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

Cargill's first-quarter profits off by 26 percent

The food processing giant saw declines in the two business units that produce the lion's share of its profits.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 09:18 PM

General Mills, buffeted by weak sales, to cut 700 to 800 more jobs

The company didn’t say how Minnesota would be affected but said the cuts will include salaried positions.

Updated: October 01, 2014, - 05:11 AM

Supervalu's Cub Foods hit by hackers again

The company says the latest case affects four stores in the East Metro area.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 06:34 AM

Caribou's Tattersfield to lead expanded JAB unit after bagel deal

The German-based owner of Caribou Coffee tapped the Minnesota executive to lead its expanded business with the $365 million purchase of Einstein Noah.

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 09:26 PM

General Mills to cut $100 million in costs as profits fall

General Mills Wednesday announced more cost cuts on the heels of a weak quarter, its profits declining 12 percent and falling well short of Wall Street’s expectations.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 05:42 AM

Annie's says GMO stance won't change under General Mills

It has a been a supporter of labeling foods with GMOs, while new owner General Mills has opposed such efforts.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 11:25 PM

CHS plans $3B fertilizer plant in North Dakota

The fertilizer factory will be the largest investment in the farmer-owned co-op’s history.

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 07:09 AM

Fast-food workers in Minneapolis rally for better pay

Demonstrations across the country included events at two Minneapolis McDonald’s locations.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 11:34 PM

Dairy Queen still light on details of data breach

With more than 3,000 franchisees, connecting dots will take time.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 09:45 PM

Cargill buys ADM's chocolate business for $440M

The $440 million deal is a significant consolidation move in the global chocolate industry.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 11:31 PM

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