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Mar 24, 2021

General Mills reports fiscal 2021 third-quarter results

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

Mar 23, 2021

General Mills announces proposed sale of European Yoplait operations to Sodiaal

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

Mar 10, 2021

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

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

Mar 03, 2021

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

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

Mar 02, 2021

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

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

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Brand and product news
Mar, 10, 2021

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

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

Mar, 03, 2021

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

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

Community engagement
Dec, 21, 2020

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

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

Oct, 29, 2020

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

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

Health and wellness
Nov, 19, 2019

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

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

Jun, 19, 2018

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

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

Company performance
Mar, 24, 2021

General Mills reports fiscal 2021 third-quarter results

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

Mar, 23, 2021

General Mills announces proposed sale of European Yoplait operations to Sodiaal

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

Employer of choice
Jan, 28, 2021

General Mills marks inclusion milestone

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

Apr, 01, 2020

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

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

Global growth
Nov, 18, 2019

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

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

Feb, 05, 2019

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

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

Innovation
Feb, 13, 2020

General Mills adds leadership in digital and data capabilities

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

Jul, 17, 2018

Oui by Yoplait introduces French style indulgence with new Oui Petites

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Oui by Yoplait – the French style yogurt sold in a glass pot – has released a new petite way to enjoy the remarkable taste, texture and simplicity Oui fans know and love. New Oui by Yoplait Petites will be sold in pairs of small 3.5 oz. glass pots and will be available in four indulgent flavors including Sea Salt Caramel, Chocolate with Shavings, Dark Chocolate Raspberry and Caramelized Apple, each sure to satisfy any sweet craving.

Social responsibility
Mar, 03, 2021

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

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

Mar, 02, 2021

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

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