ConAgra Foods Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that is known around the world for its conveniently packaged foods, commercial foods, flavourful spices, milled flour, and its efforts to take over Ralcorp. Often selling 16 million packages of food a day, ConAgra gives back with its 'ConAgra Foods Child Hunger Ends Here' programme.
About ConAgra Foods Inc.
ConAgra Foods Inc. has a UK branch that is located in Manchester, and the main world headquarters are located in Nebraska, in the US. ConAgra Foods Inc. is a food company that prides itself on making various brands of food for a great value. In 1919, Conagra was originally named 'Nebraska Consolidated Mills', and it wasn't until the 1970s that it changed its name to ConAgra Inc. and in 2000, it became known as ConAgra Foods Inc. One of the most important things associated with ConAgra Foods is their strive to end child hunger. With their 'ConAgra Foods Child Hunger Ends Here' programme, over 250 million pounds of food has been distributed, thus far to help with child hunger. Helping households around the world, ConAgra Foods offers a new website called 'Ready Set Eat'. Geared towards helping families to make meals in under 30 minutes and incorporate foods that they already have in their cabinets at home.
ConAgra Foods' products
ConAgra has a wide range of different food products such as:
-Act II Popcorn
-Crunch 'N Munch
-Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate
-Wolf Brand Chili, and many more. ConAgra Foods Inc's website offers delicious recipes, health tips, and coupons.
ConAgra also has a line of flavourful spices called
'Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings', a potato line of foods called 'Lamb Weston', a multi-use flour division called "Conagra Mills', and a division called 'Eagle Mills' which is an all-purpose flour which is made from Ultragrain.
Facts about ConAgra As incredible as it may sound, ConAgra Foods Inc. has been known to sell around three million of frozen food packages each day. Not to mention, they have sold around 13 million of other packages of food in a single day. With these types of sales, ConAgra needs to have a large amount of workers. They have close to 24,000 people on the payroll, and reported to have more than 12 billion dollars in net sales for the year 2010.
ConAgra Foods Inc. news
In the media In August 2011, ConAgra Foods placed a bid to buy Ralcorp Holdings, another food company. Unfortunately for ConAgra, all of the bids have been turned down by Ralcorp. With an attempt to stay afloat, Ralcorp has now decided to spin off one of its food units. Whether or not ConAgra will eventually take over Ralcorp is yet to be seen.