General Mills, Inc. (N:GIS)

Dec 01, 2020 08:00 am ET
General Mills Debuts Sesame Street Cereal, Bringing ABCs and 123s to the Breakfast Bowl
Breakfast just got more fun, delicious, and educational with the launch of Sesame Street Cereal, made by General Mills. The new cereal, which will begin to appear on store shelves in January, supports growing bodies with many essential nutrients and engages curious young minds with activities and stories. The cereal features two varieties: berry flavor with number-shaped pieces and cinnamon flavor with letter-shaped pieces, and the back of each box opens like a book, featuring dual-language (English and Spanish) short stories with Elmo.
Nov 30, 2020 08:00 am ET
Chex Teams Up with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend to Make the Holidays a Little Sweeter
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 19, 2020 04:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter Earnings Results on December 17, 2020
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2021 second quarter on December 17, 2020.
Nov 16, 2020 02:00 pm ET
General Mills Named to Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices for Third Consecutive Year
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) 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 04:30 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
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. The current quarterly dividend rate represents a 4 percent increase from the $0.49 per share rate paid a year ago. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 122 years.
Nov 09, 2020 08:00 am ET
Welcome Home! Pillsbury Gives Atlanta's Military Families a Place to Call Home With New Transitional House
To help military families transitioning back to civilian life thrive and make new memories together, Pillsbury has partnered with nonprofit
Nov 02, 2020 11:00 am ET
International Tennis Stars Turn Old El Paso Tortilla Launch into a Worldwide Charitable Event
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. While the ball has bounced around the world, it landed in North America with the #MessFreeChallenge waged from Canadian tennis star Genie Bouchard to U.S. tennis phenom Sofia Kenin. And Kenin closed it out with a final challenge to her rival and teen sensation Iga Swiatek.
Oct 29, 2020 01:26 pm ET
General Mills and its Foundation Expand COVID-19 Charitable Response to $14 Million Due to Growing Hunger Rates
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. The $4 millio
Oct 15, 2020 07:00 am ET
Monster Cereals Giving Away 20” Character Busts Created by Award-Winning Special Effects Artist
General Mills announced today a surprise giveaway for fans of its Monster Cereals. The company engaged an award-winning special effects artist to create 20-inch tall busts of three of its popular Monster Cereal characters – Count Chocula, Boo Berry and Franken Berry.
Oct 14, 2020 02:46 pm ET
General Mills Leads Food & Beverage Sector in America’s Most Just Companies List by Forbes and JUST Capital
General Mills was named to the annual Forbes and JUST Capital “Forbes JUST 100,” showcasing the companies doing right by all their stakeholders. General Mills sits atop the list for Food and Beverage sector and ranks 23rd overall of America’s Most JUST Companies, recognized for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders. General Mills has been the industry leader for two of the last three years.
Oct 07, 2020 07:00 am ET
Wheaties Unites with LeBron James and His Foundation to Champion Change as Next Wheaties™ Athlete
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. James takes over the cover from Serena Williams, both of whom were named Associated Press Athletes of the Decade earlier this year. James will continue Wheaties’ 85 year-run of featuring sports champions on the collectible boxes.
Sep 29, 2020 08:00 am ET
Jennifer Lopez and Yoplait® Challenge Families to Dance and Play for a Cause
Every kid could benefit from less screen time and more playtime. After all, active kids are healthy kids. But 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 07:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Strong Fiscal 2021 First-Quarter Results and Announces Dividend Increase
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 30, 2020.
Sep 22, 2020 08:00 am ET
As Americans Grow Tired of Emptying the Dishwasher, Progresso Introduces the Perfect No-Mess Meal Option: Progresso Toppers™
Over the last six months, Americans are preparing more food at home than ever. This increase in at-home food preparation has led to an unwanted side effect: more dishwashing. According to a recent survey from Progresso Toppers™, two out of five parents are using their dishwasher more often and half (47%) claim they constantly have dirty dishes in the sink since the pandemic began. In addition, half of all Americans (50%) admit they prefer to make meals that don’t require cooking to avoid doing dishes afterwards.1
Sep 21, 2020 03:12 pm ET
General Mills to Reduce Absolute Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 30% Across its Full Value Chain Over Next Decade
General Mills announced a pledge to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent across its full value chain – from farm to fork to landfill – over the next 10 years1. The company also committed to a long-term goal to achieve net zero emission levels by 2050. The absolute greenhouse gas commitment was calculated using methodologies approved by the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) that model a level of emission reductions that science suggests is necessary to sustain the health of the planet. General Mills was the first company to publish a goal approved by the SBTi i
Sep 21, 2020 10:55 am ET
Saturday Morning Comeback: Cocoa Puffs, Golden Grahams, Cookie Crisp and Trix Bring Back Favorite Tastes and Shapes You Loved from Childhood
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. General Mills, the fan-favorite cereal maker, is kicking it old school, with Cocoa Puffs delivering more chocolatey taste, Cookie Crisp bringing more chocolate chip cookie taste, Trix reviving its classic six fruity shapes and Golden Grahams taking us back to its retro recipe – honey is back!
Sep 21, 2020 09:00 am ET
American Workers Are Experiencing Serious Work-from-home Burnout This Year, According to EPIC Provisions Survey
Today, EPIC 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. While it’s no surprise that two-thirds (66%) of work from homers (WFHers) are feeling some degree of burnout, the findings also show that nearly one-third (32%) have thought about doing something completely different professionally.
Sep 17, 2020 08:45 am ET
General Mills Partnership with Gunsmoke Farms to Transition 34,000 Acres of Conventional Farmland to Organic Culminates with USDA Certification
General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organics Program. Gunsmoke, a 34,000-acre farm outside of Pierre, South Dakota, had been managed conventionally for more than three decades before its transition to organic over the last three years using regenerative agriculture practices. The combination of cover crops, a diverse crop rotation, keeping a living root in the ground year round and minimizing tillage were instrumental in restoring the land to a holistic farming system that now grows spring wheat, winte
Sep 15, 2020 08:00 am ET
General Mills Launches :ratio, Company’s First-Ever Keto* Friendly Line of Products
The newly launched product portfolio features yogurt cultured dairy snacks and crunchy bars that deliver on protein, rich flavor, texture and convenience. Using carefully selected ingredients, :ratio’s keto* friendly snacks make it possible to have macros conveniently your way with 2g of net carbs† and 1g of sugar per serving.
Sep 14, 2020 11:15 pm ET
KILL Cheerios Donates $1.3 Million to No Kid Hungry; Partners With Jerry Harris to Rally America’s Support to End Childhood Hunger
General Mills requests that their press release NewsItemId: 20200804005140 issued August 4, 2020 “Cheerios Donates $1.3 Million to No Kid Hungry; Partners With Jerry Harris to Rally America’s Support to End Childhood Hunger” be removed.
Sep 08, 2020 08:00 am ET
General Mills Provides Business Update at 2020 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference
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 04:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Earnings Results on September 23, 2020
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2021 first quarter on September 23, 2020.
