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

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

Ex-Pillsbury CEO William Spoor dies at 91

The leader of the Minneapolis company during the 1970s and ’80s died last week. He was 91.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 09:37 AM

Part Two: States shun federal ATV age limits

For years, federal regulators, doctors and the all-terrain vehicle industry have agreed: Children should not ride ATVs designed for adults. But in most states, the practice is legal.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 09:33 AM

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