Oct 23, 2019 • By

PODCAST: October 2019

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

  • Employee guest co-host, Jenny Chiasson, senior marketing communications manager for our Yogurt businessbased in Montreal, Canada introduces our lead story on Monster Cereals. The segment includes an interview with Kaci Hansen, also known as “The Homicidal Homemaker,” on her affinity for the cereals and the recipes she’s developed using themChiasson also talks about her career path at General Mills and a recent campaign she worked on for Liberté. 


  • Learn about the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show from Abbey Mitchell, zone manager in our Convenience and Foodservice business. 
  • Hear from Kristi Smith, senior consultant for Continuous Improvement, on her daughter’s world records in swimming. 
  • We discuss a story that says, among U.S. couples, women do more cooking and grocery shopping than men. 
  • We ask you: in their early TV commercials, what scared the Monster Cereals? Our corporate archivist has the answer. 

Listen (18 min)

SHOW NOTES – October 2019/Episode 53

56 Brewing Releases Kernza lager thanks to General Mills cereal 

“Monster Cereal” – an original song by Sethifus 

The Homicidal Homemaker 

The Homicidal Homemaker’s Monster Cereal recipes

Go on a “taste odyssey” with Liberte 

Abbey Mitchell at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show 

Employee’s daughter breaks world records 

Among U.S. couples, women do more cooking and grocery shopping than men 

General Mills trivia/Monster Cereal commercials 

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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