Sep 02, 2020 09:10 am ET
Pillsbury Toaster Strudel Introduces Limited-Edition Mean Girls Toaster Strudel With Movie-Inspired Pink Icing
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!
Sep 02, 2020 08:00 am ET
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Giving Away One Million Boxes of Cereal
Today, Cinnamon Toast Crunch announced that they will be giving away up to one million free boxes of cereal via rebate during the month of September to thank fans for making Cinnamon Toast Crunch one of America’s favorite cereals.
Aug 26, 2020 04:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Presentation at 2020 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference on September 9, 2020
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 12:11 pm ET
Lucky Charms Fans Help Unlock Limited-Time Just Magical Marshmallows Through the Power of Song
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. To celebrate the launch, Lucky Charms is surprising fans with a spectacular in the sky, in Los Angeles on Aug. 31 and New York City on Sept. 1… So, step outside or look out your window for a sign that’s sure to be magical!
Aug 18, 2020 01:53 pm ET
General Mills Recalls 3,000 Mislabeled Cans of Progresso Organic Chicken Noodle Soup
General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of 14 ounce cans of Progresso Organic Chicken Noodle Soup. This recall is for one date code: better if used by date of May 26, 2022, which amounts to less than 3,000 cans. The recall is being issued because the cans were mislabeled and the product inside contains allergens including soy and dairy which are not labelled on the can.
Aug 11, 2020 08:00 am ET
Survey Reveals Silver Lining of Pandemic: More Family Time Around the Breakfast Table
In a new survey commissioned by General Mills Big G cereals, 70% of parents cite the biggest morning challenge is to sit down and have breakfast as a family. However, with the pandemic shaking up usual morning routines, 73% of families with school-aged children now report they have been able to spend more time together as a family before starting their work or school day. With the change of pace, 53% of parents are using breakfast time to discuss what’s going on in the world. Dropping 22-percentage points, the survey indicates eating breakfast as a family has become less challenging (70% befor
Aug 04, 2020 12:00 pm ET
Old El Paso Teams Up with the LeBron James Family Foundation to Bring Families Together
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. With the weeknight dinner tradition celebrated by many, including LeBron James
Jul 30, 2020 09:00 am ET
The Neighborhood to Nation Recipe Contest to Award $100,000 to Independent Restaurants
General Mills Foodservice announces the return of the Neighborhood to Nation Restaurant Recipe Contest that will award $100,000 to restaurants and food trucks nationwide. The annual contest, which celebrates independent restaurants and their one-of-a-kind dishes, is accepting en
Jul 28, 2020 08:18 am ET
Creamy, Crunchy, Chewy: Introducing Nature Valley™ Packed™, a NEW Sustained Energy Bar
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. This new addition to the Nature Valley lineup is packed with hard-working, energy-boosting ingredients like creamy nut butter, crunchy nuts and seeds such as almonds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds or peanuts, and chewy cranberries or blueberries.
Jul 27, 2020 04:43 pm ET
Pillsbury Brings Childhood Dreams to Life: Cookie & Brownie Dough Now ‘Safe to Eat Raw’
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. To celebrate the news, Pillsbury is partnering with Haylie Duff, actress and mom of two, to encourage parents
Jul 08, 2020 08:00 am ET
Oui™ by Yoplait® and Design Expert Bobby Berk Team Up for Virtual DIY Workshop Series
We’ve spent more time at home than ever over these past few months and not only have we finished all the puzzles, baked countless loaves of banana bread and tie-dyed our sweatpants, we’ve also watched our home décor go stale in front of our eyes. To help add a little “je ne sais quoi” to your day and a much-needed design refresh, 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 o
Jul 01, 2020 07:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Results for Fiscal 2020 and Outlines Fiscal 2021 Priorities
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 04:30 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
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. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 121 years.
Jun 30, 2020 07:41 am ET
General Mills Awarded Asia’s Best Workplaces 2020 by Great Place to Work®
General Mills Middle East – part of US-based Fortune 500, General Mills, Inc. – has been recognized among Asia’s Best Workplaces 2020 across Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) by the prestigious international consulting firm Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Institute.
Jun 25, 2020 04:30 pm ET
General Mills Announces Availability of Fiscal 2020 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Financial Results
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.
Jun 16, 2020 10:15 am ET
General Mills Launches Three-Year Regenerative Dairy Pilot in Michigan in Partnership with Foremost Farms and Understanding Ag
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. General Mills has partnered with consultants Understanding Ag and dairy cooperative Foremost Farms to pilot regenerative practices and provide support to participating dairy farmers. Implementing regenerative practices on dairy farms requires a holistic approach to managing land, cows and manure. This is the third regenerative agriculture pilot that the company has launched – and
Jun 03, 2020 04:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2020 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call on July 1, 2020
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2020 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. 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). Interested investors can access this webcast and supporting slides at
May 18, 2020 02:00 pm ET
Chex Mix Unveils Chex Quest HD: A Highly Anticipated Upgrade to the Cult-Classic ‘90s Video Game
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,
May 11, 2020 08:00 am ET
General Mills Provides Operational Update and Raises Fiscal 2020 Outlook
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 06, 2020 04:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Presentation at the 2020 BMO Global Farm to Market Conference
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 4:40 PM ET. Jeff Harmening, General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss how the company is executing in the current environment, discuss its strategies for generating long-term shareholder value, and answer questions from conference attendees. Interested investors can access the webcast at
May 04, 2020 02:00 pm ET
Box Tops for Education Partners with Chance the Rapper for Live Teacher Awards
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. Through three live broadcasts on Instagram, Chance the Rapper will surprise teachers with supplies, donations and more on behalf of Box Tops for Education to help them continue doing what they do best. Teachers were selected by showing dedication, originality and creativity in helping their students thrive.
May 04, 2020 08:00 am ET
Cheerios Repurposes Olympics Ads to Support Food Banks Across Canada and Their Frontline Workers
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 05:25 pm ET
General Mills Commits to 100% Renewable Electricity Globally by 2030
General Mills set a goal to source 100 percent 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. Examples include two large-scale wind farms which will produce renewable energy credits (RECs), and anaerobic digestion
Apr 20, 2020 11:00 am ET
General Mills and its Foundation Enable 5.5 Billion Meals, Commit to Advancing Regenerative Agriculture
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 a
Apr 17, 2020 09:17 am ET
General Mills Announces “Manufacture to Donate” Initiative to Address Urgent Hunger Needs
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 11:00 am ET
General Mills Foodservice Offers Support for Restaurants During COVID-19
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. The fund, launched by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), includes a nationwide fundraising campaign called “Restaurant Relief America” led by industry icon Guy Fieri.
Apr 01, 2020 09:14 am ET
General Mills Supports Employees and Communities in Response to COVID-19
General Mills recently announced a series of actions to support its employees and communities in response to the impact of COVID-19, including:
Mar 18, 2020 07:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Fiscal 2020 Third-Quarter Results and Updates Full-Year Guidance
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 23, 2020.
