Sep 04, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – To kick off this football season, Wheaties announced today that Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson will adorn the coveted orange box.
Aug 21, 2018
BERKELEY, California - Annie's Inc., known for its beloved Cheddar Bunnies, announces the launch of Gluten-Free Cheddar Bunny Tails – a delicious, crispy cracker made with real cheddar cheese and gluten-free goodness.
Aug 08, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – The 49th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is officially open to home cooks nationwide and invites them to imagine the possibilities with Pillsbury.
Jul 17, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Oui by Yoplait – the French style yogurt sold in a glass pot – has released a new petite way to enjoy the remarkable taste, texture and simplicity Oui fans know and love. New Oui by Yoplait Petites will be sold in pairs of small 3.5 oz. glass pots and will be available in four indulgent flavors including Sea Salt Caramel, Chocolate with Shavings, Dark Chocolate Raspberry and Caramelized Apple, each sure to satisfy any sweet craving.
Jul 09, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas – EPIC Provisions, the snack brand on a mission to make humanely-raised, animal-based foods that improve the welfare and management of those animals, debuts EPIC Performance, a new line of premium non-GMO protein bars made from cage-free egg whites, nuts, and dried fruit.
Jul 05, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Cereal lovers can now get their hands on a free family-size box of Honey Nut Cheerios, with a qualifying purchase, in honor of Amazon Prime Day and the Cheerios mission to make good go round.
Mar 08, 2018
ANAHEIM, California – Cascadian Farm, a pioneer in the organic food movement, and parent company General Mills, announced a five-year $125,000 contribution to Grain Millers to support soil health research on oat farms in the Upper Midwest. Research findings and best practices will be shared at field day events to help advance environmental and economical outcomes for farmers.
Jan 30, 2018
Nature Valley granola bars, with a long history of supporting and protecting America's national parks, today announced an extension of that support. Nature Valley will partner with the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official nonprofit partner to the National Park Service, for the Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement. Nature Valley's support includes a three-year commitment and a donation of up to $3 million.
Dec 20, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 26, 2017. “I’m pleased with the breadth of the topline improvement we delivered this quarter across our geographies, product platforms, and channels,” said General Mills Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening. “We’re executing better, with stronger innovation, more effective brand building, and better merchandising leading to market share gains in the majority of our key global platforms. I’m also pleased that we delivered topline growth in absolute terms.”
Oct 09, 2017
General Mills is voluntarily recalling two days of production of Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola cereal because of an undeclared allergen. There have been no reports of illness.
Oct 04, 2017
The Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is back with a new twist. We are calling all home cooks nationwide to fire up their ovens and imagine the possibilities with Pillsbury. In partnership with Food Network and The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, Pillsbury is celebrating family memories made at home, by seeking your family’s favorite recipes and the inspiration and stories behind them.
Sep 21, 2017
As each school year approaches, schools and teachers gather the supplies and equipment they need to provide effective learning for students. But too often, gaps in funding force schools to make difficult decisions about what they need the most. For more than 20 years, one program has been helping bridge that gap for schools across the country, and in late September, supporters are gearing up to raise more money than ever.
Sep 20, 2017
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."
Aug 23, 2017
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
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
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.
Jun 21, 2017
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.
Jan 10, 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.
Oct 17, 2016
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.
Sep 24, 2016
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 08, 2016
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.
Jul 25, 2016
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 has announced restructuring in its global supply chain, impacting its U.S., Brazil, and China operations.
Jul 12, 2016
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
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 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 02, 2016
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.
May 31, 2016
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.
Apr 19, 2016
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
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 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.
Feb 10, 2016
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.”
Dec 15, 2015
General Mills today reported on progress it has made against its publicly stated commitment to reduce sodium by 20 percent across 10 key U.S. retail product categories by the end of 2015. General Mills has met or exceeded its stated goal in seven of ten categories, with reductions across the 10 categories ranging from 18 to 35 percent.
Nov 02, 2015
General Mills, Inc., (NYSE: GIS) announced today it has completed the sale of its Green Giant and Le Sueur vegetable businesses to B&G Foods, Inc., (NYSE: BGS) for $765 million in cash plus an inventory adjustment at closing of approximately $58 million. General Mills announced the sale agreement on September 3, 2015.
Oct 22, 2015
301 INC, the new business development and venturing unit within General Mills, today announced a new strategy focused on building partnerships with emerging food brands to create breakthrough innovation in the food space. Through 301 INC, entrepreneurs and early stage food companies will have access to capital and the deep knowledge and expertise of General Mills to develop, grow and expand their businesses.
Oct 09, 2015
General Mills dijo hoy que Puerto Rico no está envuelto en su retiro voluntario del mercado de varios días de producción de (recuadro amarillo) original de Cheerios y el cereal Honey Nut Cheerios producidos en su planta de Lodi, California, de algunas fechas de julio. El cereal se retiró voluntariamente del mercado debido a un alérgeno no declarado - trigo.
