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Aug 16, 2017, 09:45 ET How an almond orchard solved its need for bees

More than 80 percent of the almonds sold worldwide are grown in California. The state also is home to one of the best examples for creating habitat...


Aug 02, 2017, 09:45 ET 3 organizations leading the way on food rescue

More than ever, people around the world are taking notice of the large amount of food wasted every day. Experience the interactive Multichannel...


Jul 19, 2017, 09:05 ET General Mills and Box Tops for Education™ Survey Reveals Top Family Summer Activity and Snack Trends

This summer, General Mills and Box Tops for Education™ surveyed nearly one thousand American parents to identify which activities and snacks...


Jul 12, 2017, 13:00 ET General Mills Details Fiscal 18 Global Priorities At Company's Annual Investor Day

General Mills executives updated investors and analysts on its global priorities for fiscal 2018 at the company's annual Investor Day event at the...


Jul 10, 2017, 09:00 ET General Mills New Products Meet Global Demand for Simplicity

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) is releasing its line-up of new products around the world to meet global demand for great taste and simplicity....


Jun 28, 2017, 06:57 ET General Mills Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Fiscal 2017 Results; Provides 2018 Outlook

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 28, 2017. "Our fourth-quarter results...


Jun 26, 2017, 07:00 ET Yoplait Leverages Heritage Recipe To Bring French Style Yogurt To U.S.

Yoplait is inviting Americans to slow down and savor a new style of yogurt this summer. Oui by Yoplait brings French style to the yogurt aisle with...


Jun 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Cinnamon Toast Crunch Opens Cereal Drive-Thru In Grand Canyon, AZ This Weekend

This summer, Cinnamon Toast Crunch is celebrating family road trips by highlighting the crazy, fun ways that families break the monotony of long...


Jun 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Veteran Marketer Ivan Pollard Joins General Mills as Global Chief Marketing Officer

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that Ivan Pollard has been named global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective July 10, 2017. Pollard...


Jun 08, 2017, 09:00 ET General Mills Continues Clean Energy Leadership; Signs Wind Power Agreement

General Mills has taken another step toward its climate goal with the signing of a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy...


May 03, 2017, 09:00 ET Jeff Harmening Named Chief Executive Officer of General Mills

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that its board of directors has elected Jeffrey L. Harmening Chief Executive Officer of the company,...


Apr 11, 2017, 08:56 ET General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments and Programs

General Mills released its 2017 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company's approach to creating environmental, social and economic value...


Mar 21, 2017, 06:56 ET General Mills Reports Fiscal 2017 Third-Quarter Results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 26, 2017. "Our third-quarter results finished in line with...


Mar 14, 2017, 12:00 ET General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared

The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.48 per share, payable May 1, 2017, to...


Mar 09, 2017, 09:00 ET Honey Nut Cheerios' "BuzzBee" Goes Missing from the Iconic Cereal Box for an Important Cause

Shoppers may notice something unusual about the boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios on grocery store shelves this spring -- "BuzzBee," the brand's iconic...


Mar 07, 2017, 09:15 ET Cascadian Farm Invests in Kernza® Perennial Grain with Promising Restorative Benefits for Farms

Cascadian Farm, a pioneer in the organic food movement, and parent company General Mills today announced their work with The Land Institute (TLI)...


Feb 24, 2017, 14:30 ET Big Machine Label Group, General Mills and Feeding America® Partner with Multi-Platinum Artist Thomas Rhett for 2017 Outnumber Hunger Campaign

Big Machine Label Group, General Mills and Feeding America® have again joined together for the Outnumber Hunger Campaign, a nationwide effort aimed...


Feb 21, 2017, 10:04 ET General Mills Modernizes Portfolio For Changing Consumer Tastes

General Mills executives detailed progress of the company's Consumer First strategy and plans to renew topline growth today at the annual Consumer...


Feb 17, 2017, 07:53 ET General Mills Updates Key Financial Targets For Fiscal 2017

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that in response to revised second-half growth expectations driven largely by recent sales performance on U.S....


Jan 31, 2017, 16:44 ET General Mills Will Webcast February 21 Analyst Presentation

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference. Interested...


Jan 26, 2017, 14:04 ET General Mills Recognized as World Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change

General Mills has been recognized as a global climate leader and has been named to the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate A-List,...


Jan 23, 2017, 08:30 ET Yoplait® Announces New Greek, Custard and Dippers Yogurt Lines

Yogurt fans are getting exactly what they've asked for this new year as Yoplait® is bringing back Yoplait Custard, a fan favorite from Yoplait's...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:00 ET General Mills Big G Cereals Launch 1 Million Box Tops Instant Win Game

General Mills Big G cereals launch an instant win game for a chance to win $1 million in eBoxTops for schools. Unique codes are printed on the...


Jan 10, 2017, 09:00 ET General Mills Unveils New Products For 2017 To Meet Range Of Modern Consumer Snacking Trends Around The World

General Mills unveiled a host of new products rolling out this month addressing a range of modern snacking trends around the world. From Annie's...


Dec 20, 2016, 06:52 ET General Mills Reports Fiscal 2017 Second-Quarter Results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 27, 2016. "Although we posted disappointing net sales...