|Financial news release|
|General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared|
|Annual Shareholders Meeting HighlightsMINNEAPOLIS, Sep 22, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend
at the prevailing rate of $.43 per share, payable Nov. 3, 2008, to
shareholders of record Oct. 10, 2008. General Mills (NYSE:GIS) and its
predecessor firm have now paid dividends without reduction or
interruption for 110 years.
In actions at General Mills' 80th
annual meeting held today in Minneapolis, shareholders elected the 13
directors nominated and ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the
company's independent auditor.
SOURCE: General Mills
Heidi Geller, 763-764-6364
Kris Wenker, 763-764-2607
|"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding General Mills, Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.|