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15 Top Companies that Control Everything You Consume

28 December 2016

14. General Mills (Sales Revenue: $16.9 billion)

15 Top Companies that Control Everything You Consume | #14. General Mills (Sales Revenue: $16.9 billion)
15 Top Companies that Control Everything You Consume | #14. General Mills (Sales Revenue: $16.9 billion) | source: abcnews.go.com

When you’re not in the mood for any Kellogg’s cereals, General Mills comes into play. Who wants a bowl of Cheerios, Cocoa Puffs, or Lucky Charms for breakfast?

There are at least 100 top brands owned by General Mills. It is not a surprise since this U.S. company has been around the food processing business since 160 years ago.

So, let’s peak into your kitchen cabinet. And raise your hand if you have any Betty Crocker baking products! Or perhaps a stash of Fruit Roll-Ups? Yep, those are all General Mills’ products.

More than forty thousand employees work at General Mills, Inc. and manufacture these world leading products. Every year, the company generates $16.9 billion of sales revenue. As for its market cap, it reaches $36 billion this year. And Forbes listed General Mills as the world’s 47th most powerful brand.

Now, where is that last Fruit Roll-Ups I hid?

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