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  • Dec 17- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reaffirmed its full-year forecast and reported a better-than-expected profit as it cut costs to battle weak sales in the United States. General Mills has embarked on a cost-saving program that aims to save more than $400 million in fiscal 2015. The company is cutting 700-800...

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  • General Mills profit falls 37% on weak US demand Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    General Mills reported a 37 percent fall in profit, hurt by weak demand in the United States and slowing growth in Europe and Canada.

  • General Mills profit falls 37 percent on weak US demand Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    Dec 17- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, reported a 37 percent fall in quarterly profit hurt by weak demand in the United States and slowing growth in Europe and Canada. The company said net income attributable to General Mills fell to $346.1 million, or 56 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Nov. 23 from $549.9...

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  • Sweet! French Toast Crunch has returned Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    General Mills' French Toast Crunch cereal.

    General Mills announced the return of the previously discontinued French Toast Crunch, a toast-shaped, maple-flavored cereal.

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  • Nov 7- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, cut its full-year sales and profit growth forecast, blaming weak demand in the United States and slowing growth in its key emerging markets. General Mills' sales in recent quarters have been hit by intense competition from private-label brands and new breakfast options such as...

  • Nov 7- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, cut its full-year sales and profit growth forecast, blaming weak demand in the United States and slowing growth in its key emerging markets. Shares of the company fell 3.6 percent in early trading. General Mills said it expects net sales for the year ending May to grow at a low single...

  • General Mills cuts sales, profit outlook Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    General Mills shares sank after the maker of Cheerios, Yoplait yogurt, and Progresso canned soups cuts its sales and earnings outlook for the year.

  • Oct 30- Kellogg Co posted its sixth straight quarter of weaker net sales in its U.S. cereal business as demand for products such as Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies wane in its biggest market. The company also said sales in its U.S. snack business dropped by the most in seven quarters, highlighting how processed food makers such as Kellogg, ConAgra Foods Inc and General...

  • MEXICO CITY/ WASHINGTON, Oct 27- Mexico and the United States reached a deal on Monday to avert potentially steep duties on Mexican sugar imports to the United States, defusing a months-long dispute that threatened to escalate into a major trade war. The concessions will help resolve a dispute that threatened to spiral into a tit-for-tat trade war after Mexico...