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Edgar Lechner played on two Minnesota Gopher football teams that won national championships in the 1940s, and even played a year of pro football. But…
The company also announced a two-for-one stock split.
Chain says it voluntarily withdrew Fresh All-Natural Brined Whole Turkeys after spot checks found off odor.
Sales of pork products, along grocery items like chili and stew, lifted Hormel to a better-than-expected profit.
Bird flu has not returned and state flock numbers coming back.
CEO says change is aimed at increasing speed of decisionmaking
The move is the first within the Twin Cities co-op labor movement.
Janel Haugarth, one of Supervalu’s top executives, will retire Dec. 26 after almost 40 years with the company.Haugarth is in charge of Supervalu’s wholesale food…
Undercover video showed questionable treatment of pigs at Quality Pork Processors slaughterhouse.
Meanwhile, spokesman says no big layoffs planned despite report.
Steven Markusen and his company defrauded investors, judge found.
Undercover video shows possible mistreatment at Quality Pork Processors.
General Mills says it is fully compliant with labeling rules.
Cargill Inc. is big in aquaculture feed, and salmon makes up one of the world’s biggest aquaculture markets. But the fish feeder and the pink-fleshed fish haven’t been in the same boat — until now.
The NLRB rejected the retailer’s request to nullify a vote by pharmacy workers to unionize at one store in Brooklyn.
Same-store sales fell 9.8 percent at company-owned restaurants and the company warned about credit trouble.
Production will be moved to more efficient factories and administration to Milwaukee and Minnesota.
The stock fell 17 percent after earnings missed analyst estimates.
The company’s shares plunged 15 percent in after-hours trading.
Judge rules that court must decide whether arbitration is appropriate in age discrimination suit.
“This report did not look at the benefits of meat consumption,” a statement from Hormel said.
A $720 million deal is the latest big maneuver by the agribusiness giant.
The Wisconsin-based company has capitalized on the protein and snack trends to become an industry leader while remaining a family operation.
But there’s no word yet on the role for Famous Dave’s founder.
The idea is to allow young companies to tap into Mills’ knowledge.
The supermarket company’s turnaround stalled as sales, profit were short of forecasts.
High-fructose corn syrup is also on its way out.
James Snee now oversees the international division.
Rembrandt Foods is latest big player to join movement toward cage-free egg production.
The latest victim of overcapacity in the U.S. beef processing industry, PM Beef in southwestern Minnesota will close and eliminate about 300 jobs. PM…
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
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