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General Mills stock is up 25% from a year ago as Blue Buffalo is bolstering sales growth and U.S. cereal has regained the No. 1 market position.
The coffee roaster and distributor's headquarters and operations are to remain in Minnesota after sale to Colombian food conglomerate.
Decline in quarter attributed to hiccups in international markets.
General Mills urges consumers to toss out affected product and not to eat raw dough.
The company broke ground on a new Mason City, Iowa, facility and is expanding its Owatonna greenhouses.
Top executives are buying the investment-fund manager, which handles $10B in assets.
A government researcher discovered an anomaly that underscored the complexity of an emerging industry.
The maker of bacon, ham, turkey and Spam is turning to plants as a protein source.
The fate of the pizza and ice cream storage facility reflects a broader shift in the food industry.
Live Real Farms gives nod to the plant-based trend while keeping lactose-free in the mix.
Cargill's funds will help Puris expand a production plant in Dawson, Minn.
Private-equity firm that bought Minnesota carrier is gauging investor interest in IPO.
Energy drink introduced along with the new tiny-store format.
Refrigerated food sales offset the decline also exacerbated by African swine fever, trade.
Routes to Sarasota and Bahamas part of airline's strategy of more destinations, less frequency.
The California-based fruit and vegetable packaged food company will shut down the plant in Sleepy Eye in October.
Kofi Bruce, a finance exec with a 10-year record at the firm, was named the company's next CFO.
Once deployed, it didn't take long for Ebersviller to see combat.
It came after the company acknowledged pesticides are a problem in food supplies and outlined steps to reduce their use.
The company declined to say how it intends to make up the revenue loss or how the contract loss could affect employees.
Minnesota-based Partners in Food Solutions connects U.S. food experts with smaller African companies looking for new ways to feed large populations.
Devry Boughner Vorwerk shaped the ag giant's public image and directed government lobbying.
Billy Bishop helped get Blue Buffalo off the ground; General Mills is taking the next step.
It will promote different feed and grazing practices to reduce methane from cattle, feed crops.
The 23-year-old school fundraising program led by General Mills gets a modern update.
The Wisconsin-based co-op, with numerous Minnesota farmers, is competing against Coca-Cola's Fairlife milk.
The Fish Guys of St. Louis Park plan to offer customized cuts.
Alternative milks are maturing while newer foods, like plant-based "eggs," are taking off.
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.