USA: Kraft to sell off Brazilian dairy, pasta and biscuit businesses as part of restructuring programme
America's largest food group, Kraft Foods Inc, has agreed to sell its Brazilian dairy business to Italian food producer Parmalat Finanziaria SpA
Kraft's Pilar pasta and biscuit business in Brazil will also be subject to a buyout by two undisclosed privately held companies in the country, as part of a Latin American restructuring programme that will include three plant closures and 500 job cuts.
By Monica Dobie, just-food.com correspondent
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