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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.

Feb 17, 2021

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

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

Feb 16, 2021

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

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

Feb 16, 2021

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

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

Feb 15, 2021

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

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

Feb 03, 2021

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

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

Jan 29, 2021

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

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

Jan 28, 2021

Betty Crocker seasonal baking kits to surprise and delight bakers

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

Jan 28, 2021

General Mills marks inclusion milestone

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

Jan 26, 2021

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

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

Jan 25, 2021

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

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

Jan 25, 2021

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

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

Jan 11, 2021

General Mills and got milk? celebrate National Milk Day

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

Jan 11, 2021

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

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

Jan 06, 2021

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

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

Jan 05, 2021

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

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

Dec 21, 2020

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

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

Dec 18, 2020

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

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

Dec 17, 2020

General Mills reports fiscal 2021 second-quarter results

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

Dec 15, 2020

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

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

Dec 08, 2020

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

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

Dec 01, 2020

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

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

Nov 30, 2020

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

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

Nov 16, 2020

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

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

Nov 09, 2020

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

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

Nov 09, 2020

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

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

Nov 02, 2020

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

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

Oct 29, 2020

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

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

Oct 15, 2020

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

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

Oct 14, 2020

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

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

Oct 07, 2020

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

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

Sep 29, 2020

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

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

Sep 23, 2020

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

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

Sep 22, 2020

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

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

Sep 21, 2020

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

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

Sep 21, 2020

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

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

Sep 21, 2020

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

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

Sep 17, 2020

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

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

Sep 15, 2020

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

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

Sep 08, 2020

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

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

Sep 02, 2020

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

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

Aug 26, 2020

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

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

Aug 24, 2020

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

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

Aug 18, 2020

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

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

Aug 04, 2020

Cheerios donates $1.3 million to No Kid Hungry, partners with Jerry Harris to rally America’s support to end childhood hunger

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - One in four kids in the U.S. could face hunger this year because of the coronavirus. To provide immediate support to these children, Cheerios donated $1.3 million to No Kid Hungry, a national campaign focused on ending childhood hunger in America, and is now continuing its mission to inspire acts of good with the help of motivational personality and cheer all-star, Jerry Harris, who personally struggled with food insecurity as a child.

Aug 04, 2020

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

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

Aug 03, 2020

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

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

Jul 30, 2020

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

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

Jul 28, 2020

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

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

Jul 27, 2020

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

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

Jul 08, 2020

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

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

Jul 01, 2020

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

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

Jun 30, 2020

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

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

Jun 25, 2020

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

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

Jun 16, 2020

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

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

Jun 16, 2020

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

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

May 28, 2020

Joint statement regarding the death of George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – The following statement was released by Children’s Minnesota on behalf of 27 executive leaders from across the state, including General Mills Chairman and CEO Jeff Harmening.

May 20, 2020

Latina Fresh helps Foodbank Australia fight hunger as demand spikes

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

May 18, 2020

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

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

May 11, 2020

General Mills provides operational update and raises fiscal 2020 outlook

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

May 04, 2020

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

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

May 04, 2020

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

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

Apr 23, 2020

General Mills commits to 100% renewable electricity globally by 2030

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

Apr 20, 2020

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

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

Apr 17, 2020

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

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

Apr 16, 2020

General Mills Foodservice offers support for restaurants during COVID-19

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

Apr 01, 2020

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

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

Mar 18, 2020

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

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

Feb 13, 2020

General Mills adds leadership in digital and data capabilities

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

Feb 03, 2020

General Mills awarded prestigious CDP A List Awards for climate and water actions for second consecutive year

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) achieving a place on the CDP ‘A List’ for both climate change and water security.

Jan 29, 2020

General Mills to webcast presentation at the CAGNY 2020 Conference on February 18, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) will webcast its upcoming presentation at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Jan 28, 2020

General Mills launches multi-year regenerative agriculture pilot with wheat growers in central Kansas

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills has launched a regenerative agriculture pilot with farmers in Kansas’ Cheney Reservoir watershed which provides water to more than 400,000 Wichita residents.

