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Jul 16, 2015

General Mills to close one of two Joplin, Missouri, facilities

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JOPLIN, Missouri -- General Mills today announced plans to close one of its two facilities in Joplin, Missouri.

General Mills said it will close its manufacturing facility on Junge Boulevard by end of calendar 2015. The company said its facility on Stephens Boulevard will remain open and will continue operating.

The decision impacts approximately 120 positions at the Junge Boulevard facility.

The Junge Boulevard location manufactures snack products, and has been operated by General Mills since 2014.

Media Contact:
Kelsey Roemhildt
763-764-6364
media.line@genmills.com

About General Mills
General Mills is one of the world’s leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., USA, General Mills had fiscal 2015 worldwide sales of US $18.8 billion.