Feb 27, 2020 04:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2020 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on March 18, 2020
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2020 third quarter on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. 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). Interested investors can access this webcast and supporting slides at
Feb 18, 2020 06:45 am ET
General Mills Reaffirms Fiscal 2020 Guidance at CAGNY
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 31, 2020. Those targets include:
Feb 13, 2020 09:00 am ET
General Mills Adds Leadership in Digital and Data Capabilities
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) 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 12:12 pm ET
General Mills Awarded Prestigious CDP A List Awards for Climate and Water Actions for Second Consecutive Year
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. General Mills is one of only 10 North American companies to receive a score of “A” in both Climate Change and Water Security.
Jan 29, 2020 04:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Presentation at the CAGNY 2020 Conference on February 18, 2020
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. A live webcast of the presentation is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. CST (8:00 a.m. EST). Those interested in listening live may access the webcast and presentation slides at
Jan 28, 2020 08:00 am ET
General Mills Launches Multi-Year Regenerative Agriculture Pilot with Wheat Growers in Central Kansas
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. The company targeted this watershed in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to improve water quality as part of the statewide Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy. The 3-year pilot is comprised of 24 wheat growers in and around the 650,000-acre watershed where more than ninety-nine percent of the land is used for agricultural purposes.
Jan 27, 2020 07:29 pm ET
General Mills Elects Jo Ann Jenkins to Board of Directors and Declares Quarterly Dividend
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Jo Ann Jenkins to its board of directors effective January 27, 2020.
Dec 18, 2019 07:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Fiscal 2020 Second-Quarter Results and Reaffirms Full-Year Guidance
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 24, 2019.
Dec 11, 2019 09:00 am ET
Honey Nut Cheerios Changes Iconic O’s Into Heart Shapes
America’s favorite cereal is adding happy heart shapes to Honey Nut Cheerios and original yellow-box Cheerios to help bring the heart health conversation to the forefront in a fun, light-hearted way. Just in time for the start of the new year, the limited-edition boxes will contain heart shapes along with the iconic “O”.
Dec 05, 2019 09:00 am ET
Cinnamon Toast Crunch & Milk Bar Collaboration Serves Up Epic Cinnamon-Sugar Mashups
Cinnamon Toast Crunch is answering fans’ fervent calls for Cinnamilk by joining forces with beloved dessert company Milk Bar®. Just in time for the holidays, the brands will launch a limited-edition do-it-yourself beverage mix and two Milk Bar dessert creations with a cinna-sugar twist, exclusively available at select Milk Bar locations and online.
Dec 03, 2019 12:11 pm ET
Oui by Yoplait Named a 2019 “Breakthrough Innovation” in Nielsen Report
OuiTM by Yoplait®, the premium French-style yogurt crafted in a glass jar, today was recognized as a “Breakthrough Innovation” in Nielsen’s 2019 Breakthrough Innovation Report. Oui by Yoplait, which delivered more than $100 million in first year sales, is among one of the yogurt category’s biggest new product launches in recent years and pioneered the “simply better” segment within the U.S. yogurt category.
Nov 25, 2019 05:00 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on December 18, 2019
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2020 second quarter on Wednesday, December 18, 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). Interested investors can access this webcast and supporting slides at
Nov 18, 2019 06:00 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable February 3, 2020, to shareholders of record as of January 10, 2020. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 121 years.
Oct 14, 2019 09:30 am ET
Totino's Unveils Exclusive ASTRO Gaming Headset Ahead of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® Launch
Totino’s, maker of pizza rolls, unveiled its plans today to launch an exclusive, limited-edition ASTRO Gaming headset as an extension to its existing collaboration with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Totino’s has teamed up with Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag, Founder & CEO of 100 Thieves and one of the most decorated esports athletes in video game history, to co-design this one-of-a-kind headset, which is customized in red and black to reflect their personal styles.
Sep 24, 2019 05:00 pm ET
General Mills Declares Quarterly Dividend and Holds 91st Annual Shareholder Meeting
The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable November 1, 2019, to shareholders of record as of October 10, 2019. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 120 years.
Sep 18, 2019 07:00 am ET
Sep 16, 2019 03:00 pm ET
General Mills Recalls Five-Pound Bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour
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. The recall is being issued for the potential presence of E. coli O26 which was discovered during sampling of the five-pound bag product. This recall is being issued out of an abundance of care as General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this product.
Sep 06, 2019 08:00 am ET
Grow North Announces Second Annual Food | Ag | Ideas Week
Registration is open for the second annual Food | Ag | Ideas Week in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., October 10-15, 2019. This event uniquely convenes entrepreneurs, for-profit and non-profit leaders, growers, investors and others to create a more interconnected, dynamic and competitive ecosystem for food and agriculture entrepreneurship and innovati
Aug 28, 2019 08:00 am ET
General Mills "Cereal, The Secret Superfood?" Infographic Available on Business Wire's Website
Cereal, The Secret Superfood? Surprising news, did you know many of the vitamins and minerals in superfoods including fruits, vegetables and fish are also found in your family’s favorite Big G cereals? Find out more!
Aug 21, 2019 05:00 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Two Events in September
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast two investor presentations in September.
Aug 20, 2019 08:27 am ET
General Mills Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) announced today several changes to its senior leadership team. The changes reflect a thoughtful and strategic approach to long-term growth and succession planning for the global organization.
Aug 06, 2019 09:00 am ET
General Mills Foodservice Announces 10 Regional Winners in 5th Annual Neighborhood to Nation™ Recipe Contest
Doubling the reasons and recipes to celebrate, General Mills Foodservice announces the 10 Regional Winners in its 5th Annual
Aug 01, 2019 03:23 pm ET
U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Honored With Limited Edition Wheaties™ Box in Partnership With Serena Williams
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. Special edition boxes will be sold for 23 dollars, a nod to the 23 fierce women who are a part of this record-breaking team, with 100 percent of the selling price being donated to organizations committed to empowering girls through sports. This announcement comes a month after Wheaties announced their new champion, Serena Williams, with the
Jul 30, 2019 07:00 am ET
Canadian Kids of the ‘90s Can Rejoice: Trix Cereal Is Back!
Trix cereal is finally returning to Canadian store shelves for good after a long hiatus and will be available in the ‘90s Classic Trix Fruity Shapes! While Trix was brought back to Canada for some limited runs in the last few years, this is the first time it will be back on shelves permanently since 2005.
Jul 24, 2019 09:10 am ET
Drop the Scissors and Grab Your Smartphone: Box Tops for Education Goes Digital
After 23 years of clipping Box Tops, people across America can now ditch the scissors for their smartphones, earning cash for schools with the simple push of a button. Since Box Tops for Education launched in 1996, 70,000 schools have earned more than $913 million, and now the program is saying goodbye to old-school clipping and going digital with a new and improved mobile app. And to celebrate the big news, schools across America will have a chance to win one of five $20,000 makeovers.
Jul 17, 2019 08:02 am ET
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Unlocks the Cinnaverse Experience to Celebrate New Look Hitting Shelves This Fall
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. Fans will be able to immerse themselves in all the extraordinary sensorial qualities of Cinnamon Toast Crunch—from the taste to the texture to the out-of-this-world swirl that come together in one, big mind-blowing experience.
