General Mills

A marketer of consumer foods based in Golden Valley.

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Today's Range 53.758 - 53.33
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General Mills cutting sugar in Yoplait Original by 25 percent

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 18 2015 - 5:30 AM

General Mills plans to cut the sugar in its Yoplait Original yogurt by more than 25 percent, a reformulation that comes at a time of much debate over added sugars on the grocery shelves.With less...

Hormel, General Mills among food companies fighting label changes

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 15 2015 - 12:31 PM

WASHINGTON – For Mayo Clinic’s Donald Hensrud, labels that list the amount of sugar added to food and beverages are a no-brainer.Like most physicians working in public health, Hensrud...

General Mills adds new cereals to take on trends

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 14 2014 - 6:33 AM

Take two hot food trends — gluten-free and granola — and voilà, a new Chex cereal is born.Due on grocery shelves next month, gluten-free Chex granola mix is one of General Mills...

General Mills, Target and Twin Cities agencies aim for diversity in their message

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 20 2014 - 3:36 PM

Advertising is breaking new barriers. Fading are the days when families were portrayed like the Cleavers in the 1960s sitcom “Leave It to Beaver.”Big-name brands such as General Mills and...

General Mills sends warning on profit, sales

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 8 2014 - 6:41 AM

General Mills Inc. on Friday sharply lowered its sales and profit outlook citing “continued weak” industry trends, another sign of the growing challenge it faces from Americans’...

General Mills to cut 700 to 800 more jobs

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 1 2014 - 5:11 AM

General Mills Inc. will slash another 700 to 800 jobs as part of a big cost-cutting effort, layoffs announced less than two weeks after the packaged-food giant posted a bleak fourth quarter and...

General Mills to cut $100 million in costs as profits fall

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 18 2014 - 5:42 AM

General Mills Inc.’s first-quarter financial performance was about as appealing as a soggy bowl of cereal.The Golden Valley-based company reported results Wednesday that fell well short of Wall...

General Mills buys Annie's for $820M

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 8 2014 - 7:24 PM

General Mills is buying its way into the natural and organic food market as it wrestles with stagnating demand for its traditional packaged items.The company said Monday that it has agreed to...

Schafer: General Mills aims to think like a smaller company

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 6 2014 - 6:13 PM

The future of General Mills is partly in products like the Nature Valley Bistro Cup, a single serving of oatmeal that is prepared in a Keurig coffee brewer.It’s fast, tastes good and, based on...

General Mills scores a win in Greek yogurt ad fight against rival Chobani

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 22 2014 - 6:11 AM

In another round of the great Greek yogurt ad war, General Mills Inc. has mostly prevailed against archrival Chobani.An advertising industry self-regulatory group Thursday recommended that Chobani...

CEO Paywatch: Kendall Powell, General Mills Corp.

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 11 2014 - 8:09 PM

CEO Pay Watch General Mills Inc.Kendall Powell, Chairman and CEOTotal compensation: $10,465,412 for the year ending May 31, 2014Salary: $1,165,717Bonus: $0Non-equity incentive pay: $1,655,132Other...

General Mills goes creative, commissions artist to paint billboard on Hennepin Av.

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 8 2014 - 6:04 AM

After three days suspended above downtown Minneapolis, Andy Saczynski is now an official “walldog.”Since Tuesday, the Florida-based artist has been hand-painting a billboard atop 930...

General Mills' monster cereals pair with DC Comics

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 7 2014 - 5:53 AM

General Mills’ “monster” cereals — Count Chocula & Co. — will be back in stores with a twist this year: box art from DC Comics.Golden Valley-based General Mills Inc....

General Mills' new granolas offer gluten-free, high-protein options

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 13 2014 - 7:11 AM

Cascadian Farm is the top-selling brand of granola in the United States, but that didn’t stop its maker — Golden Valley-based General Mills — from introducing two new premium...

General Mills' lineup: More protein and less gluten

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 8 2014 - 5:28 AM

Hoping to capitalize on consumer preferences for gluten-free and organic foods, General Mills formally introduced 150 new products Monday, from granola with pea protein to hot and spicy iterations of...

Minnesota food companies back group fighting nutrition standards on Capitol Hill

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 5 2014 - 4:14 PM

WASHINGTON – A special-interest group representing school nutritionists and backed financially by big food companies — including six from Minnesota — is pushing legislation that...

General Mills misses on 4Q results, plans cost cuts

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 26 2014 - 5:57 AM

General Mills Inc. is looking to lop expenses beyond its customary efficiency programs as a malaise continues in the packaged food industry.The company said Wednesday that it aims to cut out $40...

Deal speculation intensifies in food business

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 8 2014 - 9:20 AM

The bidding war for Hillshire Brands that revved up last week has put a spotlight on growing buyout sentiment in the food industry.Deals are up this year, and so are a lot of food stocks on...

Yoplait's Greek yogurt challenge isn't getting any easier

BLOG POST Updated: May 9 2014 - 10:54 AM

While General Mills’ Yoplait brand has made some progress in Greek-style yogurt, it’s still an “eventual loser” in the Greek market, says a report this week from Bernstein...

Schafer: General Mills botched rollout of a routine policy

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 24 2014 - 8:49 AM

“YOUR CEO AND LAWYERS ARE SCUM” begins one online response to new legal terms that General Mills recently introduced for its websites.Well, at least the writer was direct about his...

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