Hillshire Brands to snap up fellow US group Pinnacle Foods

Editor’s viewpoint: Consolidation in sluggish US

In the US, a market where volume sales have been and remain under pressure, it has been expected in certain…

In the spotlight: Hillshire diversifies with Pinnacle deal

Hillshire Brands today (12 May) unveiled plans to acquire US peer Pinnacle Foods in a cash-and-shares deal worth US$6.6bn. The…

US: Hillshire Brands to buy US peer Pinnacle Foods

Hillshire Brands has struck an agreement to buy fellow US food group Pinnacle Foods in a cash-and-shares deal worth US$6.6bn.…

Editor’s viewpoint: Using M&A for growth Stateside

Desperate for growth in a moribund trading environment, there are signs some food manufacturers operating in the US are using…

US: Hillshire to buy breakfast group Van’s Natural Foods

US food maker Hillshire Brands has struck a deal to buy waffle and pancake manufacturer Van's Natural Foods from private-equity…

US: Hillshire Brands acquires Golden Island jerky brand

US frozen pie and chilled meats firm Hillshire Brands has signed an agreement to acquire the maker of Golden Island…

In the spotlight: Pinnacle Foods looks to year ahead with Wish-Bone

Pinnacle Foods has had an eventful six months. Kicking off the year with the launch of an IPO, the US…

On the money: Pinnacle: We can continue M&A pursuit

US food group Pinnacle Foods has said it has the capacity to continue pursuing M&A despite just agreeing a deal…

US: Unilever to sell Wish-Bone, Western dressings to Pinnacle Foods

Unilever said today (12 August) it had struck a deal to sell its Wish-Bone and Western dressings brands to US…