Advancing nutrition wellness


Earlier this week, I was in Atlanta with my colleagues from the General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition for the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), hosted by the Academy of... View Full Post

The story of Chef Wendell


As Cinnamon Toast Crunch marks its 30th birthday this year, the brand team is also taking time to salute Chef Wendell, the cereal’s baker. The cereal debuted in 1984. Wendell went to work at... View Full Post

A light in the darkness for women with breast cancer

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“I was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. I had a great network of family and friends who supported me through seven surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. However, none of them could... View Full Post

Toast Halloween with Count Chocula beer


When Count Chocula went missing recently from an Albertsons grocery store in Fort Collins, Colorado, a shopper hungry for Monster Cereals definitely noticed the void. So she wrote a letter to the... View Full Post

Making first birthdays a smashing success


A child’s first birthday party is a big deal. And while some parents might stress over deciding on the perfect cake, theme and decorations, Kate Sommers didn’t have to look far for inspiration... View Full Post