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Aug 19, 2019 • By

PODCAST: August 2019

Here are the topics and interviews in our “A Taste of General Mills” podcast for August 2019:

  • Employee guest co-host Todd Oxtra, an Inbound Materials Lead in our Supply Chain function, based at our World Headquarters, shares how General Mills gets products to store shelves. The segment includes an interview with John Church, our Chief Supply Chain Officer and Global Business Solutions Officer. Oxtra also talks about his career path, what he’s working on in his current role and his own podcast outside of work.

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  • The inside scoop on a mural of our cereal characters at Minnesota’s first cereal bar
  • How the U.S. women’s national soccer team made it on the Wheaties box
  • A behind-the-scenes look at Fiber One’s catchy song, and video, for its “work done” campaign
  • Lilly Moeding, from Box Tops for Education, talks about the program’s big changes
  • Cathy Swanson Wheaton from The Betty Crocker Kitchens shares a recipe from a new cookbook: “Betty Crocker Cookies – Irresistibly Easy Recipes for Any Occasion”
  • The 3 Questions segment is with Fendi Chiu, human resources director for our North Asia team
  • A history lesson on if and when the Trix Rabbit ever actually ate the cereal

Listen (29 min)

SHOW NOTES – August 2019/Episode 51

Back-to-school must-haves for the whole day

Characters comes to life at cereal bar

How Serena Williams helped put 23 soccer stars on a Wheaties box

VIDEO: Work Done (Feat. Melissa Gorga, Porsha Williams, Sonja Morgan) – Fiber One

Box Tops for Education/Big change for Box Tops

Box Tops for Education/School Makeover Sweepstakes 

Betty Crocker Cookies – Irresistibly Easy Recipes for Any Occasion

Recipe/Zebra Cookies

General Mills trivia/Celebrating 60 Years of the Trix Rabbit

Frightful family fun with Monster Cereals

The “A Taste of General Mills” podcast is hosted by Kevin Hunt, Hanna Johnson and Chelcy Walker. The show has been in production since 2015.

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