Jan 27, 2020

General Mills elects Jo Ann Jenkins to Board of Directors and declares quarterly dividend

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Jo Ann Jenkins to its board of directors effective January 27, 2020.

Dec 19, 2019

The Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States, to serve as keynote speaker at the 30th annual MLK Holiday Breakfast in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – The Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States, will serve as keynote speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast on Monday, January 20, 2020, at the Minneapolis Armory.

Dec 18, 2019

General Mills reports fiscal 2020 second-quarter results and reaffirms full-year guidance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today reported results for the second quarter ended November 24, 2019.

Dec 11, 2019

Honey Nut Cheerios changes iconic O’s into heart shapes

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – 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.

Dec 06, 2019

Totinos

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

Dec 05, 2019

Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Milk Bar collaboration serves up epic cinnamon-sugar mashups

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Cinnamon Toast Crunch is answering fans’ fervent calls for Cinnamilk by joining forces with beloved dessert company Milk Bar.

Dec 05, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Podcast interview with Gabe Brown, regenerative agriculture pioneer

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – For World Soil Day today, General Mills has posted an interview with Gabe Brown, a pioneer in soil health and the regenerative agriculture movement.

Dec 03, 2019

Oui by Yoplait named a 2019 “Breakthrough Innovation” in Nielsen report

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Oui 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.

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.

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.

Oct 14, 2019

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

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

Sep 27, 2019

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

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

Sep 24, 2019

General Mills declares quarterly dividend and holds 91st annual shareholder meeting

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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

General Mills reports fiscal 2020 first-quarter results

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today reported results for the first quarter ended August 25, 2019.

Sep 17, 2019

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

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills has been named for the second consecutive year to both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the North American Index by S&P Dow Jones Indices and sustainability asset management firm RobecoSAM.

Sep 16, 2019

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

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

Aug 26, 2019

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

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

Aug 22, 2019

General Mills to webcast two events in September

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast two investor presentations in September.

Aug 20, 2019

General Mills announces changes to Senior Leadership Team

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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

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

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

Aug 01, 2019

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

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

Jul 29, 2019

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

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

Jul 24, 2019

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

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

Jul 17, 2019

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

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

Jul 09, 2019

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

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

Jul 08, 2019

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

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

Jun 26, 2019

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

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

Jun 25, 2019

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

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

Jun 25, 2019

Wheaties scores an ace with Serena Williams Wheaties box

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

Jun 19, 2019

General Mills announces Food Recovery Champions winners

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

Jun 18, 2019

Blue Buffalo opens Richmond, Indiana natural pet food plant

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

May 30, 2019

General Mills honored as 2019 Halo Award winner

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

May 22, 2019

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

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

May 21, 2019

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

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

May 17, 2019

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

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

Apr 30, 2019

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

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

Apr 23, 2019

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

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

Apr 18, 2019

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

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

Apr 10, 2019

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

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

Mar 20, 2019

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

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

Mar 18, 2019

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

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

Mar 05, 2019

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

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

Mar 04, 2019

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

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

Feb 27, 2019

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

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

Feb 25, 2019

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

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

Feb 19, 2019

General Mills reaffirms fiscal 2019 guidance at CAGNY

BOCA RATON, Florida - In conjunction with a presentation today at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) investor conference, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reaffirmed its key financial targets for the fiscal year ending May 26, 2019.

Feb 05, 2019

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

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

Jan 29, 2019

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

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

Jan 23, 2019

General Mills recalls five pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour

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

Jan 22, 2019

General Mills recognized as global leader in corporate sustainability

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) achieving a place on the CDP ‘A List’ for both climate change and water security - two out of three environmental themes covered by CDP scores.

Jan 15, 2019

General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program seeking young innovators

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Today, General Mills launched the second year of its Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program, a platform encouraging today's youth to share their solutions to fight hunger, reduce food waste, and grow food more sustainably.

