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

Land O'Lakes to buy ag tech firm Geosys

Arden Hills-based Land O’Lakes’ WinField division, a distributor of herbicides, pesticides and crop nutrients, already has had a multiyear relationship with Geosys.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 08:29 PM

Cheerios scores a Super Bowl ad spot

General Mills is returning to advertising’s biggest stage for the first time since 1996. It’s a big investment.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 08:07 PM

Illinois-based firm buys Gold'N Plump company

St. Cloud’s GNP, which will operate as a separate unit, is not expecting to shed workers or growers. “It is...

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 08:50 AM

Obituary: Jerry Seeman, NFL referee

Jerry Seeman and his sons watched a lot of football when he was raising a family. But as his oldest...

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 09:05 PM

Cargill's new boss focuses on culture

David MacLennan sees open and honest communication as a priority at the agribusiness giant.

Updated: December 02, 2013, - 08:56 AM

Merger of Cargill, CHS, ConAgra flour units delayed by antitrust review

ConAgra, Cargill and CHS venture would be largest U.S. flour producer. They are in talks with Justice Department.

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 09:28 PM

Turkey, pork pull Hormel profits up

Hormel shares climbed to an all-time high on Tuesday after the company's fiscal fourth quarter earnings climbed 18%, driven by its biggest businesses in pork and turkey.

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 08:39 PM

Mindfulness arrives in the Twin Cities workplace

General Mills is a pioneer in bringing “mindfulness,” or meditation, to the workplace, and the practice is becoming increasingly popular.

Updated: November 24, 2013, - 06:29 AM

Corn farmers brace for lower fuel demand

Economists say other markets could mitigate the effect on prices.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 05:07 PM

SpartanNash to make its home in Michigan

SpartanNash, the new company formed by the $1.3 billion buyout of Nash Finch by Spartan Stores, will be based in...

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 09:26 PM

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