NORTHFIELD, Ill.— Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world's largest food companies with annual revenue of about $28 billion. Heinz' owners, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the Brazilian investment firm 3 G Capital engineered the deal, first announced in March, and will control 51...» Read More
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