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Blackstone Unit to Buy Birds Eye Foods

The Blackstone Group will buy the frozen foods maker Birds Eye Foods through one of its companies, Pinnacle Foods, for $1.3 billion, the companies said Thursday. Advertisements

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Unilever to buy Sara Lee unit for $1.9 billion

In the $1.87 billion deal, the maker of well-known brands like Dove soap and Axe deoderant hopes to expand its reach into other developing markets. NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Unilever PLC said Friday that it plans to buy Sara Lee’s … Continue reading

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Kraft plans formal offer for Cadbury

Kraft is planning further talks with Cadbury that may result in a formal offer for the chocolate maker. Irene Rosenfeld, chief executive of the US food giant, said: “In the weeks ahead we look forward to engaging in constructive dialogue … Continue reading

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