Kraft Foods Inc. is a company with many different roots and founders, all sharing a commitment to quality, a willingness to take risks and a spirit of innovation. Among the products now sold by Kraft Foods Inc. are so many “firsts” and innovations that a history of the company is almost a history of the food industry.
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is an American grocery manufacturing and processing conglomerate headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, part of the Kraft Heinz Company. The company was restructured in 2012 as a spin off from Kraft Foods Inc., which in turn was renamed Mondelez International. The new Kraft Foods Group was focused mainly on grocery products ...
The Kraft Heinz Company is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in ...
Kraft Foods: Kraft Foods, division and brand of Kraft Heinz Company, one of the world’s largest food and beverage manufacturers that was formed by the 2015 merger of Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation. Kraft Foods’ headquarters are in Northfield, Illinois.
1989: Philip Morris Companies combined Kraft, Inc. and General Foods Corporation to form Kraft General Foods, the largest food company in the U.S. DI GIORNO brand refrigerated pasta and sauces were introduced. 1993: Kraft General Foods acquired NABISCO ready-to-eat cold cereals from RJR Nabisco.
In 1945 the Kraft Cheese Company became Kraft Foods Company. In the postwar years, Kraft resumed the formula of new product development and advertising that had helped build the company. In 1947 Kraft created and sponsored the first commercial network program on television, the Kraft Television Theatre.
Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC), now the fifth-largest food and beverage company worldwide, is the result of decades of takeovers in a growth strategy that shows no signs of slowing. In 2017, the food ...
Dividend History Dividends are declared and approved at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Prior to its merger with H.J. Heinz Company, Kraft Foods Group paid dividends four times within a calendar year.
Kraft Foods is now the world’s leading biscuit company. 2008 - Kraft Foods Inc. (KFT) replaces American International Group Inc. (AIG) in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, effective with the opening of trading on September 22. Kraft Foods is named “Most Innovative Company” by Consumer Goods Technology.
An annotated history of Kraft Foods, which has been cobbled together over the last century from bits of Philip Morris, RJR Nabisco and General Foods. DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY.