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2012 in business... Kraft's split, ConAgra's buying spree, Kellogg snaps up Pringles and BPI decimated by 'pink slime' slurs

By Elaine WATSON , 20-Dec-2012
Last updated on 20-Dec-2012 at 00:27 GMT2012-12-20T00:27:59Z

2012 was a roller coaster ride for the food industry, with Kraft and Sara Lee engaging in some serious corporate re-engineering, ConAgra finally getting its hands on Ralcorp, and Kellogg snapping up Pringles after former suitor Diamond Foods' plans were derailed by accounting problems. Check out FoodNavigator-USA's round up of the top business stories of the year.

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