ConAgra Foods, Inc., Omaha, Neb., announced the relocation of its headquarters to Chicago, Ill.
Beginning in the summer of 2016, approximately 700 employees will be located in the new offices in the city’s Merchandise Mart, including the company’s senior leadership team and certain functions of the consumer foods business, which are currently located in Omaha, Neb., and Naperville, Ill.
Cargill announced it is investing $111 million to convert its ground beef plant located in Columbus, Nebraska into a cooked meats facility. The converted plant will give the Cargill the capabilities it currently does not have to produce specific types of cooked meat products for its customers
Anheuser-Busch announced it will acquire Los Angeles-based Golden Road Brewing craft brewery and brew pub. The company says the deal will enable Golden Road to bring more of its fresh, canned beer to the brewery’s local market and to introduce its unique hop-forward beers to more consumers.