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Latest Interviews

Q&A: ConAgra sales boss Knudsen on Ralcorp deal 28 Nov 2012

Dean Best

ConAgra Foods will become the largest own-label firm in the US with an acquisition of Ralcorp Holdings but there are concerns over whether it can manage brands and private label. There are also questions over the potential private label has for further growth in the US. Doug Knudsen, president of sales at ConAgra, tells Dean Best why the company is upbeat about the deal, its ability to grow brands and own label and the private label sector.


Ralcorp Q1 7 Feb 2007

just-food.com

Ralcorp Holdings, US manufacturer of own label goods and frozen bakery products, has reported that sales in its first quarter increased by US$58.7m, or 13%, due to recent acquisitions in its bakery segment and price hikes. However, the company posted lower earnings during the period.

Latest News

ConAgra: We expect consumer volumes to improve 26 Jun 2014

Dean Best

ConAgra Foods today (26 June) told investors it expects sales volumes from its consumer foods division - under pressure in recent months - to improve as the company moves through its new financial year.


ConAgra sells Medallion snacks brand to Shearer's 22 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

US private-label salty snack producer Shearer's Foods has acquired Medallion Foods from ConAgra Foods in a US$33.5m deal.


just the facts - Post Holdings' M&A spree 17 Apr 2014

Dean Best

It is two years since US food group Ralcorp Holdings spun off branded breakfast cereal maker Post Holdings. And the Grape Nuts owner has, through a number of acquisitions, rapidly built a broader business designed to diversify away from a cereal market in the doldrums. just-food runs through the deals.


Own label propels ConAgra 9m sales 20 Mar 2014

Katy Askew

A surge in own label sales more than offset softness in the consumer brands business of ConAgra Foods.


ConAgra cuts profit forecast again 11 Feb 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Shares in ConAgra Foods plunged more than 7% today (11 February) as the US food giant company announced it was lowering its forecast for annual earnings for the second time.

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