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General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods in the United States and internationally. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. Its products include ready-to-eat cereals; convenient meals, including meal kits, ethnic meals, pizza, frozen breakfast, and frozen entrees; snacks comprising grain, fruit, and savory snacks, as well as nutrition bars and frozen hot snacks; refrigerated yogurt products; ice creams; baking mixes and ingredients; refrigerated and frozen dough products; and frozen and shelf-stable vegetable products. In addition, the company’s products comprise organic products, such as granola bars, cereals, and soups. It sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as to drug, dollar, and discount chains. Further, it owns retail shops that offer ice creams and frozen desserts. General Mills, Inc. also exports its products primarily to Caribbean and Latin American markets. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

43,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/3/14
Founded in 1928

general mills inc (GIS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $653.4K
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating ...
Total Annual Compensation: $653.4K
Chief Compliance & Risk Management Officer, E...
Total Annual Compensation: $645.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

general mills inc (GIS) Key Developments

General Mills Launches New Progresso Chili in Fall 2014

General Mills, Inc. announced the launch of new Progresso Chili in fall 2014. Offering a unique twist on classic chili flavors, Progresso takes the time out of preparing homemade chili which can take hours. Ready in 5 1/2 minutes, this is a perfect weeknight meal the family will love. A spin on a homemade classic, Smokehouse Pork and Beef Chili with Beans includes Andouille sausage, beef, and a secret blend of spices, all slow-cooked with tomatoes, onions, green sweet peppers and pinto and red kidney beans. The Southwest Style White Chicken Chili with Beans is a creamy blend of all-white meat chicken, white beans, green sweet peppers, tomatillos and onions.

General Mills, Inc. Presents at 3rd Annual InvestMNt Conference, Aug-06-2014 12:45 PM

General Mills, Inc. Presents at 3rd Annual InvestMNt Conference, Aug-06-2014 12:45 PM. Venue: University of St. Thomas Corporate Room Block, 1101 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403, United States.

General Mills Opens New Innovation Center in China

General Mills inaugurated the company's first innovation, technology and quality center in China, signaling a commitment to drive greater innovation and investment in one of the company's growth markets. The $15 million facility, spanning 75,000 square feet, is the first major technical center outside of the General Mills worldwide headquarters in Minneapolis. The complex will focus on developing high-quality products for Chinese consumers including snacks, convenient meals, yogurt and super-premium ice cream. Inside it will house centers for product research and development, food safety, food nutrition research, and food sensory evaluation. General Mills also operates technical centers in Minneapolis, France, India and Brazil. In addition, the company's Cereal Partners Worldwide joint venture with Nestle has a research center in Switzerland. The company also is preparing to enter the $8 billion yogurt category and has begun construction on a new manufacturing facility in the region.


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