Monday, December 7, 2015

Microblog: Careers With Minnesota Companies: General Mills

General Mills was founded in 1866 as Washburn Flour Mills. In 1928 the name was changed to General Mills. Corporate headquarters are in Minneapolis, but there are offices worldwide. Today, General Mills is owner of the following brands:

  • Bisquick
  • Betty Crocker products
  • Cereals: Cheerios, Wheaties, Kix, Trix, Chex
  • Pillsbury
  • Gold Medal Flour
  • Green Giant
  • Yoplait Yogurt
  • Gardettos Snacks
  • Nature Valley Granola Bars
  • Wanchai Ferry
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Haagen Daz ice cream
  • Totino's Pizza
  • Progresso Soup
  • Old El Paso

and also
  • Play Dough
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Parker Bros. board games
  • Red Lobster restaurants
  • Burger King restaurants

Learn more about the history of the company here:

You may find a career at General Mills in the following areas:
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Research
  • Quality Control
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Here is a job description and requirements to be a Snack Scientist (Yes, that's a real job title)

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