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Comment: US legacy brands still have pulling power

Up-and-coming categories and companies are increasingly setting the pace in the US food sector. Demand for natural, healthy, fresh and susta...

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Comment: Competition could revitalise US frozen

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ConAgra names ex-Hillshire chief Sean Connolly CEO 13 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Former Hillshire Brands chief executive Sean Connolly has been appointed the new CEO at ConAgra Foods.


Tyson hails "great" Q1 as sales, earnings rise 30 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Tyson Foods said it made a "great" start to the year, as sales and earnings rose in the wake of its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.


Food industry news of week: MOM Brands, Krave 30 Jan 2015

Dean Best

In the first of the week's big deals, Post announced the acquisition of MOM brands, a fellow US breakfast cereal manufacturer. Post said the buy would cement its position as the third-largest cereal maker in the US.


2014's most-read analysis on just-food 16 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Our analysis of the key developments and trends in emerging markets - both within the countries and how local companies are eyeing expansion - attracted your attention in 2014.


2014's most-read news stories on just-food 15 Dec 2014

Dean Best

The takeover battles for Chiquita Brands International and for Hillshire Brands were among the stories that grabbed your interest in 2014.

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just-food at CAGE 15 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Nestle, Danone, Kerry Group and Tyson Foods are among the multinational consumer goods manufacturers presenting next week at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London - of which just-food and sister site just-drinks.com are the exclusive media partners.


Hillshire CEO Connolly bids farewell as Tyson sale sealed 29 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Tyson Foods has completed its US$8.55bn acquisition of Hillshire Brands, with shares in the Jimmy Dean sausage maker delisted before the market opened today (29 August) - and its CEO leaving the business.

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Global Meat Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Global Meat Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Synopsis The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global meat market during May 2014. Summary Usin...

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Global Bakery & Cereals Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Global Bakery & Cereals Market: Merger and Acquisitions May

Synopsis The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global bakery & cereals market during May 2014....

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Global Syrups & Spreads Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Global Syrups & Spreads Market: Merger and Acquisitions May

Synopsis The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global syrups & spreads market during May 2014....

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