Hillshire Brands (SLE -1.5%) could be a takeover target after it spins off its European coffee...

|About: Hillshire Brands Co. (HSH)|By:, SA News Editor

Hillshire Brands (SLE -1.5%) could be a takeover target after it spins off its European coffee and tea brands and emerges as a pure play meats company later this week, according to analysts with Bernstein Research. Potential acquirers include TSN, SFD, HRL, as well as a pair of Brazilian food companies - JBS and BRF Brasil (BRFS).