General Mills, whose brands include Cheerios, Yoplait and Betty Crocker, on Friday issued a lower-than-expected profit prediction for its fiscal third quarter, citing lower demand for its products in developed markets.
A boom in using trains to ship oil to Minnesota could cause a shortage at the breakfast table. The Wall Street Journal reports that Canada is months behind in grain shipments, as railroads have been shipping more oil instead.
General Mills’ Super Bowl commercial was ranked among audiences ten favorite ads from Sunday evening. The ad for Cheerios brought back the fictional interracial family who first appeared in a commercial last year.
Cheerios is bringing back an interracial family to star in its Super Bowl ad. They were featured in an ad last year that made headlines after it sparked ugly comments online. But the negative remarks were followed by an outpouring of support for the fictional family.
Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and tributes for the late civil rights leader were held across the country.
General Mills’ fiscal second-quarter net income rose 2 percent, helped by lower expenses. But the Minneapolis company’s performance fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. Its stock declined more than 2 percent in Wednesday premarket trading.
A Minneapolis neighborhood is taking on General Mills in two class-action lawsuits. Residents in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis say chemicals dumped years ago at an old General Mills research facility near their homes lowers property values and puts their health at risk.
Spend some time with Free the Children founder Craig Kielburger, and you can feel the 30-year-old Canadian activist’s passion.
It’s a source of pride for many Minnesotans – the number of Fortune 500 companies that call Minnesota home. “We live in an amazing state, so I thought a big percentage were here,” said Diane Anderson, of Minneapolis.
General Mills announced Tuesday a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing.
Adrian 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.”
Same-sex couples are just a few days away from being able to be legally wed in Minnesota, and one area business is offering some of those couples wedding cakes free of charge. Minnesota-based General Mills will be donating cakes for some couples.
Food maker General Mills said Wednesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 13 percent, helped by contributions from new businesses and strong sales overseas. But its fiscal 2014 adjusted earnings forecast came in slightly below analysts’ estimates, and General Mills Inc. shares dipped slightly before the market open.
General Mills’ fiscal third-quarter net income rose 2 percent, as the food company continued to benefit from acquisitions.
General Mills announced the launch of a new meal delivery service in the Twin Cities Monday. It’s called Betty Crocker Kitchens – a partnership with Coburn Delivers.
It’s been more than five years since we’ve seen the Dow at such high levels, but most of us don’t feel like celebrating.
It seems like we’re all in the grocery store this time of year. And most of us buy a few store brands.
General Mills Inc. is benefiting from its acquisition of Yoplait International, even as it struggles to expand its yogurt business at home.
General Mills is under investigation for the way it markets to children online.
Thomson Reuters, a company that employs many Minnesotans, said Friday that it opposes the proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the freedom for same-sex couples to marry in the state of Minnesota.
General Mills Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income edged up 2 percent, lifted by strength abroad and increased prices.
Food maker General Mills says its board has approved an 8 percent increase to its dividend.
People supporting the amendment to ban same sex marriage in Minnesota will be protesting the rest of the week at General Mills headquarters in Golden Valley.
This past week, General Mills took a stand against a proposed state constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriage.
General Mills has announced its opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in Minnesota.