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  1. Investment Group Eyes Coffee Maker Douwe Egberts

    A group led by investment firm Joh. A. Benckiser GmbH is in talks with the owner of Douwe Egberts coffee about a potential takeover which could value the Dutch compa...

  2. Mexican Bakery Grupo Bimbo to Buy Hostess' Beefsteak

    Hostess said on Thursday Grupo Bimbo, a Mexico-based bakery, scored the top bid at an auction for its Beefsteak rye brand, while Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) is set to b...

  3. Hillshire Brands CEO: Major Push Toward Innovating our Brands

    Hillshire Brands CEO Sean Connolly on how the company is innovating its brands in an effort to boost sales.

  4. J.M. Smucker Beats in 3Q on K-Cup, Peanut Butter Sales

    J.M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM) revealed a third-quarter beat on the top and bottom lines on Friday as an infusion from the recently acquired Sara Lee coffee business helped...

  5. New York banker Gordian Group to advise Hostess' bakery union

    The union and pension fund for Hostess Brands Inc has hired Gordian Group, an investment bank specializing in distressed cases, to help preserve jobs and workers' be...

  6. BBU Recalls Bagels in Some States Due to Possible Metal Fragments

    Bimbo Bakeries USA parent company BBU Inc. said it has voluntarily recalled certain bagels due to the possible presence of metal fragments caused by a faulty manufac...

  7. Orbitz Financial Chief Resigns Less Than Two Months Into Job

    Orbitz Worldwide Inc.'s (OWW) new Chief Financial Officer Mitch Marcus has resigned after fewer than two months on the job.Both parties decided "this wasn't the righ...

  8. Hormel to Buy Skippy Peanut Butter From Unilever for $700 Million

    Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) agreed to buy Unilever's (UN, ULVR.LN) Skippy peanut butter business for about $700 million in cash, a play to strengthen its position in a ...

  9. Timeline: ConAgra finally wins over Ralcorp with $5 billion offer

    ConAgra Foods Inc sealed a deal to buy long-time target Ralcorp Holdings Inc for $5 billion, or $90 per share, after a nearly two-year pursuit. Ralcorp rejected seve...

  10. Wal-Mart and Hostess: Two Union Stories

    Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) protests have broken out at dozens of stores across the country, but lost in the commotion is the reality of the work life at Wal-Mart -- and wha...

  11. Twinkie Deserves a Big, Fat Taxpayer Rescue

    It's time to stop lamenting the Twinkie and do something.The Washington Post just ran a "eulogy" for the cellophane-wrapped snack cake. The Chicago Tribune ran a "re...

  12. INTERVIEW-UPDATE 2-Mondelez CEO sees focus fueling growth

    Mondelez International Inc Chief Executive Irene Rosenfeld is happy with her new company's current portfolio, but told Reuters on Wednesday that there may be chances...

  1. Flowers Foods beats estimates as acquisitions boost sales

    Flowers Foods Inc , the No. 2 U.S. baking company, reported better-than-expected second-quarter results, driven by its recent acquisitions of Lepage Bakeries and som...

  2. Hillshire gives cautious outlook on higher costs

    Hillshire Brands Co forecast earnings for its new fiscal year below Wall Street estimates as the newly independent meat company faces higher commodity costs and inte...

  3. Hillshire Brands raises dividend, sets buyback

    Hillshire Brands Co raised its dividend by 40 percent and announced a share buyback plan on Thursday as it reported a slightly better-than-expected end to its first ...

  4. Worlds Apart: Obama, GOP Make No Sense on Taxes and Spending

    Republicans are from Venus and President Obama is from Mars. Nothing better demonstrates this than their stances on taxes, spending and jobs.Obama wants to reform co...

  5. JP Morgan names Cristerna, Ventresca co-heads of global M&A: memo

    JP Morgan has appointed Hernan Cristerna and Chris Ventresca to the newly created roles of co-heads of global mergers and acquisitions (M&A), according to a memo see...

  6. JAB Scores $9.8B Deal for Coffee Maker

    An investor group led by Joh. A. Benckiser agreed to acquire D.E. Master Blenders for $9.8 billion, giving the firm a larger footprint in the coffee market.D.E. Mast...

  7. JAB to Announce Deal to Buy DE Master Blenders

    A group led by Joh. A. Benckiser GmbH is close to a deal to buy D.E. Master Blenders for roughly $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, as the in...

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