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Oct 21, 2021

Betty Crocker celebrates 100th birthday by giving fans a chance to have their recipe on a custom box for the first time ever

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Betty Crocker, the American icon who has brought joy to celebrations big and small is celebrating her centennial birthday!

Oct 14, 2021

Lärabar and Paper Culture team up to introduce nature-inspired holiday collection

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - This winter, Lärabar has teamed up with stationery company, Paper Culture, to create original pieces of artwork that will appear on select Lärabar packaging for a limited time.

Oct 06, 2021

General Mills becomes first U.S. investment grade consumer packaged goods company to execute a sustainability-linked bond

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced its inaugural sustainability-linked bond aligned to the company’s efforts to combat climate change.

Oct 05, 2021

General Mills and Meijer bring the tailgate home with first-ever virtual tailgating experience

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills is introducing a new way to be part of a tailgate with the launch of the very first virtual “homegate” through its Tailgate Nation program.

Oct 04, 2021

Old El Paso brings the intensity of TAKIS FUEGO to taco night with new hot chili pepper and lime-flavored taco shells

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Old El Paso is taking the flavor intensity up a notch this fall with its new Takis Fuego inspired Hot Chili Pepper and Lime-Flavored Stand 'N Stuff Taco Shells.

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Brand and product news
Oct, 21, 2021

Betty Crocker celebrates 100th birthday by giving fans a chance to have their recipe on a custom box for the first time ever

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Betty Crocker, the American icon who has brought joy to celebrations big and small is celebrating her centennial birthday!

Oct, 14, 2021

Lärabar and Paper Culture team up to introduce nature-inspired holiday collection

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - This winter, Lärabar has teamed up with stationery company, Paper Culture, to create original pieces of artwork that will appear on select Lärabar packaging for a limited time.

Community engagement
Sep, 28, 2021

General Mills’ Box Tops for Education and Yoplait help fill the funding gap for two Los Angeles-area schools

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - As teachers head back into the classroom for another challenging school year, the outlook is especially difficult for the many schools that lack adequate funding. According to The Education Trust, students in the highest poverty districts receive approximately 7% (or $1,000) less in state and local funding per student than students educated in the wealthiest districts. Yoplait and Box Tops are on a mission to try to help close that gap so that kids can reach their fullest potential this school year and beyond.

Sep, 14, 2021

General Mills’ Box Tops for Education surprises local teachers to kick off the new school year

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - For teachers, gearing up for the school year consists of a lot more than just creating lesson plans, bulletin boards and seating charts. According to the National Education Association, the average teacher spends upwards of $500 of their own money on school supplies due to lack of adequate funding, with higher expenses on average in high-poverty schools.

Health and wellness
Aug, 17, 2021

General Mills uses new data to launch 'Good is Good Enough' campaign to remove parental guilt associated with nutritious eating

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The definition of “perfect eating” has become misinformed over the years. It’s important that people understand nutrient-dense eating can – and should – include food that is accessible and affordable to all.

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.

Company performance
Oct, 06, 2021

General Mills becomes first U.S. investment grade consumer packaged goods company to execute a sustainability-linked bond

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced its inaugural sustainability-linked bond aligned to the company’s efforts to combat climate change.

Sep, 27, 2021

General Mills quarterly dividend declared

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.51 per share, payable November 1, 2021, to shareholders of record as of October 8, 2021.

Employer of choice
Jan, 28, 2021

General Mills marks inclusion milestone

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - For the 15th year, General Mills has earned a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

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.

Global growth
Apr, 13, 2021

301 INC, venture capital arm at General Mills, leads multimillion dollar investment in London-based Pots & Co, to expand brand's U.S. presence

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - 301 INC, the venture capital arm of General Mills, is leading a multistage investment of up to $20 million in Pots & Co.

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.

Innovation
Oct, 05, 2021

General Mills and Meijer bring the tailgate home with first-ever virtual tailgating experience

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills is introducing a new way to be part of a tailgate with the launch of the very first virtual “homegate” through its Tailgate Nation program.

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.

Social responsibility
Oct, 06, 2021

General Mills becomes first U.S. investment grade consumer packaged goods company to execute a sustainability-linked bond

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced its inaugural sustainability-linked bond aligned to the company’s efforts to combat climate change.

Sep, 28, 2021

General Mills’ Box Tops for Education and Yoplait help fill the funding gap for two Los Angeles-area schools

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - As teachers head back into the classroom for another challenging school year, the outlook is especially difficult for the many schools that lack adequate funding. According to The Education Trust, students in the highest poverty districts receive approximately 7% (or $1,000) less in state and local funding per student than students educated in the wealthiest districts. Yoplait and Box Tops are on a mission to try to help close that gap so that kids can reach their fullest potential this school year and beyond.