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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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).

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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 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.

Dec 20, 2017

General Mills reports fiscal 2018 second-quarter results

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 26, 2017. “I’m pleased with the breadth of the topline improvement we delivered this quarter across our geographies, product platforms, and channels,” said General Mills Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening. “We’re executing better, with stronger innovation, more effective brand building, and better merchandising leading to market share gains in the majority of our key global platforms. I’m also pleased that we delivered topline growth in absolute terms.”

Nov 30, 2017

General Mills deepens investment in soil health with $735,000 contribution to National Wheat Foundation

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. The foundation, along with the Soil Health Partnership, will advance widespread adoption and implementation of these practices.

Nov 27, 2017

General Mills to webcast fiscal 2018 second-quarter earnings

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).

Nov 16, 2017

General Mills signs World Cocoa Foundation’s joint Frameworks for Action to combat deforestation

General Mills has joined 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

General Mills Reaffirms Guidance For Fiscal 2018

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 certain items affecting comparability, are expected to increase between 1 and 2 percent in constant currency.

Nov 08, 2017

General Mills announces retirement of Ken Powell as chairman

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.

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 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.

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 12, 2017

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

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

Jun 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.

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.

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 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.

Dec 20, 2016

General Mills reports fiscal 2017 second-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter ended November 27, 2016. "Although we posted disappointing net sales performance in the second quarter, we delivered good growth in adjusted diluted EPS, driven by significant expansion in our adjusted operating profit margin," said General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell.

Dec 13, 2016

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 February 1, 2017, to shareholders of record as of January 10, 2017.

Dec 05, 2016

General Mills announces new organizational structure to maximize global scale

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced a new global organizational structure that will support growth and drive greater efficiency by streamlining the company’s leadership, maximizing global scale, and increasing operational agility.

Sep 27, 2016

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 November 1, 2016, to shareholders of record as of October 10, 2016. 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.

Sep 24, 2016

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

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

Sep 21, 2016

General Mills reports fiscal 2017 first-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 28, 2016. "Our first-quarter profit margin expansion and EPS results reflect continued good progress on our productivity and cost-savings initiatives," said General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell. "However, our net sales performance did not meet our expectations due to the challenging macro environment, a difficult year-over-year comparison, and a slower start to the year on certain businesses. We are taking actions to improve our net sales performance going forward, leveraging our Consumer First focus. At the same time, we have a number of encouraging examples across our global portfolio where our efforts to adapt to evolving consumer interests are driving positive results."

Sep 12, 2016

General Mills to close Vineland, New Jersey, facility

General Mills announced today it has reached a final decision to close its manufacturing facility in Vineland, New Jersey. The company said the facility will close by the first quarter of fiscal 2018.

Sep 07, 2016

General Mills reaffirms key fiscal 2017 financial targets

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 28, 2017. These targets include organic net sales growth between flat and down 2 percent; total segment operating profit growth between 6 and 8 percent in constant currency; 150 basis points of adjusted operating profit margin expansion; and adjusted diluted earnings per share growth between 6 and 8 percent in constant currency.

Aug 30, 2016

General Mills announces leadership changes in U.S. Retail and Europe-Australasia businesses

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced two new senior leadership appointments. Jon Nudi has been named Senior Vice President; President, U.S. Retail, one of the company’s three operating segments. The U.S. Retail role was previously held by Jeff Harmening who was promoted in June to President and Chief Operating Officer of General Mills. Nudi has most recently been located in Europe running the Europe-Australasia business for General Mills.

Jun 29, 2016

General Mills reports fiscal 2016 results with EPS above previous guidance; Increases margin expansion target

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 29, 2016. These results reflect the impact of foreign exchange headwinds, the sale of the North American Green Giant business, and one less week compared to fiscal 2015.

Jun 23, 2016

General Mills names company veteran Jeffrey L. Harmening to newly created President and Chief Operating Officer position responsible for global operations

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey L. Harmening as President, Chief Operating Officer of General Mills effective July 1, 2016. Harmening will be responsible for all company operations including U.S. Retail, International, Convenience Stores and Foodservice segments, Sales and Channel Development, as well as Global Supply Chain, and Innovation, Technology and Quality functions. Harmening will continue to report to Chairman and CEO Ken Powell. Harmening’s successor will be announced at a later date.

