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Jul 19, 2021

Oui by Yoplait teams up with essie and actress Busy Philipps to encourage people to prioritize self care with introduction of OuiFresh kits

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - As the world speeds up again and life returns to a sense of normalcy, it is important to take a moment for yourself. Oui by Yoplait believes everyone deserves to take time to enjoy the French approach to eating and living, which revolves around pausing to appreciate the joy of a moment.

Jul 13, 2021

Cheerios returns to original Cheerioats name to celebrate 80th anniversary

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - America’s number-one cereal brand is celebrating 80 years of putting whole grain oats on millions of breakfast tables every morning by reintroducing its original name and packaging: Cheerioats.

Jul 12, 2021

Old El Paso elevates taco night with new meal kits, squeeze sauces and a tasty rice dish

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Old El Paso is helping families take mealtimes to the next level with its delicious, convenient Tex-Mex meal kits, sauces and tasty new rice dish.

Jul 06, 2021

General Mills completes acquisition of Tyson Foods’ pet treats business

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) pet treats business for $1.2 billion in cash.

Jun 30, 2021

General Mills reports fourth-quarter and full-year results for fiscal 2021 and provides fiscal 2022 outlook

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 30, 2021.

Jun 29, 2021

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The General Mills Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.51 per share, payable August 2, 2021, to shareholders of record as of July 9, 2021.

Jun 08, 2021

Wheaties celebrates 100 years with the launch of the Century Box Series featuring The Greatest of All Time: Muhammad Ali

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - To mark its 100-year anniversary, Wheaties is continuing its tradition of recognizing athletes for their achievements on and off the field by dropping a limited-edition Century Box Series starting with The Greatest: Muhammad Ali.

Jun 02, 2021

General Mills to webcast fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2021 earnings results on June 30, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2021 fourth quarter and full year on June 30, 2021.

May 27, 2021

Dive into summer with barbecue-friendly recipes from General Mills

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - This Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. is extra special for many, it is not just the official start of grilling season, but also the first time that many friends and families will be gathering in more than a year.

May 25, 2021

Are you down to recycle? Nature Valley and Down to Earth with Zac Efron partner for recycling awareness

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - On the heels of announcing the first plastic snack bar wrapper to be approved by How2Recycle as store drop-off recyclable for its iconic Crunchy granola bar, Nature Valley is teaming up with eco-friendly actor and activist Zac Efron and Down to Earth to raise awareness about store drop-off recycling.

May 17, 2021

Cheerios Cheer Cards return to support Canadian athletes at unprecedented Olympic Games in Tokyo

TORONTO - With the Olympic Games less than 70 days away, Cheerios is rallying Canadians to ‘Be The Cheer’ and support Team Canada.

May 14, 2021

General Mills continues portfolio reshaping strategy with acquisition of Tyson Foods’ pet treats business

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) pet treats business for $1.2 billion in cash in a transaction that provides an estimated tax benefit of $225 million, equating to an effective purchase price of $975 million.

May 14, 2021

General Mills to webcast presentation at the 2021 BMO Global Farm to Market Conference

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 1:40 PM CT.

May 11, 2021

General Mills and NFWF announce partnership to accelerate the adoption of regenerative agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced a partnership with General Mills that will support important conservation efforts on working lands in the Great Lakes Basin (Michigan and Wisconsin) and the Southern Great Plains (stretching from Nebraska to Texas).

Apr 27, 2021

Protein seekers rejoice! With 25G of protein, new :ratio PROTEIN packs the most protein in the yogurt aisle in a single serve cup

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Just in time for spring, :ratio introduces new :ratio PROTEIN, a high protein dairy snack to help consumers as they kickstart their health routines. :ratio PROTEIN has the most protein in the yogurt aisle in a single serve cup, packed with 25G of protein and 3G of sugar.

