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Sep 20, 2017

General Mills reports fiscal 2018 first quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 27, 2017. "Our number one priority in fiscal 2018 is strengthening our topline performance," said General Mills Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening. "Our first-quarter net sales finished in line with our expectations, and our focus on our global growth priorities drove important improvement in our retail sales trends. This included a 300 basis point improvement in the U.S., with better results in each of our top 5 categories."

Sep 07, 2017

General Mills reaffirms guidance For fiscal 2018

In conjunction with a presentation today at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, General Mills reaffirmed its key financial targets for the fiscal year ending May 27, 2018.

Sep 06, 2017

General Mills announces retirement of Kim Nelson, senior vice president, External Relations

General Mills today announced that Kim Nelson, Senior Vice President, External Relations and President of the General Mills Foundation will be retiring at the end of 2017. Nelson has been with the company for 29 years and most recently has had responsibility for the General Mills Foundation, Sustainability, Global Corporate Communications, Government Affairs and Public Policy, and Consumer Relations functions.

Aug 23, 2017

General Mills to webcast two September events

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast two September investor presentations. On Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, the company will present at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference. The presentation and webcast are scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

Jul 20, 2017

General Mills, Box Tops for Education™ survey reveals top family summer activity, snack trends

This summer, General Mills and Box Tops for Education™ surveyed nearly one thousand American parents to identify which activities and snacks families are enjoying most during the dog days of summer. The detailed survey concluded families are most interested in simple, outdoor activities and unexpected road trips with the right mix of snacks and fun in the sun. However, findings show the food enjoyed most varies by region.

Jul 12, 2017

General Mills details fiscal '18 global priorities at company's annual Investor Day

NEW YORK - General Mills executives updated investors and analysts on its global priorities for fiscal 2018 at the company’s annual Investor Day event at the New York Stock Exchange. General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening, who transitioned to the role June 1, said the company remains committed to its Consumer First strategy and will look to global prioritization to unlock growth opportunities including opportunities in e-commerce.

Jul 10, 2017

General Mills new products meet global demand for simplicity

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) is releasing its line-up of new products around the world to meet global demand for great taste and simplicity. Highlights include “Oui” by Yoplait, a French-style yogurt with simple ingredients like whole milk and real fruit; great tasting cereals like Apple Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Blueberry Chex; Betty Crocker “original recipe” cake mix made with seven pantry-friendly ingredients, Annie’s organic cheese puffs, and super premium, indulgent Häagen-Dazs mini stick bars.

Jun 28, 2017

General Mills reports fourth-quarter, full-year fiscal 2017 results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 28, 2017.

"Our fourth-quarter results finished in line with our expectations, with improved organic net sales trends in total and across three of our four operating segments," said General Mills Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening. "While we took important steps in fiscal 2017 to globalize our business structure, accelerate our cost-savings efforts, expand our margins, and drive growth in adjusted diluted EPS, our results on the topline fell well short of our standards. Our entire organization is moving with urgency in fiscal 2018 to meaningfully improve our net sales trends while keeping a sharp eye on our efficiency."

Jun 21, 2017

Veteran marketer Ivan Pollard joins General Mills as global chief marketing officer

General Mills today announced that Ivan Pollard has been named global chief marketing officer (CMO), effective July 10, 2017. Pollard will report to Jeff Harmening, chief executive officer and be accountable for establishing the company’s first global marketing and media planning function responsible for marketing strategies, connections planning, and building organizational capabilities globally.

Jun 08, 2017

General Mills continues clean energy leadership

General Mills has taken another step toward its climate goal with the signing of a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) for 100-megawatts (MW) of its Cactus Flats wind project. The wind project will produce renewable energy credits for General Mills that can be applied toward the company’s greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. During the peak of construction, the project will create about 250 jobs in the clean energy workforce.

May 31, 2017

General Mills will webcast two investor briefings

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast two investor presentations. The company plans to report results for its fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. A press release will be issued Wednesday morning, followed by a webcast discussion of those results beginning at 7:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time (8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time).

May 03, 2017

Jeff Harmening named chief executive officer of General Mills

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that its board of directors has elected Jeffrey L. Harmening Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective June 1, 2017. The board also elected Harmening to the General Mills Board of Directors. Harmening, age 50, is a 23-year veteran of the company and has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since July 1, 2016. Harmening succeeds Ken Powell, who has served as General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2007. Powell will continue to serve as the company's Chairman for a transition period until his retirement, expected within the next year.