Jun 23, 2016

General Mills, South Dakota State University unveil Oats Research Laboratory

General Mills and South Dakota State University today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art oat variety development lab on the Brookings campus. The Oats Research Laboratory will focus on advancing the sustainability and quality of oats in the U.S.

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.

Jun 01, 2016

General Mills will webcast three upcoming investor briefings

On Tuesday, June 14, the company will present at the dbAccess Global Consumer Conference in Paris. The presentation and webcast are scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. Central European Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time). The company plans to report results for its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, June 29.

May 03, 2016

General Mills elects Jorge A. Uribe to board of directors

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the election of Jorge A. Uribe to its board of directors effective June 1, 2016. Uribe retired in 2015 from his role as Global Productivity and Organization Transformation Officer at Procter & Gamble, where he was responsible for the company's major productivity initiatives and broad-based structural and cultural re-design.

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills divests Argentina Bakery and Foodservice business

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

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills vende negòcio de Bakery e Foodservice na Argentina

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

Apr 19, 2016

General Mills vende el negocio de Bakery and Foodservice de Argentina

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

Mar 23, 2016

General Mills reports fiscal 2016 third-quarter results in line with expectations, reaffirms full-year outlook

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016. General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell said, “Our third-quarter financial results were in line with our expectations.

Mar 22, 2016

General Mills announces global water stewardship commitment

Today, General Mills announced its commitment to champion development of water stewardship plans by 2025 for the company’s most material and at-risk watersheds in its global value chain. The commitment is in recognition of World Water Day and in conjunction with the White House Water Summit. As part of this commitment, the company will lead corporate collaboration efforts, foster development of foundational tools, and advocate science-based policy in these watersheds, commensurate with the gap in stewardship in each individual watershed.

Mar 18, 2016

General Mills divests Venezuela business

General Mills is announcing it has completed the sale of its Venezuela business to Lengfeld Inc., a private, international investor with a presence in Venezuela. As a result, General Mills has exited the Venezuela market.

Mar 18, 2016

A General Mills encerra seus negócios na Venezuela

A General Mills anuncia que concluiu a venda de seus negócios na Venezuela para a Lengfeld Inc., um investidor privado internacional, presente na Venezuela. Como resultado a General Mills saiu do mercado venezuelano.

Mar 18, 2016

General Mills desinvierte en el establecimiento de Venezula

General Mills anuncia que ha finalizado la venta de su establecimiento en Venezuela a Lengfeld Inc., un inversor internacional privado con presencia en Venezuela. Como resultado, General Mills salió del mercado del país.

Mar 09, 2016

General Mills to double organic acreage sourcing to meet growing demand for natural and organic foods

General Mills today announced it will accelerate its commitment to more than double the organic acreage from which it sources ingredients. The company now expects to meet its goal of 250,000 acres by 2019. The increased acreage is directly linked to the company’s goals to grow net sales from its natural and organic products.

Mar 08, 2016

General Mills elects Maria Henry to its board of directors

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today elected Maria G. Henry to its board of directors effective June 1, 2016.

Feb 16, 2016

General Mills reaffirms guidance for fiscal 2016

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 29, 2016, which reflect the impact of the Green Giant divestiture.

Feb 10, 2016

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

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

Jan 18, 2016

General Mills to close facility in United Kingdom

General Mills today announced it has completed collective consultation on the proposed closure of its manufacturing facility in Berwick, United Kingdom with employee representatives and union officials and has made a decision to close the facility by the autumn of 2016.

Jan 06, 2016

General Mills acquires Epic Provisions

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) said today that it has acquired EPIC Provisions, a rapidly growing, premium meat snacks company based in Austin, Texas. EPIC will operate under General Mills’ Annie’s business, which itself has experienced strong sales growth since General Mills acquired the company more than a year ago. EPIC will maintain its present location in Austin.

Dec 23, 2015

General Mills announces acquisition of Brazilian yogurt maker Carolina

General Mills said today that it has acquired Brazilian yogurt maker Carolina Administração e Participações Societárias Ltda., (Carolina), a privately-held dairy products company headquartered in Ribeirão Claro, Paraná, Brazil. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Dec 17, 2015

General Mills reports fiscal 2016 second-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016. Company remains on track to deliver 2016 growth goals excluding impact of Green Giant divestiture

Dec 15, 2015

General Mills elects two new board members

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today elected Roger W. Ferguson Jr., and Eric D. Sprunk to its board of directors.

