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Bush taps Kellogg CEO to be Commerce chief

...executive of Kellogg Corp., was dubbed "the most important Hispanic in corporate America" after he helped revive the cereal giant's fortunes with a corporate and marketing overhaul. In an announcement ceremony at the White House, Gutierrez told...
Low-carb lifestyle challenges, changes food industry

...percent and cookies and white bread nearly 3 percent, according to AC Nielsen. Companies are taking notice. Last month cereal giant General Mills blamed the "Atkins effect" in part for slumping sales. Dr. Robert Atkins' high-profile high-protein...
Life & style
Inn's cereal to be marketed

...17-room mansion built by Thomas Carnegie in 1900, said owners of the Greyfield were initially hesitant about the cereal giant's offer. "We get lots of requests from people wanting to use the Greyfield image," Mr. Zoul said. "The Ferguson...
Growth of payrolls, paychecks slowing as job losses increase

...upgrade our skills every single day. Learning never stops," said Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, who once ran cereal giant Kellogg's. Those with jobs, meanwhile, saw wage growth slow. Average hourly earnings rose to $17.25 in April...
Cooking 101: Rice Krispies Treats

...snack as a fundraiser for a Camp Fire Girls group. The recipe made its debut on a cereal box in 1940, and remains the cereal giant's most popular and frequently requested recipe. Kellogg's began making Rice Krispies Treats and selling them in...
Kellogg chooses outsider to operate cereal company

...CREEK, Mich. - When Kellogg Co. announced late last month that its board had tapped an outside director to become the cereal giant's next chairman and CEO, some financial analysts questioned the move. They wondered whether Jim Jenness, a 58-year-old...
Business briefs

...ingredient prices and restructuring costs pushed General Mills Inc.'s first-quarter earnings down 19 percent, the cereal giant reported Tuesday. For the three months ending Aug. 29, General Mills earned $183 million, or 47 cents per share...