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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.

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Brand and product news
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.

Community engagement
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 organizarion.

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.

Health and wellness
Nov, 19, 2019

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

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

Jun, 19, 2018

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

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

Company performance
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.

Employer of choice
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.

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.

Global growth
Nov, 18, 2019

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

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

Feb, 05, 2019

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

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

Innovation
Feb, 13, 2020

General Mills adds leadership in digital and data capabilities

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

Jul, 17, 2018

Oui by Yoplait introduces French style indulgence with new Oui Petites

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

Social responsibility
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.