Jul 09, 2019 01:00 pm ET
General Mills Details Fiscal 2020 Priorities at Company's Annual Investor Day
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.
Jul 08, 2019 08:05 am ET
General Mills Raises the Bar on Innovation With This Can’t Miss New Product Line-up
There is a lot to love about this can’t miss line-up of new products from General Mills. Nature ValleyTM Wafer Bars, LÄRABAR plant-based Protein bars and EPIC Provisions Rise & GrindTM morning-inspired bars are among some of the newest items set to hit shelves this summer.
Jun 25, 2019 05:15 pm ET
General Mills Elects Elizabeth C. Lempres to Board of Directors and Declares Quarterly Dividend
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 07:00 am ET
Wheaties Scores an Ace with Serena Williams Wheaties™ Box
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 05, 2019 04:45 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Two Upcoming Investor Briefings
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast two upcoming investor presentations. The company plans to report results for its fiscal 2019 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. A press release will be issued that morning, followed by a webcast discussion of those results beginning at 7:30 a.m. CDT (8:30 a.m. EDT).
Jun 04, 2019 05:21 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Presentation at the dbAccess Global Consumer Conference
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Don Mulligan will present at the dbAccess Global Consumer Conference on Tuesday, June 11 in Paris. A live webcast of the presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m. CET (8:45 a.m. EDT). Interested investors can access the webcast at
May 22, 2019 04:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Presentation at the 2019 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the 2019 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 4:30 PM ET.  Jeff Harmening, General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss the company's strategies for generating long-term shareholder value and answer questions from conference attendees.  Interested investors can access the webcast at www.generalmills.com/investors.  A replay of the webcast will be available on the company's website....
May 17, 2019 08:35 am ET
General Mills Meets U.S. Department of Energy "Better Plants Challenge" Goal Four Years Ahead of Schedule
MINNEAPOLIS, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 08:01 am ET
Michael B. Jordan Wins $100,000 for Feeding America as Honey Nut Cheerios' Good Rewards Comes to a Close
MINNEAPOLIS, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 08:00 am ET
General Mills to match 100 percent of its annual U.S. electricity use with new wind power agreement
MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. The wind project, located in central Texas, will produce renewable energy credits for General Mills that, together with the company's previous wind power agreement, are calculated to equal 100 percent of the electricity used annually at th...
Apr 18, 2019 10:19 am ET
General Mills Global Responsibility Report Highlights Employee Engagement, Progress Against Planet Commitments, and Food Security
MINNEAPOLIS, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. The progress made by General Mills in 2018 demonstrates the company's long-term commitment to protect and restore the resources upon which its business and communities depend, with an increased focus on advancing regenerative practices across its supply chain....
Apr 10, 2019 09:00 am ET
Cascadian Farm™ Works to Advance Climate-Beneficial Foods with Limited-Edition, Small-Batch Honey Toasted Kernza® Cereal
MINNEAPOLIS, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 29, 2019 07:45 am ET
Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on General Mills, Archrock, Crocs, Monolithic Power, Radius Health, and Gibraltar Industries — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Capital Review released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Archrock, Inc. (NYSE:AROC), Crocs, Inc....
Mar 21, 2019 09:31 am ET
Option-trading opportunities on Ally Financial Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., Delta Air Lines, General Mills Inc., and Williams-Sonoma Inc.
NEW YORK, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for ALLY, BBBY, DAL, GIS, and WSM....
Mar 20, 2019 07:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Strong Fiscal 2019 Third-Quarter Results And Updates Full-Year Guidance
MINNEAPOLIS, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 24, 2019.  Financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal 2019 include contributions from Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. ("Blue Buffalo"), which was acquired on April 24, 2018....
Mar 18, 2019 06:01 am ET
Feeling Lucky? Lucky Charms Is Giving Away 15,000 Boxes Of Rainbow And Unicorn Marshmallows
MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 country. The brand first unveiled the promotion in 2015 by granting ten winners their very own box of Lucky Charms Marshmallow Only, and then again in 2017 expanding to a 10,000-box giveaway. After overwhelming success and enthusiasm following the first two campaigns, Lucky Charms is bringing back the promotion for the third time – now with an exciting twist: boxes will be filled...
Mar 05, 2019 08:05 am ET
EPIC Provisions Unveils NEW Rise & Grind Bars At Expo West, Fueling Epic Adventurers For The Day Ahead
AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 08:00 am ET
General Mills to Advance Regenerative Agriculture Practices on One Million Acres of Farmland by 2030
MINNEAPOLIS, March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. A contributor to climate change, it is estimated that the global food system accounts for roughly one-third of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and 70 percent of water consumption....
Feb 27, 2019 02:00 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2019 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on March 20, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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). Interested investors can access this webcast and supporting slides at www.generalmills.com/investors....
Feb 19, 2019 05:45 am ET
General Mills Reaffirms Fiscal 2019 Guidance At CAGNY
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.  Those targets include:...
Feb 13, 2019 07:45 am ET
Recent Analysis Shows General Mills, Paycom Software, Invitae, Jagged Peak Energy, John B. Sanfilippo & Son, and Intrepid Potash Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Paycom Software, Inc. (NYSE:PAYC), Invitae...
Feb 08, 2019 08:20 am ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Merck & Co., ON Semiconductor, General Mills, Prudential Financial, Nanometrics, and Echo Global Logistics — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustain
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK), ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON),...
Feb 05, 2019 04:00 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 03:30 pm ET
General Mills To Webcast Presentation at 2019 CAGNY Conference on February 19, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 7:00 a.m. CST (8:00 a.m. EST).  Interested investors can access the webcast and presentation slides at www.generalmills.com/investors.  A replay of the webcast will be available on the company's website....
Jan 23, 2019 02:00 pm ET
General Mills Recalls Five Pound Bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. The recall is being issued for the potential presence of Salmonella which was discovered during sampling of the five-pound bag product. This recall is being issued out of an abundance of care as General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this product. ...
Jan 22, 2019 12:30 pm ET
General Mills Recognized as Global Leader in Corporate Sustainability
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. General Mills is one of only two companies in the food sector around the globe to receive a score of "A" in both Climate Change and Water Security. ...
Jan 15, 2019 07:00 am ET
Fiber One Introduces New Fiber-Rich Cereal Made With Real Strawberries
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiber One is expanding its cereal portfolio with the launch of Fiber One Strawberries and Vanilla Clusters, available in retailers nationwide beginning this month. Made with steel cut oats, vanilla clusters and delicious, real strawberries, this new variety is a tasty way for consumers to increase their fiber intake. ...
Jan 15, 2019 07:00 am ET
General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program Seeking Young Innovators
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) 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. Young innovators across North America are invited to submit their ideas for a chance to win $50,000 to further their program, and receive industry mentorship and exposure at the prestigious Aspen Ideas Festival. ...
Jan 07, 2019 07:35 am ET
Report: Developing Opportunities within General Mills, Philip Morris International, Sage Therapeutics, CNA Financial, Hess, and AutoNation — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Philip Morris International Inc....