Apr 20, 2017

Food, conservation groups invest in soil to sustain food production

A national effort to enhance farm sustainability through soil health has additional backing from a major consumer foods manufacturer. Leaders from General Mills, The Nature Conservancy, the Soil Health Institute and the Soil Health Partnership announce a collaborative effort to advance soil health on America’s farms and ranches, paving the way for measurable economic and environmental gains for farmers, businesses and communities for generations to come.

Apr 11, 2017

General Mills reports progress on global responsibility

General Mills released its 2017 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. General Mills continues to make significant progress toward nutrition improvements and sustainable sourcing of their food, as well as climate and pollinator protection – all key highlights of this year’s report.

Mar 21, 2017

General Mills reports fiscal 2017 third-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 26, 2017. "Our third-quarter results finished in line with our expectations and keep us on track to deliver the guidance we updated last month," said General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell.

Mar 14, 2017

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.48 per share, payable May 1, 2017, to shareholders of record as of April 10, 2017. The General Mills (NYSE: GIS) current annualized dividend rate of $1.92 per share represents an increase of 8 percent over the annual dividend of $1.78 paid in fiscal 2016.

Mar 09, 2017

Honey Nut Cheerios’ BuzzBee missing from iconic cereal box for important cause

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Shoppers may notice something unusual about the boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios on grocery store shelves this spring -- "BuzzBee," the brand’s iconic spokesbee, is missing and there's a very important reason why. Buzz disappeared from boxes because there's something serious going on with the world's pollinators.

Mar 07, 2017

Cascadian Farm invests in Kernza® perennial grain with promising restorative benefits for farms

ANAHEIM, California – Cascadian Farm, a pioneer in the organic food movement, and parent company General Mills today announced their work with The Land Institute to help commercialize organic Kernza, a perennial grain and wild relative of annual wheat, whose deep roots show promise to increase soil health, carbon sequestration, water retention and enhance surrounding wildlife habitat. The sweet- and nutty-tasting grain lends itself particularly well as an ingredient for cereal and snacks.

Mar 01, 2017

General Mills to webcast fiscal 2017 third-quarter earnings, March 21

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2017 third quarter on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. A webcast discussion of those results will be held that day, beginning at 7:30 a.m. CDT (8:30 a.m. EDT).

Feb 17, 2017

General Mills updates key financial targets for fiscal 2017

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that in response to revised second-half growth expectations driven largely by recent sales performance on U.S. yogurt and soup, the company is reducing its sales and earnings outlook for the fiscal year ending May 2017. The company expects to deliver an adjusted operating profit margin of at least 18 percent in fiscal 2017, which represents an increase of at least 120 basis points over fiscal 2016 levels.

Jan 31, 2017

General Mills will webcast February 21 analyst presentation

General Mills will webcast its upcoming presentation at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference. Interested investors can listen to the live broadcast beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Jan 26, 2017

General Mills recognized as world leader for corporate action on climate change

General Mills has been recognized as a global climate leader and has been named to the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate A-List, Supplier Engagement Leader Board and Supplier Climate A-List. The company is among the 9 percent of global corporations participating in CDP’s climate change program to be awarded a position on the Climate A-List, in recognition of its performance and actions to reduce emissions and mitigate climate change in the past reporting year.

Jan 10, 2017

General Mills unveils new products for 2017

General Mills unveiled a host of new products rolling out this month addressing a range of modern snacking trends around the world. From Annie’s organic popcorn to Yoplait Custard to Nature Valley Granola Cups to great new flavors of Häagen-Dazs ice cream, General Mills has a solid line up of new products that are aligned with growing consumer interests.

Jan 09, 2017

Civil rights activist, author Myrlie Evers-Williams to be keynote Speaker at MLK Holiday Breakfast

Myrlie Evers-Williams, civil rights leader, author and wife of murdered civil rights activist Medgar Evers, will give the keynote speech at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast on Monday, January 16, 2017, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Dec 20, 2016

General Mills reports fiscal 2017 second-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 27, 2016. "Although we posted disappointing net sales performance in the second quarter, we delivered good growth in adjusted diluted EPS, driven by significant expansion in our adjusted operating profit margin," said General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell.

Dec 13, 2016

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.48 per share, payable February 1, 2017, to shareholders of record as of January 10, 2017.

