October 1, 2012
The Hillshire Brands Co. announced that Mary Oleksiuk, 50, will join the company as chief human resources officer. Oleksiuk will be responsible for the company’s human resources strategy and function, including compensation and benefits, talent...
August 17, 2012
The J. M. Smucker Co. announced results for the first quarter endedJuly 31, 2012, of its 2013 fiscal year. Results for the quarter endedJuly 31, 2012, include the operations of the North American foodservice coffee and hot beverage business acquired...
June 18, 2012
Sara Lee Corp. announced that Sally Grimes, 41, will become chief innovation officer of Hillshire Brands Co. (Sara Lee’s North American business) after the spin-off of its international coffee and tea business. Grimes will have responsibility for the...
May 7, 2012
Sara Lee Corp. reported earnings for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal 2012 and provided an update on the progress of the spin-off of D.E. Master Blenders 1753.
March 1, 2012
General Mills, Quaker Oats and others are adding to their lineup of breakfast bars and yogurts. Sara Lee’s Jimmy Dean this summer introduced mini-breakfast sandwiches. And fast-food chains like McDonald’s in recent years have expanded their...
October 10, 2011
Sara Lee Corp. expects to move its food company from Downers Grove, Ill. to Chicago after it splits next year.
Refreshment service operators are in the business of making people happy. So are Kraft Foods Inc. and Sara Lee Corp., no matter whose hot dog the judge prefers.
August 12, 2011
Sara Lee Corp. reported earnings for the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2011 and provided an update on the progress of the spin off transaction.
Srategic highlights include:
Significant divestment and restructuring progress towards the...
August 9, 2011
Sara Lee Corp. has signed an agreement to sell its North American refrigerated dough business to Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products, Inc., a division of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. for $545 million. The transaction is anticipated to close by the end of calendar...
January 10, 2011
Sara Lee Corp. Announces Sustainable Coffee Commitment