General Mills

A marketer of consumer foods based in Golden Valley.

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52 Week High 55.64
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Today's Range 55.59 - 54.96
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Dividend Yield 1.64

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General Mills signals pressure on profits

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 15 2014 - 7:10 AM

General Mills Inc. on Friday signaled that its third-quarter profit will come in lower than expected, another sign of persistently weak sales volume in the packaged-food industry.The Golden...

Food makers' 'natural' claims draw scrutiny

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 2 2014 - 6:52 AM

A box of Nature Valley Oats ’n Honey granola bars declares that the popular snack is “made with 100 percent natural whole grain oats.” It used to say “100 percent...

Schafer: Innovator finds her niche amid big cereal companies

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 27 2014 - 8:55 PM

Hannah Barnstable is determined to achieve what shouldn’t even be possible — bootstrap a new breakfast cereal company.She has jumped into a nearly $10 billion-a-year business in the...

General Mills is seeing both sides of global sales coin

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 19 2014 - 10:14 AM

It’s a tale of two worlds for General Mills: a developing one with countries like China and Brazil where sales are solid, and a developed one where business has been stagnant, particularly in...

General Mills is adding 50 products to its lineup

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 31 2014 - 5:36 AM

General Mills Inc. is launching 50 new products, including Nature Valley breakfast biscuits and Fiber One nutrition bars.As it enters the second half of its fiscal year, the Golden Valley-based...

General Mills makes big push in Greek yogurt

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 20 2014 - 11:56 AM

General Mills Inc. will launch a new marketing offensive Monday for its Yoplait Greek yogurt, an attempt to take back precious market share lost in the past few years.It will be a tough slog. Golden...

General Mills launches snack delivery service

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 5 2014 - 7:40 AM

General Mills Inc. is betting consumers will be sweet on a snack service — munchies regularly delivered by mail to home or office — just as they might subscribe to Netflix or a...

Inside Business: New holiday products from Betty Crocker

VIDEO Updated: Dec 20 2013 - 11:36 AM

General Mills slips with packaged food market

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 19 2013 - 5:49 AM

The stock market is booming and by some measures the economy is perking up, but U.S. consumers aren’t opening their wallets in the grocery aisles — a notion General Mills Inc. reinforced...

Inside Business: Importance of the Pillsbury Bake-Off

VIDEO Updated: Nov 26 2013 - 10:35 AM

Mindfulness arrives in the workplace

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 24 2013 - 6:29 AM

It’s 8:30 a.m. in one of General Mills’ myriad conference rooms, and yet another meeting is about to begin. But there will be no talk about Cheerios or Betty Crocker cake...

Don’t bet against cereal, General Mills executives say

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 19 2013 - 6:12 AM

The cereal business has not gone soggy, General Mills maintains, and for the first time in more than a year the company posted results Wednesday to back up that claim.Product innovation and new...

CEO Pay Watch: Ken Powell, General Mills

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 13 2013 - 6:15 AM

CEO Pay Watch General Mills Inc.Ken Powell, chairman, CEOTotal compensation: $10,514,940 for the year ended May 31, 2013Salary: $1,133,583Non-equity incentive pay: $2,180,504Other compensation:...

Minority supplier council builds bridges to small, minority-owned firms

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 3 2013 - 4:02 PM

Since becoming president of the Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) two years ago, Duane Ramseur has secured three wins:• Glen Taylor’s printing company finally joined MMSDC last...

Minnesota CEO pay: Lots of options

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 29 2013 - 9:46 AM

Chief executives across Minnesota rushed to convert their stock options into cash and stock last year, riding a bull market that jumped more than 16 percent in 2012.Among the findings within the Star...

Lee Schafer: General Mills CEO pay, then & now

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 28 2013 - 9:14 AM

General Mills Chairman and CEO Ken Powell joined the company two years before H. Brewster Atwater Jr. became its CEO in 1981. They were both rise-through-the-ranks CEOs at a Minnesota blue chipper,...

General Mills firming up its Greek yogurt line

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 21 2013 - 7:14 AM

The rise of Greek yogurt has been simply extraordinary by packaged-food standards, as General Mills Inc. has learned the hard way.Sales and market share of its popular Yoplait brand have fallen...

General Mills now sees growth in products, not deals

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 9 2013 - 11:23 PM

Don’t look for acquisitions to generate growth for General Mills Inc. this year. Instead, executives say the company will expand via marketing and the rollout of more than 200 new products, from...

Imports, not just exports, benefit Minnesota's economy

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 5 2013 - 11:23 PM

Importing foreign materials and money into Minnesota helps power the state’s economy in ways that are just as significant as exporting local goods and services to other countries, according to a...

General Mills has hope for yogurt

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 27 2013 - 9:17 AM

General Mills Inc. offered investors a ray of hope for its struggling yogurt business Wednesday, while posting fourth-quarter profits in line with Wall Street’s expectations.The company seems...

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