Kraft Foods Inc.    



3 Lakes Dr.

Northfield, IL 60093-2753

United States

(847) 646-2000

Company description

Kraft Foods Inc. incorporated in 2000 in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prior to its initial public offering on June 13, 2001, the company was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc. ("Altria"). As of March 30, 2007, all Kraft shares owned by Altria were distributed to Altria's stockholders and the company's separation from Altria was complete. The company manufactures and markets packaged food products through two commercial units: Kraft North America and Kraft International. Kraft North America operates in the U.S. and Canada and is managed by product category. Kraft International is managed by geographic location. The company, which is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois, has operations in more than 70 countries and sells its products in more than 160 countries. Business segments include snacks, beverages, cheese, grocery and convenient meals. Kraft Foods acquired Groupe Danone S.A. on November 30, 2007. On August 4, 2008, the company completed the merger of its Post cereals business into Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. Kraft Foods best-known brands include Kraft cheeses, dinners and dressings; Oscar Mayer meats; Philadelphia cream cheese; Maxwell House coffee; Nabisco cookies and crackers and its Oreo brand; Jacobs coffees, Milka chocolates and LU biscuits.

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Fed. Cir. Finds TC Heartland Changed Venue Law for Purposes of Waiver
Mondaq Business Briefing; February 19, 2018; 515 words
...rules should apply to venue defenses raised in the wake of the Supreme Court's recent decision in T.C. Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. In TC Heartland, the Supreme Court reversed years of Federal Circuit precedent and held that 'residence...
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Intellectual Property Tailwinds Continue to Favor Section 337 Enforcement Actions before the International Trade Commission
Mondaq Business Briefing; February 14, 2018; 700+ words
...the geographic locations where a patent holder may file to enforce its patent rights. See generally TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, 137 S.Ct. 1514 (2017); see also In re Cray Inc., 871 F.3d 1355 (Fed. Cir. 2017). Today...
United States : Mondelez International Appoints Debra Crew and Peter May to Board of Directors; Nelson Peltz to Step Down
Mena Report; February 14, 2018; 686 words
...shareholders under Dirk who became CEO in November 2017." Crew began her more than 20-year career in consumer packaged goods at Kraft Foods in 1993. She went on to hold positions of increasing responsibility at a number of global food and beverage companies, including...
Wipo Publishes Patent of Kraft Foods Belgium Intellectual Property Bvba for "Stand-Up Tray, Package and Method" (Belgian Inventor)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 13, 2018; 452 words
...2018/025078 was published on Feb. 8.Title of the invention: "STAND-UP TRAY, PACKAGE AND METHOD."Applicants: KRAFT FOODS BELGIUM INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BVBA (BE).Inventors: Adam Matusz (BE).According to the abstract* posted by the World...
Key Patent Decisions of 2017
Mondaq Business Briefing; February 13, 2018; 700+ words
...practitioners alike. THE SUPREME COURT UPENDS PATENT VENUE, AND THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT REDEFINES THE TEST TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, 137 S. Ct. 1514 (2017) The Supreme Court's decision in TC Heartland has already reconfigured the...
Gma Hires Brian Folkerts as New Evp of Government Affairs
States News Service; February 7, 2018; 682 words
...Mondelez International from 2012 to 2016, following five years as vice president of U.S. government affairs for Kraft Foods Inc and six years as a vice president and director at Altria Group/Philip Morris. More recently, he led the confirmation...
Owens Corning Taps Adrienne Elsner for Board of Directors
Health & Beauty Close-Up; February 6, 2018; 386 words August 2015. Prior to joining Kellogg Company, she served more than 20 years in various leadership roles at Kraft Foods, Inc., including Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Her experience also includes sales roles at...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 311513 - Cheese Manufacturing

311423 - Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing

311612 - Meat Processed from Carcasses

311813 - Frozen Cakes, Pies, and Other Pastries Manufacturing

311823 - Dry Pasta Manufacturing

311920 - Coffee and Tea Manufacturing

551112 - Offices of Other Holding Companies


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2022 - Natural, Processed, and Imitation Cheese industry report

2013 - Sausages and Other Prepared Meat Products industry report

2053 - Frozen Bakery Products, Except Bread industry report

2095 - Roasted Coffee industry report

2098 - Macaroni, Spaghetti, Vermicelli and Noodles industry report

2099 - Food Preparations, NEC industry report

6719 - Offices of Holding Companies, NEC industry report