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Preferred Stock Offerings, Product Launches, Transitions, Expansions, and Acquisitions - Research Report on Post, Hershey,



  Preferred Stock Offerings, Product Launches, Transitions, Expansions, and
 Acquisitions - Research Report on Post, Hershey, Bunge, Pinnacle Foods, and
                                The Andersons

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, December 18, 2013

NEW YORK, December 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Post
Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POST), Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY), Bunge Ltd (NYSE: BG),
Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF), and The Andersons, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANDE).
Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Post Holdings Inc. Research Report

On December 10, 2013, Post Holdings Inc. (Post) announced the pricing of 3
million shares of its newly created 2.5% Series C Cumulative Perpetual
Convertible Preferred Stock (Preferred Stock). Post stated that it has granted
the initial purchasers of the Preferred Stock a 30-day option to purchase up
to an additional $45 million (or 450,000 shares) of Preferred Stock. According
to the Company, net proceeds from this offering are expected to be
approximately $290.5 million or approximately $334.0 million if the initial
purchasers fully exercise their option. Post added that it plans to utilize
net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may
include financing of the pending acquisitions and any additional acquisition
opportunities, working capital and capital expenditures. The Full Research
Report on Post Holdings Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

 http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ca42_POST

Hershey Co. Research Report

On December 5, 2013, Hershey Co.'s (Hershey) wholly-owned subsidiary, Hershey
India Private Ltd. (Hershey India), announced that the Company will launch
Jolly Rancher™ brand in India. According to the Company, India is the first
international market for the Jolly Rancher brand outside of North America in
the brand's 65-year history. Hershey stated that Jolly Rancher Lollipops,
priced at Rs.5, will be the first Jolly Rancher candy to be introduced in
India. Atul Razdan, General Manager, Marketing, Sweets and Refreshments,
Hershey India stated, "The Jolly Rancher brand is a perfect line of products
for sweets-loving consumers in India. We've tailored our new Jolly Rancher
products for India to appeal, specifically, to local palates with bold, fruity
flavors that are unlike any other candy available in the market." The Company
stated that it has identified Jolly Rancher as one of the "global brands" that
will drive its worldwide growth over the next several years. The Full Research
Report on Hershey Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/948b_HSY

Bunge Ltd Research Report

On December 9, 2013, Bunge Ltd (Bunge) announced the appointment of Michael
Goettl as CEO, Bunge Asia, with effect from January 1, 2014. Soren Schroder,
CEO of Bunge Ltd, commented, "Mike is the ideal leader for the next era of
Bunge's growth in Asia. His long experience in the region gives him deep
understanding of the markets and a great appreciation for what is important to
our customers. Mike is also an outstanding operator, with a track record of
delivering results in existing businesses and creating value from new
investments." The Company informed that Mr. Goettl, who joined the Company in
2005, is presently the COO of Bunge Asia, and will succeed Christopher White
who will remain with Bunge as a senior advisor managing strategic initiatives
for the Company. The Full Research Report on Bunge Ltd - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/04bf_BG

Pinnacle Foods Inc. Research Report

On December 5, 2013, Pinnacle Foods Inc. (Pinnacle Foods) announced plans to
locate the manufacturing of its recently-acquired Wish-Bone® salad dressings
business at its existing plant in St. Elmo, Illinois. Tony Fernandez,
Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer at Pinnacle Foods
commented, "Pinnacle Foods is pleased to be expanding in Illinois and adding
capacity for the salad dressings business in our St. Elmo facility. The
efficiencies we expect to generate in this new facility will enable us to
invest to reinvigorate the iconic Wish-Bone brand. We would like to thank the
state of Illinois, Fayette County and the city of St. Elmo for their support
and help with our plans for this very important expansion." According to the
Company, the facility in St. Elmo currently employs about 85 people with plans
to add approximately 90 more in the first half of 2015. Pinnacle Foods added
that it intends to invest $40-$50 million over the next 12-18 months to
purchase new equipment, expand the plant footprint and improve existing
infrastructure. The Full Research Report on Pinnacle Foods Inc. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/428b_PF

The Andersons, Inc. Research Report

On December 9, 2013, The Andersons, Inc. (The Andersons) announced that it has
finalized its purchase of assets of the granulation manufacturer Cycle Group,
Inc. (Cycle Group). The Company stated that this purchase includes a modern
facility in Mocksville, North Carolina, which can produce 22,000 tons of
granulated products with employee strength of 12. The Andersons added that it
will assume and market the Cycle Group's EcoGranule brand. Mike Anderson, CEO
of The Andersons, stated, "This opportunity expands the reach for our Turf &
Specialty Group's granulation business into a strategic geographic location
that will help us better serve our customers. In addition, we will be
increasing our production and distribution capabilities, obtaining
intellectual property and expanding our presence in the high-value markets of
the granular business." The Full Research Report on The Andersons, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/6bfc_ANDE

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