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

Propane shortage slams farmers

Livestock agriculture is a big user, particularly the turkey and pork producers.

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 11:19 PM

Cargill to pay $2.2 million to settle claim of hiring bias

Company called allegations at meatpacking plants “unfounded.”

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 05:25 AM

General Mills makes big push in Greek yogurt

A new marketing campaign features a taste test against Yoplait rival Chobani.

Updated: January 20, 2014, - 11:56 AM

General Mills U.S. retail chief to retire

Ian Friendly, a 30-year veteran, will retire as chief of the company’s biggest division.

Updated: January 17, 2014, - 08:34 PM

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

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