Jan 15, 2019

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

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

Dec 19, 2018

General Mills reports fiscal 2019 second-quarter results and reaffirms full-year guidance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 25, 2018.

Dec 11, 2018

Sean Walker named Group President for General Mills Asia & Latin America

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills today announced that Sean Walker has been named Group President of General Mills’ Asia & Latin America segment effective February 1, 2019.

Dec 06, 2018

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

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

Nov 28, 2018

General Mills to webcast fiscal 2019 second quarter earnings conference call on December 19, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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.

Nov 06, 2018

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 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

General Mills elects Diane L. Neal to board of directors

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Diane L. Neal to its board of directors effective November 5, 2018.

Nov 05, 2018

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

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

Oct 22, 2018

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

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

Oct 02, 2018

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

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

Oct 01, 2018

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

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

Sep 25, 2018

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 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

General Mills reports fiscal 2019 first-quarter results

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 26, 2018.

Sep 17, 2018

Second annual National Box Tops for Education Week kicks off coast-to-coast collection drive

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – 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 schools.

Sep 13, 2018

General Mills named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills has been named to both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the North America Index by S&P Dow Jones Indices and sustainability asset management firm RobecoSAM.

Sep 05, 2018

General Mills reaffirms Fiscal 2019 outlook

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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.

Sep 04, 2018

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

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – To kick off this football season, Wheaties announced today that Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson will adorn the coveted orange box.

Aug 29, 2018

General Mills announces expanded U.S. benefits plan to support employees at all life stages

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills today announced a significant expansion of its existing U.S. employee benefits, including an industry-leading leave policy for new parents. The company is modernizing benefits to better align with the needs of an ever-evolving workforce.

Aug 28, 2018

General Mills to webcast fiscal 2019 first quarter earnings conference call on September 18, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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.

Aug 21, 2018

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

BERKELEY, California - Annie's Inc., known for its beloved Cheddar Bunnies, announces the launch of Gluten-Free Cheddar Bunny Tails – a delicious, crispy cracker made with real cheddar cheese and gluten-free goodness.

Aug 08, 2018

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

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – The 49th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is officially open to home cooks nationwide and invites them to imagine the possibilities with Pillsbury.

Jul 17, 2018

Oui by Yoplait introduces French style indulgence with new Oui Petites

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

Jul 11, 2018

General Mills details global growth priorities at annual Investor Day

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) executives updated investors and analysts on its global growth priorities at the company's annual Investor Day.

Jul 09, 2018

EPIC Provisions launches EPIC Performance Bars

AUSTIN, Texas – EPIC Provisions, the snack brand on a mission to make humanely-raised, animal-based foods that improve the welfare and management of those animals, debuts EPIC Performance, a new line of premium non-GMO protein bars made from cage-free egg whites, nuts, and dried fruit.

Jul 05, 2018

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

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Cereal lovers can now get their hands on a free family-size box of Honey Nut Cheerios, with a qualifying purchase, in honor of Amazon Prime Day and the Cheerios mission to make good go round.

Jun 27, 2018

General Mills reports fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2018 results; provides 2019 outlook

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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

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 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

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.

Jun 18, 2018

General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program winner announced

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – General Mills 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

General Mills to webcast two upcoming investor briefings

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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. CST (8:30 a.m. EST). Interested investors can access these webcasts and slides supporting the company's presentations at www.generalmills.com/investors.

May 10, 2018

General Mills elects Maria Sastre to board of directors

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Maria Sastre to its board of directors effective June 1, 2018.

Apr 19, 2018

General Mills reports progress on global responsibility commitments, investments

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – 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.

Mar 27, 2018

General Mills announces pricing of public offering of common stock in connection with pending acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – 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.

Mar 26, 2018

General Mills announces proposed public offering of common stock in connection with pending acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – 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 21, 2018

General Mills reports fiscal 2018 third-quarter results

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 25, 2018.

Mar 19, 2018

General Mills receives antitrust clearance for Blue Buffalo acquisition

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 satisfied.

