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February 6, 2012

Ralcorp Holdings officially has turned its Post cereal business into a tax-free spinoff to Ralcorp shareholders.

ST. LOUIS — Ralcorp Holdings officially has turned its Post Foods cereal business into a tax-free spinoff to Ralcorp shareholders.

The deal, which was announced in July 2011, allows Ralcorp shareholders to hold shares of two stand-alone, publicly traded companies: Ralcorp and Post Foods. Now its own separate business, Ralcorp said it will produce private-label foods in the United States and also become a major producer of foodservice products.

January 13, 2012

The boards of directors for Ralcorp Holdings' Ralcorp and Post divisions were unveiled Friday by the company.

ST. LOUIS — The boards of directors for Ralcorp Holdings' Ralcorp and Post divisions were unveiled Friday by the company.

As previously reported, Ralcorp said its Post cereal business will be spun off to become its own entity.

January 12, 2012

Post has expanded its Honey Bunches of Oats cereal lineup with a new variety.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Post has expanded its Honey Bunches of Oats cereal lineup with a new variety.

New Honey Bunches of Oats Fruit Blends features a fruit flavor on the crispy flakes and another baked into the signature crunchy granola bunches. The cereal currently is available in peach raspberry and banana blueberry flavors.

Honey Bunches of Oats Fruit Blends are available in 14.5-oz. and 18-oz. family size at grocery stores nationwide.

November 22, 2011

Ralcorp Holdings announced that it will add two directors to its board, effective upon the separation of the company's Post cereals business.

ST. LOUIS — Ralcorp Holdings announced that it will add two directors to its board, effective upon the separation of the company's Post cereals business.

Ralcorp said Barry Beracha, EVP at Sara Lee and CEO of the Sara Lee Bakery Group, and Patrick Moore, president and CEO of investment and advisory firm PJM Advisors, have joined its board.

November 11, 2011

Ralcorp Holdings announced that Terence Block will serve as president and COO of Post Holdings, effective Jan. 1, 2012.

ST. LOUIS — Ralcorp Holdings announced that Terence Block will serve as president and COO of Post Holdings, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Block also will join the board of directors of Post Holdings following completion of the separation of the Ralcorp and Post cereal business.

September 27, 2011

A few months after announcing the spinoff of its Post Foods business, Ralcorp Holdings has appointed a new leader for the cereal producer.

ST. LOUIS — A few months after announcing the spinoff of its Post Foods business, Ralcorp Holdings has appointed a new leader for the cereal producer.

Ralcorp chairman William Stiritz will serve as CEO of Post Holdings. Stiritz also will serve as board chairman for Post Holdings, Ralcorp said.

July 15, 2011

Ralcorp Holdings announced that its board of directors has unanimously agreed in principle to separate Ralcorp and Post Foods in a tax-free spinoff to Ralcorp shareholders.

ST. LOUIS — Ralcorp Holdings announced that its board of directors has unanimously agreed in principle to separate Ralcorp and Post Foods in a tax-free spinoff to Ralcorp shareholders.

The company said it expects to complete the separation in approximately four to six months, following the receipt of an Internal Revenue Service tax ruling and/or satisfactory legal opinion as to the tax-free nature of the transaction, final approval by the Ralcorp board of directors and other customary conditions. The transaction does not require approval from Ralcorp shareholders. 

July 5, 2011

Post Foods has expanded its Pebbles cereal lineup with a limited-edition flavor. New Pebbles Boulders Stone Age caramel apple now is available on store shelves nationwide.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Post Foods has expanded its Pebbles cereal lineup with a limited-edition flavor. New Pebbles Boulders Stone Age caramel apple now is available on store shelves nationwide. Each serving of the new cereal, which features caramel-flavored boulders and dinosaur bones, contains 110 calories and 16 g of whole grains, while providing 10 essential vitamins and minerals, Post said. Post said it will continue to introduce more limited-edition Boulders flavors throughout the year.


June 22, 2011

Post Foods has expanded its Pebbles cereal lineup with a limited-edition flavor.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Post Foods has expanded its Pebbles cereal lineup with a limited-edition flavor.

New Pebbles Boulders Stone Age caramel apple now is available on store shelves nationwide. Each serving of the new cereal, which features caramel-flavored boulders and caramel-flavored dinosaur bones, contains 110 calories and 16 g of whole grains, while providing 10 essential vitamins and minerals, Post said.

Post said it will continue to introduce more delicious limited-edition Boulders flavors throughout the year.

April 11, 2011

Celebrity chef Curtis Stone has been tapped for the latest Post Great Grains cereal campaign to show how the consumption of whole grains can lead to better nutrition.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Celebrity chef Curtis Stone has been tapped for the latest Post Great Grains cereal campaign to show how the consumption of whole grains can lead to better nutrition.

February 17, 2011

It seems that Facebook users love Oreo.

EAST HANOVER, N.J. — It seems that Facebook users love Oreo.

January 21, 2011

Post Foods is inviting consumers to “join the whole-grain resolution” with its latest campaign.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Post Foods is inviting consumers to “join the whole-grain resolution” with its latest campaign.

The cereal company said it is bringing an interactive tractor display to several major cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Tampa, San Diego and Orlando throughout January and February. The goal: to teach consumers why ingredients in such cereals as Post Shredded Wheat, Grape-Nuts and Post Raisin Bran give you an advantage in the morning.

December 27, 2010

Post Foods has announced that as of January 2011, the company’s Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles cereal will have a lower sugar content — 9 g per serving.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Post Foods has announced that as of January 2011, the company’s Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles cereal will have a lower sugar content — 9 g per serving — in an effort to address the rise in nutritional concerns among Americans, the company noted last week.

The rice-based cereal brands also will be certified as gluten free — a relatively unique distinction in the cereal category, according to Post Foods.