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Bellisio Foods, the third-largest producer of frozen entrees in the U.S., announced Wednesday that it would buy Overhill Farms for about $80.9 million in cash.
When Post Holdings conducted a call Monday to announce its quarterly earnings, it also was the company’s first public comment since announcing a deal to buy private label and branded businesses from Hearthside Food Solutions for $158 billion in cash.
Post Holdings announced Thursday that it would buy the private label and branded cereal, granola, and snacks businesses of Hearthside Food Solutions.
Private Label Manufacturers Association President Brian Sharoff opened the association’s annual meeting Friday with an update on current affairs and a look toward the future – one that directly connects the PLMA with retail consumers.
Speaking before a group of private label manufacturing executives Friday, retail analyst Phil Lempert said the grocery landscape was undergoing massive change because of the influences of multiple generations.
Former Ahold USA and Daymon President Allan Noddle on Friday told a crowd of private label executives that the greatest effects of the recession on the industry were still to come.
Treehouse Foods reported slight gains in earnings in the fourth quarter of 2012 from a year ago, but two main takeaways came from the company’s conference call with analysts.
How important can one contract be? According to Dean Foods, enough to shock the system.
Private label snack maker Snyder’s-Lance said profits grew 38 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, with revenues up 2.2 percent.
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.
The following stories were the top 10 most-read items posted to the PLBuyer website during the month of April—and we’ve collected them here for quick and easy review. Click through to read the full stories.
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