Brand and Product News

Oct 14, 2019

Totino's unveils exclusive ASTRO Gaming headset ahead of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launch

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Totino’s, maker of pizza rolls, unveiled its plans today to launch an exclusive, limited-edition ASTRO Gaming headset.

Sep 27, 2019

Totino's teams up with Activision in advance of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launch

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Totino's proudly teams up with the celebrated Call of Duty franchise, in advance of the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launch.

Sep 16, 2019

General Mills recalls five-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour with a better if used by date of September 6, 2020.

Aug 26, 2019

Strawberry Pandowdy earns top prize in 2019 Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills Foodservice announces that Kevin Brown, executive chef of SELECT Restaurant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is the grand prize winner in the 5th Annual Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest, which celebrates independent family or “neighborhood” restaurants and food trucks and the one-of-a-kind dishes that reflect their local flavor.

Aug 06, 2019

General Mills Foodservice announces 10 regional winners in 5th annual Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Doubling the reasons and recipes to celebrate, General Mills Foodservice announces the 10 Regional Winners in its 5th Annual Neighborhood to Nation™ Recipe Contest, which doubled the number of independent family or “neighborhood” restaurant and food truck winners who will share in more than $200,000 in cash and prizes.

Aug 01, 2019

U.S. women’s national soccer team honored with limited edition Wheaties box in partnership with Serena Williams

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Today Wheaties, in partnership with Serena Williams, announced the release of a commemorative limited-edition box featuring the four-time world champion U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT), as they kick-off their Victory Tour this Saturday, August 3.

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 08, 2019

General Mills raises the bar on innovation with this can’t miss new product lineup

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – There is a lot to love about this can’t miss lineup of new products from General Mills. Nature Valley Wafer Bars, LÄRABAR plant-based Protein bars and EPIC Provisions Rise & Grind morning-inspired bars are among some of the newest items set to hit shelves this summer.

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 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.

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 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 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.

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.

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 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.

Dec 06, 2018

Pillsbury debuts first-ever line of Doughboy ugly Christmas sweaters to celebrate the holidays

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – To celebrate the holiday season, the iconic Pillsbury brand is not only warming ovens, but also hearts with the release of the first-ever Pillsbury Ugly Christmas Sweater holiday line.

Nov 05, 2018

Yoplait turns up the fun on family game night with Nintendo Switch instant win promotion

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Yoplait, makers of Yoplait original-style yogurt and Go-GURT, is giving fans a chance to turn up the fun on family game night.

Oct 22, 2018

EPIC Provisions pioneers industry's first consumer product with the Savory Institute's Land to Market Ecological Outcome Verification seal

AUSTIN, Texas – EPIC Provisions, the mission-based snack brand known for its humanely-raised, animal-based foods that improve the welfare and management of those animals, today underscored its commitment to advancing regenerative agriculture by debuting the first product to feature the science-based Land to Market™ Ecological Outcome Verification (EOV) seal.

Oct 02, 2018

Eat Good, Do Good with Honey Nut Cheerios Good Rewards program

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Honey Nut Cheerios announced the launch of Good Rewards - a fun, interactive, family-friendly program meant to encourage people to pay it forward by collecting 'Buzzcoin' for their team.

Oct 01, 2018

Kids of the 90s rejoice: Classic Trix Shapes are back

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – After receiving thousands of social media comments, mentions and requests for the return of the iconic cereal shape, Trix is officially announcing the return of the 90s favorite – Classic Trix Fruity Shapes.

Sep 04, 2018

Wheaties kicks off football season by announcing quarterback Russell Wilson as next champion

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

Hop back to school with Annie's new Gluten-Free Cheddar Bunny Tails and lunchbox favorites for everybunny

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

Preheat your ovens: The 49th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is open for entries

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

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.

Jul 09, 2018

EPIC Provisions launches EPIC Performance Bars

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

Honey Nut Cheerios is giving away free family-size boxes of cereal in honor of Amazon Prime Day

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

Cascadian Farm invests in soil health research across organic oat supply chain with Grain Millers

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 announces National Park Foundation partnership with multi-million dollar commitment

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

General Mills reports fiscal 2018 second-quarter results

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 issues voluntary recall of Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola cereal

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

Calling all home cooks: Pillsbury partners with Food Network, 'Pioneer Woman' Ree Drummond, to launch 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest

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

National Box Tops for Education Week kicks off coast-to-coast fundraising

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 reports fiscal 2018 first quarter results

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

Aug 23, 2017

General Mills to webcast two September events

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

Jul 20, 2017

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

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

Jul 12, 2017

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

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

Jun 21, 2017

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

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

Jan 10, 2017

General Mills unveils new products for 2017

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

Oct 17, 2016

Progresso introduces vegan 'Good Natured' soups

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

Sep 24, 2016

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

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

Sep 08, 2016

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

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

Jul 25, 2016

General Mills expands retail flour recall

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

Jul 21, 2016

General Mills announces restructuring in global supply chain

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

Jul 12, 2016

General Mills unveils summer 2016 new product line-up

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

Jul 11, 2016

Two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix recalled

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

Jul 01, 2016

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

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

Jun 02, 2016

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

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

May 31, 2016

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

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

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills divests Argentina Bakery and Foodservice business

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

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills vende negòcio de Bakery e Foodservice na Argentina

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

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills vende el negocio de Bakery and Foodservice de Argentina

