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Jun 19, 2018, 08:00 ET New YQ by Yoplait™ Introduces a 'Smarter, Not Sweeter' Philosophy to the Yogurt Aisle

Smarter, not sweeter. That's the philosophy behind YQ by Yoplait™, a new yogurt made with ultra-filtered milk that delivers big on protein with an...


May 09, 2018, 17:36 ET General Mills Elects Maria Sastre to Board of Directors

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Maria Sastre to its board of directors effective June 1, 2018. Sastre was most recently...


May 02, 2018, 09:46 ET Generation Good: Meet 5 Students Changing the Future of Food - and the World

Generation Z – also known as Post-Millennials, iGen and Plurals, among others – is a new wave of 60 million young people that we're just getting to...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:55 ET General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments and Investments

General Mills released its 2018 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company's approach to creating environmental, social and economic value...


Mar 27, 2018, 18:08 ET General Mills Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) ("General Mills") announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering (the "Equity Offering") of...


Mar 26, 2018, 16:18 ET General Mills Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) ("General Mills") announced today that it has launched an underwritten public offering (the "Equity Offering") of...


Mar 06, 2018, 09:30 ET General Mills Helps Transition 34,000 Acres into Organic Farmland

General Mills today announced a strategic sourcing agreement with Gunsmoke Farms LLC to convert 34,000 acres of conventional farmland to certified...


Feb 26, 2018, 08:00 ET 48Th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest Grand Prize Winner Announced

The grand prize winner of the 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest has been named! After rigorous testing of thousands of entries, four stood...


Feb 19, 2018, 07:00 ET Lucky Charms Unleashes The Power Of The Unicorn As The Next New Permanent Marshmallow In Its Magical Cereal Line-Up

For the first time in 10 years, Lucky Charms is introducing a new and permanent marshmallow – the magical unicorn! The magically delicious brand...


Jan 18, 2018, 12:24 ET Yoplait Go-GURT Introduces New SOUR PATCH KIDS Flavored Yogurt

Arriving on store shelves this month, Yoplait Go-GURT brings the sour and sweet flavors of SOUR PATCH KIDS candy to life in a fun, on-the-go snack...


Jan 16, 2018, 11:00 ET General Mills Cereal Brings Invention and Creativity to the Breakfast Table through Rube Goldberg Partnership

This year, General Mills is partnering with Rube Goldberg, Inc. to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINE® CONTEST®. To honor...


Jan 16, 2018, 08:00 ET General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program Seeks Youth Solutions in Hunger Relief and Sustainable Agriculture

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today launched the General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program, which asks youth to share their ideas to help...


Jan 08, 2018, 17:33 ET Taste of the NFL's 27th Annual Party with a Purpose Will Be Brought To You By General Mills

The 27th annual Party with a Purpose® hosted by Taste of the NFL, a non-profit dedicated to hunger relief, this year will be brought to you...


Dec 21, 2017, 09:45 ET Historic ads featuring Santa Claus

Every year around the holidays, Santa Claus is utilized in advertising in a variety of ways. Experience the interactive Multichannel News...


Dec 18, 2017, 09:45 ET People at the heart of new General Mills logo

Have you noticed something different about the General Mills logo? Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here:...


Dec 15, 2017, 09:45 ET Why frosting takes more than the cake

The Kitchens of General Mills team regularly pursues innovation projects to dig deeper into food trends that align with its product or recipe...


Dec 05, 2017, 09:45 ET The future of food is beneath our feet

Today is World Soil Day. Dirt may not be something you think about every day. Or ever. But healthy soil is important for everyone who...


Nov 30, 2017, 09:15 ET General Mills Deepens Investment in Soil Health with $735,000 Contribution to National Wheat Foundation

General Mills continues to invest in soil health practices on U.S. agricultural farmland with its latest contribution of $735,000 to the National...


Nov 16, 2017, 09:00 ET General Mills Signs on to World Cocoa Foundation's Joint Frameworks for Action to Combat Deforestation

General Mills joins leading companies in an agreement to end deforestation, protect national parks from illegal cocoa production and...


Nov 08, 2017, 09:10 ET General Mills Announces Retirement of Ken Powell as Chairman of the Board and the Election of Jeffrey Harmening as the New Chairman

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that Ken Powell will be retiring as Chairman of the Board effective the end of the year. The company's...


Oct 26, 2017, 09:45 ET "You Grow, Girl!" blog series amplifies voice of female farmers

The "You Grow, Girl!" blog series from General Mills highlights female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada, to the heartland of the U.S.,...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:45 ET A global partnership for fighting hunger

Food companies and entrepreneurs across Africa are benefitting from the expertise of an organization supported by some of the brightest minds in...


Oct 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Are You Ready To Build A Machine To "Pour A Bowl Of Cereal"? Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Registration Now Open

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINE CONTEST® during the 2018 season. The contest, which started in 1988 with a...


Oct 04, 2017, 08:00 ET Pillsbury® Partners With Food Network And Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, To Launch 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest

The Pillsbury® Bake-Off® Contest is back with a new twist and we are calling all home cooks nationwide to fire up their ovens and imagine the...


Sep 06, 2017, 10:00 ET General Mills Announces Retirement of Kim Nelson, Senior Vice President, External Relations

General Mills today announced that Kim Nelson, Senior Vice President, External Relations and President of the General Mills Foundation will be...