Analysis: Here come the food industry mergers

|By:, SA News Editor

A merger between Hillshire Brands and Pinnacle Foods could kickstart the consolidation frenzy in the food industry analysts have been forecasting.

The sector has been tapped to see a high rate of mergers and buyouts due to the significant synergies that could be unleashed through combinations.

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