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Tyson Foods Inc.

Tyson Foods Inc. has removed all added nitrites and nitrates from its Ball Park brand beef hot dogs, in addition to eliminating by-products and added fillers from its meat line. “Ball Park brand has always been about quality,” said Colleen Hall, director of the Ball Park brand. “Today, we’re...
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Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser, which earlier this year announced plans to acquire the Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. for $17.9 billion, is considering a sale of its food business to help pay down debt. Reckitt’s food business includes French’s mustard and Frank’s Red Hot Sauce. The business is valued at approximately 3 billion, according to The Sunday Times. In an April...
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Perdue Farms Names CEO

Jim Perdue, chairman of Perdue Farms, has announced the promotion of Randy Day to chief executive officer of Perdue Farms, effective immediately. Day has served as chief operating officer since May 2016. He...

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US Foods to Acquire SRA Foods

US Foods has agreed to acquire SRA Foods, a Birmingham, AL based meat processor and distributor with annual sales of approximately $80 million. Family owned since 1940, SRA started out as a butcher shop in Birmingham. SRA Foods now offers a product line of more than 1,000 items. With a large population of BBQ and meat-centric...
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