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Responsible Sourcing

We are committed to sustainably sourcing 100 percent of our 10 priority ingredients by 2020, representing more than 40 percent of our annual raw material purchases, and supporting the livelihoods of smallholder farmers who grow our ingredients.

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Sustainable Agriculture Means Sustaining More Young Farmers
This article series is underwritten by General Mills and went through our normal editorial review process.  According to some U.S. food industry observers, interest in small farms and sustainable agriculture is on the rise among young people. That’s all...
Jan 14, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Working Toward Sustainably Grown Sugar
Editor’s note: This is the fifth story in a series focusing on our commitment to sustainably source our top ten priority ingredients used in General Mills products. Read the first four pieces, which highlight our progress with oats,...
Nov 19, 2018 12:00 PM ET
Grow North Announces Inaugural Food, Ag, Ideas Week
MINNEAPOLIS, August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Grow North is launching the first-ever Food, Ag, Ideas Week on October 8-12, 2018. The event will convene diverse perspectives and communities to create a more interconnected, dynamic and competitive ecosystem for...
Aug 2, 2018 11:00 AM ET
Improving the Sustainability of Cocoa Grown in West Africa
Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a series focusing on our commitment to sustainably source the top ten priority ingredients used in General Mills products. Read the first three pieces, which highlight our progress with oats, ...
May 23, 2018 11:30 AM ET
General Mills Is Spending More to Develop Organic Ingredients That Customers Can Trace
By Kristen Leigh Painter General Mills became a food giant by pioneering ideas to get people in and out of the kitchen more quickly. Now, it has moved to the front lines of an agricultural movement it didn’t start. A series of investments in recent months for its growing portfolio of natural and organic products has been aimed...
May 15, 2018 8:00 AM ET

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