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General Mills 4Q Net Income Up On Strength Abroad

General Mills Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income edged up 2 percent, lifted by strength abroad and increased prices.

06/27/2012

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General Mills Raises Dividend By 8 Percent To 33 Cents

Food maker General Mills says its board has approved an 8 percent increase to its dividend.

06/26/2012

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Marriage Amendment Supporters To Rally At General Mills

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.

06/26/2012

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Expert Weighs In On General Mills’ Marriage Amendment Stand

This past week, General Mills took a stand against a proposed state constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriage.

06/17/2012

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General Mills Opposes MN Amendment To Ban Gay Marriage

General Mills has announced its opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in Minnesota.

06/14/2012

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General Mills, Medtronic Announce Job Cuts

Hundreds of job cuts were announced today at General Mills. The food conglomerate, based in Golden Valley, is eliminating 850 jobs worldwide and about half of them in the Twin Cities.

05/22/2012

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Behind The Hype: Costs And Benefits Of Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is a product that’s taking a huge scoop out of the yogurt industry.

04/26/2012

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Business Pros To Help Young Summer Job Seekers All Week

More than 400 top local businesspeople are helping young job seekers hone their interview techniques this week at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

04/23/2012

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General Mills 3Q Net Income Dips, Revenue Rises

General Mills Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter profit edged lower due to rising costs, but its revenue improved on strength abroad.

03/21/2012

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PBS Business Reporter Says Gas Prices Stress Economy

PBS Nightly business reporter Tom Hudson says that gas prices could short-circuit the nation’s economic growth.

02/21/2012

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General Mills Cuts Fiscal 2012 Adj. Profit Outlook

General Mills Inc. is lowering is fiscal 2012 adjusted earnings forecast, saying it experienced softer volumes in the U.S. during December and January.

02/17/2012

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Experts Link Food Dyes To Behavioral Problems In Kids

As busy parents, we don’t always make the healthiest choices for ourselves but when it’s meal time, we try to make the best choices for our kids.

02/02/2012

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3 Minn. Companies Among 100 Best Places To Work

Three Minnesota companies have been called among the 100 best places to work, according to Fortune Magazine.

01/19/2012

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Naomi Tutu To Speak At MLK Breakfast

Thousands of people will gather next Monday at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the It’s the annual Martin Luther King Day Breakfast.

01/09/2012

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General Mills 2Q Profit Falls On Higher Costs

General Mills is reporting that net income slipped 28 percent in the second quarter, pressured by rising costs and some charges, but revenue jumped by double digits.

12/20/2011

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Ford Joins General Mills Program For Schools

Ford Motor Co. will donate money to designated local schools when people buy its cars or watch online videos this fall.

10/03/2011

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Cheech And Chong Sell Brownies For General Mills

Mpls St Paul business journal has the story of a new General Mills ad campaign featuring Cheech and Chong.

09/22/2011

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General Mills 1Q Profit Falls As Revenue Rises

General Mills Inc.’s fiscal first-quarter net income fell 14 percent, but its adjusted results beat Wall Street’s expectations as revenue climbed on higher prices, solid demand and new products.

09/21/2011

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Companies Propose Curbing Junk Food Ads For Kids

The nation’s largest food companies say they will cut back on marketing unhealthy foods to children, proposing their own set of advertising standards after rejecting similar guidelines proposed by the federal government.

07/14/2011

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General Mills Completes $1.2B Yoplait Buy

General Mills Inc. said Friday its $1.2 billion acquisition of a controlling stake in yogurt company Yoplait is complete.

07/01/2011

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General Mills 4Q Profit Climbs On Higher Sales

General Mills Inc., one of the nation’s largest food companies, reported Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profit rose 51 percent as higher prices boosted its revenue.

06/29/2011

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General Mills Reaffirms Full-Year Outlooks

General Mills Inc., the food company that makes Cheerios cereal, Haagen-Dazs ice cream and Betty Crocker mixes, reaffirmed its financial guidance for fiscal 2011.

06/14/2011

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General Mills Plans New Ind. Distribution Center

One of the world’s largest food companies plans to open a new distribution center next year in northeastern Indiana.

05/31/2011

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General Mills To Pay $1.15B For Yoplait Stake

General Mills Inc. said Wednesday that it has signed a deal to buy a controlling stake in French yogurt company Yoplait for about $1.15 billion.

05/18/2011

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General Mills Says Its On Track For Outlook

Snack and cereal maker General Mills Inc. said Thursday it is still on track to achieve its fiscal 2011 guidance even as it faces rising ingredient costs.

05/12/2011

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