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ConAgra Foods Completes Acquisition of Del Monte Canada from an Affiliate of Sun Capital Partners

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

ConAgra Foods Completes Acquisition of Del Monte Canada from an Affiliate of Sun Capital Partners16:00 EST Tuesday, March 06, 2012 OMAHA, Neb. (Business Wire) -- ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Del Monte Canada, based in Toronto, Canada, from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners. The company announced its agreement to acquire Del Monte Canada on Jan. 17. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition includes all Del Monte branded packaged fruit, fruit snacks and vegetable products in Canada, as well Aylmer tomato products. Del Monte Canada's 190 employees officially join ConAgra Foods today. About ConAgra Foods ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), is one of North America's leading food companies, with brands in 97 percent of America's households. Consumers find Banquet, Chef Boyardee, Egg Beaters, Hebrew National, Hunt's, Marie Callender's, Orville Redenbacher's, PAM, Peter Pan, Reddi-wip, Slim Jim, Snack Pack and many other ConAgra Foods brands in grocery, convenience, mass merchandise and club stores. ConAgra Foods also has a strong business-to-business presence, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products as well as other vegetable, spice and grain products to a variety of well-known restaurants, foodservice operators and commercial customers. For more information, please visit us at ConAgra Foods, Inc.Media:Dan Hare, 402-240-5274Director, Communication & External RelationsDaniel.Hare@ConAgraFoods.comorInvestors:Chris Klinefelter, 402-240-4154Vice President, Investor