General Mills Expanding In Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- General Mills is adding about 80 jobs as the company expands production of Yoplait brand yogurt in Murfreesboro.

Gov. Phil Bredesen and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Matt Kisber joined Rutherford County officials in congratulating the Minneapolis-based company on its decision to invest $100 million in expanding the plant.

General Mills brands also include Pillsbury, Green Giant, Cheerios and Betty Crocker.

The company has more than 30,000 employees globally.

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