Dec 19, 2018 08:31 am ET
Thinking about buying stock in Aurora Cannabis Inc, Biocept Inc, Cronos Group Inc, General Mills, Inc., or Pfizer Inc.?
NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for ACB, BIOC, CRON, GIS, and PFE....
Dec 19, 2018 06:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Fiscal 2019 Second-Quarter Results And Reaffirms Full-Year Guidance
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 25, 2018.  Financial results for the second quarter and first six months of fiscal 2019 include contributions from Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. ("Blue Buffalo"), which was acquired on April 24, 2018....
Dec 12, 2018 07:50 am ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for General Mills, Hess, Roku, Spectrum Brands, Texas Pacific Land Trust, and Workday — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), Roku, Inc....
Dec 11, 2018 08:00 am ET
Sean Walker Named Group President for General Mills Asia & Latin America
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills today announced that Sean Walker has been named Group President of General Mills' Asia & Latin America segment effective February 1, 2019. Walker will report to Jeff Harmening, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and will join the company's global senior leadership team. Walker was most recently Senior Vice President, Strategy for the company, and has been responsible for transitioning the Blue Buffalo Pet Food business into General Mills....
Dec 05, 2018 11:59 pm ET
Pillsbury Debuts First-Ever Line Of Doughboy Ugly Christmas Sweaters To Celebrate The Holidays
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christmas season is upon us, ushering in excitement, celebration and heartfelt memories for families. Of all the fun traditions of the holidays, nothing captures holiday spirit like Ugly Christmas Sweaters with their over-the-top colors and annual parties they inspire. 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 28, 2018 01:00 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on December 19, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2019 second quarter on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. 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). Interested investors can access this webcast and supporting slides at www.generalmills.com/investors....
Nov 06, 2018 03:30 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable February 1, 2019, to shareholders of record as of January 10, 2019. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 120 years....
Nov 05, 2018 03:30 pm ET
General Mills Elects Diane L. Neal to Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Diane L. Neal to its board of directors effective November 5, 2018....
Nov 05, 2018 07:05 am ET
Yoplait® Turns up the Fun on Family Game Night with Nintendo Switch Instant Win Promotion
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Yoplait® - makers of Yoplait original-style yogurt and Go-GURT® - is giving fans a chance to turn up the fun on family game night.  People who purchase specially marked Yoplait® or Go-GURT® products between now and March 1, 2019 can play for a chance to win one of three hundred Nintendo Switch™ gaming system and Super Mario Party™ game bundles or hundreds of other prizes.  ...
Oct 24, 2018 08:30 am ET
New Research Coverage Highlights Nektar Therapeutics, General Mills, Yelp, Zillow Group, Tutor Perini, and Hormel Foods — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR), General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Yelp...
Oct 22, 2018 08:00 am ET
EPIC Provisions Pioneers Industry's First Consumer Product with the Savory Institute's Land to Market™ Ecological Outcome Verification™ Seal
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. EPIC Sweet & Spicy Sriracha Beef Bites is the first product in the world to carry the EOV seal and is now available through EPIC's online marketplace – store.epicbar.com....
Oct 01, 2018 12:00 am ET
Kids Of The 90's Rejoice: Classic Trix Shapes Are Back!
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 90's favorite – Classic Trix Fruity Shapes! ...
Sep 25, 2018 05:00 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable November 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of October 10, 2018. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 119 years....
Sep 18, 2018 07:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Fiscal 2019 First-Quarter Results
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 26, 2018. ...
Sep 17, 2018 05:24 pm ET
Second Annual National Box Tops for Education Week Kicks Off Coast-to-Coast Collection Drive
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As kids return to the classroom, schools and teachers often scramble to gather the supplies and equipment they need. Too often, gaps in funding force schools to make difficult decisions, leaving important items unfunded. For more than 22 years, General Mills Box Tops for Education has been helping bridge that gap for schools across the country, raising more than $882 million for K-8 schools since 1996. National Box Tops for Education Week [September 17-23] is a special collection drive to focus attention on this simple way to help support local sch...
Sep 05, 2018 08:00 am ET
General Mills Reaffirms Fiscal 2019 Outlook
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with discussions today and tomorrow at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reaffirmed its key financial targets for the fiscal year ending May 26, 2019.  Net sales are expected to increase 9 to 10 percent from fiscal 2018 levels, with organic net sales ranging between flat and up 1 percent.  Constant-currency adjusted operating profit is expected to increase 6 to 9 percent.  Fiscal 2019 adjusted diluted earnings per share (which excludes certain items affecting comparability) are expected to ...
Sep 04, 2018 09:00 am ET
Wheaties™ Kicks Off Football Season By Announcing Quarterback Russell Wilson As Next Champion
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick off this football season, Wheaties announced today that Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson will adorn the coveted orange box.  ...
Aug 31, 2018 07:35 am ET
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for General Mills, Cheniere Energy, TopBuild, Target, CVS Health, and Integer — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG), TopBuild...
Aug 28, 2018 02:30 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2019 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on September 18, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2019 first quarter on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. 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).  Interested investors can access this webcast and supporting slides at www.generalmills.com/investors....
Aug 21, 2018 08:15 am ET
Hop Back to School with Annie's® New Gluten-Free Cheddar Bunny Tails and Lunchbox Favorites for Everybunny
BERKELEY, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is finally over! After receiving hundreds of notes from fans over the years, Annie's Inc., known for its beloved Cheddar Bunnies, is proud to announce the launch of Gluten-Free Cheddar Bunny Tails – a delicious, crispy cracker made with real cheddar cheese and gluten-free goodness. Just in time for back to school, Annie's worked their tails off to perfect the most delicious gluten-free cracker possible.  These new gluten-free goodies allow more kiddos to snack the Annie's way: no artificial flavors, synthetic colors or synthetic preser...
Aug 01, 2018 07:56 am ET
Lucky Charms Unleashes The Power Of The Unicorn As The Next New Permanent Marshmallow In Its Magical Cereal Line-Up
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 1, 2018 /CNW/ -- For the first time in 10 years, Lucky Charms has introduced a new and permanent marshmallow – the magical unicorn. The magically delicious brand tapped into the imagination and creativity of young minds to hand select the newest charm. Initially released exclusively in the United States, the unicorns have finally made their way across the border and into the cereal bowls of Canadians....
Jul 26, 2018 07:50 am ET
Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Campbell Soup, Castle Brands, ProAssurance, General Mills, Foot Locker, and SITO Mobile — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB), Castle Brands, Inc. (NYSE:ROX),...
Jul 17, 2018 08:07 am ET
Oui™ By Yoplait® Introduces French Style Indulgence With New Oui™ Petites
MINNEAPOLIS, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 11, 2018 12:33 pm ET
General Mills Details Global Growth Priorities at Company's Annual Investor Day
NEW YORK, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) executives updated investors and analysts on its global growth priorities at the company's annual Investor Day....
Jul 05, 2018 07:00 am ET
Buzzworthy: Honey Nut Cheerios Makes Good Go Round By Giving Away Free Family-Size Boxes Of Cereal In Honor Of Amazon Prime Day
MINNEAPOLIS, July 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 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....
