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General Mills invested millions in gluten-free Cheerios, but tainted batch led to massive recall.
The recall covers about 1.8 million boxes made at a California plant in July.
Owner KLN Enterprises has been in the snack business since 1973.
All of the state’s turkey farms are expected to be back in business by year’s end, but industry output won’t be back to normal until at least the end of 2016’s first quarter.
General Mills said it knows how the gluten got into its flour and has taken steps to prevent it.
General Mills Inc. has joined nine other food companies in addressing climate change before a large United Nations gathering on the issue later this year.In…
The Eden Prairie-based grocery company also promoted Bruce Besanko to chief operating officer.
The fast-growing chain out of Chicago is trying to capitalize — particularly in the Midwest — on increasing demand for natural and organic food.
In the past, shareholders received snack bars, coupons and cake mixes.
Some asset management operations will be spun off into three new companies.
The $13 million deal is expected to close Wednesday.
The “washed trades,” a set of simultaneous buy and sell orders, happened in the firm’s Mexico unit.
CEO says there’s more competition for deals.
Most of its U.S. businesses saw sales rise, handily beating Wall Street’s forecasts as cost-cutting initiatives helped boost the bottom line.
Glen Lake’s Market has been in the thick of a union dispute over allegedly unpaid benefits.
Family members of Minnesota victims plan to testify at Georgia hearing
Tainted Red Lobster salads cited in Minnesota cases.
B&G Foods, the New Jersey-based maker of Cream of Wheat, is paying $765 million for the vegetable business.
Processing issues by vendor NCR caused the problems.
The company says it will be an easier change than taking artificial colors out of cereals.
The Golden Valley-based packaged food giant is the latest of several U.S. food companies to issue listeria-related recalls this year.
Best Buy Co. said its fiscal second-quarter profit rose 11.6 percent, far exceeding analysts’ forecasts and driven by strong sales in appliances, big TVs and mobile phones.
For a teacher, there’s no higher praise than kudos from students. And Evelyn “Evie” Vietz got plenty of them after teaching math for 34 years…
Look for a raft of Dairy Queen TV ads next month for its new DQ Bakes menu. The restaurant chain’s largest-ever menu boost is aimed at bolstering its appeal as a food destination, while fortifying its stronghold in sweet treats.
Skippy and Spam sales helped offset trouble in the Jennie-O turkey business.
General Mills is launching a brand of “gourmet-style” dinner sauce and crust mixes called “The Good Table.” It debuts at a time when the Golden…
Purchase of Norwegian salmon feed producer boosts profile in a rapidly growing market.
New owners plan to sell the crackers online, in some stores.
The move comes after CHS concluded the North Dakota plant was too costly.
Optimistic farmers are eager for the rebound even as they prepare for a new outbreak.
Fulton joined General Mills for a limited-edition hefeweizen – but it’s not made with Wheaties.
The company battled software problems, currency meltdowns, occupied plants and even bird flu.
Famous Dave’s of America Inc. on Wednesday reported a 77 percent drop in second-quarter profit and harshly criticized its recently-departed chief executive for changes that upset customers of the barbecue chain.
The deal is the latest by the fast-growing food company that has a sizable Minnesota operation.
Black River, based in Hopkins, will pay out about $1 billion of the more than $7 billion it has under management to investors, including Cargill.
Experts in front of Congressional ag subcommittee also talked about continued economic effects of flu.
Analysts cite same-store sales increases as a good sign.
Buffalo Wild Wings’ second quarter profits were down more than 9 percent and fell short of stock analysts’ estimates, as the restaurant chain coped with…
The decision came as the food wholesaler reported quarterly earnings that beat expectations.
Regulators long ago blessed the use of genetically modified organisms to grow such staple foods as corn and sugar beets. But in an age of “Big Food” skepticism, consumers have increasingly become wary of GMOs.
Kandiyohi County has been released from quarantine by state animal health regulators.
If Hy-Vee has its way, the grocery chain’s first two Twin Cities stores set to open in September will be the beginning of a long-term shake-up of the area’s supermarket business.
The plants make cereal, dry dinners and snacks.
Activist investor Joseph Jacobs of Wexford now is chairman.
The organic food processor is the first to have the USDA verify that it uses non-modified ingredients
General Mills is working toward using only cage-free eggs in its products, joining several other large food manufacturers and retailers.Golden Valley-based General Mills’ cage-free egg…
The fourth quarter capped a fiscal year in which General Mills — like packaged food makers generally — slogged through with a mediocre U.S. performance.
The deal, subject to regulatory approval, is worth $1.45 billion.
Most of the 700 trims will be of salaried positions abroad; the company will reinvest savings in global growth strategies.
The Winona company alleges misdeeds extend to pepper jars.
Dairy Queen announced Monday what it calls the largest new menu rollout in its 75-year history, complete with new hot sandwiches and hot desserts a…
General Mills appears to be the first major U.S. cereal maker to systemically extract artificial colors.
He was known for building new businesses and his love of opera.
Ed Rensi, who was CEO for about 18 months, is the third chief executive to depart the barbecue restaurant chain in the last three years.
After years of activism by food groups, the FDA has ordered food companies to phase out the fat within three years
Many have stepped up biosecurity since virus hit.
Industry is encouraged after a week of no new bird flu outbreaks in Minnesota, the nation’s No. 1 turkey-producing state
The spice giant says there is no truth to competitor Watkins’ claims
Lawsuit claims amount of pepper in tins has been cut back.
The company will ‘focus our resources on other projects.’
General Mills wants a piece of the country’s $10 billion yogurt market.
Armed with an education in law and business, Ruth Reister joined the corporate world at a time when women and high commerce didn’t often mix.She…
The Hopkins workers received a severance package.
The latest farm hit was raising young hens, potentially affecting the industry’s rebuilding process.
Cargill and Morton Salt will pay $11.5 million.
The bird flu that’s squeezing the nation’s egg supply is creating headaches for food companies all along the supply chain — from agribusiness colossus Cargill…
Applegate will operate as an autonomous standalone subsidiary of Hormel’s refrigerated foods division.
After more than a week of no bird flu incidents, six new outbreaks at Minnesota turkey farms were disclosed Tuesday by animal health regulators.The six…
In Kandiyohi County, which is the largest turkey producer in the nation’s biggest turkey-producing state, losses are adding up from the feed mill to the grocery store.
General Mills Inc.’s global cereal partnership with Nestlé, Cereal Partners Worldwide, turns 25 years old this year, and is as important as ever.
Hormel’s other businesses, from bacon to muscle milk, are performing well and its latest profit rose solidly.
Temporary supply gaps hit Cub Foods — the metro area’s biggest grocer — and Lunds & Byerlys and Kowalski’s.
The barbecue chain’s first-quarter earnings slid 62 percent, missing analysts’ expectations.
The division of Hormel Foods cited bird flu for the reduction, which takes effect May 26.
Lethal virus found at egg farm in Nicollet County with 1.1 million hens.
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