Ralcorp http://news.stlpublicradio.org en ConAgra Foods To Buy Ralcorp http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/conagra-foods-buy-ralcorp <p>Packaged food giant, ConAgra Foods, is buying St. Louis-based food producer Ralcorp for $4.95 billion.&nbsp; The buyout will make ConAgra the top producer of store-branded foods in the U.S</p><p>ConAgra’s stable of brands include the likes of Chef Boyardee, Egg Beaters, and Reddiwhip, to name a few.&nbsp; The deal creates a packaged food giant with $18 billion in annual sales</p><p>Erin Lash is Sr. Analyst at Morningstar.&nbsp; She says Ralcorp has struggled recently in the face of increased manufacturing and distribution costs, as well overall tightening of the marketplace.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 13:22:53 +0000 Adam Allington 6822 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ConAgra Foods To Buy Ralcorp City to use tax credits to retain Ralcorp http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-use-tax-credits-retain-ralcorp <p>The city of St. Louis once again plans to <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/peabody-energy-stay-downtown-expand">use tax credits</a> to keep the headquarters of a major company in downtown.</p><p><a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/internal-apps/legislative/upload/boardbill/BB166.pdf">Legislation</a> that will be introduced at the Board of Aldermen on Friday gives <a href="http://finance.yahoo.com/q/pr?s=RAH">Ralcorp </a>$20 million in tax credits to upgrade and expand its headquarters at 8th and Market.</p> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 21:31:35 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2105 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City to use tax credits to retain Ralcorp