Mike Hughlett

Reporter | Food industry
Phone: 612-673-7003
Mike Hughlett covers the food industry for the Star Tribune,.including General Mills and Supervalu. Previously, he was a food reporter for the Chicago Tribune.

Recent content from Mike Hughlett

Hormel's profit up, but falls short of forecasts

Shares fell after the company’s outlook for its new fiscal year was lower than expected.

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 08:57 PM

Obituary: Gerald 'Jerry' Siegel, U pioneer in speech pathology

Gerald “Jerry” Siegel’s life revolved around communication. For more than 30 years, he was a fixture of the University of...

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 06:44 PM

Ex-Pillsbury CEO William Spoor dies at 91

The leader of the Minneapolis company during the 1970s and ’80s died last week. He was 91.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 09:37 AM

Part Two: States shun federal ATV age limits

For years, federal regulators, doctors and the all-terrain vehicle industry have agreed: Children should not ride ATVs designed for adults. But in most states, the practice is legal.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 09:33 AM

Part One: Four-wheel thrills drive child injuries, deaths

Some ATV enthusiasts are gambling with their children’s lives. Instead of buying off-road vehicles specifically designed for young riders, many parents are letting their children drive adult-sized ATVs that can exceed 60 miles per hour and are as difficult to control as a car.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 09:32 AM

Dangerous terrain: ATVs and open roads in Minnesota

No surface is more dangerous for ATVs than pavement, many road safety authorities say. But across the country, more local and state governments are allowing all-terrain vehicles to be driven on paved roads.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 09:29 AM

Feb. 2012: In Congress, no one beats the influential beet lobby

Consumers pay extra $1 billion per year because of government price supports for sugar, economists say.

Updated: November 10, 2014, - 09:52 AM

Supervalu profit fell but met expectations

Sales up at Save-A-Lot and Cub Foods, but price-cutting eats into the Eden Prairie discount grocery firm’s bottom line.

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 11:08 PM

Cargill's first-quarter profits off by 26 percent

The food processing giant saw declines in the two business units that produce the lion's share of its profits.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 09:18 PM

General Mills, buffeted by weak sales, to cut 700 to 800 more jobs

The company didn’t say how Minnesota would be affected but said the cuts will include salaried positions.

Updated: October 01, 2014, - 05:11 AM

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