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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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Nestlé sells iconic Juicy Juice brand

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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

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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

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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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