General Mills

A marketer of consumer foods based in Golden Valley.

54.08 USD  -1.03 (-1.87%)
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52 Week High 55.64
52 Week Low 46.70
Volume 3116525
Bid (Size) 100
Ask (Size) 200
Today's Range 55.59 - 54.02
Shares Outstanding 603747687
Dividend Yield 1.64

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General Mills recall cites possible salmonella in Cinnamon Toast Crunch

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 4 2013 - 8:46 PM

Citing the possibility of salmonella contamination, General Mills is recalling 168 cases of single-serve, reduced-sugar Cinnamon Toast Crunch bowl packs sold by food services such as cafeterias or...

General Mills rides snack boom

ARTICLE Updated: May 26 2013 - 7:02 AM

The Jolly Green Giant has a new gig: hawking salty snacks.Green Giant is synonymous with vegetables, from broccoli to beans. But General Mills is expanding its venerable brand to the burgeoning...

Genetically engineered food: Put a label on it?

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 24 2013 - 8:58 AM

On Election Day, Minnesota's giant food industry -- from General Mills and Cargill to family farmers -- will be watching a California referendum as closely as the presidential race. So will consumers...

General Mills posts solid increase in 3rd quarter profits

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 21 2013 - 6:20 AM

Anchored by the profitability of its U.S. retail food and food service businesses, General Mills Wednesday posted a strong increase in quarterly earnings that handily beat Wall Street forecasts.The...

Eden Prairie consulting firm Prouty stretches for strategy

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 17 2013 - 11:56 AM

If basing a consulting practice largely on a quote attributed to an early 20th century Supreme Court justice seems like a stretch, that’s exactly what the Prouty Project, a strategic planning...

General Mills increases dividend

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 12 2013 - 9:34 PM

General Mills Inc. on Tuesday announced a 15 percent increase in its dividend rate, marking 114 consecutive years of such increases.The Golden Valley-based packaged food giant’s dividend will...

General Mills gets into the delivery business

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 11 2013 - 6:23 AM

General Mills has a new play for the Betty Crocker generation.The Golden Valley-based packaged foods giant this week is launching a unique food delivery service, partnering with supermarket operator...

Bills would require labels on genetically engineered food in Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 28 2013 - 10:26 PM

Minnesota could become the next battleground in the fight over mandatory labels for genetically modified food.Bills were introduced Thursday in the Minnesota Legislature that would require food...

General Mills expects stronger 2014 profits

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 20 2013 - 7:39 AM

General Mills Inc. said Tuesday that profit growth in its fiscal year 2014 will be stronger and that it also plans on returning more cash to stockholders through share repurchases and dividend growth....

A conversation with General Mills CEO Ken Powell

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 19 2013 - 9:10 AM

Star Tribune food industry reporter Mike Hughlett recently interviewed General Mills CEO Ken Powell. The veteran General Mills executive touched on several facets of the big food company’s...

For General Mills, a year of ups and downs

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 16 2013 - 10:37 PM

Over the past year, General Mills has found itself in an unusual position.Its stock, normally a Wall Street favorite, has trailed food industry peers and the market generally. Commodity inflation ate...

Artist wrapping up mural project at library in Savage

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 30 2013 - 8:24 AM

Greg Preslicka is almost done with the Scott County Library mural.The big 9-by-14-foot section in the system's Savage branch sits to his left, already complete. In it, three cartoon critters putz...

California vote on genetically modified foods a win for food industry

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 9 2012 - 10:19 AM

Minnesota's sizable food and agriculture industry can rest easier this week after California voters rejected a controversial referendum that would have required labels on genetically modified...

General Mills, Cargill boost Africa initiative

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 17 2012 - 8:57 PM

General Mills, Cargill and the U.S. Agency for International Development are significantly upping their investment in a program that aims to increase the efficiency of food production in Africa and,...

Confident Minnesota companies perform despite turbulence

ARTICLE Updated: May 6 2012 - 8:47 AM

Amid earthquakes and floods, debt crises, plunging markets and political gridlock, Minnesota's biggest companies in 2011 adopted Britain's wartime motto: ''Keep calm and carry on.''Sales, profits and...

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