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 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

Dairy Queen joins list of retailers hit by hacker attack

The chain said customer data at a “limited” number of locations may be compromised.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 09:53 AM

BWW invests in Rusty Taco

Buffalo Wild Wings is investing in Rusty Taco, another “fast casual” diversification move for the Golden Valley sports-themed restaurant chain.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 09:39 PM

NLRB rules against Jimmy John's franchisee

Federal agency says Twin Cities franchisee breached worker rights when it fired six for protesting lack of sick leave.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 09:15 PM

Cargill sues former executive, accusing him of stealing secrets

The agribusiness giant said the executive stole secrets when leaving for competitor JBS.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 07:17 AM

Hormel shares leap after third-quarter results beat expectations

Shares leaped after results beat expectations, despite fears of a U.S. pork supply constriction.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 06:12 AM

General Mills scores a win in Greek yogurt ad fight against rival Chobani

An ad industry self-regulatory body says Chobani ads mislead by suggesting yogurts like General Mills' Yoplait are made from synthetic ingredients.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 06:11 AM

Cargill plant in Ukraine possibly hit by missile

A Cargill agricultural facility in eastern Ukraine — already a victim of that country’s civil strife — may have been...

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:44 PM

July 24: Supervalu beats forecasts; turnaround takes hold

Gains from supermarkets and discount chain aided its fiscal first quarter.

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 08:52 AM

Grain shipments from Midwest remain slow

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says railways have made progress, but Canadian Pacific remains behind.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 09:31 PM

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