Northwestern Minnesota Farm Girl Finds Role at General Mills To Address Global Food and Agriculture Challenges

Aug 19, 2020 10:30 AM ET

Editor’s note: This is another story in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada, to the heartland of the U.S., to the western coast of Africa, to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series aims to amplify the voice of female farmers who play vital roles in helping farms thrive. These amazing women nurture their families and fields. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming.

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Meredith Kruger Kos is an Impact Analyst for the General Mills Foundation and the latest feature in our ‘You Grow, Girl!’ series, which aims to amplify the voices of female farmers around the world. Meredith got her start growing up on a small farm in Northwestern Minnesota. Today, she has a career in connecting people, information and resources to address global food and agriculture challenges.

About General Mills

General Mills is a leading global food company whose purpose is to make food the world loves. Its brands include Cheerios, Annie's, Yoplait, Nature Valley, Häagen-Dazs, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki, BLUE and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills generated fiscal 2020 net sales of U.S. $17.6 billion. In addition, General Mills’ share of non-consolidated joint venture net sales totaled U.S. $1.0 billion.