Mar 19, 2018

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 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 08, 2018

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

ANAHEIM, California – Cascadian Farm, a pioneer in the organic food movement, and parent company General Mills, announced a five-year $125,000 contribution to Grain Millers to support soil health research on oat farms in the Upper Midwest. Research findings and best practices will be shared at field day events to help advance environmental and economical outcomes for farmers.

Mar 06, 2018

General Mills helps transition 34,000 acres into organic farmland

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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

General Mills to webcast fiscal 2018 third-quarter earnings conference call, March 21

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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).

Feb 23, 2018

General Mills accelerates portfolio reshaping with acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota and WILTON, Connecticut – 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

General Mills outlines keys to consistent growth at CAGNY

BOCA RATON, Florida - 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.

Jan 30, 2018

General Mills to webcast Feb. 20 presentation at 2018 CAGNY Conference.

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.

Jan 30, 2018

Nature Valley announces National Park Foundation partnership with multi-million dollar commitment

Nature Valley granola bars, with a long history of supporting and protecting America's national parks, today announced an extension of that support. Nature Valley will partner with the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official nonprofit partner to the National Park Service, for the Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement. Nature Valley's support includes a three-year commitment and a donation of up to $3 million.

Jan 16, 2018

General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program seeks youth solutions in hunger relief and sustainable agriculture

General Mills 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 further their program and education.

Oct 04, 2017

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

The Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is back with a new twist. We are calling all home cooks nationwide to fire up their ovens and imagine the possibilities with Pillsbury. In partnership with Food Network and The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, Pillsbury is celebrating family memories made at home, by seeking your family’s favorite recipes and the inspiration and stories behind them.

Sep 26, 2017

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 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 21, 2017

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

As each school year approaches, schools and teachers gather the supplies and equipment they need to provide effective learning for students. But too often, gaps in funding force schools to make difficult decisions about what they need the most. For more than 20 years, one program has been helping bridge that gap for schools across the country, and in late September, supporters are gearing up to raise more money than ever.

Sep 20, 2017

General Mills reports fiscal 2018 first quarter results

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

Sep 07, 2017

General Mills reaffirms guidance for fiscal 2018

In conjunction with a presentation today at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, General Mills reaffirmed its key financial targets for the fiscal year ending May 27, 2018.

Sep 06, 2017

General Mills announces retirement of Kim Nelson, senior vice president, External Relations

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 23, 2017

General Mills to webcast two September events

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

Jul 20, 2017

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

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

Jul 12, 2017

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

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

Jul 10, 2017

General Mills new products meet global demand for simplicity

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

General Mills reports fourth-quarter, full-year fiscal 2017 results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 28, 2017.

"Our fourth-quarter results finished in line with our expectations, with improved organic net sales trends in total and across three of our four operating segments," said General Mills Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening. "While we took important steps in fiscal 2017 to globalize our business structure, accelerate our cost-savings efforts, expand our margins, and drive growth in adjusted diluted EPS, our results on the topline fell well short of our standards. Our entire organization is moving with urgency in fiscal 2018 to meaningfully improve our net sales trends while keeping a sharp eye on our efficiency."

Jun 21, 2017

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

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

Jun 08, 2017

General Mills continues clean energy leadership

General Mills has taken another step toward its climate goal with the signing of a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) for 100-megawatts (MW) of its Cactus Flats wind project. The wind project will produce renewable energy credits for General Mills that can be applied toward the company’s greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. During the peak of construction, the project will create about 250 jobs in the clean energy workforce.

May 31, 2017

General Mills will webcast two investor briefings

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to webcast two investor presentations. The company plans to report results for its fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. A press release will be issued Wednesday morning, followed by a webcast discussion of those results beginning at 7:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time (8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time).

May 03, 2017

Jeff Harmening named chief executive officer of General Mills

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced that its board of directors has elected Jeffrey L. Harmening Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective June 1, 2017. The board also elected Harmening to the General Mills Board of Directors. Harmening, age 50, is a 23-year veteran of the company and has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since July 1, 2016. Harmening succeeds Ken Powell, who has served as General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2007. Powell will continue to serve as the company's Chairman for a transition period until his retirement, expected within the next year.