Jun 27, 2018 07:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Fiscal 2018 Results; Provides 2019 Outlook
MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 27, 2018, that were in line with the company's most recent fiscal 2018 outlook. ...
Jun 26, 2018 05:07 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
MINNEAPOLIS, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable August 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of July 10, 2018. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 119 years....
Jun 19, 2018 08:00 am ET
New YQ by Yoplait™ Introduces a 'Smarter, Not Sweeter' Philosophy to the Yogurt Aisle
MINNEAPOLIS, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Smarter, not sweeter. That's the philosophy behind YQ by Yoplait™, a new yogurt made with ultra-filtered milk that delivers big on protein with an intentionally less sweet taste. ...
Jun 18, 2018 08:01 am ET
General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program Winner Announced
MINNEAPOLIS, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) has announced Katie Stagliano, founder of Katie's Krops, as the grand prize winner of the inaugural General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program, an initiative encouraging young people to share their in-action hunger relief and sustainable agriculture solutions for a chance to win $50,000, industry mentorship and exposure at the prestigious Aspen Ideas Festival....
Jun 06, 2018 04:30 pm ET
General Mills Will Webcast Two Upcoming Investor Briefings
MINNEAPOLIS, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast two upcoming investor presentations.  The company plans to report results for its fiscal 2018 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  A press release will be issued that morning, followed by a webcast discussion of those results beginning at 7:30 a.m. CT (8:30 a.m. ET).  ...
May 24, 2018 12:38 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Discussion from the 2018 RBC Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its discussion at the 2018 RBC Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Conference on Thursday, May 31 at 2:40 p.m. ET (1:40 p.m. CT).  Jeff Harmening, General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a question-and-answer session focused on General Mills business strategies and growth opportunities.  Interested investors can access the webcast at www.generalmills.com/investors. ...
May 09, 2018 05:36 pm ET
General Mills Elects Maria Sastre to Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS, May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Maria Sastre to its board of directors effective June 1, 2018....
May 03, 2018 05:00 am ET
Wheaties™ Launches Box Featuring Basketball Superstar Kyrie Irving and His Title Character from Lionsgate's Upcoming Film "Uncle Drew"
MINNEAPOLIS and SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wheaties announced today that basketball superstar Kyrie Irving will be the next champion to appear on a Wheaties box, appearing both as an athlete and title character of the upcoming film, Uncle Drew, from global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B)....
Apr 24, 2018 01:46 pm ET
General Mills Completes Acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products
MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. for $40 per share in an all-cash transaction, which represents an enterprise value of approximately $8.0 billion.  The addition of Blue Buffalo establishes General Mills as the leader in the Wholesome Natural pet food category, the fastest growing portion of the $30 billion U.S. pet food market, and accelerates the company's portfolio reshaping strategy.  ...
Apr 19, 2018 08:55 am ET
General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments and Investments
MINNEAPOLIS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills released its 2018 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company's approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. The progress made by General Mills in 2017 demonstrates the company's long-term commitment to protect and restore the resources upon which its business and communities depend, with an increased focus on improving the resiliency of its supply chain.  ...
Apr 03, 2018 08:04 pm ET
General Mills Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of Senior Unsecured Notes In Connection With Pending Acquisition Of Blue Buffalo Pet Products
MINNEAPOLIS, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) ("General Mills") announced today that it has priced its registered public offering of $6.050 billion aggregate principal amount of its senior unsecured notes (the "notes") in 8 tranches (the "Notes Offering"), as follows:...
Apr 03, 2018 08:28 am ET
General Mills Announces Proposed Public Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products
MINNEAPOLIS, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) ("General Mills") announced today that it has launched a registered public offering of approximately $6 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes (the "notes") at various maturities (the "Notes Offering"). The notes will not be guaranteed by any of General Mills' subsidiaries....
Mar 27, 2018 06:08 pm ET
General Mills Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products
MINNEAPOLIS, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) ("General Mills") announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering (the "Equity Offering") of 22,727,273 shares of its common stock, par value $0.10 per share ("Common Stock"), at a public offering price of $44.00 per share.  In addition, General Mills has granted the underwriters in the Equity Offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,272,727 shares of its Common Stock. The Equity Offering is expected to close on April 2, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions....
Mar 26, 2018 04:18 pm ET
General Mills Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products
MINNEAPOLIS, March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) ("General Mills") announced today that it has launched an underwritten public offering (the "Equity Offering") of approximately $1,000,000,000 of shares of its common stock, par value $0.10 per share ("Common Stock").  General Mills intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to approximately $100 million of additional shares of its Common Stock....
Mar 22, 2018 09:31 am ET
Should you buy stock or options on Salesforce, Facebook, FedEx, General Mills, or Twitter?
CHICAGO, March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for CRM, FB, FDX, GIS, and TWTR....
Mar 21, 2018 07:01 am ET
General Mills Reports Fiscal 2018 Third-quarter Results
MINNEAPOLIS, March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 25, 2018. ...
Mar 19, 2018 05:01 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
MINNEAPOLIS, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable May 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of April 10, 2018. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 119 years....
Mar 19, 2018 11:00 am ET
General Mills Receives Antitrust Clearance for Blue Buffalo Acquisition
MINNEAPOLIS, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) today announced that on March 16, 2018, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.  With the receipt of this clearance, the condition of the announced merger transaction for all issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: BUFF) at a price of $40.00 per share with respect to clearance under applicable antitrust and competition laws has been completely...
Mar 08, 2018 06:01 am ET
Cascadian Farm invests in soil health research across organic oat supply chain with Grain Millers
ANAHEIM, Calif., March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. ...
Mar 06, 2018 08:30 am ET
General Mills Helps Transition 34,000 Acres into Organic Farmland
MINNEAPOLIS, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills today announced a strategic sourcing agreement with Gunsmoke Farms LLC to convert 34,000 acres of conventional farmland to certified organic acreage by 2020. The farm, located west of Pierre, South Dakota, will grow certified organic wheat and other organic rotational crops. General Mills will use wheat grown on the farm to make Annie's pasta products, including its signature Mac and Cheese....
Mar 01, 2018 01:18 pm ET
General Mills to Webcast Fiscal 2018 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on March 21, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2018 third quarter on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.  A webcast discussion of those results will be held that day, beginning at 7:30 a.m. CST (8:30 a.m. EST).  Interested investors can access this webcast and slides supporting the company's presentation at www.generalmills.com/investors. ...
Feb 28, 2018 12:16 pm ET
WeissLaw LLP: Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. Merger May Not Be in the Best Interests of BUFF Shareholders
NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. ("BUFF" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: BUFF) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by General Mills Inc. ("GIS") (NYSE: GIS).  Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, shareholders of BUFF will receive $40.00 in cash for each BUFF share they own.  ...
Feb 26, 2018 07:00 am ET
48Th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest Grand Prize Winner Announced
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The grand prize winner of the 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest has been named!  After rigorous testing of thousands of entries, four stood out as the best of the best, with the grand prize awarded to Amy Nelson from Zionville, N.C. for her Bejeweled Cranberry-Orange Rolls and her inspiration behind the recipe....
