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July 2, 2014

Tyson reached an agreement to acquire Hillshire Brands in deal valued at $8.55 billion that includes Tyson paying a $163 termination fee to Pinnacle Foods, a company Hillshire was in the process of acquiring.

March 31, 2014

The nation’s largest egg producer, Cal-Maine Foods, named Wil Webb to a new role as vp of operations.

March 17, 2014

WWE Slam City is the name of a new kids oriented entertainment property from sports entertainment producer WWE and Mattel.

February 14, 2014

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is partnering with FabricTraditions, a leading producer of printed fabrics for the home sewing industry, to bring the Creating New Traditions collection of fabrics made entirely in the United States to all Jo-Ann stores nationwide and Joann.com.

February 5, 2014

Central Garden & Pet is already starting to see results in the first quarter ended Dec. 28 from an operational strategy it put in place following a disappointing fourth quarter that yielded “unacceptable” financial results.

January 6, 2014

Wonderful Pistachios is heading to the Super Bowl for the second consecutive year, and is taking Emmy-award winning host and executive producer of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert, with it.

January 2, 2014

Whole Foods Market’s Local Producer Loan Program has reached the initial goal of funding $10 million in low-interest loans to local and independent food businesses, and has now committed an additional $15 million for a total of $25 million in funding.

December 30, 2013

The nation’s largest egg producer said premium prices for specialty products and an acquisition allowed it to growth sales and nearly double profits during its second quarter.

December 19, 2013

North America’s largest chocolate producer has acquired an 80% ownership interest in the manufacturer of China’s popular Golden Monkey confectionary and snacks brand.

October 4, 2013

Leading “As Seen on TV” product producer TeleBrands took Marketer of the Year honors at the recent Electronic Retailing Association’s annual Moxie Awards.

September 30, 2013

Higher average selling prices and increased volume helped the nation’s largest egg producer report record sales for its first quarter.

September 17, 2013

SMS Assist has appointed Michael L. McMath as VP of client services for the Chicago-based technology-driven facilities maintenance and management company.

August 27, 2013

Americans are eating more chicken and paying more to do so, according to leading poultry producer Sanderson Farms.

August 8, 2013

Campbell Soup Company continues expanding its brands portfolio with its acquisition of Kelsen Group A/S, a producer of baked snacks, including the Kjeldsens and Royal Dansk brands, sold in 85 countries around the world.

August 5, 2013

Strong sales of chicken and beef pushed Tyson Food’s sales to record levels during the third quarter ended June 29.

July 29, 2013

The nation’s largest egg producer, Cal-Maine Foods, said it sold 243.3 million dozen eggs in its fourth quarter ended June 1, and moved closer to surpassing the 1 billion dozen threshold for the full fiscal year.

July 15, 2013

Cargill, an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, has unveiled an assessment tool that identifies, prioritizes and quantifies risks and opportunities in its supply chains so improvements can be made to them.

May 23, 2013

Banana Boat sunscreen is riding shotgun with Target-sponsored Chip Ganassi Racing for the second year in row at the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series.

February 3, 2013

Higher prices for chicken and beef enabled Tyson Foods to offset reduced volumes during its first quarter and that has the company off to what president and CEO Donnie Smith called a good start to the fiscal year.

January 18, 2013

Former L’Oréal executive Serge Jureidini has been named CEO and president of Arcade Marketing.

January 2, 2013

Butterball has moved to diversify its product portfolio with the acquisition of family-owned and operated Gusto Packing Co., located in Montgomery, Ill.

September 8, 2011

Butterball LLC, the nation’s largest turkey producer, has announced the appointment of Rod Brenneman as the company’s new CEO.

March 18, 2011

Food prices reached peak levels last month, according to the Labor Department's Producer Price Index.