10:07, 7 November 2008 (UTC)
I came to this article expecting to find a history of Chex Mix in all it's incarnations. I disagree with it being primarily known as a pre-packaged product. Chex Mix has been a home-made staple at holiday and other parties for over 60 years, and has only been a product since the late 80's. There should be a "History" section. Usarian
As the article is written, it mentions homemade Chex mix as existing, and pretty much ignores it the rest of the way. The entire remainder of the article is devoted to the commercial product, in often exquisite detail. Never mind the popularity of homemade. Is this the General-Mills-approved version? --Piledhigheranddeeper (talk) 21:45, 24 April 2014 (UTC)

Good Grief![edit]

Shouldn't this article at least make a passing reference to the fact that the original pre-commercial Chex Mix was heavily promoted by the extremely popular and famous Charlie Brown of the Peanuts cartoon series? There was even Charlie Brown Chex Mix merchandise! http://www.google.com/search?q=Charlie+Brown+Chex+Mix BillyTFried (talk) 17:39, 6 May 2011 (UTC)