Pilgrim's on top in Hillshire bid war

Tyson rival raises stakes for brands

Posted: June 4, 2014 at 5:51 a.m.

The food fight between Tyson Foods Inc. and Pilgrim's Pride over meat-packaging company Hillshire Brands escalated Tuesday with Pilgrim's Pride upping its bid.

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