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General Mills completes acquisition of Annie’s

A month after the initial announcement in September, General Mills has completed its acquisition of Annie’s, Inc. to expand its organic portfolio.


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Cyprus-based beverage company buys Pabst Brewing

Cyprus-based international beer and soft drink company Oasis Beverages has entered into an agreement to purchase the Pabst Brewing Company.


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Heineken rejects offer from SABMiller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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