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Tyson wins bidding war for Hillshire Brands

...vying with rival poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride to acquire Hillshire, which...share, about two weeks after Pilgrim's Pride made an initial bid of $45 per share.Pilgrim's Pride, which is owned by Brazilian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-09/tyson-wins-bidding-war-hil
ConAgra sells chicken business to Pilgrim's Pride

...to poultry products supplier Pilgrim's Pride Corp. for $590 million in cash...Monday. With the purchase, Pilgrim's Pride of Pittsburg, Texas, said it...cash, about $235 million of Pilgrim's Pride Class A shares and the balance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/10/bus_378001.shtml
Business
Pilgrim's Pride reports avian flu infection

...farm that supplies chickens to Pilgrim's Pride, the poultry giant and state...said Friday. Pittsburg-based Pilgrim's Pride said routine blood tests at the...symptoms were found in chickens. Pilgrim's Pride, the second-largest poultry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/29/liv_417130.shtml
Life & style
Poultry maker accepts meatier buyout offer

ATLANTA - Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. won its pursuit of the...say the combination will help Pilgrim's Pride compete better in the U.S...is $1 per share higher than Pilgrim's Pride's initial offer, first announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/05/bus_107099.shtml
Business
Shareholders back takeover

PITTSBURG, Texas - Pilgrim's Pride Corp., the nation's second-largest...most of the rival's shares. Pilgrim's Pride said Gold Kist shareholders tendered...company's stock in support of Pilgrim's Pride's $1 billion offer - $20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/01/bus_106600.shtml
Business
Labor unions in Athens work to lure Hispanics

...In his 17 years at an Athens Pilgrim's Pride plant, Robert James has watched...percent at one of two Athens Pilgrim's Pride plants and 50 percent at the...weekend's Labor Day holiday, Pilgrim's Pride workers, United Food and Commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/03/met_142284.shtml
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Another buyout offer is on table

...made public last week - from Pilgrim's Pride Corp. Atlanta-based Gold Kist...Kist said in a statement that Pilgrim's Pride, the No. 2 chicken producer...rejection in July. On Friday, Pilgrim's Pride made public its latest offer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/22/bus_93362.shtml
Business
Across the state

GEORGIA Pilgrim's Pride cuts to end 900 jobs in state PITTSBURG, TEXAS --- Pilgrim's Pride Corp. said Friday that 900 Georgia jobs are among the 3,000 it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/28/met_513026.shtml
Metro
Listeria threat prompts meat recall

PHILADELPHIA - Poultry processor Pilgrim's Pride is recalling 27.4 million pounds of cooked sandwich...in delicatessens and by food service distributors. Pilgrim's Pride, based in Pittsburg, Texas, is the nation's second-largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/15/bus_358485.shtml
Business
Business news

...bid made two days earlier by rival poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride.Both offers are contingent on Hillshire abandoning...as well and made no mention of its Pinnacle deal.Pilgrim's Pride said it is considering its options and will "update...

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