Goldman, Vestar consider selling Hearthside Food: Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs private equity arm and Vestar Capital Partners are exploring a sale of Hearthside Food Solutions LLC, according to Bloomberg. A sale of Hearthside could fetch about $2.5 billion, the story said. Goldman and Vestar acquired Hearthside in 2014. Hearthside Food, of Downers Grove, Illinois, is a food contract manufacturer, that makes snacks, including diet and energy bars, as well as cookies and cereals.