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Post Holdings to acquire Bob Evans Farms

When acquisition is finalized, company will restructure, with Bob Evans unit handling refrigerated retail business and Michael Foods unit handling commercial foodservice business
Post Holdings has agreed to acquire Bob Evans Farms for $77 per share or about $1.5 billion.
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Fareway Stores CEO, Reynolds Cramer, receives Iowa Egg Council Partner Award

The Iowa Egg Council has announced Reynolds Cramer, CEO for Fareway Stores, Inc., as the recipient for the Iowa Egg Council Partner Award. "Reynolds leadership in the Iowa retail community, support of Iowa egg farmers and partnership efforts with Iowa Egg Council and the Iowa egg community made him an obvious choice for the award," said Kevin Stiles, Executive Director Iowa Egg Council.
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United States Egg Marketers names Derreck Nassar CEO

Former employee of United Egg Producers and Eastern Quality Foods assumes new role on September 18
The United States Egg Marketers (USEM) Board of Directors has appointed Derreck Nassar as chief executive officer, effective September 18.
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Cal-Maine Foods reports minor hurricane damage

Some of egg company’s farms and production facilities have experienced minor troubles in wake of Hurricane Irma
Cal-Maine Foods, the world’s largest egg producer, reported that it has sustained minor damages at some of its farms and egg production facilities in Florida and Southeast Georgia as a result of Hurricane Irma.
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Gemperle Family Farms speeds up cage-free conversion

Egg company states it will convert to 100 percent cage-free egg production one year earlier than it previously planned
Gemperle Family Farms’ conversion to 100 percent cage-free egg production will be accelerated and completed by 2023, the company announced. Gemperle’s previous commitment stated that the conversion would be completed by 2024.
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