Anthony Mason with Ken Powell
Mar 28, 2016 • By

CBS Sunday Morning visits General Mills

The inaugural segment of a series that CBS Sunday Morning calls “Minding Our Business” looked at General Mills and our rich 150-year history.

Correspondent Anthony Mason met General Mills Chairman and CEO Ken Powell in the Betty Crocker Kitchens at our headquarters to learn how the business has survived and thrived for 150 years.

Anthony Mason in the Kitchens with Ken Powell

Mason also visited our corporate archives to see and learn more about our past from Tom Forsythe, General Mills historian, and Jessica Faucher, corporate archivist.

Anthony Mason at our archives

You can see the entire story, here.

Editor’s note: In 2016, General Mills is celebrating its 150th anniversary. This story is part of a year-long series on “A Taste of General Mills” to highlight the people, products and projects that have contributed to the company’s legacy. Discover more about our past on and If you have a question about our history, or would like to donate an item to the company archives, send our Archives team an email at

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