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Ag giant falls short in goal to halt clearing of land in Brazil.
Man-made and natural troubles mounted for the giant food processor and trader.
There will be no charge if a passenger makes a switch 60 days before departure.
General Mills said it plans to keep its foot on the accelerator in yogurt, a business where the company has slowed its declines but now…
Blue Buffalo's Carnivora pet food joins Yoplait smoothie, blueberry Cheerios among new products.
Minnesota food giant pivoted at the right time.
It was the first real-time test for the customer communication system that should've been automatic.
The expanded services are a bid to distinguish it from competing airlines.
Nonstop service between MSP and Dublin will connect important business markets
The flag carrier of Ireland will offer direct flights between the Twin Cities and Dublin.
Delta's new workhorse, the Airbus A220, made its first flight with passengers from MSP on Friday.
Golden Valley-based food maker misread snack sector; stock drops more than 4%.
Company paid $10M fine, didn't admit wrongdoing.
The sizzling initial public offering of Beyond Meat has set off a fierce debate among companies with a variety of futuristic food ideas.
The facial scans mark the first use of biometric technology for boarding passengers at MSP.
The Eagan-based airline's technology upgrade will take longer to complete.
The Eagan-based airline will transition out its aging computer systems, hoping to fix many customer-experience problems.
Airport workers hope to raise the pressure in contract talks and bring their base wage up to $15 an hour.
The company said the industry will miss its goal of ending the destruction of the rainforest by 2020. "We can all agree, and certainly the science is very clear, the climate is changing and there is an urgent need to take action to end deforestation," a Cargill executive said.
It's taking on a hot niche with a pizza topping and other plant-based foods.
For 40 years, as the newspaper industry underwent seismic shifts that made many jobs irrelevant, Kevin Nygren did what needed to be done to support…
Twin Cities startup makes bed sheets that meet day-care regulators' safety standards for pack-and-play cribs.
Now going on 11 stores, Warners' Stellian was founded on hard work and family values.
Purchase helps Fortune expand in Minnesota.
Several of the state's largest manufacturers, such as General Mills, announced or closed major acquisitions, many of them ranking among their largest deals ever.
It's unclear what the layoffs mean for the 138-year-old foodmaker.
The downgrade from Goldman Sachs pushed General Mills shares sharply lower.
It now affects 12,000 tons of Southern States' farm products.
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.