Items Tagged with 'hillshire brands'


Hillshire Brands to acquire Van's Natural Foods from Catterton Partners

April 22, 2014
Transaction reinforces and strengthens Hillshire Brands' presence in frozen category; facilitates extension into additional categories.
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Hillshire Brands reports strong Q2 results

January 31, 2014
Second quarter net sales increased 2.1% to $1.1 billion.
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Hillshire Brands releases Corporate Social Responsibility Report

December 12, 2013
Company focuses on Four Pillars: Hunger, Nourishment, Environment and Responsibility.
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Q&A with Hillshire Brands: big breakfast breakthrough

Research presented at The Obesity Society’s annual meeting shows choosing protein-based breakfast meals can help consumers curb appetite — even at realistically attainable serving sizes.
December 2, 2013
Andy Hanacek, editor-in-chief of The National Provisioner, visited Hillshire Brands’ Chicago headquarters in November 2013 to speak with Jeff George, senior vice president of Research & Development, as well as Susan Zaripheh, Ph.D., director of Nutrition Research & Innovation, about a new study from Biofortis Clinical Research and the University of Missouri’s Department of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition (see the release on page 40).
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Hillshire Brands eying acquisitions in 2014

November 22, 2013
“It’s a great acquisition environment,” said CEO Sean Connolly.
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Hillshire brands reports solid start to FY2014

October 31, 2013
Net sales increased 1% to $984 million over the prior year's first quarter.
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Jimmy Dean extends product line with three new breakfast options

September 18, 2013
With the busy back-to-school season well under way, families are looking for ways to save time during hectic mornings.
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The Hillshire Brands Company to acquire Golden Island Jerky brand

September 3, 2013
Golden Island will become part of Hillshire Brands' Gourmet Food Group.
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Net sales steady, operating income up in Hillshire Brands’ Q4, year-end results

August 8, 2013
For fiscal year 2013, adjusted and reported net sales of $3,920 million were up 0.4% and down 1.0%, respectively, versus the prior year.
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Hillshire Brands Q&A: The tortoise and the hare

Hillshire Brands’ R&D strategies make plenty of room for methodical development and “Sprinter” projects to take shape at the innovation center in Downers Grove, Ill.
July 2, 2013
Andy Hanacek, editor-in-chief of The National Provisioner, again visited Hillshire Brands’ innovation center in Downers Grove, Ill., in June 2013.
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Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner April 2014 cover

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Check out the April 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, with features on animal welfare, sanitation programs, and much more!

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IP April 2014 cover

April 2014

Check out the April 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with a special profile of Stemmler's Meats!

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The National Provisioner Source Book

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