Apr 26, 2021

General Mills to webcast Force for Good investor event on May 25, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast its first-ever ESG investor event virtually on May 25, 2021, including a pre-recorded presentation and a live question and answer session with management.

Apr 22, 2021

General Mills makes meaningful global responsibility progress to shape the future

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today released its 2021 Global Responsibility Report, which highlights social and environmental progress made in the 2020 fiscal year, ending May 31, 2020.

Apr 15, 2021

General Mills becomes first U.S. consumer packaged goods company to enter into a sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today announced it has renewed its five-year $2.7 billion revolving credit facility, which now includes a pricing structure that is tied to environmental impact metrics.

Apr 13, 2021

301 INC, venture capital arm at General Mills, leads multimillion dollar investment in London-based Pots & Co, to expand brand's U.S. presence

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 301 INC, the venture capital arm of General Mills, is leading a multistage investment of up to $20 million in Pots & Co.

Mar 24, 2021

General Mills reports fiscal 2021 third-quarter results

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 28, 2021.

Mar 23, 2021

General Mills announces proposed sale of European Yoplait operations to Sodiaal

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding to sell its 51% controlling interest in Yoplait S.A.S. to Sodiaal, a leading French dairy cooperative, in exchange for full ownership of the Canadian Yoplait business and a reduced royalty rate for use of the Yoplait and Liberté brands in the United States and Canada. The proposed transaction is expected to close by the end of calendar 2021, subject to appropriate labor consultations, regulatory filings, and other customary closing conditions.

Mar 10, 2021

No oven required! Pillsbury is in the cookie aisle for the first time ever with New Soft Baked Cookies

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Pillsbury is taking up residence in the cookie aisle for the first time ever – and the baking is already done. The new line of Soft Baked Cookies are ready to eat out of the package as soon as you get them home (or even in the car if you just can’t wait).

Mar 03, 2021

Betty Crocker partners with Barbie Dream Gap Project to empower girls to realize their limitless potential

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Driven by the belief that the kitchen is the original lab, where culinary science and personal expression fuel confidence and creativity in all makers, Betty Crocker introduces the BettyLab.

Mar 02, 2021

Introducing EPIC Provisions' first bar made from beef raised using practices to reduce carbon emissions

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - EPIC, the snack brand with a mission to improve the lives of animals, support human health, and help heal the land, debuts its first bar made from beef raised using practices to reduce carbon emissions.

Feb 17, 2021

Lucky Charms inspires new family traditions for St. Patrick’s Day

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - With St. Patrick’s Day celebrations going virtual this year, Lucky Charms is making sure they are just as magical! The introduction of limited-edition Green Milk Turn Lucky Charms cereal and new family activities, like Lucky’s CharmWorld by CANDY LAND game, are providing new traditions for parents seeking magical moments at home leading up to the holiday.

Feb 16, 2021

Nature Valley launches first-ever Store Drop-Off recyclable snack bar wrapper

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Nature Valley is leading the charge to a more recyclable future and today, launches the first plastic film wrapper designated as Store Drop-Off recyclable by How2Recycle® with the brand’s iconic Crunchy granola bar.

Feb 16, 2021

General Mills outlines “Accelerate” Growth Strategy at 2021 CAGNY Conference

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - At the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) 2021 Conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) outlined its Accelerate strategy to deliver top-tier shareholder returns. The company also reaffirmed its fiscal 2021 third-quarter and full-year financial guidance.

Feb 15, 2021

General Mills Foodservice awards $100,000 to independent restaurants in 6th annual Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills Foodservice announces the winners in its 2020 Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest, an annual contest that celebrates independent restaurants and food trucks, their one-of-a-kind dishes and the vital role they play in our communities.

Feb 03, 2021

Cascadian Farm commits $750,000 to The Nature Conservancy to rebuild wildlife habitat and restore groundwater on farmland in the Sacramento Valley

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Cascadian Farm, a pioneering brand in the organic movement, announced its commitment of $750,000 to The Nature Conservancy to help rebuild farmland in California’s Sacramento Valley.

