Could homemade ketchup beat Heinz?
By 1905, the company had become the ketchup king, turning out more than 5 million bottles a year. Today,Heinz owns 59 percent of the market, according to data from Nielsen, with Hunts (15 percent) and Del Monte (2 percent) fighting for the leftovers.
Buffett keeps word, Heinz strikes ‘fair’ deal with Ont. ketchup workers
Heinz has also agreed to spend $500,000 to help with the creation of jobs and a retraining centre in Leamington — a town Stompin’ Tom Connors dubbed ‘ketchup country ... worked at the Heinz company,” Jim DiMenna, who owns JemD Farms, a ...
Warren Buffett: Heinz ketchup company to be bought by Buffet firm (+video)
... investor Warren Buffett is dipping into the ketchup business as part of a $23.3 billion deal to buy the Heinz ketchup company. H.J. Heinz Co. says it's the largest deal ever in the food industry. The company, based in Pittsburgh, also makes ...
Kicking Heinz ketchup to the curb
But Heinz is more than just about Ketchup, of course. It’s a huge company that owns such brands as Ore-Ida, Bagel Bites, and Lea & Perrins. Then there’s Heinz 57 sauce, Heinz mustard, Heinz pickles, Heinz pickle relish, and Heinz mayonnaise.
Who's Really Shaking Up Heinz
Shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) had been on the skids for years ... activist clamors for change, activist cleans up company. But Peltz, who on Feb. 26 disclosed that his fund now owns a 5.5% stake in jeweler Tiffany & Co. (TIF), doesn't get the kudos in this ...