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Sara Lee Corporation (NYSE: SLE (http://www.nyse.com/about/listed/lcddata.html?ticker=SLE)) is an American consumer-goods company based in Chicago, Illinois, as well as the brand name of a series of frozen and packaged foods. New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the second largest stock exchange in the world. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ...

The company was called Consolidated Food Corporation until 1985, when it adopted the name of its best-selling brand, Sara Lee. It obtained that name in 1956 when it bought a company then known as Kitchens of Sara Lee.

As of 2004, Sara Lee Corp. has operations in 58 countries; sells food, clothing and household products in nearly 200 nations; and has 150,000 employees worldwide. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Brands owned by the company include:

see List of Sara Lee brands

Kiwi is the brand name of a shoe polish, first made in Australia in 1906 and as of 2005 sold in almost 180 countries. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Wonderbra is a push-up brassiere (bra) sold by the Sara Lee Corporation. ... This article is about Jimmy Dean, singer, television performer, and sausage entepreneur. ...

External links

  • Sara Lee mulls $8.2bn disposals (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4254365.stm)

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Sara Lee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (494 words)
Sara Lee is also the brand name of a number of frozen and packaged foods, often known for the long-running slogan "Nobody doesn't like Sara Lee".
In February of 2005, Brenda C. Barnes became the chairman and CEO of Sara Lee.
Current members of the board of directors of Sara Lee are: Brenda C. Barnes, J.T. Battenberg, Charles Coker, Virgis Colbert, James Crown, Willie D. Davis, Laurette Koellner, Cees van Lede, Rozanne Ridgway, Richard L. Thomas, Ian Prosser, and Jonathan Ward.
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