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General Mills and SDSU open new state-of-the-art oat facility

Industry news  •  24 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

General Mills and South Dakota State University (SDSU) have opened a state-of-the-art oat variety development lab…

General Mills partners with Organic Valley to help dairy farms go organic

Industry news  •  9 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

General Mills has entered a strategic sourcing partnership with the largest organic cooperative in the US, Organic Valley…

E. coli outbreak prompts General Mills to issue flour recall

Industry news  •  3 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

General Mills has voluntarily recalled ten million pounds of flour in the US as it may be linked to an outbreak of E. coli O121…

General Mills divests Argentina bakery and foodservice business to Grupo Bimbo

Industry news  •  20 April 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Grupo Bimbo says the acquisition complements its supply in the category of frozen bread that the Company is already manufacturing under the Bertrand brand…

General Mills completes sale of its Venezuela business

Industry news  •  21 March 2016  •  Victoria White

As a result of the sale, General Mills has exited the Venezuela market. The sale includes the Underwood, Rico Jam and Frescarini brands…

General Mills to reach $1 billion in net sales from natural & organic products by 2019

Industry news  •  10 March 2016  •  Victoria White

General Mills is also accelerating its commitment to more than double the organic acreage from which it sources ingredients…

Maria G. Henry elected to the board of directors of General Mills

Industry news  •  9 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Commenting on the announcement, Ken Powell, General Mills Chairman and CEO, said: “Maria brings an excellent track record of financial leadership”…

General Mills celebrates its 150th birthday

Industry news  •  15 February 2016  •  Victoria White

To celebrate its impact on a century and a half of food, General Mills will share and highlight nostalgic food memorabilia from its historical archives…

Snack company Rhythm Superfoods closes $3m financing round

Industry news  •  25 January 2016  •  Victoria White

Rhythm Superfoods is a US-based company known for creating organic and non-GMO innovative plant-based superfood snacks, including its first-to-market Rhythm Kale Chips…

General Mills to close its Berwick manufacturing facility

Industry news  •  18 January 2016  •  Victoria White

The Berwick facility, operated by General Mills since 2001, manufactures baking mixes, and refrigerated and frozen dough products…

General Mills acquires meat snacks company EPIC Provisions

Industry news  •  6 January 2016  •  Victoria White

EPIC Provisions, launched in 2013, produces a series of meat snack bars in unique flavours including Bison Bacon Cranberry and Beef Habanero Cherry…

General Mills acquires Brazilian yoghurt company Carolina

Industry news  •  23 December 2015  •  Victoria White

A leading regional dairy products producer, Carolina is especially known for its strong regional yoghurt brands, Carolina, VeryGurt and Gluck…

General Mills makes progress in reducing sodium

Industry news  •  17 December 2015  •  Victoria White

General Mills has met or exceeded its goal to reduce sodium by 20% in seven of ten US retail product categories, with reductions across the 10 categories ranging from 18 to 35 percent…

301 INC launches new investment fund through CircleUp

Industry news  •  6 November 2015  •  Victoria White

301 INC, the business development and venturing unit at General Mills, has launched the capital fund to seed emerging consumer food brands…

General Mills proposes closure of two manufacturing facilities

Industry news  •  29 October 2015  •  Victoria White

The company says the proposals are subject to consultation with union officials and employee representatives…


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