Oct 06, 2015
General Mills Canada confirmed today that the Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereals it sells in Canada are not included in the recall announced yesterday by General Mills in the United States. Canadian Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereals can be identified by their distinctive bilingual English-French packaging.
Oct 05, 2015
General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects.
Oct 02, 2015
General Mills today announced a voluntary class 2 recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced on one day in June 2015. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this product.
Sep 22, 2015
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016.
Sep 03, 2015
General Mills, Inc., (NYSE: GIS) announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Green Giant and Le Sueur vegetable businesses to B&G Foods, Inc., (NYSE: BGS) for approximately $765 million in cash, subject to an inventory adjustment at closing.
Aug 26, 2015
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.
Dec 16, 2014
General Mills announced its newest lineup of products poised to drive growth for the company. Beginning in January, the company will launch more than 50 new products that meet increasing consumer demand for better-for-you snacks, products with simple ingredients, protein, gluten-free and bold flavors.
Sep 16, 2014
Working Mother magazine today recognized General Mills among the top five 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms.
Sep 08, 2014
General Mills said today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Annie’s
Jul 31, 2014
Today, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, recognized General Mills as one of 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve employees.
Jul 07, 2014
General Mills is tapping into the latest consumer-driven food trends with its new lineup of product innovation launching this summer. Cheerios Protein cereal, LÄRABAR RENOLA grain free granola, Chex Gluten Free Oatmeal, nacho cheese blasted Old El Paso taco shells, Suddenly Salad made with whole grains, indulgent Pillsbury Melts filled cookies and Häagen-Dazs Triple Sensations ice cream are among the more than 150 new products appearing across the U.S. and around the world.
Sep 20, 2013
Consumer Goods Technology magazine today named Nature Valley Protein Bars the ‘Most Innovative Product' of 2013.
Sep 06, 2013
General Mills announced today a voluntary Class II recall of a limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing.
Jul 09, 2013
Addressing investors and analysts this morning at the New York Stock Exchange, General Mills executives detailed the company’s growth and innovation plans for fiscal 2014. “We’ll be building on a strong track record of annual growth,” said Ken Powell, chairman and CEO of General Mills.
Jul 09, 2013
Today, General Mills executives will share the company’s new product innovation plans during General Mills annual Investor Day meeting at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Jun 13, 2013
General Mills announced today it plans to close its baking mix operation in Commerce, Calif. The facility produces baking mix products for the company’s foodservice business.
Jun 03, 2013
General Mills voluntarily recalls single-serve reduced-sugar Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bowlpaks sold in foodservice establishments
May 13, 2013
The 2012 New Product Pacesetters™ Report, recently released by Information Resources Inc., named Nature Valley Protein Bars as one of the top 10 new products in the Food & Beverage Brands category.
Apr 25, 2013
Furthering its commitment to nourish children’s bodies and minds, Cheerios® is expanding its Spoonfuls of Stories® to reach older kids for the first time in the history of the 11-year program.
Feb 20, 2013
General Mills and Häagen-Dazs today announced an initiative designed to foster greater economic vitality for smallholder vanilla farmers in Madagascar and ensure the availability of high quality vanilla for future generations.
Dec 19, 2012
Beginning in January, General Mills will launch dozens of new products across its portfolio to meet consumer needs and drive growth for the company.
Oct 09, 2012
General Mills today announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of Cascadian Farm Granola Bars containing peanuts.
Sep 26, 2012
General Mills is voluntarily recalling a single day’s production of Almond Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Nut Granola Bars because of a labeling issue.
Sep 19, 2012
General Mills today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013. The period includes two months of incremental contribution from the Yoplait International acquisition completed in July 2011, and three months of results for the Food Should Taste Good, Yoplait Ireland and Parampara Foods businesses acquired during the final quarter of fiscal 2012.
Aug 01, 2012
General Mills announced today the completion of its acquisition of Yoki Alimentos SA.
May 24, 2012
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Yoki Alimentos S.A., a privately-held food company headquartered in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. General Mills currently expects the transaction to close during the first half of its 2013 fiscal year, which begins on May 28, 2012, after satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
May 17, 2012
Yoplait S.A.S. announced today it has agreed to directly operate its chilled yoghurt and desserts business in Ireland, reacquiring the franchise rights to its Yoplait brands and products from its licensee, Glanbia plc.
May 10, 2012
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) confirmed today that Yoplait S.A.S. has reached an agreement to terminate the current Yoplait brand license in Canada on September 1, 2012. At that time, General Mills Canada will begin to market, sell and distribute Yoplait yogurt products in Canada under license from Yoplait S.A.S. The current Canadian licensee, Ultima Foods, will continue to produce Yoplait branded products to be sold by General Mills Canada under a multi-year manufacturing agreement.
