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

Mary Twinem of Buffalo Wild Wings: Customer service, technology draw 20-somethings

Customer service, technology advances are key ingredients to moving Buffalo Wild Wings forward.

Updated: January 31, 2015, - 02:00 PM

That's how the cracker crumbles: RyKrisp going away, Minneapolis factory to close

Owner ConAgra has decided to exit the rye cracker business.

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 11:26 PM

Cargill says conversion to more humane sow farms is complete

It moved away from gestation crates into “group housing.”

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 05:53 AM

Post, MOM Brands combo may help companies as cereal market declines

The combined Post-Mom Brands business may be able to weather the decline in the cereal sector better than they would as separate companies.

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 05:56 AM

Post buys Lakeville-based maker of Malt-O-Meal for $1.15B

Post Holdings will buy the maker of Malt-O-Meal, Lakeville-based MOM Brands, for $1.15 billion. The deal, announced Monday morning, combines the nation's third- and fourth-largest makers of cereal.

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 05:53 AM

Cargill trying to get more of the fish feeding frenzy

Fish need to eat, and that’s an opportunity for Cargill — one of the world’s largest animal feed producers.

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 10:37 AM

Target Canada marred by poor management, experts say

Canadians saw higher prices, inferior selection

Updated: January 15, 2015, - 10:46 PM

Grain, meat drive big profit jump at Cargill

While quarterly revenue was down for the food processing giant, profit jumped 41 percent.

Updated: January 09, 2015, - 05:48 AM

General Mills to close factories in Indiana, Ontario

The cuts in Indiana and Ontario are in response to conditions in the food industry; other cuts happening in Twin...

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 10:39 PM

Supervalu's profit rises sharply as all units thrive

Quarterly results beat expectations as all company’s businesses improve

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 06:00 AM

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