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Kellogg buys RXBar for $600 million

CHICAGO - Four years after launching in a suburban Chicago basement, RXBar, maker of a fast-growing line of protein bars, is being sold to Kellogg Co. for $600 million.

The sale, expected to close in November, will add a trending brand to Kellogg's snack portfolio while allowing Chicago-based RXBar to continue its rapid expansion, executives said Friday.

"We'll remain as a stand-alone business within Kellogg

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