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Mar 20, 2015, 10:34 ET
Superstar entertainer Reba shoots a public service announcement for Outnumber Hunger, a campaign from General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America aimed at raising awareness of the one in six people struggling with hunger in America. She will kick off the campaign's fourth year with a special concert event, "Reba and Friends Outnumber Hunger," beginning April 17 and will be featured on more than 60 million General Mills packages, including Cheerios.

Music Icon Reba Joins the Fight to "Outnumber Hunger"

 General Mills, Big Machine Label Group (BMLG) and Feeding America® today announced the launch of its fourth annual Outnumber Hunger...

Mar 18, 2015, 06:55 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.

General Mills Reports Fiscal 2015 Third-Quarter Results

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015.  Third Quarter Results Summary - Net...

Mar 10, 2015, 17:01 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.

General Mills Declares 7 Percent Dividend Increase

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that the board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share, payable May 1, 2015, to...

Feb 23, 2015, 09:11 ET
Bizarre Foods Host Andrew Zimmern and panel of 43 celebrity tastemakers team up with General Mills for the fourth year of The Munchies: People's Choice Food Awards to honor 100 of the top food experiences in America.

Calling All Food Lovers! Bizarre Foods Host Andrew Zimmern, Panel Of 43 Celebrity Tastemakers Team Up With General Mills To Serve Up Fourth Annual The Munchies: People's Choice Food Awards

The Munchies: People's Choice Food Awards returns for its fourth year as Tablespoon.com, a General Mills website, honors 100 of the top food...

Feb 19, 2015, 08:00 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. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2014 worldwide sales of US $17.9 billion.

General Mills Marks 10 Years Of Health Improvements

 General Mills has improved the health profile of 76 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005, when it first established its "Health...

Feb 17, 2015, 06:50 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.

General Mills Reaffirms Guidance For Fiscal 2015

 In conjunction with a presentation today at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) investor conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS)...

Feb 09, 2015, 15:43 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. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills Will Webcast February 17 Analyst Presentation

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

Dec 17, 2014, 07:11 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. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills Reports Fiscal 2015 Second-Quarter Results

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015. Second Quarter Results Summary - Net sales for...

Dec 16, 2014, 17:01 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. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills Board Of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

 The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $.41 per share, payable Feb. 2, 2015, to...

Dec 16, 2014, 08:00 ET
General Mills announces strong product lineup in the queue for the New Year. Beginning in January, the company will launch more than 50 new products that meet increasing consumer demand for better-for-you snacks, products with simple ingredients, protein, gluten-free and bold flavors.

General Mills announces strong product lineup in the queue for the New Year

 Today, General Mills announced its newest lineup of products poised to drive growth for the company.  Beginning in January, the company...

Dec 10, 2014, 16:22 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. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills To Webcast Earnings Conference Call On Wednesday, December 17, 2014

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.  A webcast...

Dec 08, 2014, 13:47 ET
You spoke and we listened. French Toast Crunch is Back!

French Toast Crunch Cereal Makes Slammin' Return

 Thousands of loyal French Toast Crunch fans in the U.S., who have been protesting "as if" since the cereal disappeared in 2006, will finally...

Nov 20, 2014, 09:30 ET
General Mills CEO Ken Powell meets with Juan Jose Illan, General Mills operations and agriculture manager in Irapuato, Mexico, where the company is collaborating to protect the watershed that supports its operations.

General Mills CEO Says Water is Critical to Business and Engagement is Key

 Last evening, at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Global Water Summit, General Mills chairman and CEO Ken Powell addressed attendees on the...

Nov 07, 2014, 08:31 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. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills Updates Targets For Fiscal 2015 Growth And Multi-Year Cost Savings Initiatives

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that in response to continued weak food-industry trends in the U.S. and slowing growth in key emerging...

Nov 03, 2014, 17:02 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. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills Elects David Cordani To Its Board Of Directors

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today elected David M. Cordani to its board of directors. Cordani, 48, is President and Chief Executive Officer of...

Oct 30, 2014, 18:23 ET

General Mills se asocia con el grupo pop latino Camila para la campaña Música y Sabor

General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS) hoy anunció su asociación exclusiva estadounidense con el grupo ganador del GRAMMY® Camila para la...

Oct 30, 2014, 11:21 ET
General Mills partners with GRAMMY(R) Award-winning group Camila for the company's 2014-2015 Musica y Sabor campaign focused on connecting with Hispanic consumers through one of their greatest passions: music. Visit www.musicaysabor.com to learn more.

General Mills Partners With Latin Pop Group Camila For Musica y Sabor Campaign

 General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS) today announced its exclusive U.S. partnership with GRAMMY® Award-winning group Camila for the...

Oct 21, 2014, 08:26 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. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills Completes Annie's Acquisition

 General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) announced today that its tender offer to purchase all issued and outstanding shares of common stock of...

Oct 06, 2014, 17:00 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 Receives Antitrust Clearance for Annie's Acquisition

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) announced that on October 3, 2014, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the required...

Oct 01, 2014, 10:23 ET
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Oh Yes You Can… (win a new wardrobe) Enter The "ProgressOh! Wardrobe Makeover Contest"

 Progresso™ is kicking off the "ProgressOh! Wardrobe Makeover Contest" today to celebrate Progresso fans' looking and feeling their best....