BOCA RATON, Fla. Feb 18 U.S. packaged foods
group General Mills is looking to expand its business in
faster-growing emerging markets, it said on Tuesday, as growth
in its home market remains weak.
"We continue to look at tuck-in opportunities around the
world," Chief Executive Ken Powell said on Tuesday at a
conference in Boca Raton, Florida.
The company behind Yoplait yogurt, Cheerios cereal and
Progresso soups said it was "actively investigating" expansion
opportunities in India, Indonesia, the Middle East and North
The company also said it was working to expand Yoplait in
China with a new factory. It said it was working with Sodiaal,
the French dairy cooperative which co-owns Yoplait, to secure
supply for the market.