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Manufacturing work moving from Asia to Cedar Rapids, Iowa

General Mills, one of the world’s largest food companies recently completed the installation of additional lines to produce Fruit Gushers at their plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The location was chosen for transfer of a line from a closed Asia location. In addition to the Fruit Gushers products, the facility produces Fruit by the Foot, nearly 1 million lbs. per day of Cheerios and Lucky Charms along with 99% of the Betty Crocker frosting goods. The operation in Cedar Rapids has 650 employees and has received nearly $1 billion in capital since 2004.

General Mills remains focused on serving food people love through category-leading brands include Cheerios, Yoplait, Nature Valley, Häagen-Dazs, Betty Crocker, Progresso, Totino’s, Pillsbury, Old El Paso and more.