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Feb 02, 2016, 16:19 ET
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, and Wanchai Ferry. (PRNewsFoto/General Mills)

General Mills Will Webcast February 16 Analyst Presentation

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

Jan 28, 2016, 13:12 ET
Larabar founder, Lara Merriken (L) and actress Haylie Duff share real food with The Bowery Mission beneficiaries in New York City on January 26, 2016 (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Larabar)

Larabar Asks Americans to #ShareRealFood

 Snack bar maker Larabar is launching a movement inspired by the brand's foundational belief to make simple and wholesome food accessible for...

Jan 27, 2016, 16:48 ET
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General Mills Announces The Winning Honorary Real Trix Rabbit

 Following a nationwide search, General Mills announced today the winning honorary #RealTrixRabbit. While the iconic Trix Rabbit isn't going...

Jan 26, 2016, 09:00 ET
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Live Free. Couch Hard.: Totino's Pizza Rolls™ Unveils First-Ever 'Bucking Couch' to Deliver the Ultimate Gaming Experience Before the Big Game

 Totino's Pizza Rolls™ and Twitch, the world's leading social video platform and community for gamers, are teaming up to create the...

Jan 25, 2016, 09:37 ET
Plenti Oatmeal Meets Greek Yogurt

Plenti Oatmeal Meets Greek Yogurt Reinvents Mornings

 Plenti breaks up the morning routine with new Plenti Oatmeal Meets Greek Yogurt, a convenient and unique addition to the yogurt...

Jan 19, 2016, 09:15 ET
Seventy-five percent of General Mills' iconic cereals now free of artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources. Newest additions Cocoa Puffs and Reese's Puffs join Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Honey Nut Cheerios and Rice Chex.

Seven Updated General Mills Cereal Recipes Now Available on Store Shelves Nationwide

As part of a commitment to remove artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources from all of its cereals by the end of 2017, General Mills...

Jan 06, 2016, 09:04 ET
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., USA, General Mills had fiscal 2015 worldwide sales of US $18.7 billion, including the company's US $1.1 billion proportionate share of joint-venture net sales.

General Mills Acquires EPIC Provisions

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) said today that it has acquired EPIC Provisions, a rapidly growing, premium meat snacks company based in Austin,...

Dec 23, 2015, 07:30 ET

General Mills Announces Acquisition Of Brazilian Yogurt Maker Carolina

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that it has acquired Brazilian yogurt maker Carolina Administracao e Participacoes Societarias Ltda.,...

Dec 17, 2015, 07:00 ET
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., USA, General Mills had fiscal 2015 worldwide sales of US $18.7 billion, including the company's US $1.1 billion proportionate share of joint-venture net sales.

General Mills Reports Fiscal 2016 Second-Quarter Results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016.  Second Quarter Results Summary - Net sales...

Dec 15, 2015, 16:32 ET
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., USA, General Mills had fiscal 2015 worldwide sales of US $18.7 billion, including the company's US $1.1 billion proportionate share of joint-venture net sales.

General Mills Elects Two New Board Members

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today elected Roger W. Ferguson Jr., and Eric D. Sprunk to its board of directors. Mr. Ferguson has served as Chief...

Dec 15, 2015, 14:09 ET
General Mills today reported on progress it has made against its publicly stated commitment to reduce sodium by 20 percent across 10 key U.S. retail product categories by the end of 2015. General Mills has met or exceeded its stated goal in seven of ten categories, with reductions across the 10 categories ranging from 18 to 35 percent.

General Mills Reports Progress on Pledge to Reduce Sodium by 20 Percent Across 10 Key U.S. Product Categories by 2015

 General Mills today reported on progress it has made against its publicly stated commitment to reduce sodium by 20 percent across 10 key U.S....

Dec 03, 2015, 15:57 ET
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., USA, General Mills had fiscal 2015 worldwide sales of US $18.7 billion, including the company's US $1.1 billion proportionate share of joint-venture net sales.

General Mills To Webcast Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call On December 17, 2015

 General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter on Thursday, December 17, 2015.  A webcast...

Dec 01, 2015, 12:06 ET
Mad About Plaid

Create Holiday Party Magic With The Help of Chex's Go-To Holiday Guide

 The holidays have a way of bringing everyone together, but sometimes this invites a mixed bag of characters. Thankfully, Chex's Go-To Guide...

Nov 17, 2015, 09:14 ET
Our passion for honey starts at the source. Real Bees. Real Honey. People.

From Honeycomb to Cereal Bowl: One-Of-A-Kind Living Billboard Unveiled

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida residents previewed Honey Nut Cheerios' one-of-a-kind living billboard, just outside of Orlando,...

Nov 04, 2015, 06:00 ET
301 INC, the new business development and venturing unit within General Mills, is looking to partner with emerging food brands to create breakthrough innovation in the food space. Through 301 INC, entrepreneurs and early stage food companies will have access to capital and the deep knowledge and expertise of General Mills to develop, grow and expand their businesses.

301 INC Launches New Investment Fund through CircleUp to Seed Emerging Consumer Food Brands

301 INC, the new business development and venturing unit at General Mills, today launched a new multi-million dollar capital fund through the...

Oct 22, 2015, 09:05 ET
301 INC, the new business development and venturing unit within General Mills, is looking to partner with emerging food brands to create breakthrough innovation in the food space. Through 301 INC, entrepreneurs and early stage food companies will have access to capital and the deep knowledge and expertise of General Mills to develop, grow and expand their businesses.

301 INC, General Mills New Business Development and Venturing Unit, to Invest in and Grow Emerging Food Brands

 301 INC, the new business development and venturing unit within General Mills, today announced a new strategy focused on building partnerships...

Oct 20, 2015, 09:52 ET
The Search for A Real Trix Rabbit

Casting Call: The Search For A Real Trix Rabbit

 In celebration of General Mills' commitment to removing artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources from all of its cereals, the...

Oct 09, 2015, 16:23 ET

Puerto Rico no esta incluido en el recogido voluntario de los cereales Cheerios y Honey Nut Cheerios de General Mills producidos en la planta de Lodi, California en las fechas indicadas

 General Mills dijo hoy que Puerto Rico no está envuelto en su retiro voluntario del mercado de varios días de producción de...

Oct 05, 2015, 15:30 ET

General Mills Issues Voluntary Class I Recall Of Cheerios And Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal Produced At Its Lodi, California Location On Certain Dates

 General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California...

Oct 02, 2015, 15:15 ET

General Mills voluntarily recalls a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans

 General Mills today announced a voluntary class 2 recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced on one day in...