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Airline resists unions, but pilots and dispatchers are organized and some flight attendants would like to be.
The combined company will employ 225 people and its corporate office will be in New Brighton.
Disease is decimating swine in China, causing the Minn. company to raise pork prices.
Siblings' plan to get more food waste used for compost earned them $50K award from General Mills program
Sales of organic food continues to grow faster than nonorganic products, but the rate is slowing.
Social media posts of the airline's anti-union signs trigger reaction from politicians and the union.
The water-filtration company said the fish and greens business didn't meet expectations.
The Minnesota-based agriculture processor joined a $12 million investment in an Israeli firm.
Joint-venture firm also closing three others in U.S.
Production will fall for a month as the plant becomes a fulfillment center.
The new program is the most expansive by a U.S. airline to retain some of its best customers.
For nearly a year now, says Gina Coleal, an executive at Global Aviation Services LLC of Eagan, "we've always had to prove that we are not the bad Global."
High levels of toxin traced to animal feed produced at North Carolina plant.
Post Holdings is acquiring TreeHouse Foods’ cold cereal business, expanding its private-label business. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The business will be folded into…
Puris and General Mills are two beneficiaries of the best-performing stock debut this year.
The Chicago-based food maker reported a slump in snack sales during the first three months of the year.
With global demand for the meat looking broader than ever, that's good news for Minnesota's food companies and ranchers.
General Mills' idea for the product featuring the wheatgrass sidetracked by crop failure.
Joe Stone will lead global agricultural supply chain, its hallmark business.
Airlines and airports feel the rush as fans make last-minute plans to see their team
Delta celebrated the new daily route on Monday.
Magnuson also was a longtime leader in the state's agricultural policy and and forever enamored of the rural environment of 20th-century America.
The ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions and the outbreak of African swine fever in parts of Asia led Cargill Inc. to tighten its purse strings for…
Cost-cutting move led to complaints, flight delays.
Some of state's biggest firms will pitch problems to outsiders, hoping for innovation.
General Mills' third-quarter results were boosted by new products such as Fruity Lucky Charms.
Some organic startups are now eager to do business with giant corporations, in striking contrast to the movement's early days.
George Siemon helped build the co-op into a $1 billion business, but it lost money in 2017.
At organic food trade show, plant-based ingredients are influencing many new products.
General Mills promises to expand regenerative-farming principles
Everything was going smoothly until two days before Thanksgiving when the company, state and town met for a technical discussion about minerals in water.
Sun Country made many changes in 2018 that eroded its ability to find lost luggage and communicate with passengers. For months, complaints grew even though data showed it was not losing or mistakenly routing luggage more than it usually did.
The Minnesota airline joins its peers in giving flight to local brands.
Turbulence at organic food firm occurs even as demand rises for natural products.
"Farming and forests can — and must — coexist," its CEO says.
Austin-based food maker saw sales rise, income fall against period when it got tax relief.
At major investment conference, the company said it must move faster with product creation.
Maker of Muscle Milk and other sports-nutrition products had "a disappointing year" in 2018.
About $100 million in bonuses will be spread among airline's Minnesota employees.
Rely instead on car-sharing, ride-sharing and public transport.
The airline has already opened several bases for flight attendants in other cities.
Hometown executive turned meatpacker into a food company that outlasted rivals, but with a price.
After farming and learning road construction, Ames bought a bulldozer and built a $1 billion business.
California-based startup is relying on its Minnesota product team to fight "generic" perception.
The recall affects about 100,000 five-pound bags produced at a mill in Kansas City.
Venture into baby, pet merchandise marks biggest expansion for online retailer Brandless.
Cargill will also start grain trading and add other operations in Pakistan.
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Seeing small benefits erode, workers decided they needed to deal with General Mills as a group.
The odds of a lost bag have gotten significantly smaller, but there's still room for improvement.
Airline called Dec. 24 glitch a "huge problem for us."
Company cited a Minn. regulation, but S.D. financing may have played role.
The new routes from MSP include an initial one-way fare of $49 to Chicago. The Eagan-based carrier is also adding new routes from other cities where it believes travelers face high fares.
Slowdown in hog sales, low ethanol prices contributed to 20 percent earnings drop for the second quarter.
Wells Fargo agreed to pay $575 million to settle the investigation and allegations brought by attorneys general from all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
Sale of Delta subsidiary would strip flying privileges from front-facing airport workers.
Less six-row barley being used to make key beer ingredient, ending 39-year run.
The maker of Cheerios struggles to jump-start its domestic food business.
It marks the airline's third announcement of a new international destination from the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport this year
Sun Country will save about $9,000 a month on an airport lease by moving its HQ there from Eagan.
The airline is building a fleet of planes that it owns rather than leases.
General Mills revives experience of smelling what's on the screen.
The project would require reconfiguring the hangar building, turning some cavernous space currently used to shelter airplanes into space suitable for office work.
UNFI hopes to sell most of Supervalu's retailers to grocery chains that will continue to use Supervalu as their wholesale supplier.
Minnetonka-based firm is aiming to meet demand for protein in Asia.
More major companies are marketing to look small. Is it deception, or connection?
The Austin-based foodmaker reported solid profit growth, but Jennie-O is still struggling.
As Todd Hall retires, he will take over the company's largest business.
The recalled Jennie-O product was produced on Sept. 11 and shipped to 23 states, including Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The Schwan family, descendants of founder Marvin Schwan who started the company in Marshall, Minn., in 1952, will still have 20 percent, and own and run home delivery service.
Minnesota has reported 17 cases, the most of any state. With Thanksgiving a week away, federal officials aren't telling consumers to stop eating turkey, but they are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking techniques.
Foodies used to pay more for turkeys with a back story. Now, more birds are getting one.Jennie-O Turkey Store, a subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corp.…
Its Honeysuckle White brand will have turkeys that can be traced in stores in 30 U.S. states.
For Sister Joan McGinty, dedicating her life to God also meant dedicating her life to the vulnerable, whether in her role as an elementary teacher…
David Dines has been appointed Cargill Inc.'s new chief financial officer and Marcel Smits, who currently fills that role, will step into a new position…