Golden Valley-based cereal product Wheaties will not be the breakfast of Olympic champion Gabby Douglas. Kellogg Co. announced Friday that the Olympic women's gymnastics gold medalist will appear on boxes of Corn Flakes in her championship glory. The move is similar to the endorsement choice of Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps in 2008.
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General Mills gives Wheaties treatment to Olympians Phelps, May-Treanor
Golden Valley-based General Mills Thursday announced that not one, but two Olympic gold medal winners will appear on upcoming Wheaties cereal boxes. The company said consumers can expect to see swimmer Michael Phelps and beach volleyball player Misty May-Treanor on limited-edition boxes starting next month.
General Mills brings back Wheaties boxes with Olympic greats
The cereal boxes will feature Mary Lou Retton, Bruce Jenner and Muhammed Ali. They'll hit grocery stores late this month. Check out the pics at the Business Journal ...
Kellogg's takes revenge on General Mills, launches Honey Nut Frosted Flakes
Last year, GM launched Lucky Charms Frosted Flakes.
Recap: Tuesday at the London Olympics
The United States remains tied with China at the top of the medal count standings. Both countries have earned 23 medals, but China has 13 gold while the U.S. has 9. The Americans also have 8 silver and 6 bronze medals. Michael Phelps won two medals to become the most decorated Olympian of all-time.
Recap: Wednesday at the London Olympics
We've completed five days at the London Olympics and the United States is still trying to chase down China for the overall medal count. China has 30 medals, 19 of them gold. The U.S. has 29 medals -- 12 gold, 8 silver and 9 bronze. Lynx star Lindsay Whalen led the U.S. basketball team over Turkey.
Recap: Sunday at the London Olympics
We're through with two days at the London Olympics and the United States is in second place in the overall medal count. China leads with 12 medals, six of which are gold. The U.S. has 11 total medals, but only three have been gold. One highlight: Golden Gophers' diver Kelci Bryant and her partner Abby Johnston won silver medals in synchronized diving.
Man who recently staged fiery General Mills protest dies
The Twin Cities man who gained national television attention earlier this month for setting a box of Cheerios on fire outside General Mills headquarters in Golden Valley, has died of a heart attack. Michael L. Leisner, 65, of Andover, staged his one-man protest over the cereal maker's support for same-sex marriage.
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