Dec 05, 2016

General Mills announces new organizational structure to maximize global scale

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced a new global organizational structure that will support growth and drive greater efficiency by streamlining the company’s leadership, maximizing global scale, and increasing operational agility.

Nov 30, 2016

Multi-year, $4 million investment in pollinator habitat

The Nature Conservancy and General Mills today unveiled the Soil Health Roadmap at the annual BSR Conference. Developed by an interdisciplinary team of Conservancy scientists, economists and agriculture experts and made possible through support from General Mills, the Roadmap makes the business case for investing in sustainable soil health practices to achieve unprecedented economic benefits for U.S. farmers and businesses, as well as significant conservation outcomes for generations to come.

Nov 07, 2016

General Mills elects Alicia S. Boler Davis to Board of Directors

General Mills today announced the election of Alicia S. Boler Davis to its board of directors.

Nov 03, 2016

General Mills announces changes to Australian operations

General Mills today announced its decision to restructure its Australian operations. This will mean the closure of General Mills’ manufacturing facility in Mount Waverley, Victoria and the consolidation of its Australian manufacturing activity into an expanded production facility in Rooty Hill, New South Wales and broader Australian supply chain network.

Nov 01, 2016

Healthy soils could deliver nearly $50 billion in benefits annually

The Nature Conservancy and General Mills today unveiled the Soil Health Roadmap at the annual BSR Conference. Developed by an interdisciplinary team of Conservancy scientists, economists and agriculture experts and made possible through support from General Mills, the Roadmap makes the business case for investing in sustainable soil health practices to achieve unprecedented economic benefits for U.S. farmers and businesses, as well as significant conservation outcomes for generations to come.

Oct 24, 2016

Ceres, WWF recognize General Mills as AgWater Steward for water conservation in global supply chain

General Mills was named an AgWater Steward by Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for having far-reaching, ongoing water commitments and for showing action across all five categories of the group’s AgWater Challenge -- including water risk assessments and setting reduction goals, reducing water risk in agricultural supply chains and supporting producers in addressing these issues.

Oct 17, 2016

Progresso introduces vegan 'Good Natured' soups

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Many people are trying to eat more veggies in an effort to live a healthy and wholesome lifestyle. It’s recommended that we should consume 3-5 servings of vegetables per day*, but that can be difficult. Progresso’s passion for making it easy and fun to eat more vegetables inspired them to create Good Natured soups with ¾ cups of vegetables per serving.

Oct 13, 2016

Environmental leaders, Fortune 500 companies announce collaborative investments to protect California’s water future

As California enters its sixth year of record-breaking drought, twenty leading organizations today announced their collaborative support for critical projects designed to protect California’s water future. Together the groups form the California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC).

Oct 13, 2016

Environmental leaders, Fortune 500 companies announce collaborative investments to protect California’s water.

As California enters its sixth year of record-breaking drought, twenty leading organizations today announced their collaborative support for critical projects designed to protect California’s water future. Together the groups form the California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC).

Sep 27, 2016

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.48 per share, payable November 1, 2016, to shareholders of record as of October 10, 2016. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) current annualized dividend rate of $1.92 per share represents an increase of 8 percent over the annual dividend of $1.78 paid in fiscal 2016.

Sep 24, 2016

Progresso completes moves to antibiotic, hormone-free chicken breasts in all chicken soup varieties

Progresso is now using only 100 percent antibiotic and hormone free chicken breasts in all of its 36 chicken soup varieties. Currently available on store shelves nationwide, Progresso is the first large retail soup brand in the United States to have antibiotic and hormone free chicken breasts in its soups.

Sep 21, 2016

General Mills reports fiscal 2017 first-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 28, 2016. "Our first-quarter profit margin expansion and EPS results reflect continued good progress on our productivity and cost-savings initiatives," said General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell. "However, our net sales performance did not meet our expectations due to the challenging macro environment, a difficult year-over-year comparison, and a slower start to the year on certain businesses. We are taking actions to improve our net sales performance going forward, leveraging our Consumer First focus. At the same time, we have a number of encouraging examples across our global portfolio where our efforts to adapt to evolving consumer interests are driving positive results."

Sep 12, 2016

General Mills to close Vineland, New Jersey, facility

General Mills announced today it has reached a final decision to close its manufacturing facility in Vineland, New Jersey. The company said the facility will close by the first quarter of fiscal 2018.

