Kraft Foods

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Kraft Foods Template:Nyse (German "power") is the third largest international food products corporation (after Unilever and Nestlé). It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, but is majority owned by the Altria Group, which took control in 1988 (when it was known as Philip Morris). Kraft is headquartered in Glenview, Cook_County, Illinois, a Chicago suburb.

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Brands

In the US, it is best known for its cheese products, especially Kraft Dinner (also known as Macaroni and cheese), and Dairylea. Other brands with a large presence in various markets throughout the world include Jacobs (coffee), Suchard, Baker's, Toblerone, Daim, Milka, Miracle, Philadelphia, Vegemite, Velveeta, Oscar Mayer, Jello, Knox gelatin, Stove Top stuffing, Kool-Aid, and Capri Sun.

Cereal

Alpha-Bits Banana Nut Crunch Blueberry Morning CarbWell Cinna-Cluster Raisin Bran Cranberry Almond Crunch Frosted Shredded Wheat Fruit & Fibre Golden Crisp Grape-Nuts Great Grains Honey Bunches of Oats Honeycomb Natural Bran Flakes Oreo O's Pebbles* Raisin Bran Shredded Wheat Shredded Wheat ‘n Bran Spoon Size Shredded Wheat Toasties Waffle Crisp 100% Bran

Kraft in Australia

Kraft produces one of Australia's favourite products, Vegemite, other products include:

  • Philadelphia cream cheese
  • Kraft Singles, Cheese Spread and Cheddar Cheeses
  • Maxwell House Coffee
  • Jacobs Coffee
  • Toblerone
  • Nabisco biscuits (Oreo, Ritz, "In A Biskit", Chips Ahoy and Captains Table)
  • Kraft Peanut Butter
  • Kraft Salad Dressings

Kraft in the U.K.

Kraft's base of operations in the U.K. is in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Products include:

Kraft in Canada

Kraft's base of operations in Canada is in Ontario. Products include:

  • Christie (the Canadian division of Nabisco)
  • Kraft Peanut Butter
  • Jello
  • Kraft cheeses (Singles, Cracker Barrel, Petit Quebec, etc)

Diversity

Kraft received a 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign starting in 2004, the third year of the report. In addition, the company was named one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers in 2004 by Working Mothers magazine.

See also

News

In 2005, Kraft was sued for spamming its Gevalia coffee brand by *Hypertouch (http://www.hypertouch.com), an ISP. Kraft was accused of sending multiple waves of spam to the ISP, and the action brought under the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 act. At the time this addition to the Wikipedia article was added, the suit had not yet been ruled upon.

External links

fr:Kraft Foods no:Kraft Foods pt:Kraft sv:Kraft Foods

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