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TreeHouse becomes private-label powerhouse

TreeHouse’s acquisition of ConAgra private brands – 10 things to learn 

TreeHouse’s acquisition of ConAgra private brands – 10 things to learn 

TreeHouse Foods confirmed what many suspected yesterday (2 November) when it announced a deal to acquire ConAgra's private brands business for US$2.7bn. The acquisition will almost double TreeHouse's size, creating an enlarged business with sales of around $7bn spanning more than 20 categories. Here are ten key points to take away from the deal.

On the money: ConAgra private-label exit is about growth

On the money: ConAgra private-label exit is about growth

ConAgra Foods announced that it will sell off its loss-making private label business yesterday (30 June) in a move that, the company said, will help unlock value for its shareholders. But selling off private brands is about more than offloading an asset that is a challenging turnaround story. New CEO Sean Connolly insists it is about putting ConAgra back on the road to growth. Katy Askew reports.