Jan 29, 2021

Wheaties salutes racial equity trailblazer and track legend Tommie Smith with limited edition box

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Wheaties revealed today that Tommie Smith, a racial equality activist and record-breaking track and field star, will be honored with a limited-edition Wheaties box coming this April.

Jan 28, 2021

Betty Crocker seasonal baking kits to surprise and delight bakers

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Betty Crocker is releasing its line-up of new seasonal products to meet demand for whimsical, easy and delicious treats. Highlights include Dunkaroos Frosting, Cupcake and Giant Cookie Kits and can be found at grocery retailers across the U.S. beginning in February.

Jan 28, 2021

General Mills marks inclusion milestone

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - For the 15th year, General Mills has earned a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

Jan 26, 2021

General Mills to webcast presentation at CAGNY Conference on February 16, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening, Chief Marketing Officer Ivan Pollard, and Chief Financial Officer Kofi Bruce will be featured speakers at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference, to be held virtually on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Jan 25, 2021

Cheerios brings back happy-heart shaped O’s to inspire heart-healthy lifestyle

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - America’s number-one cereal brand is bringing back happy-heart shapes to Honey Nut Cheerios and original yellow-box Cheerios, along with new additional flavors including Blueberry, Chocolate and Cinnamon starting in late January.

Jan 25, 2021

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The General Mills Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.51 per share, payable May 3, 2021, to shareholders of record as of April 9, 2021.

Jan 11, 2021

General Mills and got milk? celebrate National Milk Day

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - In honor of National Milk Day, General Mills and got milk? are sharing some fun facts on how this dynamic duo delivers a winning combination.

Jan 11, 2021

Introducing Nature Valley Protein Crunch Bars, delicious creamy, crunchy texture with 10 grams of protein

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Nature Valley, the No. 1 granola bar brand in the world*, is launching Protein Crunch bars, a bar that uniquely features a creamy, crunchy texture with 10 grams of great-tasting protein – making it unlike many other snack bar options.

Jan 06, 2021

Nature Valley collaborates with Daveed Diggs to remake “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” to celebrate restoring access to 10,000 miles of national park trails

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Nature Valley and the National Park Foundation (NPF) announced today the completion of a three-year project to restore access to 10,000 miles of national park trails.

Jan 05, 2021

General Mills Big G Cereal and got milk? team up to deliver a winning combination for breakfast

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Today, two icons, General Mills Big G cereal and got milk?, announced a historic partnership designed to deliver even more fun along with the essential nutrition people need to fuel their mornings.

Dec 21, 2020

The General Mills Foundation and UNCF present the 31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will feature a conversation between Dr. Bernice King and former United States Ambassador Andrew Young.

Dec 18, 2020

Cheerios remakes iconic 1999 holiday ad to spotlight the importance of connecting with loved ones this holiday season

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Stemming from consumer excitement and engagement on TikTok, Cheerios has remade an iconic holiday ad that originally aired in 1999. The ad acknowledges that while this year’s holiday season will be different, it is more important than ever to connect with your loved ones.

Dec 17, 2020

General Mills reports fiscal 2021 second-quarter results

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 29, 2020.

Dec 15, 2020

Jennifer Lopez and Yoplait make it easy to support local Feeding America member food banks

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - At a time when many things in the world remain uncertain, food banks continue to be a lifeline for families when it comes to putting food on the table.

Dec 08, 2020

General Mills on CDP’s ‘A List’ for Climate and Water Stewardship for Third Consecutive Year

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) announced today it has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental impact nonprofit CDP, achieving a prestigious double ‘A’ score for tackling both climate change and water security.

Dec 01, 2020

General Mills debuts Sesame Street cereal, bringing ABCs and 123s to the breakfast bowl

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Breakfast just got more fun, delicious, and educational with the launch of Sesame Street Cereal, made by General Mills.

