General Mills Quarterly Dividend Declared

COMPANY HOLDS 85th ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS MEETING

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MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.38 per share, payable Nov. 1, 2013, to shareholders of record Oct. 10, 2013.  General Mills (GIS) and its predecessor firm have now paid dividends without reduction or interruption for 115 years.

In actions at General Mills' 85th annual meeting held today in Minneapolis, shareholders elected the 13 directors nominated, cast an advisory vote approving the company's executive compensation, ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the company's independent auditor and did not approve a shareholder proposal for a report on responsibility for post-consumer packaging.

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