Kraft Heinz

From their website:

The Kraft Heinz Company is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go. The Company's iconic brands include Kraft, Heinz, ABC, Capri Sun, Classico, Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Ore-Ida, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters, Plasmon, Quero, Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta. The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people, our planet and our Company.


David Michael Miller

Madison’s soon-to-be closed Oscar Mayer site has a negative value between $10-$20 million. The city hopes to buy it for $1 dollar and find a new use for the site. more

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM News


David Michael Miller

Political posturing over the impending closing of Oscar Mayer, whether by WEDC, WMC or the mayor, does nothing for the workers whose jobs are disappearing. more

Mar 7, 2016 10:54 AM Citizen Dave


Joe Tarr

The longtime Madison manufacturer will close within two years, Kraft Heinz Co. announced today. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi tells workers they’re “not alone.” more

Nov 4, 2015 4:36 PM News 3 Comments

Fears that Oscar Mayer’s corporate headquarters would leave Madison with a recent merger were fueled with 165 job cuts last week. Nevertheless, Madison’s largest manufacturer is adding production jobs. more

Aug 20, 2015 7:00 AM News

With the recent merger of the Kraft Heinz Company, many feared jobs would be slashed at Madison’s Oscar Mayer plant. On Wednesday morning, the company announced 165 layoffs. more

Aug 12, 2015 2:59 PM News


Joe Rocco

A pending merger of Oscar Mayer’s parent company, Kraft Foods, with H.J. Heinz Co., could spell the end of the local company, Jay Rath reported in Isthmus. He spoke to WORT-FM producer Dylan Brogan about his story. more

Jun 30, 2015 7:05 AM News


Joe Rocco

Oscar Mayer has been a Madison institution for almost a century and remains Dane County’s largest manufacturer. But the company’s days may be numbered as Kraft prepares to merge with Heinz. Jay Rath reports on the impact the company has had here. more

Jun 25, 2015 10:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories