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

Land O'Lakes sells part of egg business

Southern California Egg Cooperative is buying most of Land O’Lakes’ subsidiary Moark’s assets in that state.

Updated: May 24, 2014, - 07:47 AM

Rensi becomes permanent CEO at Famous Dave's

Ed Rensi, a former McDonald's executive, had been leading the Minnetonka-based barbecue chain on an interim basis since February, when its previous leader abruptly resigned.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 07:54 PM

Hormel’s 12% profit rise misses forecasts

While pork and other products fared well, sales of turkey products fell and expenses to grow the birds grew.

Updated: May 22, 2014, - 05:27 AM

4-mill sale must precede flour merger

Cargill, CHS and ConAgra must sell four mills before combining to form nation’s leading flour miller by far.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 09:09 PM

Summit Brewing Co. to sell beer in cans

Craft brewers have long preferred bottles, but that is changing.

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 09:35 AM

Cargill battles drought in cattle country

Parched conditions have led ranchers to cut down their herds, driving up prices for big beef producers.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 06:30 AM

Roundy's exits Twin Cities, parcels out Rainbow Foods locations

Supervalu will buy 18 of 27 stores as metro-area grocery competition intensifies.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 10:43 AM

Sites of unsold Rainbow Foods stores likely to be up for grabs

Most of 9 unsold stores probably won’t stay grocery stores.

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 09:12 PM

Feb. 16: Rainbow parent focuses on Chicago

As it closes some of its midmarket stores in Minnesota, Roundy’s is betting on a higher-end concept in Illinois.

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 09:37 AM

Mosaic unveils 500 job cuts after 1Q profit declines

With the global fertilizer business in the dumps, Mosaic Co. said Tuesday that it is cutting more than 500 jobs...

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 06:16 AM

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