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Daily Sound Bite: Few Changes for Pasta Co. After Acquisition

Managers at the Dakota Growers Pasta Co. in Carrington, N.D. don't expect many changes under the company's pending new ownership by St. Louis-based cereal maker Post Holdings Inc. Post announced this week that it is buying Dakota Growers for $370 million.

Managers at the Dakota Growers Pasta Co. in Carrington, N.D. don't expect many changes under the company's pending new ownership by St. Louis-based cereal maker Post Holdings Inc. Post announced this week that it is buying Dakota Growers for $370 million. Dakota Growers vice president and general manager Ed Irion said:

"What Post has told us is that we will continue to operate quite independently from them. It really is business as usual."

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