Company Overview of H. J. Heinz Company
H. J. Heinz Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets a range of food products to consumers, as well as foodservice and institutional customers worldwide. The company operates through North American Consumer Products, Europe, Asia/Pacific, U.S. Foodservice, and Rest of World segments. Its principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant nutrition, and other food products. The company sells its products through its sales organizations, as well as through independent brokers, agents, and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative, and independent grocery accounts; convenience stores; bakeries; pharmacies; ma...
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Founded in 1869
Key Executives for H. J. Heinz Company
Executive Vice President of Operations
President of Heinz Venezuela
Zone President of Heinz Europe
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
H. J. Heinz Company Key Developments
Unilever Reportedly Seeking Buyers For Ragu Pasta Sauce Business
Mar 4 14
Unilever plc (LSE:ULVR) is seeking bidders for its Ragu pasta sauce as the company sheds food brands, people with knowledge of the matter said. Unilever has hired Morgan Stanley to sell the unit, said one of the people, asking not to be identified as the information is private. H. J. Heinz Company, Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:KRFT) and Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) are among the companies contacted, one of the people said.
H. J. Heinz Company Plans to Close Two Manufacturing Facilities in Europe
Feb 27 14
H. J. Heinz Company has outlined plans to close two manufacturing facilities in Europe, putting nearly 350 jobs at risk. The company has outlined plans to close two manufacturing facilities in Europe, putting nearly 350 jobs at risk. The closures are part of the company's comprehensive and ongoing process to review its European supply chain footprint. The new owners of Heinz, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and private equity firm 3G Capital, are restructuring the company's operations and have recently announced job cuts in the UK and Ireland and North America. The company is set to shut its plants in Turnhout, Belgium, and Seesen, Germany, and shift the production at these sites to other facilities across Europe.
HJ Heinz to Slash 1,480 Workers
Feb 11 14
3G Capital is working to slim down HJ Heinz's already efficient organization, shutting plants in Idaho, South Carolina and Ontario, cutting costs, shedding roughly 5% of workforce, or roughly 1,480 workers.
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