Dean Foods Co., Franklin Park, Ill., agreed to acquire the Marie's salad dressing business from Campbell Soup Co. The $35 million Marie's business includes vegetable dips, salsas and fruit glazes in addition to dressings. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed. The Marie's line of vegetable dips complements the Birds Eye dip line Dean introduced two years ago. Euro RSCG, Tatham, Chicago, handles dips and other products for Dean.
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