Feb 29, 2012
General Mills announced today the acquisition of Food Should Taste Good, a rapidly-growing natural snack foods company based in Needham Heights, Mass.
Dec 09, 2010
General Mills said today it successfully reduced sugar in cereals advertised to children by an additional 8 percent, on average, in 2010. General Mills has now achieved average sugar reductions of 14 percent on cereals advertised to children since 2007, with some cereals reduced as much as 28 percent in that period.
Dec 06, 2010
For the holidays, Betty Crocker’s creative culinary minds conducted an exclusive survey on Facebook, revealing the “Betty 10 Red Hot Holiday Trends,” this season’s top 10 holiday food trends. With these trends as inspiration, Betty Crocker is offering fresh new ideas to make each trend a part of your celebration.
Oct 08, 2010
The application is available on iTunes and offers Hispanic consumers instant access to hundreds of recipes for delicious Latin-style meals
Oct 04, 2010
Online community helps those touched by breast cancer find strength together
Sep 30, 2010
Top chefs partner with Muir Glen to launch limited-edition Reserve Tomatoes and introduce exclusive recipes
Sep 30, 2010
Progresso adds motivating health benefit to reduced sodium line; launches new World Recipes Soups; extends High Fiber and Light Lines
Aug 31, 2010
Yoplait joins forces with actress, TV host Maria Menounos to share tips on how to feel great, look good and live well
Aug 25, 2010
Yoplait® Fiber One™ yogurt offers flavor variety and great taste for bored dieters
May 17, 2010
Cereal Designed to Fuel Wins Showcased at Commemorative Box Unveiling Friday
Apr 30, 2010
Last night General Mills Betty Crocker Gluten Free Dessert Mixes won gold at the 2010 Edison Best New Product Awards gala in New York.
Apr 07, 2010
Green Giant Announces Partnership with The Nature Conservancy
Mar 04, 2010
Three outstanding gold-medal athletes fresh off the competitive slopes of the Vancouver games mark yet another victorious American milestone by earning elite Breakfast of Champions® status.
Mar 04, 2010
Yoplait Joins Forces with Izabella Miko and Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' New Film, "Clash of the Titans," to Introduce Yoplait Greek
Feb 12, 2010
No matter how you slice it, the two newest dessert-inspired flavors from Yoplait Light are sure to curb those sweet cravings that can hit after lunch and dinner.
Jan 25, 2010
About half the U.S. population planned to make New Year’s resolutions this year, and “lose weight” topped their list of goals for 2010.
Dec 04, 2009
Partners Travel the Country to Encourage Americans to Help Make a Difference
Nov 24, 2009
The Box Tops for Education® Online Shopping Mall Makes Gift Selection Easy Through Interest Profiles and Helps Stretch Holiday Dollars by Giving Back to Schools
Nov 17, 2009
New Web Site Features Thousands of Kitchen-Tested Recipes
Nov 10, 2009
New Microsoft Windows application offers millions of recipes, interactive experience for cooks
Oct 29, 2009
The Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest announced the final 100 home cooks who will compete for $1 million at the finals April 11-13, 2010, in Orlando, Fla.
Oct 01, 2009
Pink Together® breast cancer awareness campaign aims to share hope
Sep 16, 2009
“Click to Give” Initiative Could Lead to $25,000 Gift
Sep 09, 2009
The Evolution of the Iconic Breakfast Cereal Was Co-Created with Help from Champion Athletes Peyton Manning, Hunter Kemper, Kevin Garnett, Bryan Clay and Albert Pujols
Aug 24, 2009
Yoplait Makes Smoothies Fast and Fabulous Right Out of the Freezer
Jul 08, 2009
No other flavors/varieties of Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters are involved. Nature Valley Granola Bars are NOT involved
Jun 03, 2009
Research Findings Unveiled at Digestive Disease Week Annual Conference
May 13, 2009
Acordo inclui unidade de produção em Minas Gerais
May 13, 2009
Agreement includes production facilities in Minas Gerais
Mar 25, 2009
You Could Win $1 Million for Original Recipe
Feb 03, 2009
Healthy, Balanced Living Made Easy and Delicious with New Yoplait Yo-Plus Blueberry Acaí Yogurt with Live and Active Probiotic Cultures
Jan 27, 2009
TWICE AS NICE!
Jan 19, 2009
LÄRABAR / JamFrakas RECALL Frequently Asked Questions
Jan 04, 2009
The Evolution of the Iconic Breakfast Cereal Was Co-Created with Help from Champion Athletes Peyton Manning, Hunter Kemper, Kevin Garnett, Bryan Clay and Albert Pujols