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General Mills recognized for fighting hunger in African countries

The Minneapolis-based company's non-profit Partners in Food Solutions helps small mills and food processors improve their food quality. MPR reports last year General Mills employees volunteered as many as 12,000 hours to fight hunger in Africa.
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The Minneapolis-based company's non-profit Partners in Food Solutions helps small mills and food processors improve their food quality. MPR reports last year General Mills employees volunteered as many as 12,000 hours to fight hunger in Africa.

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