Sep 08, 2016

General Mills celebrates 20th birthday of Box Tops for Education with new ways to earn cash for schools

This fall, General Mills is celebrating the 20th birthday of its iconic Box Tops for Education™ program, which has provided schools in the U.S. with more than $780 million in funding over the last two decades. To mark the occasion, the company is reinforcing its commitment to strengthening hometown communities through school funding by doubling the value of Box Tops collected through an all-new Box Tops Bonus App during the months of September and October, and mounting a widespread push to get more people than ever participating in the program.

Sep 07, 2016

General Mills reaffirms key fiscal 2017 financial targets

In conjunction with a presentation today at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reaffirmed its key financial targets for the fiscal year ending May 28, 2017. These targets include organic net sales growth between flat and down 2 percent; total segment operating profit growth between 6 and 8 percent in constant currency; 150 basis points of adjusted operating profit margin expansion; and adjusted diluted earnings per share growth between 6 and 8 percent in constant currency.

Aug 30, 2016

General Mills announces leadership changes in U.S. Retail and Europe-Australasia businesses

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced two new senior leadership appointments. Jon Nudi has been named Senior Vice President; President, U.S. Retail, one of the company’s three operating segments. The U.S. Retail role was previously held by Jeff Harmening who was promoted in June to President and Chief Operating Officer of General Mills. Nudi has most recently been located in Europe running the Europe-Australasia business for General Mills.

Jul 25, 2016

General Mills expands retail flour recall

Due to four new confirmed illnesses, General Mills is adding additional flour production dates to the previously announced U.S. retail flour recall that was originally announced on May 31, 2016. The illnesses reported to health officials continue to be connected with consumers reporting that they ate or handled uncooked dough or ate uncooked batter made with raw flour. No illnesses have been connected with flour that has been properly baked, cooked or handled.

Jul 21, 2016

General Mills announces restructuring in global supply chain

General Mills has announced restructuring in its global supply chain, impacting its U.S., Brazil, and China operations.

Jul 12, 2016

General Mills unveils summer 2016 new product line-up

General Mills is following consumer driven food trends with its line-up of products launching this summer around the world. Many of the new products closely align with increasing consumer interest in wellness, convenience, and snacking including new Yoplait Greek 2% Whips!, Nature Valley Nut & Seed Crunchy Granola Bars, Annie’s organic cereal, Old El Paso Mini Taco Boats, Totino’s Pizza Sticks and Häägen-Dazs Stick Bars.

Jul 11, 2016

Two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix recalled

Out of an abundance of caution, two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in the U.S. and one flavor sold in Canada have been added to General Mills’ previously announced flour recall from July 1, 2016. No illnesses reported to date have been connected to cake mix. No other General Mills or Betty Crocker mixes are included in this recall.

Jul 01, 2016

General Mills expands flour recall to include additional dates from last fall

General Mills continues to collaborate with health officials to investigate a multistate outbreak of E. coli O121, and is expanding its recall of Gold Medal flour, Wondra flour, and Signature Kitchens flour to include flour made earlier in the fall that may still be in consumers’ pantries. The recall is being expanded due to a newly reported illness that appears to have stemmed from the consumption of raw dough or batter linked to flour produced last fall.

Jun 30, 2016

General Mills voluntarily recalls a limited quantity of frozen Beyond Meat Vegetarian Indian Curry with Beyond Chicken

General Mills today announced a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of frozen Beyond Meat Vegetarian Indian Curry with Beyond Chicken, produced over seven days in April 2016. This product is available exclusively at Whole Foods. The recall is being issued as a precaution after the producer of whole garden frozen peas used as an ingredient in this product issued a national recall for the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Jun 29, 2016

General Mills reports fiscal 2016 results with EPS above previous guidance; Increases margin expansion target

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 29, 2016. These results reflect the impact of foreign exchange headwinds, the sale of the North American Green Giant business, and one less week compared to fiscal 2015.

Jun 23, 2016

General Mills names company veteran Jeffrey L. Harmening to newly created President and Chief Operating Officer position responsible for global operations

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey L. Harmening as President, Chief Operating Officer of General Mills effective July 1, 2016. Harmening will be responsible for all company operations including U.S. Retail, International, Convenience Stores and Foodservice segments, Sales and Channel Development, as well as Global Supply Chain, and Innovation, Technology and Quality functions. Harmening will continue to report to Chairman and CEO Ken Powell. Harmening’s successor will be announced at a later date.

