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  • Justin Fox: Kraft about to get much leaner

    It is nothing new for Kraft Foods Group to undergo an ownership change. Since 1980, the company -- which got its start in 1903 when James Lewis Kraft rented a horse and wagon to bring cheese from wholesalers to small stores in Chicago -- has been going...
  • Justin Fox: Kraft was global, then it wasn't. Now it tries again

    Justin Fox: Kraft was global, then it wasn't. Now it tries again
    As you may have heard, those smart people at 3G Capital have this really brilliant idea for jump-starting growth at Kraft, part of what henceforth will be called Kraft Heinz (but should be called Heinzkraft): globalization! Kraft gets 98 percent of its...
  • What does the Heinz-Kraft deal mean for General Mills?

    MINNEAPOLIS General Mills Inc. doesn't have to worry about 3G Capital and Warren Buffett taking a run at it anytime soon, analysts say. The long term is another story. Consolidation rumblings in the food industry will intensify after the megadeal...
  • Merger momentum keeps on rolling with Heinz deal for Kraft

    Wall Street's deal-making renaissance shows no sign of ending. Heinz's $45 billion acquisition Kraft Foods, announced Wednesday, has helped maintain the momentum in the market for mergers and acquisitions. So far this year companies globally have struck...
  • Heinz's appetite grows with deal to acquire Kraft

    Heinz's appetite grows with deal to acquire Kraft
    H.J. Heinz is buying Kraft Foods in a deal that gives Kraft the chance to bring its iconic American foods to international markets while boosting Heinz's sales in the U.S. The acquisition, announced Wednesday with backing from Heinz owners Berkshire...
  • HJ Heinz buying Kraft and building a $28 billion food giant

    H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion. The Kraft Heinz Co. will own Kraft, Heinz, Oscar Mayer, Ore-Ida and large stable of other brands....
  • Justin Fox - Pack up the peanuts: Kraft's party is ending

    Justin Fox - Pack up the peanuts: Kraft's party is ending
    It is nothing new for Kraft Foods Group to undergo an ownership change. Since 1980, the company — which got its start in 1903 when James Lewis Kraft rented a horse and wagon to bring cheese from wholesalers to small stores in Chicago — has...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world'...
  • How does the Heinz-Kraft deal affect A-B InBev and SABMiller?

    ST. LOUIS Speculation that A-B InBev might buy rival brewer SABMiller resurfaced Wednesday as analysts debated whether 3G Capital Partners' purchase of Kraft might affect a possible deal. Some analysts say that it's unlikely that 3G would make another...
  • Heinz to merge with Kraft Foods in deal backed by Buffett, Brazilian firm

    PITTSBURGH Kraft Foods Group investors drove up the Illinois company's stock more than 35 percent on Wednesday on hopes that H.J. Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees and his employers Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital and iconic investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire...
  • NFL outlaws tactic used by Patriots in AFC playoff win over Ravens

    NFL outlaws tactic used by Patriots in AFC playoff win over Ravens
    Will it be known as the Ravens rule? An NFL competition committee proposal to “make it illegal for an offensive player with an eligible number to report as ineligible and line up outside the core of the formation” got the necessary 75...