Nov 04, 2015

301 INC launches new investment fund through CircleUp to seed emerging food brands

301 INC, the new business development and venturing unit at General Mills, today launched a new multi-million dollar capital fund through the CircleUp marketplace to seed emerging consumer food brands.

Oct 29, 2015

General Mills announces preliminary decision to close facility in New Zealand

General Mills today announced a preliminary decision to close its manufacturing facility in East Tamaki, New Zealand.

Oct 29, 2015

General Mills announces proposal to close facility in United Kingdom

General Mills today announced a proposal which could lead to the closure of its manufacturing facility in Berwick, United Kingdom.

Oct 22, 2015

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

301 INC, the new business development and venturing unit within General Mills, today announced a new strategy focused on building partnerships with emerging food brands to create breakthrough innovation in the food space. Through 301 INC, entrepreneurs and early stage food companies will have access to capital and the deep knowledge and expertise of General Mills to develop, grow and expand their businesses.

Oct 01, 2015

General Mills to Sell South Africa foodservice business to Rhodes Food Group

General Mills had announced in July a preliminary decision to exit the foodservice business in South Africa pending consultation with employees.

Sep 22, 2015

General Mills reports fiscal 2016 first-quarter results

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

Sep 03, 2015

General Mills to sell Green Giant to B&G Foods

General Mills, Inc., (NYSE: GIS) announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Green Giant and Le Sueur vegetable businesses to B&G Foods, Inc., (NYSE: BGS) for approximately $765 million in cash, subject to an inventory adjustment at closing.

Jul 31, 2015

General Mills announces preliminary decision to exit South Africa foodservice business

General Mills today announced a preliminary decision to exit its foodservice business in South Africa and close its facility in Linbro Park, Johannesburg.

Jul 31, 2015

General Mills closes frozen dough facility in Taiwan

General Mills announced today that it has closed its manufacturing facility in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Jul 14, 2015

General Mills unveils new product innovation

General Mills unveiled its line-up of new products set debut this summer. Leading this collection is a host of new products to align with growing consumer interest in wellness, including new Yoplait Plenti, Nature Valley Toasted Oats Muesli, and Annie’s organic soups.

Jul 01, 2015

General Mills reports fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2015 results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 31, 2015. Fiscal 2015 was a 53-week year, with the extra week falling in the fourth quarter.

Jun 08, 2015

General Mills launches Yoplait yogurt in China

General Mills today launched its Yoplait yogurt brand in China. Three new yogurt lines will be rolling out in hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores in Shanghai, giving consumers new options in China’s premium yogurt market: Perle de lait, a thick and creamy French-style yogurt, Panier de fruits, the first fruit on the bottom yogurt in the category, and O’Fruit, a drinkable yogurt with big fruit pieces that requires an extra-large straw to drink.

Mar 10, 2015

General Mills declares 7 percent dividend increase

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that the board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share, payable May 1, 2015, to shareholders of record April 10, 2015. This represents a 7 percent increase from the previous quarterly rate of $0.41 per share. Including the new May quarterly payment, General Mills dividends per share in fiscal 2015 will total $1.67, up 8 percent from the annual dividend of $1.55 paid the previous fiscal year.

Dec 17, 2014

General Mills reports fiscal 2015 second-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, and provided an update on new cost-reduction initiatives designed to sharpen the company’s efficiency and growth focus in 2015 and longer term.

Dec 16, 2014

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

General Mills announced its newest lineup of products poised to drive growth for the company. Beginning in January, the company will launch more than 50 new products that meet increasing consumer demand for better-for-you snacks, products with simple ingredients, protein, gluten-free and bold flavors.

Nov 03, 2014

General Mills elects David Cordani to its board of directors

General Mills elects David Cordani to its board of directors

Oct 21, 2014

General Mills completes Annie’s acquisition

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) announced today that its tender offer to purchase all issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Annie’s, Inc. (NYSE: BNNY) at a price of $46.00 per share was successful and that it has completed its acquisition of Annie’s, effective as of October 21, 2014.