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

Feb 10, 2016

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

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

Dec 15, 2015

General Mills reports progress on pledge to reduce sodium

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 completes sale of Green Giant to B&G Foods

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, General Mills' new business development and venturing unit, to invest in and grow emerging food brands

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

Puerto Rico no esta incluido en el recogido voluntario de los cereales Cheerios y Honey Nut Cheerios de General Mills producidos en la planta de Lodi, California en las fechas indicadas

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's Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios not included in U.S. recall

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 issues voluntary recall of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California location on certain dates

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

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 reports fiscal 2016 first-quarter results

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

Sep 03, 2015

General Mills to sell Green Giant to B&G Foods

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

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

Dec 16, 2014

General Mills announces strong product lineup in the queue for the New Year

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

General Mills receives Top 5 ranking on Working Mother’s 2014 “100 Best Companies” List

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 to acquire Annie's

General Mills said today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Annie’s

Jul 31, 2014

Department of Defense recognizes General Mills

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 unveils new product lineup

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

Nature Valley Protein Bars named 'Most Innovative Product' of 2013

Consumer Goods Technology magazine today named Nature Valley Protein Bars the ‘Most Innovative Product' of 2013.

Sep 06, 2013

General Mills announces voluntary recall of limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls With Icing

General Mills announced today a voluntary Class II recall of a limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing.

Jul 09, 2013

General Mills details upbeat outlook for investors

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

General Mills to unveil global innovation lineup of 200 products launching this summer

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 to close Commerce, Calif., facility

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

General Mills voluntarily recalls single-serve reduced-sugar Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bowlpaks sold in foodservice establishments

May 13, 2013

IRI names Nature Valley Protein Bars one of 2012’s most successful new products

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

Cheerios serves Spoonfuls of Stories for the 11th year to get books into childrens' hands

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

Häagen-Dazs and General Mills to help smallholder farmers increase yields and improve sustainability practices in Madagascar

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

Bigger, differentiated new products drive growth for General Mills

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 voluntarily recalls limited number of Cascadian Farm snack bars containing peanuts

General Mills today announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of Cascadian Farm Granola Bars containing peanuts.

Sep 26, 2012

General Mills issues voluntary class one recall of one day’s production of Almond Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Nut granola bars

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 reports fiscal 2013 first quarter results

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 completes Yoki acquisition

General Mills announced today the completion of its acquisition of Yoki Alimentos SA.

May 24, 2012

General Mills announces definitive agreement to acquire Brazilian food maker Yoki

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. to directly operate Yoplait Ireland

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 to market Yoplait yogurt in Canada

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 acquires Food Should Taste Good®

General Mills announced today the acquisition of Food Should Taste Good, a rapidly-growing natural snack foods company based in Needham Heights, Mass.

Dec 04, 2009

General Mills, NBC's The Biggest Loser and Feeding America Join Forces to Rally America to 'Wake Up to Hunger'

Partners Travel the Country to Encourage Americans to Help Make a Difference

Nov 24, 2009

Box Tops Marketplace® a One-Stop Online Shop to find Holiday Gifts and Give Back

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

General Mills Launches its Largest Online Collection of Recipes at Tablespoon.com

New Web Site Features Thousands of Kitchen-Tested Recipes

Nov 10, 2009

Betty Crocker Digital Kitchen Assistant Makes Food Preparation a Snap

New Microsoft Windows application offers millions of recipes, interactive experience for cooks

Oct 29, 2009

100 Finalists Announced for the 44(th) Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest; Finalists to compete for $1 million grand prize in April 2010

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

Growing Pinktogether.com Community Connects Thousands Touched by Breast Cancer

Pink Together® breast cancer awareness campaign aims to share hope

Sep 16, 2009

Cascadian Farm and Lärabar team up for New York State Park Trails

“Click to Give” Initiative Could Lead to $25,000 Gift

Sep 09, 2009

General Mills Unveils Wheaties Fuel – The New Breakfast of Champions

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

A Sensational Smoothie in Seconds

Yoplait Makes Smoothies Fast and Fabulous Right Out of the Freezer

Jul 08, 2009

General Mills Announces Voluntary Recall of Limited Quantity of ‘Nut Lovers’ flavor of Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters product

No other flavors/varieties of Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters are involved. Nature Valley Granola Bars are NOT involved

Jun 03, 2009

Yoplait® YoPlus™ Clinically Shown to Naturally Help Regulate Digestive Health

Research Findings Unveiled at Digestive Disease Week Annual Conference

May 13, 2009

General Mills anuncia venda de Forno de Minas

Acordo inclui unidade de produção em Minas Gerais

May 13, 2009

General Mills announces the selling of Forno de Minas

Agreement includes production facilities in Minas Gerais

Mar 25, 2009

Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest Is Now Accepting Entries

You Could Win $1 Million for Original Recipe

Feb 03, 2009

Flavor and Function Are a Hot Match in 2009…Located In a Cool Place

Healthy, Balanced Living Made Easy and Delicious with New Yoplait Yo-Plus Blueberry Acaí Yogurt with Live and Active Probiotic Cultures

Jan 19, 2009

Larabar Q&A

LÄRABAR / JamFrakas RECALL Frequently Asked Questions

Jan 04, 2009

General Mills Unveils Wheaties Fuel – The New Breakfast of Champions

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