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

Cargill Inc. makes another big move into Australia

The Minnetonka company is buying Joe White Maltings, which supplies brewers in Australia and several Southeast Asian countries.

Updated: August 05, 2013, - 09:21 PM

Falling prices cloud outlook for Minnesota corn farms

Minnesota agriculture has been going strong, but a big corn crop has cut into prices.

Updated: August 05, 2013, - 09:17 PM

Potash cartel collapse sends Mosaic shares down 17%

The collapse of a Russian cartel sent potash prices plunging; Mosaic’s CFO says investor perceptions have been “upended.”

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 09:39 PM

Costs ease, profits rise for Buffalo Wild Wings

As chicken costs fell, profits rose 41 percent in second quarter — despite one fewer UFC fight.

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 08:56 PM

Nash Finch says Spartan deal will cut firms' risks

Second-quarter earnings fell from the effect of new military contracts and accident-related insurance claims.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 06:00 AM

Supervalu appoints new chief financial officer

The supermarket giant revealed it paid its departing finance chief $300,000 to stay two more months.

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 11:50 AM

Famous Dave's posts improved results

Famous Dave’s of America Inc. on Wednesday reported improved sales and profits for its second quarter, sending its stock up...

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 09:05 PM

Nash Finch shares dip as market digests deal with Spartan

Stock sinks 7%, one day after news that Michigan peer will acquire grocery wholesaler.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 09:45 PM

General Mills firming up its Greek yogurt line

The company’s Yoplait brand was late to the game but is now having more success as it brings out new...

Updated: July 21, 2013, - 07:14 AM

Supervalu's new boss, Sam Duncan, is off to a strong start

Cost-cutting helped Sam Duncan boost first-quarter earnings, but the bigger challenge – growing sales – remains ahead.

Updated: July 19, 2013, - 05:56 AM

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