Stocks H.J. Heinz Co

  • Bill Ackman at Delivering Alpha 2015 in New York on July 15, 2015.

    Bill Ackman reiterated his support for nationalized mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, during an appearance Wednesday at the Delivering Alpha conference.

  • Bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup are shown in Chicago, March 25, 2015.

    Ketchup maker Heinz has apologized for having QR codes on some German ketchup bottles connect customers to a porn site.

  • Shareholder's visit the Heinz display that the 2015 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on May 2, 2015.

    H.J. Heinz said Berkshire Hathaway bought an additional 5.4 percent stake, making it the majority shareholder in the ketchup company.

  • Shopper enters a Ann Taylor LOFT clothing store located on Madison Avenue in New York City.

    The acquisition of Ann Taylor parent Ann Inc. could spur activity among other apparel retailers, Jefferies analyst Randal Konik said.

  • Ambarish Mitra, co-founder and chief executive officer of Blippar

    Using image recognition technology, this app lets consumers point their smartphone at a product and gain a wealth of additional information.

  • A Royal Dutch Shell platform

    The current wave of takeovers and mergers is set to grow, with the appetite for deals high thanks to a strong dollar and low oil prices.

  • Heinz and Kraft products

    PE funds are changing the way they invest as valuations rise to keep the cash flowing.

  • Kraft Macaroni & Cheese and Heinz Tomato Ketchup

    Global dealmaking is its fastest since 2007, with the value of deals struck in the first three months of 2015 up 21 per cent year on year to $811B, the Financial Times reports.

  • Kraft & Heinz: A palatable partnership?

    Sachin Shah, Merger Arbitrage Strategist at Albert Fried and Company, discusses news of the merger between the two companies.

  • Kraft-Heinz mega deal

    Kraft Foods will merge with Heinz. CNBC's Sara Eisen says this is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world.

  • Unusual activity: Kraft

    FMHR trader Pete Najarian describes suspicious call buying activity ahead of the Kraft-Heinz announcement.

  • Heinz and Kraft Foods to merge.

    Kraft Foods Group stock surges after the company announced a merger deal with H.J. Heinz.

  • Cramer: How Kraft will benefit from merger

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains how Kraft will benefit from its merger with H.J. Heinz.

  • Alex Behring CNBC Next 25

    Co-founder and managing partner, 3G Capital

  • William Johnson in February, 2013.

    William Johnson, the former chairman, CEO and president of Heinz, is joining buyout shop Advent as a consultant.

  • Kellogg shares are up roughly 10 percent this year amid speculation Buffett might acquire the company, but not everyone is sure it's a good idea.

  • Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

    Warren Buffett remains as vague as ever about his succession plans for Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Happy Monday. Nothing cures an Oscar hangover like a Morning Six-Pack.

  • Burger King "Big King" hamburger

    Burger King has released a burger called the Big King that looks almost identical to McDonald's Big Mac. How does it stack up? Find out.

  • McDonald's no longer using Heinz

    McDonald's has dropped Heinz Ketchup after 40 years. CNBC's Jane Wells reports McDonald's only uses Heinz in 2 U.S. markets, and most of its ketchup comes from a variety of other suppliers.