Sep 30, 2014

General Mills chief marketing officer Mark Addicks to retire in 2015

General Mills said today that Mark Addicks, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, has announced plans to retire in 2015 after a stellar 26-year career with the company. Ann Simonds, the current president of General Mills’ Baking Products division, will succeed Addicks as chief marketing officer.

Sep 17, 2014

General Mills reports fiscal 2015 first-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, and provided an update on new cost-reduction initiatives designed to sharpen the company’s efficiency and growth focus in 2015 and longer term.

Jun 25, 2014

General Mills reports fiscal 2014 results and outlines growth targets for 2015

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 25, 2014.

Mar 19, 2014

General Mills reports fiscal 2014 third-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014. Sales and operating profit for the 13 weeks ended Feb. 23, 2014, reflect lower volumes, consistent with generally weak food industry trends during this period; the impact of increased consumer marketing and merchandising investment in the company’s U.S. yogurt business; and negative foreign currency effects.

Mar 14, 2014

General Mills update fiscal 2014 outlook

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that it continues to expect adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the fiscal year ending May 25, 2014, to total between $2.87 and $2.90 per share. Adjusted diluted EPS excludes mark-to-market valuation effects for certain commodities and grain inventories; restructuring and other exit costs; and now also excludes the impact of changes in Venezuelan foreign currency policy.

Mar 11, 2014

General Mills declares 8 percent dividend increase

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that the board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.41 per share, payable May 1, 2014, to shareholders of record April 10, 2014. This represents an 8 percent increase from the previous quarterly rate of $0.38 per share. Including the new May quarterly payment, General Mills dividends per share in fiscal 2014 will total $1.55, up 17 percent from the annual dividend of $1.32 paid the previous fiscal year.

Jan 30, 2014

General Mills details new products launching in company's second half of fiscal 2014

Today General Mills announced an aggressive lineup of new products set to bring more consumers to General Mills’ leading brands. More than 50 new items will debut from the company’s U.S. Retail business with dozens more rolling out in international markets during the second-half of the company’s fiscal 2014, which ends in May.

Dec 18, 2013

General Mills reports fiscal 2014 second-quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. The period includes three months of incremental contribution from new businesses (Yoplait Canada, Yoki Alimentos and Immaculate Baking Company) added in the previous year.

Sep 18, 2013

General Mills reports fiscal 2014 first quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. The period includes three months of incremental contribution from new businesses (Yoplait Canada, Yoki Alimentos and Immaculate Baking Company) added in the previous year.

Jun 26, 2013

General Mills reports fiscal 2013 results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 26, 2013. Contributions from new businesses in fiscal 2013 primarily reflect results for Yoki Alimentos in Brazil and Yoplait International.

Jun 10, 2013

General Mills raises fiscal 2013 earnings guidance

In conjunction with remarks this week at the Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference in Paris, General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said it now expects to deliver fiscal 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share of $2.68 - $2.69. The company's previous guidance was $2.66 - $2.68.

Mar 20, 2013

General Mills reports results for fiscal 2013 third quarter

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Contributions from new businesses in this period primarily reflect operating results for Yoki Alimentos in Brazil and Yoplait Canada.

Mar 12, 2013

General Mills announces 15 percent dividend increase

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend payable May 1, 2013, and also approved a 15 percent increase in the dividend rate effective with the Aug. 1, 2013, payment.

Dec 19, 2012

General Mills reports fiscal 2013 second quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. Contributions from new businesses primarily reflect the first three months of consolidated operating results for the Yoki Alimentos business in Brazil and Yoplait Canada.

Sep 19, 2012

General Mills reports fiscal 2013 first quarter results

General Mills today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013. The period includes two months of incremental contribution from the Yoplait International acquisition completed in July 2011, and three months of results for the Food Should Taste Good, Yoplait Ireland and Parampara Foods businesses acquired during the final quarter of fiscal 2012.

Sep 06, 2012

General Mills named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Forbes

Forbes magazine has named General Mills to its prestigious “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” list. According to Forbes, the 100 global companies that appear on the list are selected and evaluated based on an “innovation premium” score, which measures the premium the stock market gives a company for anticipated or expected innovation.

Aug 01, 2012

General Mills completes Yoki acquisition

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

Jul 10, 2012

General Mills details plans for growth

General Mills executives discussed plans to fuel growth in the U.S. and around the world in the company’s new fiscal year at a meeting with investors today at the New York Stock Exchange.

