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

Parkers Farm recalls products over listeria concerns

No illnesses have been reported, but cheeses and salsa could be contaminated with listeria.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 11:39 PM

Watchdog group renders split decision on yogurt ads

Chobani had alleged that General Mills made exaggerated claims in taste-test ads.

Updated: June 05, 2014, - 09:32 AM

Land O'Lakes sells Missouri egg business

Missouri egg division is the latest to be divested by the cooperative in recent months.

Updated: June 05, 2014, - 05:37 AM

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

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