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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.

Jul 29, 2019

Fiber One shows off its “work done” in first-of-its-kind, star-studded music video

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – There’s no denying it, Fiber One Brownies had some work done and look better than ever! So, it only makes sense for the brand to reveal its makeover with the release of an original song and music video that is all about getting “work done.”

Jul 24, 2019

Drop the scissors and grab your smartphone: Box Tops for Education goes digital

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – After 23 years of clipping Box Tops, people across America can now ditch the scissors for their smart phones, earning cash for schools with the simple push of a button.

Jul 17, 2019

Cinnamon Toast Crunch unlocks the Cinnaverse Experience to celebrate new look hitting shelves this fall

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – This summer, Cinnamon Toast Crunch is celebrating its new look and Cinnamojis by inviting fans to feed their senses with the launch of the Cinnaverse Experience. Designed to bring the best parts of Cinnamon Toast Crunch – taste, sight, smell and feel – to life, the cereal brand is offering a free mind blowing and deliciously fun interactive experience.

Jul 09, 2019

General Mills details fiscal 2020 priorities at company's annual Investor Day

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) executives updated investors and analysts on its commitment to its global growth framework and the company’s Fiscal 2020 priorities at its annual Investor Day.

Jun 26, 2019

General Mills reports results for fiscal 2019 and outlines growth goals for fiscal 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 26, 2019.

Jun 25, 2019

General Mills elects Elizabeth C. Lempres to Board of Directors and declares quarterly dividend

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Elizabeth C. Lempres to its board of directors effective June 24, 2019. She will serve on the Audit and Finance committees of the board.

Jun 25, 2019

Wheaties scores an ace with Serena Williams Wheaties box

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Wheaties announced today that Serena Williams, one of the world’s top and most decorated tennis players, will be the next athlete to adorn the cover of Wheaties iconic orange box.

Jun 19, 2019

General Mills announces Food Recovery Champions winners

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills announces the 20 winners of its Food Recovery Champions program that awards grants to expand surplus food recovery in the U.S. and Canada for greater social and environmental impact.

Jun 18, 2019

Blue Buffalo opens Richmond, Indiana natural pet food plant

RICHMOND, Indiana - Blue Buffalo, the nation's largest natural pet food brand, announced yesterday the opening of its newest manufacturing plant, a $200 million facility in Richmond, Indiana. Part of the General Mills family of brands, Blue Buffalo products are made with natural ingredients and specifically formulated to provide dogs and cats with superior nutrition.

May 30, 2019

General Mills honored as 2019 Halo Award winner

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills was named the 2019 Gold Halo Award winner in the category of Best Employee Engagement-Skilled Volunteering Initiative for its founding partnership and continued impact to support African food companies through Partners in Food Solutions (PFS).

May 22, 2019

General Mills to webcast presentation at the 2019 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the 2019 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. ET.

May 21, 2019

Siblings on a mission to grow gardens, not landfills earn $50,000 from General Mills

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills proudly awarded Ugo Angeletti, founder of back2earth, and his sister, Emma, $50,000 as the winners of its annual Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program. The program recognizes young people in North America who are doing great things to improve global food issues, such as fighting hunger, reducing food waste and advancing sustainable agriculture in their communities.

May 17, 2019

General Mills meets U.S. Department of Energy “Better Plants Challenge” goal four years ahead of schedule

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – In 2012, General Mills set a 10-year goal to improve energy efficiency in the company’s 26 largest U.S.-based plants by 20 percent (from FY12-FY22). Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that General Mills achieved its goal four years ahead of plan, with a total efficiency improvement of 20.4 percent since fiscal year 2012.

Apr 30, 2019

Michael B. Jordan wins $100,000 for Feeding America as Honey Nut Cheerios' Good Rewards comes to a close

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Honey Nut Cheerios has crowned the winner of its first-ever Good Rewards program, with Michael B. Jordan claiming the top prize of $100,000 on behalf of Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization leading the charge to help end hunger in our country. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) received $50,000, and the Gronk Nation Youth Foundation received $25,000 as the second and third place charity beneficiaries of Good Rewards.

Apr 23, 2019

General Mills to match 100 percent of its annual U.S. electricity use with new wind power agreement

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills has taken one of the biggest steps thus far toward its climate goal by signing a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC, a joint venture partnership between RES (Renewable Energy Systems) and Steelhead Americas, for 200 megawatts (MW) of its Maverick Creek wind project.

Apr 18, 2019

General Mills Global Responsibility Report highlights employee engagement, progress against planet commitments, and food security

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills released its 2019 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates.

Apr 10, 2019

Cascadian Farm works to advance climate-beneficial foods with limited-edition, small-batch Honey Toasted Kernza Cereal

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Cascadian Farm, a pioneer in the organic food movement, is working to advance climate-beneficial foods with the launch of its small-batch, limited-edition Honey Toasted Kernza® cereal.

Mar 20, 2019

General Mills reports strong fiscal 2019 third-quarter results and updates full-year guidance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 24, 2019.

Mar 18, 2019

Lucky Charms is giving away 15,000 boxes of rainbow and unicorn marshmallows

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Lucky Charms announced today the return of the Lucky Charms Marshmallow Only Promotion, awarding 15,000 limited-edition boxes of marshmallow only cereal to fans across the U.S.

Mar 05, 2019

EPIC Provisions unveils new Rise & Grind Bars at Expo West, fueling epic adventurers for the day ahead

AUSTIN, Texas - EPIC Provisions, the snack brand on a mission to make humanely raised, animal-based superfoods, announced several new offerings including the new Rise & Grind morning-inspired bar line and new flavors across EPIC's pork skin, snack strip, and performance bar lines.

Mar 04, 2019

General Mills to advance regenerative agriculture practices on one million acres of farmland by 2030

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today announced its commitment to advance regenerative agriculture practices on one million acres of farmland by 2030. The company will partner with organic and conventional farmers, suppliers and trusted farm advisors in key growing regions to drive the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices.

Feb 27, 2019

General Mills to webcast fiscal 2019 third quarter earnings conference call on March 20, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2019 third quarter on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. A press release will be issued that morning, followed by a webcast conference call of those results beginning at 7:30 a.m. CT (8:30 a.m. ET).

Feb 25, 2019

The votes are in: 49th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest awards 'A Taste Of Dublin' as its Grand Prize Winner

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - After reviewing thousands of tasty recipe entries, the representatives at Pillsbury recognized four category winners in the 49th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest and awarded the Grand Prize to Melissa Jollands of Hudsonville, Michigan, for her delicious, pub-style Dublin Cheeseboard-Stuffed Appetizer Bread recipe and the cherished memories that inspired it.

Feb 19, 2019

General Mills reaffirms fiscal 2019 guidance at CAGNY

BOCA RATON, Florida - 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 26, 2019.

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.