Annie's Homegrown Cooks Up an IPO
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By Tom Taulli , InvestorPlace Writer
NEW YORK ( InvestorPlace) -- More than 20 years ago, Annie Withey wanted to create a new kind of food company -- one that made products with real ingredients, not chemicals. The result was Annie's Homegrown, and the company has been growing quite nicely.
This week the company filed for an IPO. Lead underwriters include Credit Suisse and JPMorgan. The plan is to issue shares on the New York Stock Exchange with the symbol of BNNY (the company's mascot is Bernie the "Rabbit of Approval").
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