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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...


Dec 13, 2016, 16:35 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 February 1, 2017, to...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:06 ET General Mills Announces New Organizational Structure to Maximize Global Scale

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced a new global organizational structure that will support growth and drive greater efficiency by...


Nov 30, 2016, 09:00 ET General Mills, NRCS and the Xerces Society Announce Multi-Year, $4 Million Investment in Pollinator Habitat

General Mills, the Xerces Society, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announce a major milestone in their partnership to restore and...


Nov 07, 2016, 16:30 ET General Mills Elects Alicia S. Boler Davis to Board of Directors

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Alicia S. Boler Davis to its board of directors. Boler Davis currently serves as...


Nov 01, 2016, 07:55 ET Healthy Soils Could Deliver Nearly $50 Billion in Benefits Annually

The Nature Conservancy and General Mills today unveiled the Soil Health Roadmap at the annual BSR Conference. Developed by an interdisciplinary...


Oct 17, 2016, 09:17 ET Progresso™ Introduces Vegan "Good Natured" Soups

Many people are trying to eat more veggies in an effort to live a healthy and wholesome lifestyle. It's recommended that we should consume 3-5...


Sep 27, 2016, 17:25 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 November 1, 2016, to...


Sep 26, 2016, 08:17 ET Progresso Completes Move To Antibiotic And Hormone Free Chicken Breasts In All Chicken Soup Varieties

 Progresso is now using only 100 percent antibiotic and hormone free chicken breasts in all of its 36 chicken soup varieties. Currently...


Sep 21, 2016, 07:01 ET General Mills Reports Fiscal 2017 First-Quarter Results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 28, 2016. "Our first-quarter profit margin expansion and EPS...


Sep 08, 2016, 08:50 ET General Mills Celebrates 20th Birthday of Box Tops for Education™ with New Ways to Help Earn Cash for Schools

 This fall, General Mills is celebrating the 20th birthday of its iconic Box Tops for Education™ program, which has provided schools in...


Sep 07, 2016, 07:30 ET General Mills Reaffirms Key Fiscal 2017 Financial Targets

 In conjunction with a presentation today at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reaffirmed its key...


Aug 30, 2016, 09:30 ET General Mills Announces Leadership Changes in U.S. Retail and Europe-Australasia Businesses

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced two new senior leadership appointments. Jon Nudi has been named Senior Vice President; President,...


Jul 25, 2016, 13:30 ET General Mills Expands Retail Flour Recall

Due to four new confirmed illnesses, General Mills is adding additional flour production dates to the previously announced U.S. retail flour recall...


Jul 11, 2016, 13:26 ET Two Flavors of Betty Crocker Cake Mix Recalled

Consumers reminded not to consume uncooked cake batter or raw flour products Out of an abundance of caution, two flavors of Betty Crocker...


Jun 30, 2016, 18:30 ET General Mills voluntarily recalls a limited quantity of frozen Beyond Meat Vegetarian Indian Curry with Beyond Chicken

 General Mills today announced a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of frozen Beyond Meat Vegetarian Indian Curry with Beyond Chicken,...


Jun 29, 2016, 07:50 ET General Mills Reports Fiscal 2016 Results With EPS Above Previous Guidance; Increases Margin Expansion Target

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 29, 2016.  These results...


Jun 23, 2016, 09:00 ET General Mills Names Company Veteran Jeffrey L. Harmening to Newly Created President and Chief Operating Officer Position Responsible for Global Operations

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey L.  Harmening as President, Chief Operating Officer of General Mills...


Jun 08, 2016, 10:00 ET General Mills Partners with Organic Valley to Help Conventional Dairy Farms Transition to Certified Organic

 General Mills today announced a strategic sourcing partnership with the largest organic cooperative in the U.S. that will help about 20 dairy...


Jun 02, 2016, 16:45 ET Sunflower kernel recall impacts Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars & Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars

 General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of four specific flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley...


May 31, 2016, 13:23 ET Gold Medal, Gold Medal Wondra, and Signature Kitchens Flour Recalled Due to Possible E. coli O121 Contamination

 General Mills is collaborating with health officials to investigate an ongoing, multistate outbreak of E. coli O121 that may be potentially...


May 03, 2016, 17:23 ET General Mills Elects Jorge A. Uribe To Board Of Directors

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Jorge A. Uribe to its board of directors effective June 1, 2016. Uribe retired in...