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Shansby Buys Garden of Eatin'Group, an investment partnership here, has acquired the Garden of Eatin', a Los Angeles-based organic/natural-food company best known for Blue Chips.Shansby's other organic/natural-food companies include Alexander, maker of Terra Chips; Arrowhead Mills; and DeBoles Nutritional Foods.Quaker Offers Steel Cut OatsCHICAGO -- Quaker Oats Co. here is introducing Quaker Steel

Shansby Buys Garden of Eatin'

Group, an investment partnership here, has acquired the Garden of Eatin', a Los Angeles-based organic/natural-food company best known for Blue Chips.

Shansby's other organic/natural-food companies include Alexander, maker of Terra Chips; Arrowhead Mills; and DeBoles Nutritional Foods.

Quaker Offers Steel Cut Oats

CHICAGO -- Quaker Oats Co. here is introducing Quaker Steel Cut Oats, a Hearty Irish Style of oatmeal, in Los Angeles this month. It is the first stage of a regional rollout.

The oats are packaged in 25.5-ounce glass jars that retail for about $4.49. The new steel-cut oats are minimally processed, and not rolled, giving them a rich nutty flavor.