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

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

EARLIER: Supervalu holds 11-minute annual meeting

Maybe Supervalu chairman Bob Miller had big lunch plans Tuesday, when he concluded the company’s annual meeting in New York...

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 10:18 AM

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

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