Nov 30, 2020

Chex teams up with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend to make the holidays a little sweeter

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - While this holiday season is sure to be anything but traditional, Chex cereal has unveiled new recipes that will bring some extra cheer to 2020. The holiday party staple ingredient has teamed up with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, who know the keys to a good celebration, to deliver some serious cooking inspiration.

Nov 16, 2020

General Mills named to prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices for third consecutive year

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills has been named for the third consecutive year to both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the North American Index by Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and S&P Global.

Nov 09, 2020

Welcome home! Pillsbury gives Atlanta's military families a place to call home with new transitional house

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - To help military families transitioning back to civilian life thrive and make new memories together, Pillsbury has partnered with nonprofit Operation Homefront to provide “The Welcome Home,” a rent-free, Atlanta-based transitional home for military families, starting with Trevor, Brittany and their young son.

Nov 09, 2020

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The General Mills Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.51 per share, payable February 1, 2021, to shareholders of record as of January 8, 2021.

Nov 02, 2020

International tennis stars turn Old El Paso tortilla launch into a worldwide charitable event

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - What began as a new product launch for Old El Paso Tortilla Pockets in Australia has turned into a global match between leading tennis players, and the winner is local food banks.

Oct 29, 2020

General Mills and its Foundation expand COVID-19 charitable response to $14 million due to growing hunger rates

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - With acute food insecurity expected to double worldwide in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Mills Foundation announced an additional $4 million of philanthropic funding for nonprofit organizations working to alleviate growing food insecurity worldwide. 

Oct 15, 2020

Monster Cereals giving away 20” character busts created by award-winning special effects artist

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills announced today a surprise giveaway for fans of its Monster Cereals.

Oct 14, 2020

General Mills leads food & beverage sector in America's Most Just Companies List by Forbes and JUST Capital

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills was named to the annual Forbes and JUST Capital “Forbes JUST 100,” showcasing the companies doing right by all their stakeholders.

Oct 07, 2020

Wheaties unites with LeBron James and his foundation to champion change as next Wheaties athlete

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Wheaties announced today that LeBron James, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, will be the next athlete to adorn the cover of the iconic orange box.

Sep 29, 2020

Jennifer Lopez and Yoplait challenge families to dance and play for a cause

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - In today’s distanced world – getting kids moving isn’t as easy as it sounds. That’s why Yoplait is teaming up with Jennifer Lopez to inspire families to move together with “It’s Yoplaitime.”

Sep 23, 2020

General Mills reports strong fiscal 2021 first-quarter results and announces dividend increase

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 30, 2020.

Sep 22, 2020

As Americans grow tired of emptying the dishwasher, Progresso introduces the perfect no-mess meal option: Progresso Toppers

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Progresso Toppers are a new, no-mess way to enjoy Progresso's classic soups with tasty toppings for an extra crunch.

Sep 21, 2020

General Mills to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30% across its full value chain over next decade

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills announced a pledge to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30% across its full value chain - from farm to fork to landfill - over the next 10 years.

Sep 21, 2020

Saturday morning comeback: Cocoa Puffs, Golden Grahams, Cookie Crisp and Trix bring back favorite tastes and shapes you loved from childhood

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Your favorite flavors from childhood have returned, with Cocoa Puffs, Golden Grahams, Cookie Crisp and Trix bringing back the taste and shapes that ruled your Saturday mornings in the 80s.

Sep 21, 2020

American workers are experiencing serious work-from-home burnout this year, according to EPIC Provisions survey

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Today, EPIC Provisions unveiled the results of a national survey it conducted to understand how Americans are faring in the new work-from-home environment that is dominating 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 17, 2020

General Mills partnership with Gunsmoke Farms to transition 34,000 acres of conventional farmland to organic culminates with USDA certification

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organics Program

Sep 15, 2020

General Mills launches :ratio, company’s first-ever keto* friendly line of products

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills is launching :ratio - an entirely new keto friendly product line that marks the food company’s first keto-focused product.

