Darling International Inc. has announced the pricing of its private offering of $250 million of its 8.50% senior notes due 2018.

The notes will be offered to qualified institutional buyers and to non-U.S. persons (under Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933). Darling International plans to use the net proceeds of the offering partly to finance the purchase of Griffin Industries Inc.


The offering is expected to close around December 17, 2010.