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Heinz, Kraft set to join forces

Editor’s viewpoint: Why Heinz-Kraft merger could herald more deals

Editor’s viewpoint: Why Heinz-Kraft merger could herald more deals

The US food industry is going through a period of significant change and the major names have struggled to come up with the answers to meet new consumer habits. There have already been signs some are turning to M&A - think of the sales of Bolthouse, of Annie's and even Krave jerky last month - and the Kraft/Heinz mega-merger suggests deal-making could accelerate.

Infographic: Heinz, Kraft unveil combined business

Infographic: Heinz, Kraft unveil combined business

US-based food giants Heinz and Kraft Foods Group are set to join forces, creating the number three food and drinks company in North America - and the fifth-largest worldwide. Announcing the deal, the companies provided a flavour of the scale the combined business would enjoy.

Heinz, Kraft merger: Quote, unquote

US-based food giants Heinz and Kraft Foods Group are set to join forces, creating the number three food and drinks company in North America - and the fifth-largest worldwide. Here…

Cost cutting boosts Heinz 2014 profits

Deep cost cuts lifted Heinz's 2014 profits in the first full year under the ownership of private equity investors Berkshire Hathaway and 3G capital despite lower sales in the period. …