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

Allianz Life, Mayo, General Mills on Fortune workplace list

Three Minnesota companies — one each in insurance, health care and packaged food — have been named to Fortune magazine’s...

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 09:25 PM

Supervalu selects Storch to be chairman

New board leader is former CEO for Toys ‘R’ Us and also oversaw Target’s website and its grocery business.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 06:04 AM

Cargill takes 5% stake in Ukraine agricultural firm

The deal, potentially valued at $200 million, will boost Cargill’s grain division.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 05:52 AM

Cargill’s quarterly profit rises 36%, though sales lag

Food ingredients, Cargill's biggest business, saw a marginal improvement while the big jump came in animal nutrition products.

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 06:26 AM

Cost cutting helps profits at smaller Supervalu

The grocery company saw weak sales at traditional supermarkets, but good results at its discount chain.

Updated: January 09, 2014, - 08:57 PM

CHS revenue, income show first-quarter decline

Crimped margins in the refinery segment were cited for 30 percent drop in earnings at the big farmer-owned cooperative.

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 09:27 PM

Summit unveils new look for its beer

Summit partnered with Minneapolis-based Duffy & Partners, a corporate design shop, to develop “visual stories” to grace bottles of beer.

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 08:26 PM

Chobani lovers complain about smaller yogurt cups

Chobani dominates Greek-style yogurt but has drawn complaints after following General Mills with a 100-calorie, 5.3-ounce product.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 05:34 PM

General Mills launches snack delivery service

Nibblr, the company’s new snack delivery subscription service, is the brainchild of its nascent innovation department.

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 07:40 AM

Minnesota meatpacker cited a fourth time for inhumane processing

Triple J Family Farms has been hit with four suspensions for inhumane beef-processing practices at its plant in Buffalo Lake.

Updated: January 03, 2014, - 09:22 AM

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