General Mills announces sodium reduction strategy
General Mills has become the latest major food manufacturer to announce a sodium reduction strategy, pledging a 20 percent reduction in about 40 percent of its product portfolio by 2015.
Campaigners attack General Mills on palm oil policy
General Mills is facing accusations that the palm oil used in its food products is sourced unsustainably, and is strongly linked to deforestation in Southeast Asia.
General Mills has responded to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) letter asking for more evidence to support a revised health claim regarding the impact of Cheerios on cholesterol levels.
Nestle and General Mills build cereal innovation centre
Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) is building a new innovation centre for breakfast cereals in Switzerland at a cost of CHF 50m (€33m).
General Mills has been told to change the marketing of its popular Cheerios whole grain cereal, as the health claims it currently uses classify it as an unapproved drug.
General Mills extends gluten-free formulations to five more snacks
In pace with growing consumer demand for gluten-free foods, US snack firm General Mills will roll out five new gluten-free formulations in the summer.
General Mills cereal goes gluten-free
Global food manufacturer General Mills last week said its US Rice
Chex cereal will from now on be gluten-free, as part of the firm's
plans to target the ever expanding free-from market.
General Mills counts cost of pizza recall
US-based manufactuer General Mills yesterday said a pizza recall in
November knocked $20m off its Q2 operating profit.
News briefs: Warburtons, General Mills and a spooky idea
Warburtons opens a new factory in Wales, General Mills gets a new
CEO, and letting the snack out of the can for Halloween.
Snacks division leads General Mills' business growth
Strong sales and increased market share of some of its healthier
snacks helped boost overall sales in the US during the first
quarter ended 26 August, General Mills reported today.
General Mills sales rise 6 per cent after restructuring
General Mills yesterday said it achieved growth in both annual net
sales and operating profits, after cutting ties with
General Mills' whole grain cereal conversion in retrospect
Changing its entire cereal portfolio to whole grains last year
presented General Mills with a huge opportunity, but also a number
of challenges, said the firm, which yesterday explored the steps
leading up to the launch of its whole...
Martek deal pits General Mills against Kellogg in omega-3 race
The race is on to see which of two leading cereal makers will be
the first to place an omega-3 fortified product on shelves,
following a new license and supply agreement between Martek and
General Mills that is substantially similar...
General Mills plans for tough year ahead
US cereal giant General Mills has indicated year-end earnings will
be higher than previously expected, but admits next year's outlook
may be gloomy as rising commodity costs and interest repayments eat
Rising costs impair profit for General Mills
Like many other food producers General Mills is suffering from
rising costs, which are holding back profits, despite increasing
sales, according to the latest financial report.