H.J. Heinz Co.    



1 PPG Pl., Ste. 3100

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5448

United States

(412) 456-5700

Company description

H. J. Heinz Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on July 27, 1900. In 1905, it succeeded to the business of a partnership operating under the same name that had developed from a food business founded in 1869 by Henry J. Heinz. The company and its subsidiaries manufacture and market an extensive line of food products throughout the world to consumers, institutions and foodservice companies. The company's principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant nutrition and other processed food products. The company manufactures and contracts for the manufacture of its products from a wide variety of raw foods. Pre-season contracts are made with farmers for some raw materials, such as tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, onions and some other fruits and vegetables. Other fruits and vegetables, dairy products, meat, sugar, high fructose corn syrup, spices and flour are purchased from approved suppliers. H. J. Heinz owns 71 food processing factories, 22 of which are in North America, and leases another eight factories. The company also owns or leases office space, warehouses, distribution centers and research facilities throughout the world.

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News and information about H.J. Heinz Co.

Unilever Rejects Merger Offer from Kraft Heinz
Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales); February 18, 2017; 583 words
...in pre-market trading at $91.50 (PS73.64). Kraft Foods became the subject of $45bn takeover in 2015 by HJ Heinz Co, owned by US business magnate Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital.
Research and Markets Adds New Report Focused on Global Gluten Free Food Market Growth
Food & Beverage Close-Up; March 30, 2016; 547 words
...Creamery Cooperative -Doves Farm Foods Ltd -Genius Foods Ltd -General Mills Inc -The Hain Celestial Group Inc -HJ Heinz Co -Kay's Naturals Inc -Kellogg Co -Nature's Path Foods Inc -Pamela's Products Inc -Pedon & Dall'Oglio Group...
Buffett's Burger King Financing Includes Stake
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); August 30, 2014; 700+ words
...Paulo Lemann's 3G Capital, which controls Burger King. Buffett teamed up with Lemann's firm last year to take HJ Heinz Co. private. Burger King said this week that it would acquire the Oakville, Ontario-based Tim Hortons for about...
Buffett Search for Sure Thing Propels 76-Year Junk Food Quest
St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO); August 29, 2014; 700+ words
...maker Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. Jorge Paulo Lemanns 3G Capital, which worked with Buffett last year to take ketchup maker HJ Heinz Co. private, controls Miami-based Burger King. In the Heinz takeover, Berkshire bought half the common stock for...
Attractor Factor: Tom Waltermire Takes a Look Back at 2013 and Discusses the National and International Reach of Team Neo
Inside Business; July 1, 2014; 434 words
...move resulted in 250 new jobs and an increased payroll of $21.7 million. On the growth and development front, Hj. Heinz Co. announced a $28 million expansion for its frozen food operation in Massillon that will create 249 new jobs and retain...
Buffett Eyes Partners for More 'Very Large' Deals
The Herald; May 5, 2014; 330 words
...weekend, he would gladly work with Brazilian firm 3G Capital again after sealing a $23.3 billion acquisition of HJ Heinz & Co last year.He said: "We're very likely to partner with them, perhaps on some things that are very large. I think...
O'Reilly Asks US Court to Dismiss Lawsuit
The Irish Times; February 3, 2014; 341 words
...Anthony's lawyers said Ms Vidunas claimed she was entitled to a further $26 million worth of shares in US food company HJ Heinz Co and Irish oil and gas company Providence Resources, which amounted to more than 130 times her salary and 12 times the...
Plant Openings & Expansions
Food Engineering; February 1, 2014; 398 words
...McCall Foods plans to invest $19.3 million to add a canning line at the company's Florence County, SC plant. HJ Heinz Co. will expand its Muscatine, IA plant, investing $24.5 million. The J. M. Smucker Company plans an additional...

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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: 311421 - Fruit and Vegetable Canning

311411 - Frozen Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Manufacturing

311423 - Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing

311711 - Seafood Canning


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: 2033 - Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Preserves, Jams, and Jellies industry report

2034 - Dried and Dehydrated Fruits, Vegetables and Soup Mixes industry report

2037 - Frozen Fruits, Fruit Juices, and Vegetables industry report

2091 - Canned and Cured Fish and Seafoods industry report