General Mills

General Mills manufactures and markets food products to the U.S. retail, convenience stores and foodservice sectors. Read more

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General Mills

General Mills manufactures and markets food products to the U.S. retail, convenience stores and foodservice sectors. Read more

Jeffrey L. Harmening's photo - Chairman & CEO of General Mills

Chairman & CEO

Jeffrey L. Harmening

CEO Approval Rating

80/100

Founded:

1866

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSEGIS

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Kraft Heinz is a top competitor of General Mills. Kraft Heinz is a Public company that was founded in 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Kraft Heinz operates in the Food Processing industry. Compared to General Mills, Kraft Heinz has 2,000 fewer employees.

Kellogg's is seen as one of General Mills's biggest rivals. Kellogg's was founded in 1906, and is headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan. Kellogg's is in the Baked Goods, Frozen & Prepared Foods industry. Kellogg's generates $4.9B less revenue vs. General Mills.

Conagra Brands is seen as one of General Mills's top competitors. Conagra Brands was founded in Chicago, Illinois} in 1919. Conagra Brands competes in the Food Processing industry. Compared to General Mills, Conagra Brands generates $6.9B less revenue.

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General Mills Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$18.6B

General Mills's revenue is the ranked 7th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 19B. Over the last four quarters, General Mills's revenue has decreased by 10%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $4.5B; in Q4 2020, it was $4.7B; in Q3 2020, it was $4.4B; in Q2 2020, General Mills's revenue was $5B.

General Mills Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd.

Feb 2018

Source »
$8B
Blue Buffalo manufactures and distributes natural foods and treats for dogs and cats.
EPIC Bar

Jan 2016

Source »
undisclosed
EPIC bar is a producer and distributor of animal oils, athlete stocking, beef liver bites, chicken sriracha bar, harvest mix and much more.
Carolina Laticínios

Dec 2015

Source »
undisclosed
Carolina Laticínios is a manufacturer, distributor and supplier of dairy products.
Yoplait USA, Inc.

May 2012

Source »
$1.1B
Yoplait is a food beverage firm that manufactures and distributes yogurts.
General Mills Brazil Alimentos LTDA.

May 2012

Source »
undisclosed
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These are all the companies that General Mills has acquired. General Mills has acquired 6 companies and its latest acquisition was Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd. in Feb 2018. Blue Buffalo manufactures and distributes natural foods and treats for dogs and cats.

General Mills Funding History

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General Mills Investments

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These are all the companies that General Mills has invested in. General Mills has invested 6 companies and its latest investment was Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd. in Feb 2018. Blue Buffalo manufactures and distributes natural foods and treats for dogs and cats.

General Mills News

May 5, 2021MarketScreener

Cheerios helps family honor a mother's love

(marketscreener.com) news May 05, 2021 • By Hanna Johnson For James Beavers, his wife Shelly, and the... See more »
April 30, 2021FoodNavigator-USA

'We're on a mission to rescue people from bland, uninspiring food'

âThere's no way we could have launched 10 years ago in America,â observes Julian Dyer, stockbroker-tu... See more »
April 30, 2021Retail Times

General Mills cooks up 2,500 homemade meals to help fight food poverty in London

General Mills, the leading global food company, has reached its goal of delivering 2,500 homemade mea... See more »
April 29, 2021Marketing Dive

General Mills auctions NFTs to promote return of chocolate Dunkaroos

The buzz around one-of-a-kind digital images sold as non-fungible tokens is drawing interest from bra... See more »
April 28, 2021The Business Journals: Minneapolis/St. Paul

General Mills Ratio Protein yogurt aims at workout, wellness niches

General Mills Inc., which in recent years has rolled out an array of yogurts aimed at different lifes... See more »
April 27, 2021BakeryAndSnacks

General Mills joins financial revolution with sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

General Mills has become the first US consumer packaged goods company to link its revolving credit fa... See more »
April 26, 2021MarketScreener

to Webcast Force for Good Investor Event on May 25, 2021

(marketscreener.com) General Mills, Inc. plans to webcast its first-ever ESG investor event virtually... See more »

