St. Paul Bunny Could Be Trix's Next 'Silly Rabbit'Earlier this year, General Mills announced it is dropping artificial colors and flavors from more of its cereals, including Trix. To go along with its real ingredients, the company announced it wants a real bunny to replace the cartoon rabbit on the cereal box.
Good Questions: Population Signs, School Bus Color & Cereal BoxesEvery Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown answers questions about city population signs, school buses and cereal boxes.
General Mills To Drop Artificial Ingredients From CerealsGeneral Mills announced Monday that it's dropping artificial colors and flavors from more of its cereals.
General Mills Announces Cheerios Will Be Gluten-FreeGolden Valley-based General Mills just announced they're going to start making Cheerios gluten free. General Mills announced Wednesday that Cheerios are made of oats, which they say are naturally gluten-free.
Post Holdings To Pay $1.15B For Malt-O-Meal Cereal MakerPost Holdings will spend $1.15 billion to bulk up its presence in the market for bagged and hot cereals by buying the privately held MOM Brands Co., maker of Malt-O-Meal cereals. Post said Monday it will pay $1.05 billion in cash and give MOM Brands owners nearly 2.5 million shares of stock for the acquisition, which is expected to be completed in the third quarter.
Get Movin' Monday: Be A Smarter Grocery ShopperWhen at the grocery store, picking healthy foods for your family can be overwhelming. There can be so many options and claims on the labels.
General Mills' Recipe For Higher Sales: Add Fiber, CinnamonGeneral Mills hopes a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of fiber will be a recipe for stronger sales. The Minneapolis-based company is doing things like adding more cinnamon to its Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and rolling out fiber-packed "better for you" cookies to boost the performance of its brands, which include Pillsbury dough, Betty Crocker baking mixes and Progresso soups.
General Mills Unveils 150 New Products, Healthy & OtherwiseGluten-Free, high-protein and "total indulgence", those are the phrases of inspiration for General Mills' newest groceries. The Twin Cities-based company just launched its newest line of products.
Cheerios Get No Lift From GMO SwitchPlain old Cheerios are no longer made with genetically modified ingredients, but the switch hasn't yet translated to a boost in sales. General Mills, the company that makes the cereal, in January announced it would start making its plain Cheerios without GMOs, or genetically modified organisms.
Curiocity: 2 Local Women Create Grain-Free, Gluten-Free SnacksMore often than not, a new business opportunity arises out of one person's desire for a product not already found on store shelves. That's certainly the case with a new Minnesota company that has the dreams of becoming a national brand -- and the goals of helping you, and your family, be healthy on the go.
Adrian Peterson Wants You To Eat Your WheatiesAdrian Peterson has reached another milestone of his decorated career: the cover of the Wheaties box. The Vikings star was all smiles after practice on Tuesday when asked about his latest endorsement deal. He called it "probably one of my greatest accomplishments."
Adrian Peterson Hits Wheaties Boxes This WeekAdrian Peterson is coming to a breakfast table near you. The Vikings running back is appearing on three limited-edition Wheaties boxes, one of which is released this week. According to Wheaties marketing manager Jim Wilson, A.P. is a natural fit for their product. “Adrian embodies the heart of a champion whether he’s scoring touchdowns or giving back to his community,” Wilson said.