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Published: Wednesday, 5/23/2012

General Mills to cut 850 jobs to lower costs

BLADE STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES

MINNEAPOLIS -- Food maker General Mills Inc. said Tuesday that it will cut about 850 jobs as part of a plan to lower costs and boost efficiency.

The Minneapolis-based maker of Cheerios cereal, Nature Valley granola bars, and Hamburger Helper said the moves will let it focus on key growth strategies.



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