General Mills Blogs

October 6, 2020General Mills Blog

How you can cut down on food waste

Monday’s grilled chicken. Last night’s takeout. That head of romaine in the crisper.  Most of us are ... See more »
October 1, 2020General Mills Blog

Meet the Cereal Squad

Now these are major squad goals!  Introducing, the Cereal Squad – six collectible toys found exclusiv... See more »
September 30, 2020General Mills Blog

Häagen-Dazs mooncakes celebrate community

Each year, Häagen-Dazs mooncakes take center stage at the Mid-Autumn Festival in China, a time of cel... See more »
September 29, 2020General Mills Blog

Move for a cause with Jennifer Lopez and Yoplait

Are you ready to show off your best dance moves? In partnership with Yoplait, Jennifer Lopez is chall... See more »
September 15, 2020General Mills Blog

New :ratio products bring keto-friendly snacks to the grocery aisle

Looking for a delicious keto*-friendly snack to add to your daily routine?  Meet “:ratio,” General Mi... See more »
September 3, 2020General Mills Blog

Champion x General Mills reimagines nostalgic cereal brands

In partnership with General Mills, Champion Athleticwear has launched a limited-edition capsule colle... See more »
September 2, 2020General Mills Blog

A million reasons to love Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Cinnamon Toast Crunch is giving away up to one million boxes of cereal via rebate during the month of... See more »

General Mills Press Releases

January 7, 2021Business Wire

General Mills Announces Exchange Offer for Four Series of Notes

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Mills, Inc. ("General Mills") (NYSE: GIS) today announced the c... See more »
December 11, 2020WebWire

General Mills on CDP's 'A List' for Climate and Water Stewardship for Third Consecutive Year

General Mills (NYSE: GIS) announced�it has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainabili... See more »
September 25, 2020CSRwire

General Mills Joins Commitment to Halve Food Loss and Waste

Today General Mill joins retailers Ahold Delhaize and Carrefour in the groundbreaking "10x20x30" init... See more »
September 21, 2020Business Wire

Cocoa Puffs, Golden Grahams, Cookie Crisp and Trix Bring Back Favorite Tastes and Shapes You Loved from Childhood

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Your favorite flavors from childhood have returned, with Cocoa Puffs, G... See more »
August 7, 2020WebWire

Cheerios donates $1.3 million to No Kid Hungry, partners with Jerry Harris to rally America's support to end childhood hunger

One in four kids in the U.S. could face hunger this year because of the coronavirus. To provide immed... See more »
July 1, 2020Business Wire

General Mills Reports Results for Fiscal 2020 and Outlines Fiscal 2021 Priorities

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter... See more »

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Minneapolis, Minnesota55426

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General Mills Summary

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Overview

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) manufactures and markets food products to the U.S. retail, convenience stores and foodservice sectors. It was founded by Illinois Congressman Robert Smith in 1928 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with 43,000 ...

CEO

General Mills's Chairman & CEO, Jeffrey L. Harmening, currently has an approval rating of 80%. General Mills's primary competitors are Kraft Heinz, Kellogg's & Conagra Brands.

Website

generalmills.com

Frequently Asked Questions about General Mills

  1. When was General Mills founded?

    General Mills was founded in 1866
  2. Who is General Mills's CEO?

    General Mills's CEO is Jeffrey L. Harmening
  3. How much revenue does General Mills generate?

    General Mills generates $18.6B in revenue
  4. How much funding does General Mills have?

    General Mills has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is General Mills's headquarters?

    General Mills's headquarters is in Minneapolis Minnesota, USA
  2. How many employees does General Mills have?

    General Mills has 40,000 employees
  3. What sector does General Mills operate in?

    General Mills is in Baked Goods, Frozen & Prepared Foods, Food Distribution
  4. Who are General Mills's competitors?

    General Mills's top competitors are Kraft Heinz, Kellogg's, Conagra Brands