Jun 27, 2012

General Mills reports fiscal 2012 results

General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell said, “Fiscal 2012 was characterized by the highest input-cost inflation we’ve experienced in more than three decades, and this cost pressure constrained our earnings growth.

Jun 26, 2012

General Mills announces 8 percent dividend increase

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that its board of directors has approved an 8 percent dividend increase for General Mills common stock. The new quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share is payable Aug. 1, 2012, to shareholders of record July 10, 2012. .

May 09, 2012

General Mills acquires Parampara brands in India

General Mills announced today the acquisition of Parampara’s branded range of ready-to-cook spice and sauce mixes produced in Pune, India, and sold under the Parampara, StarterZ and Curry Tree brands. Parampara’s products are marketed primarily in the Pune region of western India and exported to countries like the United States, Canada and Japan.

May 08, 2012

Ultima and Yoplait resolve issues, successfully reach agreement

Yoplait and Ultima Foods announced today they have successfully reached an agreement that amicably resolves questions between the two companies.

Mar 21, 2012

General Mills reports results for fiscal 2012 third quarter

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012.

Feb 17, 2012

General Mills says recent U.S. volume weakness will affect its third quarter results

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) said today that weak volume performance across U.S. retail food categories in December and January will affect the company’s results for the quarter ending February 26, 2012.

Dec 20, 2011

General Mills reports results for fiscal 2012 second quarter

General Mills today reported results for the second quarter and first half of fiscal 2012.

Sep 21, 2011

General Mills reports fiscal 2011 results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012. During this period, the company acquired a controlling interest in the international Yoplait yogurt business. General Mills’ consolidated financial statements for the first quarter include one month of results for this business.

Jun 29, 2011

General Mills reports fiscal 2011 results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 29, 2011.

May 18, 2011

General Mills announces definitive agreements to acquire yogurt interests

General Mills said today that it signed definitive agreements with PAI partners and Sodiaal to acquire a 51 percent controlling interest in Yoplait S.A.S. and a 50 percent interest in a related entity that holds the worldwide Yoplait brands for approximately €810 million.

May 18, 2011

General Mills annonce la signature de l’accord définitif de rachat de la participation dans Yoplait

General Mills annonce aujourd’hui la signature d’un accord définitif avec PAI partners et Sodiaal visant le rachat de 51% de Yoplait S.A.S. et de 50% de l’entité détenant les marques Yoplait partout dans le monde, pour un montant d’environ 810 millions d’euros. Sodiaal, 1re coopérative laitière française reste co-actionnaire de la société opérationnelle et de l’entité détentrice des marques.

Mar 23, 2011

General Mills reports fiscal 2011 third quarter results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal 2011.

Feb 22, 2011

General Mills sees growth in global cereal

Addressing analysts today at the annual Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference, General Mills Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell said General Mills’ global cereal business will be among the strongest contributors to the company’s growth during the next several years . The company expects to add $1 billion to its global cereal sales, reaching $4.8 billion by 2015.

Dec 16, 2010

General Mills reports results for fiscal 2011 second quarter

General Mills today reported results for the second quarter and first half of fiscal 2011. As previously announced, the company's financial performance was generally in line with very strong year-ago sales and profit results.

Dec 12, 2010

General Mills buys Pasta Master

General Mills announced today that it has signed a contract to buy Pasta Master, a producer of chilled Italian meals, pasta and sauces based in Bendigo, Victoria. The sale is expected to be completed in March 2011.

Nov 22, 2010

General Mills sells frozen bakery

General Mills announced today that it is selling its Croissant King and van den Bergh’s frozen bakery business in Australia to Kerry Group, a global food and ingredients company headquartered in Ireland.

Nov 19, 2010

General Mills to acquire Mountain High Yoghurt from Dean Foods

General Mills announced today its agreement to purchase the Mountain High Yoghurt business and the Mountain High brand from Dean Foods. Mountain High all-natural yogurt is a leading large-size yogurt brand in the Western United States.

Sep 22, 2010

General Mills reports fiscal 2011 first-quarter results

Company reaffirms full-year sales and earnings growth targets

Jun 29, 2010

General Mills achieves record-level results in fiscal 2010

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported strong results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 30, 2010. On the last business day of the fiscal year, General Mills common stock split 2 for 1. All per-share data in this release have been adjusted to reflect the stock split.

