US food company Birds Eye Foods has announced it has made an agreement to sell its Veg-All canned vegetable business to Allen Canning Company, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. 

The transaction is expected to close by the end of June 2003.  Veg-All has been produced in Birds Eye’s Green Bay, Wisconsin facility, which is to close in June.

Rochester-based Birds Eye Foods, with sales of approximately US$1.0bn annually, is the country’s largest manufacturer and marketer of frozen vegetables and a major processor of other food products.