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

Jack Links buys Unilever's European meat snacks business

Jack Links adds Peperami, BiFi brands to its portfolio.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 08:06 PM

Hormel hit by icy weather, but profits still jump 19%

High propane heating costs hurt the turkey business, but pork and bacon fared well, and Skippy helped the grocery division.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 08:47 PM

General Mills is seeing both sides of global sales coin

Executives tell analysts the business is growing overseas but still soft at home.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 10:14 AM

After 4Q earnings miss, Mosaic says potash prices have steadied

After a 30% plunge in average selling prices shaped by the collapse of a cartel in Eastern Europe, Mosaic says...

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 10:11 PM

Famous Dave’s CEO makes a quick exit

Famous Dave’s chief executive officer John Gilbert — who has led the restaurant company for only 18 months — has resigned and will be succeeded on an interim basis by a recently-appointed board member. No reason was given.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 06:19 PM

Buffalo Wild Wings shares fall 9.7 percent

Lofty expectations collides with leveling growth. It's the Apple problem in the shape of beer mugs and sauce-coated napkins.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 09:24 PM

Quarterly profit takes off at Buffalo Wild Wings

The chicken wings-and-beer restaurant chain got a boost from lower wholesale prices for its main product, chicken wings.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Feb. 2: Piglet-killing virus hitting farmers hard in Minnesota

A contagious virus that can wipe out all the young piglets in a barn is spreading quickly in Minnesota.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 02:34 PM

Minnesota farmers welcome certainty, substance of farm bill

Reshaped policies end subsidies, enhance insurance, cut food stamps.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 09:56 AM

General Mills is adding 50 products to its lineup

Breakfast biscuits added to Nature Valley. Cheerios gets a version with dark chocolate and Fiber One adds a meal bar.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 05:36 AM

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