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03 May, 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,...


11 Apr, 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...


21 Mar, 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...


14 Mar, 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...


09 Mar, 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...


07 Mar, 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)...


24 Feb, 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...


21 Feb, 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...


17 Feb, 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....


31 Jan, 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...


26 Jan, 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,...


23 Jan, 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...


12 Jan, 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...


10 Jan, 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...


20 Dec, 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...


13 Dec, 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...


05 Dec, 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...


30 Nov, 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...


07 Nov, 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...


01 Nov, 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...


17 Oct, 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...


27 Sep, 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...


26 Sep, 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...


21 Sep, 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...


08 Sep, 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...