Childhood hunger is a serious problem in the US, so at first blush it may appear flippant that General Mills created a full-sized slide that extends from a giant cereal box into a bowl of heart-shaped Cheerio pillows to raise awareness and funds for the...
General Mills claims it has improved the nutritional profile of 68% of its product line by sales volume since 2005, reformulating to include more fiber, calcium and whole grains, and less sodium, saturated fat, trans fat and added sugar.
General Mills has entered into definitive agreements to acquire a 51 percent controlling interest in French yogurt maker Yoplait and a 50 percent stake in a related entity that holds the global Yoplait brands.
A potent combination of lawyers on the make, a rise in activism from consumer lobby groups and food manufacturers pushing the envelope with more aggressive health claims is set to prompt an “explosion” in class action lawsuits in the coming years, according...
General Mills is beefing up its Worldwide Innovation Network (G-WIN) with an online collaboration tool to align “scientists, researchers, engineers, inventors and entrepreneurs” with technical challenges highlighted by the company.
A federal court panel has ruled that five pending lawsuits against General Mills for claims about the purported cholesterol-lowering benefits of Cheerios will be consolidated into one multi-district case.
The legal firm that mounted the class action against Dannon that resulted in a $35m out-of-court settlement, is one of several law firms that have mounted a similar action against another probiotic product, this time General Mills’ Yo-Plus.
Developing an open innovation program that works takes tenacity on
the part of a food manufacturer, and serendipity will always have a
part to play, says the head of General Mill's Worldwide Innovation
In the first of a series of articles on the approach of major US
food companies to health and wellness, FoodNavigator-USA.com
examines the focus of General Mills in the development and
positioning of its portfolio as it aims to meet...
General Mills is the latest food manufacturer to report a decline
in net profit this year, and again the blame goes on raw material
price hikes and fierce competition in the retail sector writes