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A look at General Mills' earnings, by segment

Here's a look at how General Mills Inc. fared across its segments in the first quarter of its fiscal year:
/ Source: The Associated Press

Here's a look at how General Mills Inc. fared across its segments in the first quarter of its fiscal year:

_U.S. Retail: Net sales for the division grew 13 percent to $2.3 billion. Gains were posted in every division, including a 25 percent increase in baking products, such as Gold Medal flour and Betty Crocker. Cereals were up 10 percent, and the Yoplait division was up 19 percent.

_International: Net sales rose 15 percent to $690 million. Net sales in both Europe and Latin America were up 14 percent, while sales in the Asia/Pacific region grew 26 percent. Canada saw a 9 percent increase.

_Bakeries and Foodservice: Net sales were up 17 percent to $517 million. The company noted the bump reflected price increases to keep up with high input costs. Sales to convenience stores and vending accounts were up 10 percent, while sales to restaurants and foodservice distributors were up 8 percent. Sales to bakery channel customers were up 29 percent.