By EMILY FORD, Salisbury Post

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Cereal giant General Mills is expected to join the

The global packaged-food maker would become the highest-profile tenant at the biotechnology hub in downtown Kannapolis. Dole Food Co. chairman David Murdock founded the campus in 2006.

Sources tell the Post that General Mills, which makes Cheerios, Wheaties and Yoplait, is the company that Lynne Scott Safrit, president of campus developer Castle & Cooke, alluded to May 14.

Safrit told about 200 people gathered for a Cabarrus County Economic Development Corp. event that the campus would announce a new private partner in two weeks, "a company you will all know."

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