Tyson Beats Out Pilgrim’s Pride for Hillshire Brands

by Broad Street | Published 06/11/2014 | Acquisitions, Consumer Package Goods (CPG), Manufacturing, Retailing

Only weeks after Hillshire Brands announced it would acquire Pinnacle Foods (see our story here), Tyson and Pilgrim’s Pride went head-to-head to swallow up the company that already owns Jimmy Dean and other protein-based consumer brands. However, the deal hinges on Hillshire dropping its Pinnacle acquisition, something the company has said it can’t do. Stay […]

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