Berkshire Hathaway to Buy H.J. Heinz for About $23 Billion With 3G Capital

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Bottles of H.J. Heinz Co. apple cider vinegar are displayed on a... News PhotoApple - Fruit,Bottle,Business,Commercial Activity,Condiment,Finance,Food And Drink Industry,Food and Drink,For Sale,Groceries,Heinz,Horizontal,Ketchup,Mergers and Acquisitions,North,North America,Pittsburgh,Store,The Americas,The Media,USA,VinegarPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergBottles of H.J. Heinz Co. apple cider vinegar are displayed on a shelf for sale at grocery store in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Jorge Paulo Lemann’s 3G Capital agreed to buy HJ Heinz Co. for about $23 billion, ending the independence of an iconic ketchup maker that traces its roots to the 1860s. Photographer: Kevin Lorenzi/Bloomberg via Getty Images