Investors betting on food company consolidation

|By:, SA News Editor

A number of food stocks are moving higher on talk of consolidation in the sector.

Kellogg (K +1.7%) is front and center of most of the chatter, while General Mills (GIS +1.4%), Pinnacle Foods (PF +0.8%), and J.M. Smucker (SJM +0.7%) are also in the mix.