Global Overview
global overview

General Mills is one of the world's larger food companies, with offices or manufacturing facilities in more than 30 countries.

Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA), our global net sales were $16.7 billion in fiscal year 2012.

2012 general mills global net sales

Our global brand portfolio includes:

Old El Paso
Green Giant
Betty Crocker

We also market strong local brands, such as Jus-Rol in the United Kingdom, Diablitos meat spread in Venezuela, Latina pasta in Australia and La Salteña dough in Argentina.

Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW), our 50-50 joint venture with Nestlé, is a leading producer of breakfast cereal with brands such as Cheerios, Zucosos, Chocapic, Nesquik and Shreddies.

General Mills also is a leading supplier of baking and other food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.

We strive every day to live our mission of Nourishing Lives. We do this through our branded products, the communities that we serve, and the way we work to preserve the environment for future generations.

Since our philanthropic effort - the General Mills Foundation - was created in 1954, it has fueled nearly half a billion dollars in support to nonprofit organizations in our communities.