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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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20 Minn. Companies Make Newest Fortune 500

Twenty Minnesota companies made it into the newest edition of Fortune 500, illustrating the state’s corporate strength.

05/05/2011

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Twin Cities Companies Investing In Mpls. Schools

Target Corp., Cargill Inc., General Mills Inc. and Medtronic Inc. are providing more than $13 million in grants to help support students in K-12 through 2014.

05/02/2011

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General Mills Considering Site Near Fort Wayne

The Allen County Council is considering giving General Mills a tax abatement of more than $3 million over 10 years on a proposed $36 million warehouse near Fort Wayne.

04/12/2011

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General Mills 3Q Net Income Climbs On Snack Sales

General Mills Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter net income rose 18 percent as it sold more snacks and benefited from strength overseas.

03/23/2011

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General Mills In Exclusive Talks With Yoplait

General Mills said Friday that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to buy a majority stake in French yogurt company Yoplait.

03/18/2011

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Report: General Mills Preps To Buy Yoplait Stake

General Mills Inc. is prepared to pay $2.22 billion for a majority stake in Yoplait to beat out competitors for the French yogurt company, according to published reports.

03/17/2011

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‘Let’s Kick Hunger Day’ On WCCO Radio

It’s Let’s Kick Hunger Day in the Twin Cities! WCCO Radio has teamed up with Taste of the NFL to help feed struggling families.

01/07/2011

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General Mills 2Q Net Income Rises On Cost-Cutting

General Mills Inc. sold more cereal and snacks in its second quarter, but higher commodity costs and lower selling prices left its adjusted earnings short of expectations.

12/16/2010

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General Mills Eyes 2015 Environmental Goals

General Mills Inc. plans to cut its water usage 20 percent by 2015, just one of its updated environmental sustainability goals. The maker of Cheerios, Yoplait yogurt and other products said Friday that it will […]

11/12/2010

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