Changing strategies pay off as consumer trends shift away from processed foods in North America.
The handover comes as General Mills adapts to changing consumer habits.
Dow Chemical's profit surged in the first quarter, topping forecasts as sales of consumer products rose
DuPont tops 1Q Wall Street expectations as seed sale volume boosts revenue
Montana lawmakers have moved forward on two proposals aimed at combating the spread of zebra mussels
Infected animals should be killed and burned, the area disinfected, and animals should not be raised within 30 kilometers (19 miles) for one year.
Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 47 cents per share, beating Wall Street expectations.
After taking a major stake, Bill Ackman has in the past shaken up the leadership of ailing companies.