Hillshire Officially Ditches Pinnacle Foods Merger For “Superior” Tyson Deal

Hillshire Officially Ditches Pinnacle Foods Merger For “Superior” Tyson Deal

In a move weeks in the making, Hillshire Brands officially left Pinnacle Foods at the altar for Tyson Foods. [More]

Jimmy Dean-Maker Hillshire Brands Buys Vlasic-Maker Pinnacle Foods For $4.3B

Jimmy Dean-Maker Hillshire Brands Buys Vlasic-Maker Pinnacle Foods For $4.3B

How does Duncan Hines chocolate cake, Vlasic pickles and Jimmy Dean sausage sound for breakfast? While the line-up has always been a possibility for those with, ahem, interesting cravings, now those seemingly different menu items have something pretty big in common: their parent company. [More]

The Consumerist Quiz: Can You Match Popular Food Brands With Their Corporate Parents?

The Consumerist Quiz: Can You Match Popular Food Brands With Their Corporate Parents?

How closely do you pay attention to the companies that make the products you and your family eat every day? Many of the most popular brands of packaged food and beverage items in the U.S. are owned by the same few dozen multinational companies, some of whom own several competing brands. It’s time to test your knowledge of which big companies are filling your pantry. [More]