Fitch Affirms 43 U.S. Food, Beverage, Restaurants & Consumer and Retail Companies' Ratings

CHICAGO--()--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Fitch Affirms 43 U.S. Food, Beverage, Restaurants & Consumer and Retail Companies' Ratings

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=745200

Fitch Ratings has affirmed 43 U.S. Food, Beverage, Restaurants & Consumer and Retail companies' ratings.

The worksheet 'Rating Actions' provides:

--A full list of ratings affirmed;

--A hyperlink to each issuer's rating summary page at www.fitchratings.com;

--Primary analyst and secondary analyst contact information.

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'Corporate Rating Methodology' (Aug. 5, 2013).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

Corporate Rating Methodology: Including Short-Term Ratings and Parent and Subsidiary Linkage

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=715139

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Committee Chairperson
Michael Weaver, +1 312-368-3156
Managing Director
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Media Relations:
Brian Bertsch, +1 212-908-0549
brian.bertsch@fitchratings.com

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Committee Chairperson
Michael Weaver, +1 312-368-3156
Managing Director
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Media Relations:
Brian Bertsch, +1 212-908-0549
brian.bertsch@fitchratings.com