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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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Technology Advancements Boost Traceability in the Food Sector
This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. In cases of widespread foodborne illness, like last year’s E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the next step is to determine where along the food supply chain the contamination occurred....
Feb 26, 2019 10:00 AM ET
Nutrition Labels Get a Makeover: Will It Make a Difference?
It’s been nearly 25 years since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated that all food and beverage packaging carry the Nutrition Facts panel. These labels, now found on over 700,000 products, provide the consumer with information...
Feb 5, 2019 8:05 AM ET
How General Mills Sustainably Sources Food Ingredients From Around the World
This article series is underwritten by General Mills and went through our normal editorial review process.  To produce enough food to feed an increasingly hungry world, we must take care of the people who are raising the crops as well as the land, water...
Jan 28, 2019 8:00 AM ET
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

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