Feb 23, 2018 07:27 am ET
Blue Buffalo (BUFF) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Sale of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc.; Is $40.00 a Fair Price for Shareholders?
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. ("Blue Buffalo") (NASDAQ: BUFF) breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed sale of the Company to General Mills, Inc. ("General Mills") (NYSE: GIS). Blue Buffalo operates as a pet food company in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Mexico....
Feb 23, 2018 05:02 am ET
General Mills Accelerates Portfolio Reshaping With Acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products
MINNEAPOLIS and WILTON, Conn., Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) and Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: BUFF) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which General Mills will acquire Blue Buffalo for $40.00 per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of approximately $8.0 billion.  The transaction establishes General Mills as the leader in the U.S. Wholesome Natural pet food category, the fastest growing portion of the overall pet food market, and accelerates its portfolio reshaping strategy....
Feb 20, 2018 05:45 am ET
General Mills Outlines Keys To Consistent Growth At CAGNY
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference today, executives of General Mills (NYSE: GIS) outlined the company's approach to long-term shareholder value creation and its key priorities for returning to consistent topline growth. ...
Feb 19, 2018 06:00 am ET
Lucky Charms Unleashes The Power Of The Unicorn As The Next New Permanent Marshmallow In Its Magical Cereal Line-Up
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in 10 years, Lucky Charms is introducing a new and permanent marshmallow – the magical unicorn! The magically delicious brand tapped into the imagination and creativity of young minds to hand select the newest charm and the decision was unanimous. ...
Feb 14, 2018 08:15 am ET
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for T-Mobile US, General Mills, Dick's Sporting Goods, Targa Resources, Lam Research, and Helmerich & Payne — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Ind
NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS), General Mills,...
Jan 30, 2018 10:20 am ET
General Mills To Webcast February 20 Presentation At 2018 CAGNY Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening and Chief Financial Officer Don Mulligan will be featured speakers at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference in Boca Raton, Florida, on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  A live webcast of the presentation is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. CST (8:00 a.m. EST).  Interested investors can access the webcast and presentation slides at www.generalmills.com/investors.  A replay of the webcast will be available on the company's website....
Jan 30, 2018 07:00 am ET
Nature Valley® Announces National Park Foundation Partnership with Multi-Million Dollar Commitment
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature Valley® granola bars has a long history of supporting and protecting America's national parks. Today, as an extension of its support, Nature Valley announced a partnership 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. ...
Jan 23, 2018 09:20 am ET
DoSomething.org Premieres The Anti-Food Waste Kitchen, Starring Actress AnnaSophia Robb
NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change announces "Feeding Better Futures" in partnership with General Mills (NYSE: GIS). Feeding Better Futures looks to address hunger relief and sustainable agriculture issues by championing the ingenuity of today's youth. The new campaign launches today with a PSA starring actress, AnnaSophia Robb, who steps into "The Anti-Food Waste Kitchen" to show how thoughtful food consumption choices today can solve food access issues now and in the future....
Jan 18, 2018 11:24 am ET
Yoplait Go-GURT Introduces New SOUR PATCH KIDS Flavored Yogurt
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Arriving on store shelves this month, Yoplait Go-GURT brings the sour and sweet flavors of SOUR PATCH KIDS candy to life in a fun, on-the-go snack option in easy, grab-and-go tubes. Go-GURT SOUR PATCH KIDS flavored yogurt will be available in two popular SOUR PATCH KIDS candy flavors, Redberry and Blue Raspberry. This marks Go-GURT's first-ever flavor collaboration....
Jan 16, 2018 10:00 am ET
General Mills Cereal Brings Invention and Creativity to the Breakfast Table through Rube Goldberg Partnership
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, General Mills is partnering with Rube Goldberg, Inc. to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINE® CONTEST®. To honor 30 years of invention and creativity, General Mills is bringing science to life in the most unexpected and imaginative places and ways....
Jan 16, 2018 07:00 am ET
General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program Seeks Youth Solutions in Hunger Relief and Sustainable Agriculture
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today launched the General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program, which asks youth to share their ideas to help solve the challenge of feeding a growing world population. Feeding Better Futures will serve as a catalyst in addressing hunger relief and sustainable agriculture issues by championing the bright ideas of today's youth. Young innovators are invited to pitch their in-action solutions for the opportunity to present at the Aspen Ideas Festival, be partnered with industry mentors, and earn up to $50,000 to fur...
Jan 08, 2018 04:33 pm ET
Taste of the NFL's 27th Annual Party with a Purpose Will Be Brought To You By General Mills
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 27th annual Party with a Purpose® hosted by Taste of the NFL, a non-profit dedicated to hunger relief, this year will be brought to you by General Mills. The event, which will be held on the eve of Super Bowl LII on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at Saint Paul RiverCentre, pairs renowned chefs from the 32 NFL cities with current, Hall of Fame, and alumni players from each of the NFL franchises as they serve over 45,000 tastings for 2,500 guests. ...
Jan 03, 2018 07:00 am ET
Cheerios, Walmart Team Up To Create "Moments of Good" For Shoppers In The New Year
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cheerios announced it is teaming up with Walmart to create "Moments of Good" for its shoppers in communities throughout the United States. From now through March, Cheerios and Walmart will work together to create special moments for shoppers, both in stores and within the surrounding communities. The companies will give back to consumers in big and small ways to spread good and inject positive energy into the world.  ...
Dec 21, 2017 08:45 am ET
Historic ads featuring Santa Claus
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year around the holidays, Santa Claus is utilized in advertising in a variety of ways.  ...
Dec 20, 2017 04:00 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable February 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of January 10, 2018. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 119 years....
Dec 20, 2017 08:31 am ET
Should you invest in BlackBerry Ltd, General Mills, Micron, Overstock.com or AT&T?
CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BB, GIS, MU, OSTK, and T....
Dec 20, 2017 06:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Fiscal 2018 Second-Quarter Results
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 26, 2017. ...
Dec 18, 2017 08:45 am ET
People at the heart of new General Mills logo
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you noticed something different about the General Mills logo? ...
Dec 15, 2017 08:45 am ET
Why frosting takes more than the cake
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kitchens of General Mills team regularly pursues innovation projects to dig deeper into food trends that align with its product or recipe offerings....
Nov 30, 2017 08:15 am ET
General Mills Deepens Investment in Soil Health with $735,000 Contribution to National Wheat Foundation
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills continues to invest in soil health practices on U.S. agricultural farmland with its latest contribution of $735,000 to the National Wheat Foundation who together with the Soil Health Partnership, will advance widespread adoption and implementation. The funds, equally distributed over the next three years, will be used to conduct soil health research on wheat farms and education outreach to more than 125,000 wheat farmers across the Northern and Southern Plains. This latest contribution brings General Mills' recent financial commitments...
Nov 30, 2017 07:30 am ET
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for T-Mobile US, General Mills, Dick's Sporting Goods, Targa Resources, Lam Research, and Helmerich & Payne — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Ind
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS), General...