Jun 23, 2016

General Mills, South Dakota State University unveil Oats Research Laboratory

General Mills and South Dakota State University today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art oat variety development lab on the Brookings campus. The Oats Research Laboratory will focus on advancing the sustainability and quality of oats in the U.S.

Jun 08, 2016

General Mills partners with Organic Valley

General Mills today announced a strategic sourcing partnership with the largest organic cooperative in the U.S. that will help about 20 dairy farms add around 3,000 acres to organic dairy production over the next three years.

Jun 07, 2016

General Mills recognized for sustainability by Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings

General Mills was named to Newsweek's 2016 Green Rankings for the third consecutive year for its environmental performance within the company's operations. This year, General Mills improved to 29th out of 500 best publicly traded U.S. companies and 59th out of 500 best publicly traded global companies, up from 48th and 77th in 2015.

Jun 03, 2016

General Mills statement on palm oil supplier

General Mills takes very seriously the suspension of certification from the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) of one of our suppliers, IOI.

Jun 02, 2016

Sunflower kernel recall impacts Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars & Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars

General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of four specific flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars. The recall is being issued as part of sunflower kernel supplier SunOpta’s ongoing national recall for the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes. General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this supplier issue.

Jun 01, 2016

General Mills will webcast three upcoming investor briefings

On Tuesday, June 14, the company will present at the dbAccess Global Consumer Conference in Paris. The presentation and webcast are scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. Central European Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time). The company plans to report results for its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, June 29.

May 31, 2016

Gold Medal, Gold Medal Wondra, and Signature Kitchens flour recalled due to possible E. coli O121 contamination

General Mills is collaborating with health officials to investigate an ongoing, multistate outbreak of E. coli O121 that may be potentially linked to Gold Medal flour, Wondra flour, and Signature Kitchens flour (sold in Safeway, Albertsons, Jewel, Shaws, Vons, United, Randalls, and Acme). Out of an abundance of caution, a voluntary recall is being made. To date, E. coli O121 has not been found in any General Mills flour products or in the flour manufacturing facility, and the company has not been contacted directly by any consumer reporting confirmed illnesses related to these products.

May 03, 2016

General Mills elects Jorge A. Uribe to board of directors

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Jorge A. Uribe to its board of directors effective June 1, 2016. Uribe retired in 2015 from his role as Global Productivity and Organization Transformation Officer at Procter & Gamble, where he was responsible for the company's major productivity initiatives and broad-based structural and cultural re-design.

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills divests Argentina Bakery and Foodservice business

General Mills has reached an agreement to sell its Argentina bakery and foodservice business to Grupo Bimbo, one of the world’s leading baking companies, subject to regulatory approval.

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills vende negòcio de Bakery e Foodservice na Argentina

A General Mills anunciou hoje que realizou um acordo para vender seu negócio de Bakery e Food Service na Argentina para o Grupo Bimbo, uma das principais empresas de panificação do mundo, sujeito a aprovação regulamentar.

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills vende el negocio de Bakery and Foodservice de Argentina

General Mills ha llegado a un acuerdo para la venta del negocio de bakery y foodservice de Argentina a Grupo Bimbo, una de las empresas de panificados líderes en el mundo, sujeto a aprobación regulatoria.

Apr 13, 2016

General Mills reports progress on global responsibility commitments

Today, General Mills released its 2016 Global Responsibility Report, which outlines the company’s goals and progress in the areas of health and wellness, sustainability, workplace and community engagement.

Mar 23, 2016

General Mills reports fiscal 2016 third-quarter results in line with expectations, reaffirms full-year outlook

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016. General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell said, “Our third-quarter financial results were in line with our expectations.

Mar 22, 2016

General Mills announces global water stewardship commitment

Today, General Mills announced its commitment to champion development of water stewardship plans by 2025 for the company’s most material and at-risk watersheds in its global value chain. The commitment is in recognition of World Water Day and in conjunction with the White House Water Summit. As part of this commitment, the company will lead corporate collaboration efforts, foster development of foundational tools, and advocate science-based policy in these watersheds, commensurate with the gap in stewardship in each individual watershed.

Mar 18, 2016

General Mills divests Venezuela business

General Mills is announcing it has completed the sale of its Venezuela business to Lengfeld Inc., a private, international investor with a presence in Venezuela. As a result, General Mills has exited the Venezuela market.

