General Mills names Kofi Bruce to succeed Don Mulligan as CFO

USA – General Mills has appointed Kofi Bruce to succeed Don Mulligan as the company’s next chief financial officer among other several changes in its senior leadership team. Mulligan is planning to retire effective June […]

Godiva partners General Mills to develop new range of baking mixes

USA – Godiva Chocolatier, the Belgium based manufacturer of chocolates has partnered wit General Mills to launch premium baking mixes in the United States. The launch expands Godiva’s capabilities in baking, enabling creation of specialty […]

General Mills launches new range of bowl-shaped Old El Paso tortilla chips

USA – American branded consumer goods company, General Mills has expanded its Old El Paso Mexican food brand with the launch of new bowl-shaped chips. Called Tortilla Bowls, the new range is designed for scooping […]

General Mills third quarter sales rise 8% with strong contributions from Blue Buffalo

USA – The multinational consumer goods company, General Mills has reported 8% increase in net sales to US$4.2 billion in the third quarter, including contributions from Blue Buffalo Pet Products which it acquired in 2018. […]

General Mills backs US organic cheese maker Good Culture in US$8m funding

USA – General Mills through its business development and venturing unit, 301 Inc has increased its investment in Good Culture, an American organic cottage cheese maker which has secured US$8 million in a new funding […]

General Mills launches new Fiber One cereal made with real strawberries

USA – General Mills, the American consumer goods company has launched a new range of Fiber One cereal variants made with real strawberries in the United States. Available in retailers nationwide, the Strawberries and Vanilla […]

Vegan brand Kite Hill secures US$40m in funding led by General Mills capital arm

USA – US vegan cheese and yogurt brand Kite Hill has secured US$40 million in funding led by 301 Inc, the venture capital arm of General Mills, to enable the brand to increase its capacity, […]

Monsanto glyphosate traces found in children breakfast cereals and snack bars in US

USA – Significant levels of the weedkilling monsanto chemical glyphosate have been found in an array of popular breakfast cereals, oats and snack bars marketed to US children, a new study has found. According to […]

General Mills’ venture arm invests in GoodBelly Probiotics in a US$12m funding

USA – General Mills’ venture arm, 301 Inc. has invested in NextFoods, the parent company of US probiotics firm GoodBelly in a US$12 million funding. NextFoods is raising the funding led by 301 Inc., with […]