Nov 27, 2017 03:00 pm ET
General Mills To Webcast Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call On December 20, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2018 second quarter on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.  A webcast discussion of those results will be held that day, beginning at 7:30 a.m. CST (8:30 a.m. EST).  Interested investors can access this webcast and slides supporting the company's presentation at www.generalmills.com/investors.  ...
Nov 16, 2017 09:00 am ET
General Mills Signs on to World Cocoa Foundation's Joint Frameworks for Action to Combat Deforestation
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills joins leading companies in an agreement to end deforestation, protect national parks from illegal cocoa production and develop alternative livelihoods for affected smallholder farmers in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana. The two countries produce nearly two-thirds of the world's annual supply of cocoa. The far-reaching joint Frameworks for Action, led by the World Cocoa Foundation, was announced today at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany....
Nov 14, 2017 08:00 am ET
General Mills Reaffirms Guidance For Fiscal 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with discussions today at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reaffirmed its key financial targets for the fiscal year ending May 27, 2018.  Organic net sales are expected to decline between 1 and 2 percent from 2017 levels.  Total segment operating profit in constant currency is expected to range between flat and up 1 percent, and adjusted operating profit margin is expected to increase over year-ago levels.  Fiscal 2018 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS), which excludes certai...
Nov 10, 2017 05:34 pm ET
General Mills Will Webcast Discussion at the 2017 Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) will webcast an upcoming discussion at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference on Tuesday, November 14 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.  Jeff Harmening, General Mills chief executive officer, will participate in a question-and-answer session focused on General Mills business plans and growth opportunities.  Interested investors can access the webcast on the General Mills corporate website at www.generalmills.com/investors.  The webcast will be available through May 13, 2018.  ...
Nov 08, 2017 09:10 am ET
General Mills Announces Retirement of Ken Powell as Chairman of the Board and the Election of Jeffrey Harmening as the New Chairman
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that Ken Powell will be retiring as Chairman of the Board effective the end of the year.  The company's Board of Directors has elected Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Harmening to serve as Chairman of the Board upon Powell's retirement effective January 1, 2018. Harmening will continue to serve as the company's Chief Executive Officer....
Oct 26, 2017 10:45 am ET
"You Grow, Girl!" blog series amplifies voice of female farmers
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "You Grow, Girl!" blog series from General Mills highlights female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada, to the heartland of the U.S., to the western coast of Africa, to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series aims to amplify the voice of female farmers who play vital roles in helping farms thrive. ...
Oct 17, 2017 10:45 am ET
A global partnership for fighting hunger
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Food companies and entrepreneurs across Africa are benefitting from the expertise of an organization supported by some of the brightest minds in the food industry....
Oct 11, 2017 10:00 am ET
Are You Ready To Build A Machine To "Pour A Bowl Of Cereal"? Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Registration Now Open
NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 30th anniversary of the RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINE CONTEST® during the 2018 season. The contest, which started in 1988 with a handful of university engineering undergraduates, now includes divisions for elementary, middle, high school and college students with thousands of participants nationwide. Going back to its roots of creating breakfast machines, this year's task for all divisions will be to "Pour a Bowl of Cereal." ...
Oct 09, 2017 03:30 pm ET
General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola Cereal
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 09:00 am ET
Pillsbury® Partners With Food Network And Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, To Launch 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pillsbury® Bake-Off® Contest is back with a new twist and 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 out your family's favorite recipes and the inspiration and stories behind them....
Oct 02, 2017 09:03 am ET
Calling All Home Cooks: Pillsbury® Partners With Food Network And Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, To Launch 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pillsbury® Bake-Off® Contest is back with a new twist and 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 out your family's favorite recipes and the inspiration and stories behind them....
Sep 26, 2017 06:00 pm ET
General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable November 1, 2017, to shareholders of record as of October 10, 2017. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor company have paid dividends without interruption for 119 years....
Sep 20, 2017 10:31 am ET
Stock Score Reports for Adobe Systems, Fitbit, General Mills, Sprint Corp and Western Digital
CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for ADBE, FIT, GIS, S, and WDC....
Sep 20, 2017 08:00 am ET
General Mills Reports Fiscal 2018 First-Quarter Results
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 27, 2017. ...
Sep 07, 2017 08:00 am ET
General Mills Reaffirms Guidance For Fiscal 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with a presentation today at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reaffirmed its key financial targets for the fiscal year ending May 27, 2018.  Organic net sales are expected to decline between 1 and 2 percent from 2017 levels.  Total segment operating profit in constant currency is expected to range between flat and up 1 percent, and adjusted operating profit margin is expected to increase over year-ago levels.  Fiscal 2018 adjusted diluted earnings per share (which excludes certain items affect...
Sep 06, 2017 11:00 am ET
General Mills Announces Retirement of Kim Nelson, Senior Vice President, External Relations
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills today announced that Kim Nelson, Senior Vice President, External Relations and President of the General Mills Foundation will be retiring at the end of 2017.  Nelson has been with the company for 29 years and most recently has had responsibility for the General Mills Foundation, Sustainability, Global Corporate Communications, Government Affairs and Public Policy, and Consumer Relations functions....
Aug 24, 2017 07:00 am ET
General Mills To Webcast Two September Events
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast two September investor presentations....
Aug 16, 2017 10:45 am ET
How an almond orchard solved its need for bees
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 percent of the almonds sold worldwide are grown in California. The state also is home to one of the best examples for creating habitat for honey bees and other native pollinators needed for bountiful almond production....
Aug 02, 2017 10:45 am ET
3 organizations leading the way on food rescue
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More than ever, people around the world are taking notice of the large amount of food wasted every day....
Jul 12, 2017 02:00 pm ET
General Mills Details Fiscal 18 Global Priorities At Company's Annual Investor Day
NEW YORK, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 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....
Jul 10, 2017 10:00 am ET
General Mills New Products Meet Global Demand for Simplicity
MINNEAPOLIS, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) is releasing its line-up of new products around the world to meet global demand for great taste and simplicity. Highlights include "Oui" by Yoplait, a French-style yogurt with simple ingredients like whole milk and real fruit; great tasting cereals like Apple Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Blueberry Chex; Betty Crocker "original recipe" cake mix made with seven pantry-friendly ingredients, Annie's organic cheese puffs, and super premium, indulgent Häagen-Dazs mini stick bars. ...
Jun 28, 2017 07:57 am ET
General Mills Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Fiscal 2017 Results; Provides 2018 Outlook
MINNEAPOLIS, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 28, 2017. ...
Jun 26, 2017 08:00 am ET
Yoplait Leverages Heritage Recipe To Bring French Style Yogurt To U.S.
MINNEAPOLIS, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Yoplait is inviting Americans to slow down and savor a new style of yogurt this summer. Oui by Yoplait brings French style to the yogurt aisle with a new, thick and creamy offering inspired by a Yoplait traditional French recipe, up until now only available in France. Available in a French-made glass pot, this unique and delicious new yogurt is made with simple ingredients like whole milk, pure cane sugar and real pieces of fruit. Each serving is individually cultured in the same glass pot you eat it from using a traditional pot set process....

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