PILLSBURY REVEALS PLANS FOR PET BRANDS

MINNEAPOLIS -- Pillsbury Co. here has revealed part of its plan for the Pet Inc. brands it acquired last month.The company said last week that it has set up a separate business unit to manage the businesses.Based here, the new unit is called Pillsbury Specialty Brands. It will market the Old El Paso, Progresso, Underwood, Van de Kamp's and Accent brands, all of which were included in the $2.6 purchase

MINNEAPOLIS -- Pillsbury Co. here has revealed part of its plan for the Pet Inc. brands it acquired last month.

The company said last week that it has set up a separate business unit to manage the businesses.

Based here, the new unit is called Pillsbury Specialty Brands. It will market the Old El Paso, Progresso, Underwood, Van de Kamp's and Accent brands, all of which were included in the $2.6 purchase deal.

The company has named Richard H. Lenny president of the ne

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