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

Pepsi partnership presents opportunities for Buffalo Wild Wings

Frito-Lay’s new Classic Hot Wings Ruffles potato chips — emblazoned with the Buffalo Wild Wings label — arrived in grocery...

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Supervalu reshapes wholesale division

Three regions are combined into two, an office in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., is significantly downsized and Minnesota gets a few more jobs.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 08:43 PM

General Mills 3Q profit fell, led by drop in U.S. sales

The company’s adjusted quarterly profit fell 6 percent as sales volume was stagnant, particularly in its U.S. operations.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 09:36 PM

Got (regular) milk? Fewer consumers say yes these days

Milk’s rate of decline in 2011 and 2012 was the highest in more than a decade, though per capita consumption has been falling for years.

Updated: March 16, 2014, - 06:52 AM

General Mills signals pressure on profits

Weak sales volume continued to dog the company, while yogurt marketing costs rose.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 07:10 AM

Obituary: Vonnie Eyer, a nurse by trade, a knitter at heart

When Yvonne “Vonnie” Eyer’s great-granddaughter was born, she put a pair of knitting needles in the girl’s tiny hands. “That...

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 07:45 PM

Schwan Food Co.'s Atlanta plant fined by OSHA

A unit of Schwan Food Co. has been hit with a $185,700 fine and cited for 32 “serious” violations of...

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 11:21 AM

Minn. added to beef recall list after Calif. slaughterhouse closed

No illnesses have been reported in connection to slaughter of “diseased” animals in California.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 10:08 AM

Minnesota egg producer fined $95,000 for manure spills

Luoma Egg Ranch, an egg producer near Finlayson, Minn., was fined $95,000 by state pollution regulators for violations stemming from...

Updated: March 11, 2014, - 09:16 PM

Tickets for baseball's All-Star events go on sale Monday

Single-game tickets to Taco Bell All-Star Sunday range from $30 to $175 and include one single-admission ticket to T-Mobile All-Star FanFest.

Updated: March 09, 2014, - 09:00 AM

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