Sheila Kley

Sheila Kley

More cereal, less package


There’s a new prize waiting in your Cheerios box at select club store retailers – 10 percent more cereal in new, more environmentally sustainable packaging. America’s most iconic cereal brand... View Full Post

Projects push for sustainable agriculture


Think about this. The United Nations projects that our planet’s population could reach 9 billion people by 2050. This surge in global population is expected to double the demand for food, raising... View Full Post

Albuquerque celebrates an important award


I had the chance to meet New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez as she visited General Mills’ production facility in Albuquerque, N.M. yesterday, to mark an important environmental achievement and... View Full Post

The real buzz about honeybees


Most of us don’t give much thought to bees – until their characteristic “bzzzzzzz” overtakes our favorite outdoor activities. But startling declines in the nation’s bee populations suggest... View Full Post

Swiss research center honored

Innovation Center Image

The Swiss Innovation Center for Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW), our breakfast cereal partnership with Nestlé, has gone platinum. CPW’s international research center in the Swiss city of Orbe is... View Full Post

Down in the valley


During a recent visit to General Mills’ agricultural research center in Le Sueur, Minn. – the valley where the Green Giant was created – I gained a greater appreciation for the planning and... View Full Post

Nothing vanilla about this

Beans in Malgasy Basket

Sharman O’Neill is passionate about vanilla. Not necessarily the alluring smell of it, or the taste. She’s actually more interested in how and where it’s being grown. From Mexico to... View Full Post

We’ve got gold in Georgia


In Social Circle, Georgia, General Mills has identified a way to increase the efficiency of its warehousing and distribution center, while minimizing its footprint on the environment. Officially... View Full Post