SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 19, 2008 06:30 ET

Changing Consumer Trends Boost General Mills' Sales, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - December 19, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- General Mills Incorporated (NYSE:GIS) (Minneapolis, Minnesota), the manufacturer of such popular food brands as Cheerios and Lucky Charms cereals, Yoplait yogurt, Pillsbury products, and Progresso soups, released its earnings report for second-quarter 2009. Despite a year-over-year decline in quarterly net earnings of 3% to $378 million, the company's net sales were $4.01 billion, an 8% increase from 2Q08.

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