Apr 20, 2017

Food, conservation groups invest in soil to sustain food production

A national effort to enhance farm sustainability through soil health has additional backing from a major consumer foods manufacturer. Leaders from General Mills, The Nature Conservancy, the Soil Health Institute and the Soil Health Partnership announce a collaborative effort to advance soil health on America’s farms and ranches, paving the way for measurable economic and environmental gains for farmers, businesses and communities for generations to come.

Apr 11, 2017

General Mills reports progress on global responsibility

General Mills released its 2017 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. General Mills continues to make significant progress toward nutrition improvements and sustainable sourcing of their food, as well as climate and pollinator protection – all key highlights of this year’s report.

Mar 21, 2017

General Mills reports fiscal 2017 third-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter ended February 26, 2017. "Our third-quarter results finished in line with our expectations and keep us on track to deliver the guidance we updated last month," said General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell.

Mar 14, 2017

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.48 per share, payable May 1, 2017, to shareholders of record as of April 10, 2017. The General Mills (NYSE: GIS) current annualized dividend rate of $1.92 per share represents an increase of 8 percent over the annual dividend of $1.78 paid in fiscal 2016.

Mar 09, 2017

Honey Nut Cheerios’ BuzzBee missing from iconic cereal box for important cause

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Shoppers may notice something unusual about the boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios on grocery store shelves this spring -- "BuzzBee," the brand’s iconic spokesbee, is missing and there's a very important reason why. Buzz disappeared from boxes because there's something serious going on with the world's pollinators.

Mar 07, 2017

Cascadian Farm invests in Kernza® perennial grain with promising restorative benefits for farms

ANAHEIM, California – Cascadian Farm, a pioneer in the organic food movement, and parent company General Mills today announced their work with The Land Institute to help commercialize organic Kernza, a perennial grain and wild relative of annual wheat, whose deep roots show promise to increase soil health, carbon sequestration, water retention and enhance surrounding wildlife habitat. The sweet- and nutty-tasting grain lends itself particularly well as an ingredient for cereal and snacks.

Mar 01, 2017

General Mills to webcast fiscal 2017 third-quarter earnings, March 21

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2017 third quarter on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. A webcast discussion of those results will be held that day, beginning at 7:30 a.m. CDT (8:30 a.m. EDT).

Feb 17, 2017

General Mills updates key financial targets for fiscal 2017

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that in response to revised second-half growth expectations driven largely by recent sales performance on U.S. yogurt and soup, the company is reducing its sales and earnings outlook for the fiscal year ending May 2017. The company expects to deliver an adjusted operating profit margin of at least 18 percent in fiscal 2017, which represents an increase of at least 120 basis points over fiscal 2016 levels.

Jan 31, 2017

General Mills will webcast February 21 analyst presentation

General Mills will webcast its upcoming presentation at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference. Interested investors can listen to the live broadcast beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Jan 26, 2017

General Mills recognized as world leader for corporate action on climate change

General Mills has been recognized as a global climate leader and has been named to the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate A-List, Supplier Engagement Leader Board and Supplier Climate A-List. The company is among the 9 percent of global corporations participating in CDP’s climate change program to be awarded a position on the Climate A-List, in recognition of its performance and actions to reduce emissions and mitigate climate change in the past reporting year.

Jan 10, 2017

General Mills unveils new products for 2017

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

Jan 09, 2017

Civil rights activist, author Myrlie Evers-Williams to be keynote Speaker at MLK Holiday Breakfast

Myrlie Evers-Williams, civil rights leader, author and wife of murdered civil rights activist Medgar Evers, will give the keynote speech at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast on Monday, January 16, 2017, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Jun 06, 2016

General Mills to webcast two upcoming investor briefings

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 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. CST (8:30 a.m. EST). Interested investors can access these webcasts and slides supporting the company's presentations at www.generalmills.com/investors.