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

Obituary: John Dennison, 72, led Star Tribune labor relations

For a labor negotiator, there’s perhaps no higher achievement than to command respect from both sides of the bargaining table.John...

Updated: December 30, 2014, - 07:58 PM

Two people identified in wrong-way fatal crash in Maple Grove

Maple Grove police on Saturday released the names of two people killed Friday in a collision involving a wrong-way driver.Cheron...

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 05:32 PM

Millennials' hunger for fresh foods eats into food giants' profits

Food giants’ sales slide as millennials lead shift toward niche brands.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 10:56 PM

With demand weak, General Mills profit drops 37 percent

Quarterly sales and profits were down, but the earnings report didn’t have any bad surprises.

Updated: December 18, 2014, - 01:52 PM

General Mills adds new cereals to take on trends

Variations of Chex and Cheerios are General Mills’ latest push to take back the breakfast table.

Updated: December 14, 2014, - 06:33 AM

Cargill considers solo bid for animal feed company

Cargill Inc. is considering making a solo bid for a big Dutch animal feed company after an earlier joint offer...

Updated: December 11, 2014, - 09:39 PM

Cargill recalls ground beef in Canada

Recall affects Your Fresh Market brand beef sold at 125 Wal-Mart stores in four Canadian provinces.

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 07:50 PM

C.H. Robinson to buy Kansas City-based Internet freight broker

Freightquote.com purchase is part of plan to strengthen e-commerce presence.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Hormel's profit up, but falls short of forecasts

Shares fell after the company’s outlook for its new fiscal year was lower than expected.

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 08:57 PM

Obituary: Gerald 'Jerry' Siegel, U pioneer in speech pathology

Gerald “Jerry” Siegel’s life revolved around communication. For more than 30 years, he was a fixture of the University of...

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 06:44 PM

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