Tag Archives: General Mills

Nonfoods Talk: Procter & Gamble Needs to Regain Focus

A successful Procter & Gamble is good for the nonfoods category. This may be as good a time as any to talk about Procter … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 09 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

General Mills Launches The Good Table Brand

General Mills has launched its newest dinner solutions brand, The Good Table. The new product line of gourmet-style sauce and crust mixes for chicken … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up Their Act

Demand for clean label products has reached mainstream status as consumers no longer only want, but expect simplicity of ingredients and transparency from food … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 08 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Bake Me a Cake?

The success of the in-store bakery is affecting sales in the baking needs aisle. The good news is that the baking aisle remains a … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 08 Article Archives, Center Store

General Mills Unveils 2015 Summer Product Showcase

General Mills has unveiled its line-up of new products, which will debut this summer. Leading this collection is a host of new products to … Continue reading

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A Look Back At IDDBA

A record number of retailers and suppliers made the rounds at the 2015 Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar & Expo. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 07 Article Archives, Center Store, Focus on Fresh

Cereal Behavior

Top cereal manufacturers are introducing gluten-free offerings in hopes of sparking the category. According to a number of industry observers, one reason for the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 07 Article Archives, Center Store

Breakfast Cereal Fighting to Reclaim Place in America’s Morning Ritual

A perfect storm of cultural, culinary and demographic trends has led to a stubborn weakness in the breakfast cereal market.  As all-day snacking replaces … Continue reading

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Walmart Launches Spring Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign

Walmart has launched the spring Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign, a nationwide initiative inviting the public to take action in the fight against hunger. … Continue reading

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General Mills Marks 10 Years Of Health Improvements

General Mills has improved the health profile of 76 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005, when it first established its “Health … Continue reading

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General Mills Partners with Skylanders

General Mills is upping America’s breakfast game through a new partnership with the most popular children’s video franchise, Skylanders. Hidden inside specially marked boxes … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, Promotions, What's New

Lucky Charms Celebrates 50 Years of Magically Delicious

Lucky Charms cereal is commemorating 50 years of magically delicious fun with a 50-day celebration thanking fans young and old for keeping the magic … Continue reading

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General Mills Removes GMOs From Original Cheerios

U.S. shoppers are now seeing “not made with genetically modified ingredients” on boxes of original Cheerios. Original Cheerios has always been made with whole … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, Wellness, What's New

USMC Toys for Tots Receives $53,624 from Stater Bros. Charities

For the ninth year in a row, Stater Bros. has donated to the Toys for Tots Program.  Stater Bros. Charities, the charitable arm of … Continue reading

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The GMO food fight

As state campaigns for mandatory labeling are fought off, consumers and retailers can vote with their wallets to bring transparency and GMO awareness. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 12 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Amazon Enters the Retail Mainstream

For the first time, leading consumer packaged goods manufacturers ranked Amazon among the Top 10 in this year’s Kantar Retail PoweRanking study. The survey, … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Kyle Stenzel

Kyle Stenzel, vice president of marketing for Signature Brands, says more consumers are showing interest in food decoration.  As a leader in the edible … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 11 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

General Mills Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

General Mills has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index by S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world’s largest providers of … Continue reading

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General Mills Launches Sustainable Sourcing Program in Peru

As part of the General Mills long term sustainable sourcing program, the company and its Foundation announced a four-year joint commitment with supplier partner … Continue reading

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Long Love Fruit: Yoplait Introduces Fruitful

Fruit lovers are picky about what they eat. That’s why Yoplait has introduced Fruitful, a premium yogurt blended with 1/3 cup real fruit in … Continue reading

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Wegmans Super Kids Market Exhibit Opens at the National Museum of Play

The grand reopening of the newly renovated and expanded Wegmans Super Kids Market exhibit takes place Saturday, June 29. The exhibit’s updated brick store … Continue reading

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Food and Beverage Companies Surpass 2015 Goal of Reducing Calories in the U.S.

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced that America’s top food and beverage companies have exceeded their goal of reducing 1.5 trillion calories … Continue reading

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Walmart, Leading Grocery Partners to Fight Hunger this Spring

This month, Walmart and 10 of the most recognizable food companies in America embark on the third chapter of the Fighting Hunger Together initiative … Continue reading

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Fields of flours

As the cold weather sets in the baking products aisle blossoms with a stunning array of ingredients, mixes and frostings. Let them eat cake—and … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 11 Article Archives, Center Store

Walmart Launches Fighting Hunger Together Fall Initiative

Walmart ignites another initiative in the fight against hunger with the start of its $2.5 million “Golden Spark” promotion, giving consumers a chance to … Continue reading

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