MUSCLE - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Spam maker Hormel buying Muscle Milk <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Spam maker Hormel buying Muscle Milk</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T10:20:02.32-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 10:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The maker of Spam is bulking up on its protein with Muscle Milk. Hormel Foods said it will pay $450 million to acquire CytoSport, which owns Muscle Milk sports nutrition drinks, bars and powders. The move builds on Hormel’s push to expand beyond its stable of packaged meats, which include Dinty Moore stews and its namesake chili. Last year, Hormel also added Skippy peanut butter to its lineup. In a call with analysts Tuesday, Hormel CEO Jeff Ettinger said people are increasingly looki...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581376412014-07-01T10:20:02.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T10:20:02.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:20:02 MDT