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

Mosaic invests in Saudi fertilizer venture

It will put $1 billion into a joint venture with two Saudi Arabian firms to mine phosphate and produce fertilizer...

Updated: March 19, 2013, - 08:59 PM

Cargill raises its bet on moribund ocean shipping market

Company to buy new ships, taking advantage of rock-bottom prices and a looming shipping turnaround.

Updated: March 16, 2013, - 04:45 PM

Taxpayers face payouts on sugar supports

With prices dropping, federal officials may be forced to take millions of pounds of sugar under a government program.

Updated: March 13, 2013, - 09:52 PM

General Mills gets into the delivery business

Food giant General Mills is launching a pilot project with Coborn’s that will deliver frozen full meals, hoping to win over seniors.

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 06:23 AM

Popeyes begins Twin Cities expansion drive

It’s open for business in the first of 13 restaurants it won in a KFC franchisee’s bankruptcy.

Updated: March 08, 2013, - 05:50 AM

Cargill, CHS, ConAgra flex new power in the flour business

Cargill, CHS and ConAgra agreed to form a new flour-milling business that will have more than $4 billion in annual...

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 05:42 AM

March 4: Supervalu CEO makes changes in management

The new appointments include a top marketing executive and a new boss for the discount Save-A-Lot chain.

Updated: March 04, 2013, - 09:12 PM

Obituary: Innovator George Corporaal changed the auto glass business

George Corporaal hit the airwaves offering a free box of steaks with a windshield repair, transforming the Minnesota auto glass...

Updated: March 04, 2013, - 07:40 PM

Twin Cities security officers reach tentative agreement; union claims win

The tentative deal comes a day after the Twin Cities metro area guards staged a one-day strike.

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 07:57 PM

Minneapolis office of Highway Technologies cited for "willful” safety violations

Regulators have proposed fines of nearly $450,000.

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 12:17 PM

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