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Heineken rejects offer from SABMiller

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Heineken N.V. addressed recent speculation Sunday by confirming SABMiller plc did approach the company regarding a potential acquisition, but Heineken has rejected the offer.


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General Mills to purchase Annie’s

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General Mills Inc. will soon expand its natural and organic portfolio by adding Annie’s Inc. to its products lineup.


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Cargill to buy ADM chocolate business

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Food juggernaut Cargill said Tuesday it has agreed to purchase the Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company’s global chocolate business for $440 million.


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Tyson successfully completes tender offer for Hillshire

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Tyson Foods, Inc. has successfully completed its tender offer to purchase The Hillshire Brands Company and acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of Hillshire for $63 per share in cash.


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Chiquita declines offer from Cutrale Group, Safra Group

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After consideration, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. confirmed Thursday it will decline the unsolicited cash offer it received from the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group to acquire all outstanding common stock of the company at $13 a share.


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Tyson to sell Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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