Mar 18, 2016

A General Mills encerra seus negócios na Venezuela

A General Mills anuncia que concluiu a venda de seus negócios na Venezuela para a Lengfeld Inc., um investidor privado internacional, presente na Venezuela. Como resultado a General Mills saiu do mercado venezuelano.

Mar 18, 2016

General Mills desinvierte en el establecimiento de Venezula

General Mills anuncia que ha finalizado la venta de su establecimiento en Venezuela a Lengfeld Inc., un inversor internacional privado con presencia en Venezuela. Como resultado, General Mills salió del mercado del país.

Mar 09, 2016

General Mills to double organic acreage sourcing to meet growing demand for natural and organic foods

General Mills today announced it will accelerate its commitment to more than double the organic acreage from which it sources ingredients. The company now expects to meet its goal of 250,000 acres by 2019. The increased acreage is directly linked to the company’s goals to grow net sales from its natural and organic products.

Mar 08, 2016

General Mills elects Maria Henry to its board of directors

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today elected Maria G. Henry to its board of directors effective June 1, 2016.

Feb 16, 2016

General Mills reaffirms guidance for fiscal 2016

In conjunction with a presentation today at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) investor conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reaffirmed its key financial targets for the fiscal year ending May 29, 2016, which reflect the impact of the Green Giant divestiture.

Feb 10, 2016

General Mills celebrates 150 Years of innovation, invention, food and fun

General Mills announces its 150th birthday today with plans for a year-long celebration. To celebrate its impact on a century and a half of food around the world, General Mills will share and highlight nostalgic food memorabilia from its historical archives. And honoring its journey of developing leading brands, life-changing inventions and cultural icons, General Mills is pledging “a future of continued innovation – and striving to help make its communities and the world a better place.”

Jan 18, 2016

General Mills to close facility in United Kingdom

General Mills today announced it has completed collective consultation on the proposed closure of its manufacturing facility in Berwick, United Kingdom with employee representatives and union officials and has made a decision to close the facility by the autumn of 2016.

Jan 18, 2016

Former Governor Deval Patrick reflects on the true American dream at the 26th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast

Former Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick, urged a sold-out audience at this morning’s 26th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast on January 18 to reflect on the parallels between the American dream and Dr. King’s legacy.

Jan 12, 2016

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to Headline 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast Jan. 18

Former two-time Governor of Massachusetts and author Deval Patrick will deliver the keynote speech at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast on Monday, January 18, 2016, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This is the 26th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast, which is organized in partnership by the General Mills Foundation and United Negro College Fund (UNCF).

Jan 06, 2016

General Mills acquires Epic Provisions

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) said today that it has acquired EPIC Provisions, a rapidly growing, premium meat snacks company based in Austin, Texas. EPIC will operate under General Mills’ Annie’s business, which itself has experienced strong sales growth since General Mills acquired the company more than a year ago. EPIC will maintain its present location in Austin.

Sep 22, 2015

General Mills reports fiscal 2016 first-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016.

Aug 30, 2015

General Mills announces new commitment on climate change

General Mills announced today a commitment to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent across its full value chain – from farm to fork to landfill – over the next 10 years. The commitment was calculated using science-based methodology to achieve a level of emission reductions that science suggests is necessary to sustain the health of the planet.

Aug 26, 2015

General Mills voluntarily recalls a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans

General Mills today announced a voluntary Class I recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced over two days in March 2014. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. No related illnesses have been reported in connection with this product.

Jul 31, 2015

General Mills announces preliminary decision to exit South Africa foodservice business

General Mills today announced a preliminary decision to exit its foodservice business in South Africa and close its facility in Linbro Park, Johannesburg.

Jul 31, 2015

General Mills closes frozen dough facility in Taiwan

General Mills announced today that it has closed its manufacturing facility in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Jul 16, 2015

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

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

Jul 16, 2015

General Mills to close West Chicago, Ill., facility

General Mills today announced a preliminary decision to close its manufacturing facility in West Chicago, Ill.

Jul 14, 2015

General Mills unveils new product innovation

General Mills unveiled its line-up of new products set debut this summer. Leading this collection is a host of new products to align with growing consumer interest in wellness, including new Yoplait Plenti, Nature Valley Toasted Oats Muesli, and Annie’s organic soups.

