.@HeinzKetchup_US buys @Kraft in Mega-Merger for Big Food

Heinz buys Kraft in Mega-Merger for Big Foodfrom washingtonpost.com: The corporate kings of sugary ketchup and processed cheese, under assault by consumers’ growing love for fresher cuisine, are making a major gamble to revive their fortunes in the face of the changing American appetite. H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods Group, two of the most iconic names in the nation’s kitchens, said Wednesday they would merge through an estimated $45 billion deal to form one of the world’s biggest food empires.