In this photo illustration, Kraft and Heinz products are shown on March 25, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Kraft Foods Group Inc. said it will merge with H.J. Heinz Co. to form the third largest food and beverage company in North America with revenue of about $28 billion. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Kraft-Heinz Laying Off Hundreds Of Employees At Northfield HQ

Spokesman Michael Mullen says affected workers are in the U.S. and Canada and were to be notified in person. About 700 of the cuts were coming in Northfield, Illinois, where Kraft had been headquartered.


Kraft Announces Mac & Cheese Recall

(CBS) — Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 242,000 cases of Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner over concerns there may be small pieces of metal in the boxes. For more information to see […]


Kraft's Zesty Guy. (Credit: Kraft)

Are Kraft ‘Zesty Guy’ Ads A Bit Too Zesty?

Are the latest salad dressing ads from Chicago-based Kraft a little too zesty? A Christian group called One Million Moms thinks so.


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Report: Kraft’s ‘Mondelez’ Company Name Sounds Smutty In Russian

Kraft announced earlier this week that its new international snack food spinoff will be known as Mondelez – an invented word that is supposed to evoke the image of a “delicious world.”

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

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Kraft Snack Food Spinoff Picks Suburbs Over Chicago

When Kraft spins off its snack food division, the new headquarters will be in the suburbs and not Chicago, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Marketers are increasingly using facial-detection software to cater to consumers. (CBS)

Facial-Detection Technology Entering The Marketplace

CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole takes a look at how marketers are literally getting in your face and whether it’s good or bad for consumers.


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Report: Kraft Foods Seeks Incentives From State

Northfield-based Kraft Foods reportedly the latest company looking for a incentives from the State of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

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Price Cut By Folgers Maker May Start Coffee Price War

That morning cup of coffee could soon be a little less expensive.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2011

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Hot Dog Companies Square Off Over Ad Claims

Two Chicago companies are squaring off Monday over hot dogs.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

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Kraft Plans To Split Into Two Publicly-Traded Companies

By the end of next year, food giant Kraft could be two separate companies.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011

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Homeless Announcer Records Spots For Kraft

Northfield-based Kraft Foods has hired homeless radio announcer and Internet sensation Ted Williams for commercial voiceover work, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2011

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Host A House Party With Free Food, Fun & Gifts

How about this for your next party? You provide the guest list and major manufacturers provide the food, fun and free gifts. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on why some of the biggest retailers in the nation are throwing parties for everyday people.

CBS 2–12/22/2010

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Kraft, Starbucks In Dispute Over Coffee Distribution

Kraft Foods is seeking a preliminary injunction against Starbucks saying Monday that the coffee chain violated terms of a distribution deal.



Man Crushed To Death At Nabisco Plant

An Oak Lawn man was apparently crushed to death at a factory on the Southwest Side factory early this morning.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2010