Jul 01, 2015

General Mills reports fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2015 results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 31, 2015. Fiscal 2015 was a 53-week year, with the extra week falling in the fourth quarter.

Jun 22, 2015

General Mills cereals removing artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources

General Mills cereals has committed to removing artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources from the rest of its cereals in response to consumers’ changing preferences. Today, more than 60 percent of General Mills cereals like Cinnamon Toast Crunch and original Cheerios are already without artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources and have been that way for a long time.

Jun 15, 2015

General Mills receives high marks for corporate sustainability on the 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings

General Mills was named to Newsweek's 2015 Green Rankings for the second consecutive year for its commitment to corporate sustainability and efficiently managing environmental impact within the company's operations.

Jun 08, 2015

General Mills launches Yoplait yogurt in China

General Mills today launched its Yoplait yogurt brand in China. Three new yogurt lines will be rolling out in hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores in Shanghai, giving consumers new options in China’s premium yogurt market: Perle de lait, a thick and creamy French-style yogurt, Panier de fruits, the first fruit on the bottom yogurt in the category, and O’Fruit, a drinkable yogurt with big fruit pieces that requires an extra-large straw to drink.

Jun 03, 2015

General Mills invests in organic farming pipeline

General Mills invests $50,000 to support the Canada-based Prairie Organic Grain Initiative (POGI), a multi-year program aimed at building resiliency and stability in the organic field crop sector while increasing the quantity and quality of organic field crops in Canada.

May 19, 2015

Working Mother recognizes General Mills among “Best Companies for Multicultural Women”

Working Mother magazine recognizes General Mills among the “Best Companies for Multicultural Women” in the U.S. — an honor that recognizes 25 U.S. corporations that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color.

Apr 24, 2015

General Mills advances on 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

General Mills received high marks in DiversityInc’s recently-released 2015 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, which honors companies with leading corporate diversity and inclusion programs and practices.

Apr 07, 2015

General Mills reports progress on Global Responsibility commitments

General Mills released its annual Global Responsibility Report, which outlines the company’s approach to creating economic, environmental and social value in the countries where it operates. General Mills reports progress on the most material topics related to its business – health and wellness, environment, sourcing, workplace and community engagement.

Mar 10, 2015

General Mills declares 7 percent dividend increase

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that the board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share, payable May 1, 2015, to shareholders of record April 10, 2015. This represents a 7 percent increase from the previous quarterly rate of $0.41 per share. Including the new May quarterly payment, General Mills dividends per share in fiscal 2015 will total $1.67, up 8 percent from the annual dividend of $1.55 paid the previous fiscal year.

Mar 09, 2015

General Mills reaffirms commitment to equal opportunity and women’s empowerment

General Mills reaffirmed its commitment to promote equal opportunity for women by signing the CEO Statement of Support for the United Nation’s Women's Empowerment Principles. The WEP is a result of collaboration between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the United Nations Global Compact and offer guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community.

Mar 05, 2015

General Mills recognized among FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Today, General Mills was named to FORTUNE’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” General Mills has made the prestigious list 12 times since first appearing in 1998.

Feb 19, 2015

General Mills marks 10 years of health improvements

General Mills has improved the health profile of 76 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005, when it first established its “Health Metric” to encourage progress on nutrition and health improvements. These improvements include enhancing positive nutrition such as increasing protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, or reducing limiters such as calories, sodium, sugar and fat, all while ensuring great taste.

Feb 12, 2015

General Mills to close New Albany, Indiana, facility

General Mills announced today it has reached a final decision to close its manufacturing facility in New Albany, Indiana. The company said the facility will close mid-year in calendar 2016.

Jan 19, 2015

Vernon Jordan calls for renewed hope, meaningful action at the 25th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast

Today, Vernon E. Jordan, renowned civil rights leader, presidential advisor, attorney and business leader, delivered the keynote address at the 25th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday breakfast on the theme “Infinite Hope, Meaningful Action.”

Jan 08, 2015

General Mills to close New Albany, Indiana, facility

General Mills today announced a preliminary decision to close its manufacturing facility in New Albany, Indiana.

Jan 08, 2015

General Mills to close Midland, Ontario, facility

General Mills today announced plans to close its manufacturing facility in Midland, Ontario.

Jan 06, 2015

Vernon Jordan, Yolanda Adams headline the 25th Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., long-time civil rights leader, presidential adviser, attorney and business leader, will deliver the keynote speech at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast on Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.