The Golden Valley-based company was one of eight national companies highlighted by the League of American Bicyclists.
In a statement released on Wednesday, Oct. 25, The League of American Bicyclists said that General Mills was one of the nation's most bike friendly workplaces. "Businesses are the engine of our economy, but more and more companies are realizing the bicycle can be a powerful catalyst for increased profits, reduced health care costs, happier employees and more customers," Andy Clarke, President of the League of American Bicyclists, said in a press release. According to the press release, bike friendly businesses "attract, reward and retain staff that are not only healthier and happier, but more productive, driven and passionate about the work they do and the communities they live in." Other companies recognized include: