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

Whole Foods boosts its presence in Twin Cities with new stores

The natural foods chain is rapidly adding stores in the Twin Cities.

Updated: July 17, 2013, - 09:02 PM

Flour-milling joint venture Ardent Mills to locate HQ in Denver

Powerhouse project of Cargill, CHS and ConAgra chooses a home at the end of the prairie.

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 09:19 PM

Mosaic's profit falls as fertilizer prices drop

With prices low and near-term demand rather slack, the company plans to cut potash production somewhat.

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 07:38 PM

Minnesota crops catch up after late spring

Despite adverse early weather, key farm crops are getting closer to normal growth patterns.

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 10:05 AM

Hormel's latest product launch: Rev, a snack wrap aimed at teens

It's a ready-to-eat product in the refrigerated case, new terrain for Hormel.

Updated: July 14, 2013, - 06:58 AM

General Mills now sees growth in new products, not deals

The company will roll out more than 200 new cereals, soups and other foods.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 11:23 PM

General Mills relaunches Hamburger Helper

General Mills puts new marketing muscle behind Hamburger Helper, hoping to regain lost market share.

Updated: July 06, 2013, - 09:06 PM

Review yields changes to Link Snacks site

An advertising group found the maker of Jack Link’s jerky wasn’t restricting kids from divulging information.

Updated: June 28, 2013, - 07:21 PM

General Mills has fourth-quarter profits, hope for yogurt

The Golden Valley food giant saw good signs for sales in a struggling category. Quarterly earnings were in line with...

Updated: June 27, 2013, - 09:17 AM

Bus rapid transit line opens from Apple Valley to Mall of America

Proud planners call bus rapid transit a light-rail line on rubber wheels. The route runs from Apple Valley to the...

Updated: June 22, 2013, - 06:46 PM

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