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Last $57.55 USD
Change Today +0.59 / 1.04%
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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, soups, side dish mixes, 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 meal kits, granola bars, and cereal. The company 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.

42,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/6/15
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
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

general mills inc (GIS) Key Developments

Bonduelle Reportedly Eyeing Green Giant

Bonduelle SA (ENXTPA:BON) may acquire Green Giant International, LLC. Reuters reported citing people familiar with the matter as saying that Bonduelle is in talks with Centerview Partners LLC to purchase General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) unit.

General Mills, Inc. to Close Two Snack Factories

General Mills, Inc. announced that the company is closing a snack manufacturing facility in Missouri and a snack, cereal and meals plant in suburban Chicago, resulting in the loss of 620 jobs. The company will wrap up operations at its snack manufacturing facility on Junge Boulevard in Joplin, Mo., by the end of 2015. The company has only been operating the location for about a year. The decision will affect 120 workers. The second closure is a plant in West Chicago that has been in operation since 1959. The closure will eliminate 500 jobs. The factory makes cereal, meals and snacks. If all goes according to plan, the plant will shut down by mid-2017, but the decision to close is subject to negotiations with union officials. The closures are a part of 'project century', the plan announced last fall to slim down the North American supply chain. Shortly after Project Century was unveiled, the company it would close two plants in California and Massachusetts. The company will have cut 1,694 manufacturing jobs after this latest round of closures.

General Mills Plans to Close Facilities

General Mills announced that it has tentatively decided to close an Illinois plant over the next few years, but will consult first with the union that represents the facility. General Mills said that if the facility is closed, it may impact about 500 jobs. The company plans negotiations and consultation with the union that represents workers at the West Chicago, Illinois, facility, before closing it. It expects the plant to be closed by the end of fiscal 2019, with a total cost of about $120 million. General Mills is also closing a snacks manufacturing plant in Joplin, Missouri. The move will result in the loss of about 120 jobs. The company expects about $11 million in charges in fiscal 2016 tied to the action. The closing is targeted to be completed by fiscal 2018's end. The total cost is expected to be approximately $12 million.


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