General Mills taps Google Cloud to use data and analytics

General Mills, the food leader, has selected Google Cloud as its preferred cloud partner to use the power of data and analytics.
Google Cloud at IT trade showGoogle Cloud will create more personal and predictive experiences for consumers across the company’s portfolio of more than 100 iconic brands, such as Blue Buffalo, Cheerios, and Yoplait.

General Mills will use advanced cloud computing, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) as part of the deal.

“Partnering with Google Cloud on this transformation journey is an important step in helping us lead the CPG industry in this data and relationship-driven era,” said Jaime Montemayor, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, General Mills.

Connecting data from internal and external sources will allow General Mills to build more personalized products, make faster supply and demand planning decisions, and provide better service reliability to customers and partners.

Google Cloud will enable General Mills to create scalable IT platform capabilities at a competitive cost.

General Mills will deliver cloud-native capabilities that will allow the company to build new digital services and offerings in an agile manner by migrating its workloads to Google Cloud.