How is simple folk art like sweet cookie dough?


Folk art is as American as apple pie and the two can be a package deal – as we discovered when we acquired all-natural baked goods maker Immaculate Baking Co., last year. Not only did we open our... View Full Post

One sweet day in Motown


National Sweetest Day, on Saturday, Oct. 19, took on a whole new meaning in Detroit when Betty Crocker descended on the city that rocks with thousands of free cupcakes and goodwill for the local... View Full Post

The Millers’ Monument

Millers Monument

Standing nearly 40-feet high near the northwest corner of one of Minnesota’s most well-known cemeteries is a memorial to the 18 men who lost their lives in the 1878 explosion at the Washburn... View Full Post

Nature Valley welcomes back the national parks

Nature Valley

Nature Valley, and the roughly 12 million people who would have visited the U.S. National Parks during the federal government shutdown have a special reason to celebrate. One of America’s most... View Full Post

Invention blasts off our cereal business

Puffing gun

Although our founding company began in flour milling in the 1860s, General Mills is now known for many different foods, especially cereal. And Cheerios (originally called Cheerioats), as well as... View Full Post