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May 12, 2014

The Hillshire Brands Company is about to expand its already robust portfolio of brands — which includes Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Birds Eye, Ball Park, Duncan Hines, Vlasic, Wish-Bone, State Fair, Sara Lee frozen bakery, Mrs. Butterworth's and Log Cabin — with the acquisition of Pinnacle Foods in a cash and stock transaction for approximately $6.6 billion.

November 1, 2013

Hillshire Brands reported net sales of $984 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 — that’s a 1% increase from the prior year’s first quarter, driven by positive pricing and mix in the company's foodservice/other segment.

September 3, 2013

The Hillshire Brands Company has signed an agreement to acquire the maker of Golden Island jerky products.

January 3, 2013

The Hillshire Brands has appointed former Kraft executive Brian Davison as SVP of corporate strategy and development.

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