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Dean Foods’ Top Priority: Leverage Costs In Private Label

How important can one contract be? According to Dean Foods, enough to shock the system.

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Snyder’s-Lance Sees Private Label Growth Ahead

Private label snack maker Snyder’s-Lance said profits grew 38 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, with revenues up 2.2 percent.

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Perrigo Adds To Pet Care Portfolio

Perrigo, the largest manufacturer of over-the-counter drugs for the private label market, has extended its reach into the pet healthcare category with a $160 million purchase of Velcera.

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ConAgra Completes Ralcorp Purchase

ConAgra Foods and Ralcorp announced Tuesday that the largest private label food manufacturer in North America has been created.
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Ralcorp CEO Out After Merger; CFO And Food And Frozen Bakery Presidents To Stay

Ralcorp announced in an SEC filing today that CEO Kevin Hunt would resign after the company's merger with ConAgra was finalized, getting a one-year, $1 million consulting job with ConAgra in return.

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IBS Acquisition Strengthens Minigrip Private Label Bags

Livingston, NJ-based Integrated Bagging Systems (IBS) has acquired Minigrip, LLC, a member of Inteplast Group and a worldwide leader in the manufacture and sale of reclosable (zipper) bags. 

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Mylan Offers Generic Hypertension Drug

Mylan Inc. subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its generic version of AstraZeneca's Atacand HCT, for the treatment of hypertension, the company said.

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Saputo Lands Morningstar for $1.45 Billion

Montreal-based Saputo announced Monday that it agreed to buy the private label division of Dean Foods for $1.45 billion.

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ConAgra: Deal With Ralcorp ‘Compelling’

A day after ConAgra Foods announced it agreed to buy Ralcorp and create the largest private label food manufacturer in North America, its president of sales there was much work yet to be done.

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How Long Has Ralcorp Deal Been In Works?

Speculation over the motivating factors behind Ralcorp’s decision to be acquired by ConAgra traces the genesis of the transaction from this summer to as far back as last fall.

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November 2014 New Non-Food Products

This month's new non-food product are bottles and hair care.


Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

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