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Feb 13, 2020

General Mills adds leadership in digital and data capabilities

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — General Mills adds leadership in building out its digital and data capabilities with the hiring of Jaime Montemayor as Chief Digital & Technology Officer reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Harmening, effective February 24, 2020.

Feb 03, 2020

General Mills awarded prestigious CDP A List Awards for climate and water actions for second consecutive year

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) achieving a place on the CDP ‘A List’ for both climate change and water security.

Jan 29, 2020

General Mills to webcast presentation at the CAGNY 2020 Conference on February 18, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Jan 28, 2020

General Mills launches multi-year regenerative agriculture pilot with wheat growers in central Kansas

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills has launched a regenerative agriculture pilot with farmers in Kansas’ Cheney Reservoir watershed which provides water to more than 400,000 Wichita residents.

Jan 27, 2020

General Mills elects Jo Ann Jenkins to Board of Directors and declares quarterly dividend

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Jo Ann Jenkins to its board of directors effective January 27, 2020.

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Brand and product news
Dec, 11, 2019

Honey Nut Cheerios changes iconic O’s into heart shapes

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – America’s favorite cereal is adding happy heart shapes to Honey Nut Cheerios and original yellow-box Cheerios to help bring the heart health conversation to the forefront in a fun, light-hearted way.

Dec, 05, 2019

Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Milk Bar collaboration serves up epic cinnamon-sugar mashups

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Cinnamon Toast Crunch is answering fans’ fervent calls for Cinnamilk by joining forces with beloved dessert company Milk Bar.

Community engagement
Dec, 19, 2019

The Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States, to serve as keynote speaker at the 30th annual MLK Holiday Breakfast in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – The Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States, will serve as keynote speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast on Monday, January 20, 2020, at the Minneapolis Armory.

Jan, 15, 2019

General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program seeking young innovators

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Today, General Mills launched the second year of its Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program, a platform encouraging today's youth to share their solutions to fight hunger, reduce food waste, and grow food more sustainably.

Health and wellness
Nov, 19, 2019

General Mills achieves sodium reduction commitment across all 10 key U.S. product categories

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported it has achieved its public goal to reduce sodium by 20% across all ten key U.S. product categories.

Jun, 19, 2018

New YQ by Yoplait introduces a 'smarter, not sweeter' philosophy to the yogurt aisle

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Smarter, not sweeter. That's the philosophy behind YQ by Yoplait, a new yogurt made with ultra-filtered milk that delivers big on protein with an intentionally less sweet taste.

Company performance
Jan, 29, 2020

General Mills to webcast presentation at the CAGNY 2020 Conference on February 18, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Jan, 27, 2020

General Mills elects Jo Ann Jenkins to Board of Directors and declares quarterly dividend

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Jo Ann Jenkins to its board of directors effective January 27, 2020.

Employer of choice
Feb, 13, 2020

General Mills adds leadership in digital and data capabilities

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — General Mills adds leadership in building out its digital and data capabilities with the hiring of Jaime Montemayor as Chief Digital & Technology Officer reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Harmening, effective February 24, 2020.

Aug, 29, 2018

General Mills announces expanded U.S. benefits plan to support employees at all life stages

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills today announced a significant expansion of its existing U.S. employee benefits, including an industry-leading leave policy for new parents. The company is modernizing benefits to better align with the needs of an ever-evolving workforce.

Global growth
Nov, 18, 2019

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable February 3, 2020, to shareholders of record as of January 10, 2020. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 121 years.

Feb, 05, 2019

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable May 1, 2019, to shareholders of record as of April 10, 2019. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 120 years.

Innovation
Feb, 13, 2020

General Mills adds leadership in digital and data capabilities

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — General Mills adds leadership in building out its digital and data capabilities with the hiring of Jaime Montemayor as Chief Digital & Technology Officer reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Harmening, effective February 24, 2020.

Jul, 17, 2018

Oui by Yoplait introduces French style indulgence with new Oui Petites

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.

Social responsibility
Feb, 03, 2020

General Mills awarded prestigious CDP A List Awards for climate and water actions for second consecutive year

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) achieving a place on the CDP ‘A List’ for both climate change and water security.

Jan, 28, 2020

General Mills launches multi-year regenerative agriculture pilot with wheat growers in central Kansas

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills has launched a regenerative agriculture pilot with farmers in Kansas’ Cheney Reservoir watershed which provides water to more than 400,000 Wichita residents.