Articles Tagged with ''acquisitions''

Tyson to sell Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses

July 28, 2014

Tyson Foods, Inc. announced Monday it has reached an agreement with JBS SA to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil.


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Lindt to purchase Russell Stover

July 14, 2014

Swiss chocolate manufacturer Lindt & Sprüngli is sweetening its confectionary portfolio, announcing it has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Russell Stover Candies, Inc.


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Unilever sells Slim-Fast brand

July 11, 2014

Global consumer goods company Unilever announced the sale of its Slim-Fast brand to Kainos Capital, a US private equity firm.


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ADM to acquire WILD Flavors; expand ingredient offerings

July 7, 2014

The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced today it is acquiring WILD Flavors GmbH in a transaction valued at $3.1 billion.


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TreeHouse Foods to acquire Flagstone Foods

July 4, 2014

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. announced plans this week to acquire Flagstone Foods, a provider of private label healthy snacks, for $860 million.


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Nestlé sells iconic Juicy Juice brand

July 3, 2014

Nestlé USA announced Wednesday it will sell the 37-year-old Juicy Juice brand to private equity fund Brynwood Partners VII L.P. under its newly formed portfolio company, Harvest Hill Beverage Company.


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Hormel Foods to acquire CytoSport Holdings

July 1, 2014

The Hormel Foods Corporation is breaking into the beverage market, announcing Tuesday its intentions to acquire Muscle Milk product manufacturer CytoSport Holdings, Inc. for $450 million.


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Pinnacle terminates merger with Hillshire Brands

July 1, 2014

After the June announcement that Tyson Foods will acquire Hillshire Brands, New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods said Tuesday it is exercising its right to terminate the agreement it made to merge with Hillshire.


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Snyder’s-Lance completes acquisition of Baptista’s Bakery

June 18, 2014

Snacking company Snyder’s Lance, Inc. announced Monday the company completed acquisition of Baptista’s Bakery Inc., the manufacturer of Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps.


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Tyson wins fight over Hillshire Brands

The back-and-forth battle to acquire Hillshire Brands ends with a substantially increased offer from Tyson foods.
June 11, 2014

Pilgrim’s Pride withdraws its bid to acquire Hillshire Brands after Tyson Foods raises offer.


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