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

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

No. 2 exec to depart Famous Dave's

Three weeks after its CEO resigned, the company says its No. 2 executive has been asked to leave.

Updated: March 04, 2014, - 08:39 PM

Minnesota food makers' 'natural' claims draw scrutiny

Minnesota’s giant food producers have gotten tangled in legal disputes as the aura that foodmakers hope to convey with the word “natural” is under attack.

Updated: March 02, 2014, - 06:52 AM

Land O'Lakes hits record earnings, sales, in 2013

Land O’Lakes Inc. posted record sales and earnings in 2013, anchored by a robust year for its dairy foods business.The...

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 09:45 PM

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