Hillshire agrees to talks with bidders Tyson, Pilgrim's Pride

June 3 Tue Jun 3, 2014 6:16am EDT

June 3 (Reuters) - Hillshire Brands Co said it would "provide information" to bidders Pilgrim's Pride Corp and Tyson Foods Inc and conduct talks with both parties.

Tyson Foods and Pilgrim's Pride made separate offers last week to buy Hillshire, the maker of Jimmy Dean and Hillshire sausages. (Reporting by Devika Krishna Kumar in Bangalore; Editing by Kirti Pandey)

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