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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.

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.

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.