May 03, 2010

General Mills Declares Two-for-One Stock Split

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) Board of Directors today declared a two-for-one split of General Mills common stock. The split will be effected in the form of a 100 percent stock dividend.

Apr 09, 2010

General Mills Named Open Innovation Partner of Choice by marcus evans Conferences

General Mills Worldwide Innovation Network Program Accelerating the Pace of Innovation at General Mills

Mar 24, 2010

General Mills Reports Strong Results for Fiscal 2010 Third Quarter

Company Raises Full-year EPS Guidance

Mar 04, 2010

General Mills named to FORTUNE'S 2010 list of the world's 50 most admired companies

Today FORTUNE magazine named General Mills to its annual ranking of the World’s 50 Most Admired Companies, recognizing the company’s strong global reputation

Jan 21, 2010

General Mills Named to FORTUNE’s 2010 List of 100 Best Companies

Today General Mills was named to FORTUNE's 13th annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For."

Dec 17, 2009

General Mills Reports Strong Results for Fiscal 2010 Second Quarter

Company Raises Full-year EPS Guidance

Sep 23, 2009

General Mills Reports Strong Results for Fiscal 2010 First Quarter

Company Raises Full-year EPS Guidance by 20 Cents per Share

Jul 01, 2009

General Mills Achieves Record-Level Results in Fiscal 2009

Company Provides Outlook for Continuing Growth in Fiscal 2010

Jun 07, 2009

General Mills Sees Fiscal 2009 EPS Above Previous Guidance

Company Provides Early Outlook on Fiscal 2010 Sales Expectations

May 13, 2009

General Mills announces the selling of Forno de Minas

Agreement includes production facilities in Minas Gerais

Apr 17, 2009

General Mills Brazil Restructures, Closes Pasta and Bread Plant

Increases Focus on Häagen-Dazs and Nature Valley in Brazil

Mar 18, 2009

General Mills Reports Fiscal 2009 Third-Quarter Results

Company Raises Full-Year 2009 EPS Guidance

Jan 22, 2009

General Mills Named to FORTUNE’s 2009 List of 100 Best Companies

2009 Marks the Seventh Year General Mills is Honored by FORTUNE

Jan 04, 2009

General Mills Unveils Wheaties Fuel – The New Breakfast of Champions

The Evolution of the Iconic Breakfast Cereal Was Co-Created with Help from Champion Athletes Peyton Manning, Hunter Kemper, Kevin Garnett, Bryan Clay and Albert Pujols

Dec 17, 2008

General Mills Reports Strong Growth In Fiscal 2009 Second Quarter

Company Raises Full Year 2009 EPS Guidance

Dec 01, 2008

General Mills Rings in 80th Anniversary on the New York Stock Exchange

GIS Shareholder Return Has Significantly Outpaced the Market Over 80 Years

Sep 22, 2008

General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared

Annual Shareholders Meeting Highlights

Sep 17, 2008

General Mills Reports Strong Results for Fiscal 2009 First Quarter

Company Raises Full-Year Earnings Guidance

Aug 13, 2008

General Mills to Sell Pop Secret Popcorn Business to Diamond Foods

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today confirmed it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Pop Secret microwave popcorn business to Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) for approximately $190 million in cash.

Jun 25, 2008

General Mills Reports Fiscal 2008 Results

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full 2008 fiscal year. For the fiscal year ended May 25, 2008, General Mills net sales grew 10 percent to $13.7 billion.

Jun 23, 2008

General Mills Advances in Corporate Reputation Study

General Mills jumps to fourth place in annual survey conducted by Harris Interactive

Jun 18, 2008

General Mills Fiscal 2008 Results Expected to Exceed Target

Company Will Web Cast June 25 Investor Briefing

Jun 10, 2008

General Mills Acquires Humm Foods, makers of LÄRABAR®

General Mills announced today its agreement to purchase Denver-based Humm Foods, makers of LÄRABAR® and LÄRABAR JOCALAT™.

Jun 06, 2008

General Mills Named to World’s Most Ethical Companies list

Company honored by the Ethisphere Institute for ‘Impressive and Meaningful’ ethical business practices