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Mexico City / MX. (gb) Grupo Bimbo announced that its subsidiary Canada Bread Company has reached an agreement to acquire the total shares outstanding of Saputo Bakery Inc., a subsidiary of Saputo Inc., for an aggregate cash price of 120 million CAD.
Canton / MA. (db) Dunkin´ Brands Group, parent company of Dunkin´ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced certain updated performance expectations for 2015. The Company expects Dunkin´ Donuts U.S. comparable store sales growth of one to three percent.
Omaha / NE. (caf) ConAgra Foods Inc. reported results for the fiscal 2015 second quarter ended November 23, 2014. Diluted EPS from continuing operations was 0.05 USD as reported for the fiscal second quarter versus 0.48 USD in the year-ago period.
London / UK. (gov) The British Competition and Marketing Authorities CMA has found that Pork Farms´ completed acquisition of Kerry Foods´ chilled savoury pastry (CSP) business gives rise to a realistic prospect of a substantial lessening of competition …
Thomasville / GA. (ff) Flowers Foods Inc. announced that Allen L. Shiver, president and chief executive officer, and Stephen R. Avera, executive vice president, secretary, and general counsel, exercised stock options this week.
Northfield / IL. (kfg) Kraft Foods Group Inc. announced that its board of directors has named John Cahill, Chairman of the Board of Directors, to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods. Cahill will succeed Tony Vernon.
Minneapolis / MN. (gm) General Mills Inc. reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015. Net sales totalled 4.71 billion USD, down three percent from last year´s second quarter results. Segment operating profit totalled 847 million USD, down eight percent.
Chicago / IL. (adm) ADM announced that it has completed the sale of its South American fertilizer business to The Mosaic Company. «The completion of this sale is an important part of our ongoing portfolio management», said ADM Chairman and CEO Patricia A. Woertz.
Winston-Salem / NC. (kkd) Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., member of the South Korean Lotte Group, announced that James H. Morgan, age 67, will transition from Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company to non-executive Chairman.