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About The Organization

General Mills India (Foods Business) is recognized among India's Best Companies to Work For 2019. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 100 Best Companies to Work For (with employee strength more than 500) through an objective and rigourous workplace culture assessment process.

They are one of the fastest growing consumer foods company in the country. Their goal is to serve delightful, innovative products to Indians who are seeking newer food experiences.

Company Size

643 Employees


Manufacturing & Production


Why General Mills India (Foods Business) is a Great Place to Work?

General Mills India (Foods Business) has successfully created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees as they have excelled on the 5 dimensions that are a hallmark of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride and Camaraderie. In a rigorous assessment process conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute, General Mills India (Foods Business) met the minimum criteria on the Trust Index© Employee Survey, on the consistency of experience across all demographics and on the Culture Audit© People Practices Framework, to clear the first level i.e. getting Great Place to Work-Certified™.

Great Place to Work® is considered the
‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition.

As a certified organization, General Mills India (Foods Business) became eligible to be considered among 'India's Best Companies to Work For 2019' – a list that features the 'Best of the Best’. The process of identifying India's Best Companies to Work For is based purely on the assessment findings and does not involve any jury or opinion based criteria. Click here know more about the assessment methodology

Culture Snapshot
General Mills India offers a highly safe and secure environment to its employees. The management is highly accessible and open to new ideas and suggestions. Being a growing organization employees have multiple opportunities to learn and grow. In line with the mission of the company, the fundamentals of the practices defined both internally for employees and externally towards their CSR activities are quite impactful. The effort towards girl empowerment, wome's development and scholarship to promote girl education are quite significant. Added to this is the mindset to uplift the workmen in the organization towards better tomorrow.

This page highlights more about the work culture of the organization, selected best people practices, the vision of the leadership and glimpses of employee life.

Read through to find out what makes General Mills India (Foods Business) a Great Workplace.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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Great Place to Work-Certified™ from December 2018 - November 2019

India's Best Companies to Work For 2019

India’s 25 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2019

India's Best Workplaces in FMCG - Food & Beverage 2019

Best People Practices

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Go Getter Policy

Their Go Getter Policy (GGP) offers to the Retail Sales employees an opportunity to be rewarded exponentially for extraordinary performance. GGP ensures transparency and fairness, thereby encouraging all individuals to participate. The rewards are attractive and designed to bring out the best discretionary effort amongst the Sales team.



Parenting Made Easy

General Mills supports the new beginning and the 'new lives' in the life of their employees by providing support to even new employees through reimbursement of maternity bills. Mentioning for male employees specially - any male employee with at least one month completed in the organization can get the maternity bills for their spouse covered.

Cross-functional exposure to the workforce is what makes this organisation stand apart from a lot of its peers in the market.

Employee Testimonial

Career @ General Mills India (Foods Business)

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Leaders Speak


Salil Murthy

Managing Director – India and South East Asia, General Mills India (Foods Business)

The ultimate test of being a great place to work is the 'smell of the place’ when you walk into the office every day. However, it’s great to get validation from a prestigious body like the Great Place to Work® Institute. Their process helps us learn how we can continue creating an extraordinary team to unleash extraordinary results.

Pooja Venkatram

Head, HR – India, General Mills India (Foods Business)

It is our people that are the greatest differentiators in curating our ethos of being an organisation with the mind of a multinational and the heart of a start-up. Becoming a Great Place to Work® recognized is a wonderful reassurance that we are living by our ethos every day.

Life @ General Mills India (Foods Business)

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