Sep 08, 2020

General Mills provides business update at 2020 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - In conjunction with its participation at the 2020 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) provided an update on its recent business performance and its progress against its three priorities for fiscal 2021.

Sep 02, 2020

Pillsbury Toaster Strudel introduces limited-edition Mean Girls Toaster Strudel with movie-inspired pink icing

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - On Wednesdays, we eat pink! To celebrate Paramount Pictures’ enduringly popular teen comedy Mean Girls, Pillsbury Toaster Strudel is getting a makeover with the launch of its limited-edition Mean Girls Toaster Strudel, featuring pink icing in collaboration with the iconic film – and it’s so fetch!

Aug 26, 2020

General Mills to webcast presentation at 2020 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference on September 9, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will present at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Virtual Conference on Wednesday, September 9 at 12:20 p.m. Central Time.

Aug 24, 2020

Lucky Charms fans help unlock limited-time Just Magical Marshmallows through the power of song

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The magic is back. That’s right – for the first time ever, Lucky Charms fans can now enjoy a pouch of magically delicious Just Magical Marshmallows.

Aug 18, 2020

General Mills recalls 3,000 mislabeled cans of Progresso Organic Chicken Noodle Soup

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of 14 ounce cans of Progresso Organic Chicken Noodle Soup.

Aug 04, 2020

Old El Paso teams up with the LeBron James Family Foundation to bring families together

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Today, Old El Paso is hosting the inaugural Taco Tuesday meal at the LeBron James Family Foundation’s I PROMISE Village in Akron, Ohio, marking the start of an official partnership rooted in a shared mission to bring families together.

Aug 03, 2020

Musim Mas and General Mills collaborate to build smallholder extension services in Aceh's Leuser Ecosystem

INDONESIA - Musim Mas Group (“Musim Mas” or “the Group”) and General Mills launched a joint program to build robust and sustainable extension services for the oil palm farmers in Aceh Singkil, Indonesia.

Jul 30, 2020

The Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest to award $100,000 to independent restaurants

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills Foodservice announces the return of the Neighborhood to Nation Restaurant Recipe Contest that will award $100,000 to U.S. restaurants and food trucks.

Jul 28, 2020

Creamy, crunchy, chewy: Introducing Nature Valley Packed, a new sustained energy bar

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Nature Valley, the No. 1 granola bar brand in the U.S.*, is launching Packed, a sustained energy bar that uniquely features three textures – creamy, crunchy and chewy – making it unlike many other snack bar options.

Jul 27, 2020

Pillsbury brings childhood dreams to life: Cookie and brownie dough now ‘safe to eat raw’

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - This summer, Pillsbury is helping families create even more memories with its beloved variety of refrigerated cookie and brownie dough that is now ‘safe to eat raw,’ as marked by a seal on packaging, or baked, as always.

Jul 08, 2020

Oui by Yoplait and design expert Bobby Berk team up for virtual DIY workshop series

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Oui by Yoplait is paying homage to its French style roots by launching the Oui Heritage Workshop, a four-part crafting series to celebrate its limited-edition Heritage Collection, a line up of three uniquely designed glass pots inspired by different aspects of French heritage.

Jul 01, 2020

General Mills reports results for fiscal 2020 and outlines fiscal 2021 priorities

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 31, 2020. Fiscal 2020 was a 53-week year, with the extra week falling in the fourth quarter.

Jun 30, 2020

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The General Mills Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable August 3, 2020, to shareholders of record as of July 10, 2020.

Jun 25, 2020

General Mills announces availability of fiscal 2020 fourth quarter and full year earnings financial results

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) previously announced its plans to report results for its fiscal 2020 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Today the company has announced the specific availability of the following materials on July 1, 2020...

