General Mills

Articles about General Mills

  1. Channel: Delivery
GMI reported a nearly 50% increase in ROAS after switching their campaigns to optimized bidding Over the last year, some advertising platforms have lost the ability to connect ads exposure to actual purchases. Instacart Ads, on the other hand, is able to effectively combat these challenges because our platform offers closed-loop measurement and experimentation. These […]
  1. CPG: Food
Nature Valley has announced the launch of a new HFSS-compliant Fruit & Nut range. The cereal bar brand will shortly roll out its new flavours to convenience stores across the country. The range is made with 100% wholegrain oats, is high in fibre and contains no colours, artificial flavours, or preservatives. The bars are intended […]
  1. CPG: Food
Leading yoghurt company Yoplait is set to drive incremental growth this summer by launching a new, “affordable four-pack” of Wildlife Big Pots. With the soaring cost of living in mind, shoppers will now be able to purchase a pack of four, 85g Wildlife Big Pots at an RRP of £1, previously only available in packs […]
  1. Department: Food
Old El Paso has today announced its biggest ever UK partnership in sport as the Official Meal Kit of Team GB, ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Part of the brand’s continued effort to address food insecurity in the face of the current cost of living situation, the partnership will support UK charity FareShare. […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced it has completed the acquisition of TNT Crust. TNT Crust is a manufacturer of high-quality frozen pizza crusts for regional and national pizza chains, foodservice distributors, and retail outlets. TNT Crust was a portfolio company of Peak Rock Capital. The TNT Crust business has generated double-digit compound annual […]
  1. Data & Insights
Consumers are dynamic not static.  While most Americans prefer to wait, watch, and wonder when they will adopt a new food product or technology. Most wait until their friends have tried it and they get a personal recommendation according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  In fact, 56.7% of consumers […]
  1. Department & Category
SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion Feeds’ is launching its third annual ‘Summers Without Hunger’ campaign, which aims to address the fact that many children who depend on school-provided meals for much of the year lack access to them during the summer. Noting that nearly 22 million children count on school-provided meals but less than 17% […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Walmart announced today the expansion of its DroneUp delivery network “to 34 sites by the end the year, providing the potential to reach 4 million U.S. households across six states – Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah and Virginia. This provides us the ability to deliver over 1 million packages by drone in a year. “Between […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
We continue to expand our delivery operations to help customers get the items they need when they need them, and it’s been an exciting journey. From Express delivery, where customers can have items delivered to their doorsteps in as little as two hours, to InHome, where they can get those orders placed right into their […]
  1. Department & Category
PROMOTED CONTENT, FROM GENERAL MILLS How is the snacking category performing? With life now returning to some sort of normal, and more people on the move, the snacking market is recovering. ‘Guilt-free’ and more permissible snacks are in demand as consumers look for options to help them stick to healthier habits, especially in a post-pandemic […]
  1. CPG: Food
MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills, Inc. is stepping up its efforts around regenerative agriculture and views the practice as key to reaching its ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals, the company’s top sustainability officer said. Mary Jane Melendez, chief sustainability and social impact officer, offered details about General Mills’ efforts around regenerative agriculture during the May 4 […]
  1. CPG: Food
It’s pretty easy to see how rapid and dramatic changes in technology and media necessitate a shift for companies. It is not quite as easy to see the portents of change that would necessitate a shift for companies in more homespun categories, like packaged goods. But those portents are indeed there. And, as a result […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating claims from over 100 people that they fell ill after eating Lucky Charms. Symptoms of those who reported not feeling well include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pain. General Mills, which manufactures the cereal, is aware of the reports but has not issued a product recall.
  1. Channel: Mass
CHICAGO — Thousands of Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs are teaming up with their customers, members, suppliers and associates for the ninth annual “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign, according to the retailer, which says the campaign will run online and in stores from April 18-May 15. There are three easy ways for consumers to support […]
  1. CPG: Food
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General Mills today announced its venture capital arm, 301 INC, will invest a combined $15 million into two early-stage venture capital funds, Fearless Fund and Supply Change Capital. These investments are part of General Mills’ commitment to standing for good and promoting racial and gender equity in representation through economic opportunity for minority and […]
  1. Merchandising
The DSI Members Framework for Measuring Digital Shelf Performance based on Insights from Top Brand Executives BOSTON – March 15, 2022 – The Digital Shelf Institute (DSI) and Profitero today announced The DSI Members Framework for Digital Shelf Measurement to provide DSI members with a guide to measure digital shelf maturity and offer a proven […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Christian Ebersol was working for a health insurance company when he became interested in carbon capture storage and plant-based food. After joining the entrepreneur-in-residence program at OMERS Ventures to figure out where his next move might be in those spaces, he started reading Marl Bittman’s book, “Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
CNBC over the weekend posted the following story (which was forwarded to the Content Guy by numerous MNB readers): “Amazon has spent almost three decades perfecting the art of bringing everything imaginable to your doorstep in the shortest amount of time, at the lowest possible price. By almost any measure, it’s been one of the […]
  1. CPG: Food
When Apolo Ohno became a household name, the social media we know today didn’t yet exist — even MySpace hadn’t launched. Sure, you could talk with people via internet chat rooms, but when it came to interacting with people and creating a fan experience, the 8-time U.S. Olympic Short-track Speedskating medalist rocked it old school: […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening, Chief Strategy and Growth Officer Dana McNabb and Chief Financial Officer Kofi Bruce will be featured speakers at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference, to be held virtually on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. A webcast of the […]

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What do you get when you combine one of the largest shopping events of the year with historic levels of inflation, stock shortages, and labor issues? We’ll tell you exactly what you get… You get the 2022–23 Back to School (BTS) shopping season. As noted in Field Agent’s Back to School Success Kit: How Brands […]
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Kohl’s is off the sales block following the end of talks with Franchise Group (FRG), which has been the highest bidder for the company since the retailer began seeking a buyer in January 2022. When exclusive acquisition negotiations began in early June, FRG proposed $60 per share for Kohl’s, a valuation of $8 billion, eventually […]
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  2. Department: Foodservice
Today, the Underground Donut Tour, the World's Best Donut Tour, is launching their first tour within the European Union, specifically, in Dublin, Ireland. The Underground Donut Tour has been running for 7 years across the US and the UK, including Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, Portland, Seattle, Boston, Nashville, New Orleans, London and now adding Dublin to our roster. Hosting thousands of guests from around the world and showcasing the best doughnuts each city has to offer.