Office of Mayor William Peduto
Statement by Mayor William Peduto On Merger of Heinz and Kraft

PITTSBURGH, PA (March 25, 2014) Mayor William Peduto made the following statement today on the announcement that the H.J. Heinz Co. will merge with Kraft Foods Group Inc.

"I am very pleased that the announced merger between Heinz and Kraft expressly includes a continued commitment to Pittsburgh, both in terms of job creation with the retention of the headquarters of the Heinz division in our city, as well as their continued civic commitment to our neighborhoods. Heinz has been part of the fabric of our city for over a century, and we look forward to building upon that legacy for decades to come."

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