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Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

...operations before taking the chain public again in 2012. Last year, 3G also teamed with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to take H.J. Heinz Co. private in a $23 billion deal, and has been cutting costs there as well.Tim Hortons, known for its doughnuts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/burger-king-talks-buy-tim-
Thousands descend on Omaha to hear Warren Buffett speak

...packages over the next year.Buffett defended joining with investment firm 3G Capital last year to buy ketchup-maker H.J. Heinz Co. That deal represents a shift in Buffett's investing style because Berkshire usually operates alone."I do think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-03/thousands-descend-omaha-he
Buffett: Stocks still reasonable but bonds awful

...Coca-Cola and other iconic companies.He defended the way the pending $23.3 billion takeover of ketchup-maker H.J. Heinz Co. was structured.He said he expects Berkshire to own a stake in Heinz forever, and he doesn't see a problem in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-06/buffett-stocks-still-reaso
Treasury to sell 30 million shares of GM stock

...Co. LLC, will coincide with GM's re-entry into the Standard & Poor's 500 index.Today, GM will replace H.J. Heinz Co. in the S&P 100 and 500 indices. The ketchup maker's acquisition by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-05/treasury-sell-30-million-s
Warren Buffett buys H.J. Heinz Co. for $23 billion

...Warren Buffett, the most closely watched investor in America, is putting his money into ketchup, agreeing to buy H.J. Heinz Co. for $23.3 billion in the richest deal ever in the food industry.For his money, the Oracle of Omaha gets one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-14/warren-buffett-buys-hj-hei
Foodmakers whittle their offerings in grocery aisles

...pudding. Food companies from Sara Lee Food Corp. to H.J. Heinz Co. are trimming their offerings to focus marketing dollars...eliminated a packaging size of Jimmy Dean sausage. -- H.J. Heinz Co.: Aims to cut product count 15 percent to 20 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/17/bus_511677.shtml
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...November 2003. Hormel Foods profit fell in third quarter MILWAUKEE --- Rising commodity costs kept weighing on H.J. Heinz Co. and Hormel Foods Corp. in the most recent quarter, even as consumers continued to swallow price increases for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/22/bus_470300.shtml
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Heinz board win stirs questions

PITTSBURGH - The apparent election of at least one dissident investor to the H.J. Heinz Co. board has raised questions about how a new director might work with incumbents after a brutal proxy fight that cost the food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/18/bus_92903.shtml
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New Heinz ketchup packet design reduces mess

...have a choice: the traditional squeeze play -- or the option to dunk.The new ketchup pack, unveiled Thursday by H.J. Heinz Co., is shaped like a shallow cup. The top can be peeled back for dipping, or the end can be torn off for squeezing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-04/new-heinz-ketchup-packet-d
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...percent sales increase for construction and forestry machines. One-time gain aids H.J. Heinz profits PITTSBURGH - H.J. Heinz Co., best known for its namesake ketchup brand, on Tuesday reported that its second-quarter earnings edged up 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/23/bus_25303.shtml
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