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Food companies find going ‘non-GMO’ is no easy feat

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

U.S. food companies are rushing to offer consumers thousands of products free of genetically modified ingredients but are finding the effort costly and cumbersome in a landscape dominated by the controversial biotech crops.
The hurdles are so high t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Food companies find going ‘non-GMO’ is no easy feat

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

U.S. food companies are rushing to offer consumers thousands of products free of genetically modified ingredients but are finding the effort costly and cumbersome in a landscape dominated by the controversial biotech crops.
The hurdles are so high t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

General Mills completes acquisition of Yoki

August 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

General Mills Inc. said Wednesday that it has completed its acquisition of Brazilian food company Yoki Alimentos SA. The company previously estimated the Yoki buyout would more than double its annual sales in Latin America. Continue Reading

General Mills raises dividend by 8 pct to 33 cents

June 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Food maker General Mills says its board has approved an 8 percent increase to its dividend. The Minneapolis-based maker of Cheerios cereal, Nature Valley granola bars and Hamburger Helper says its new dividend of 33 cents will be paid on Aug. 1 to shareholders of record as of July 10. Continue Reading

Gen. Mills against amendment banning gay marriage

June 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

General Mills said Thursday it opposes a proposed Minnesota constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, the largest company in the state to come out against the measure so far. Continue Reading

General Mills opposes amendment banning same-sex marriage

June 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The leaders of one of Minnesota’s largest companies say they are opposing a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in the state. Continue Reading

General Mills makes Cheerios a serial business

March 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The cereal tinkerers who invented Cheerios 71 years ago needed only one variety, the yellow-box original that remains a staple of American breakfast tables.
They would barely recognize what their humble oat concoction has become. Continue Reading

Peanut Butter Cheerios? General Mills to launch 50 new products 2012

December 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

General Mills gave a peek at some of the products it will introduce in 2012, a lineup that includes Dulce de Leche Cheerios and peanut-butter flavored Multi Grain Cheerios. The Golden Valley-based food maker said today that it plans to launch about 50 new products in the first half of 2012. Among them: a lactose-free version of Yoplait yogurt. Continue Reading

General Mills’ fruit snacks marketing, nutrition challenged in lawsuit

October 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A nutrition watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against General Mills, claiming the marketing of its Fruit Roll-Ups is deliberately misleading. Continue Reading

Lawsuit claims General Mills’ fruit snacks deceptively labeled as healthy

October 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

General Mills’ fruit snacks on Friday became the target of a lawsuit that claims the products are deceptively billed as healthy, though they’re mostly made from sugar and artificial additives. Continue Reading