ConAgra in contest to out-big its rivals

Posted: December 9, 2012 at 2:15 a.m.

When ConAgra ponied up about $5 billion for St. Louis-based Ralcorp in late November, the Omaha-based conglomerate did something that food companies have been doing for a while: It got a lot bigger.

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Business, Pages 65 on 12/09/2012


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