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ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 19 or. 6 percent, to $31.15. General Mills Inc. rose$. 58 or 1.1 percent, to $52.55. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 44 or 1.0 percent, to $46.65.
July 31- Kellogg Co, the world's largest maker of breakfast cereal, cut its full-year adjusted sales and profit forecasts as demand for its Corn Flakes and Special K cereals continued to wane in the United States, its biggest market.
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June 26- ConAgra Foods Inc forecast a modest recovery in profit and revenue in its underperforming private-brands business and said it expected its focus on healthier options such as low-fat meals to boost its consumer brands business this year.
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June 25- General Mills Inc, maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker baking products, said it would launch healthier products and revamp and promote its existing ones to revive sales that have slipped for three straight quarters.
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Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers.
*Monsanto rallies after results, General Mills lower. NEW YORK, June 25- U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday as investors continued to find value in equities over other asset classes despite the latest economic data coming in below expectations.
*Investors watching Iraq violence; crude prices rise. *Monsanto rallies after results, General Mills lower. NEW YORK, June 25- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday as the latest economic data came in below expectations, giving investors further reasons to take profits amid ongoing tension in Iraq.
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