Jun 16, 2020

General Mills launches three-year regenerative dairy pilot in Michigan in partnership with Foremost Farms and Understanding Ag

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills, the maker of Yoplait, Liberté and Mountain High yogurt products, today announced the start of a three-year regenerative dairy pilot in western Michigan, a key sourcing region for its fluid milk supply.

Jun 16, 2020

General Mills named to 3BL Media’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by 3BL Media for its outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest, U.S. public companies.

May 20, 2020

Latina Fresh helps Foodbank Australia fight hunger as demand spikes

AUSTRALIA - Today, Latina Fresh Australia announces it will donate freshly produced filled pasta to Foodbank Australia. This equates to 45,000 meals and has been made specifically for the organization.

May 18, 2020

Chex Mix unveils Chex Quest HD: A highly anticipated upgrade to the cult-classic '90s video game

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Ready, aim, ZORCH! Back by popular demand, Chex Mix is launching Chex Quest HD, a new, high-definition version of the fan-favorite video game, Chex Quest, available to play on the online gaming platform, STEAM, for free.

May 11, 2020

General Mills provides operational update and raises fiscal 2020 outlook

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - In advance of investor discussions this week, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) is providing an update on its performance and outlook for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2020.

May 04, 2020

Box Tops for Education partners with Chance the Rapper for live teacher awards

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – During Teacher Appreciation Week, Chance the Rapper will shine a light on teachers like never before through “The Twilight Awards,” a special award show to recognize and thank teachers for all they do each and every day.

May 04, 2020

Cheerios repurposes Olympics ads to support food banks across Canada and their frontline workers

TORONTO – The COVID-19 crisis is putting unprecedented demand on Canada’s food banks. To help raise awareness, donations and to say thanks to those working so hard, Cheerios and its Canadian Olympic athlete partners are shifting the cheers that were originally destined for the athletes onto Canada’s frontline food bank heroes.

Apr 23, 2020

General Mills commits to 100% renewable electricity globally by 2030

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills set a goal of 100% renewable electricity by 2030 as part of the RE100 global corporate initiative. To achieve this, the company is investing in renewable energy efforts to support the company’s environmental objectives.

Apr 20, 2020

General Mills and its Foundation enable 5.5 billion meals, commit to advancing regenerative agriculture

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today released its 2020 Global Responsibility Report, highlighting progress made on the company’s long-term global commitments. The annual update, which marks 50 years of reporting for the company, outlines significant progress against and investments in four priority areas: Food, Planet, People and Community.

Apr 17, 2020

General Mills announces “manufacture to donate” initiative to address urgent hunger needs

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — With urgent need for both food donations and volunteers stemming from COVID-19, General Mills – in partnership with Feeding America – is announcing two new initiatives to help address these challenges:

Apr 16, 2020

General Mills Foodservice offers support for restaurants during COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — General Mills Foodservice announces efforts underway to help support the restaurant industry, including a $100,000 donation to the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund (RERF) to help restaurant workers facing hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 01, 2020

General Mills supports employees and communities in response to COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — General Mills recently announced a series of actions to support its employees and communities in response to the impact of COVID-19.

Mar 18, 2020

General Mills reports fiscal 2020 third-quarter results and updates full-year guidance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today reported results for the third quarter ended February 23, 2020.

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.

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.

Jan 29, 2019

General Mills to webcast presentation at 2019 CAGNY Conference on February 19, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. A live webcast of the presentation is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. CST (8 a.m. EST).

Jan 23, 2019

General Mills recalls five pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached Flour with a better if used by date of April 20, 2020.

Jan 22, 2019

General Mills recognized as global leader in corporate sustainability

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 - two out of three environmental themes covered by CDP scores.

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.

Jan 15, 2019

Fiber One introduces new fiber-rich cereal made with real strawberries

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Fiber One is expanding its cereal portfolio with the launch of Fiber One Strawberries and Vanilla Clusters, available in retailers nationwide beginning this month.