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Sep 23, 2020

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

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

Sep 22, 2020

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

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

Sep 21, 2020

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

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

Sep 21, 2020

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

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

Sep 21, 2020

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

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

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Brand and product news
Sep, 22, 2020

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

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

Sep, 21, 2020

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

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

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
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.

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
Sep, 21, 2020

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

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

Sep, 17, 2020

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

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