Overview

Introduction

One of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, Kraft Heinz goes far beyond mac and cheese or ketchup; it's home to some of our most beloved food brands, such as Planters, Philadelphia, and Oscar Meyer. The company says it "demands" diversity and makes good; its actionable steps toward diversity include Business Resource Groups and a diversity-focused manager program.

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Employer Type

Public

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Size

10,001+ Employees

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Major Departments

Digital


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Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL


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Major Brands

Condiments and Sauces • Cheese and Dairy • Meals • Meats and Seafood • Frozen and Chilled Foods • Packaged Drinking Pouches • Appetizers • Nuts and Salted Snacks • Refreshment Beverages • Coffee • Infant and Nutrition Products



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Employment Contact

Melissa Werneck

About the Company

The Kraft Heinz company was born out of the merger of two great American food companies. Both companies formed over one hundred years ago in the United States. Heinz was founded by Henry John Heinz in 1876. The quintessential Heinz Tomato Ketchup was one of its first products. James L. Kraft started Kraft as a door-to-door cheese selling business in 1909. Both companies grew and thrived over the course of the twentieth century. Acquisitions like Starkist Tuna and Ore-Ida expanded Heinz’s product offerings immensely. Kraft did the same with acquisitions of Group Danone and Cadbury. In 2013, Berkshire Hathaway claimed major stake in the Heinz Company and started the merger between Heinz and Kraft Foods. Berkshire Hathaway, the legendary holding company lead by Warren Buffet, holds a large stake in Kraft Heinz, valuing at 26.65% and over 325 million sh...

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