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2008-09-24 21:00:23

Kraft unveils 90 items Glenview-based Kraft Foods on Wednesday revealed some of its 90 new products, many yet to see a store shelf. It's the most product launches in company history. The food falls into four categories: premium, health and wellness, accessible snacking and easy meals - Michael Sean Comerford Daily Herald business writer - 50 new salad dressings - Oscar Mayer Premium Beef Franks - Planters Kettle Roasted peanuts - Bagel-fuls, filled bagels - Macaroni & Cheese...

2008-09-15 18:00:26

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Ana Paula Cruz of Kraft Foods Inc., +1-847-646-4538, cec@kraft.com NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE: KFT) today announced it will donate $250,000 in humanitarian aid to support the victims of Hurricane Ike. The donation consists of $100,000 in cash and $50,000 in products to the American Red Cross, and $100,000 in products to Feeding America. Donated products include Kraft favorites such as Planters nuts, Cornnuts...

2008-09-08 12:00:28

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark its 50th anniversary, Post Alpha-Bits cereal is introducing a great way for kids to start smart with breakfast. The cereal parents and kids alike have enjoyed for half-a-century provides beneficial nutrients, iron, zinc and choline that help support healthy brain development. Iron helps deliver oxygen to the brain and body, zinc helps brain and body cells grow and develop, and choline helps the brain send messages. "Good nutrition is...

2008-08-26 15:00:47

Kraft sees double-digit organic net revenue growth for middle east & Africa regionStrategic investments and pricing drive regional success Kraft Foods Inc (NYE: KFT) reported strong second quarter 2008 results, with global net revenue for the same period increasing by 21.4 percent to $11.2 billion and operating income jumping by 27.1 percent to $1.5 billion. Continuing in previous trends, Kraft Foods' Middle East and Africa operations delivered double digit organic net revenue growth...

2008-08-20 18:00:39

Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, today announced that effective September 1, 2008, Lloyd J. Johnson has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Sales and Chief Sales Officer of the company. In this role, Mr. Johnson will report to Michael J. Mendes, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Johnson brings more than a decade of...

2008-08-04 03:00:21

By Heerwagen, Peter Washington County has landed a rapidly growing unit of Kellogg Company, a Fortune 500 company that is also the largest cereal maker in the United States. Kellogg's Snack Division has signed a long-term lease for a distribution center in the Hunter's Green II Business Park on Newgate Boulevard, west of Hagerstown. Expected to open this month, it will employ between 35 and 50 workers as part of the division's new DSD (direct store delivery) system. Battle Creek,...

2008-07-23 09:00:50

GLENVIEW, Ill., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kraft is introducing new LiveActive Chewy Granola Bars, the first-ever, non-refrigerated bar containing both a live probiotic culture and fiber. Probiotics are live cultures that exist naturally in the digestive system and are important to healthy digestive functions. They are also found in dairy products like yogurt and some natural cheeses. With many Americans experiencing digestive health issues, these new bars offer a flavorful snack that...

2008-07-04 00:00:20

Kraft Foods Inc. Media Michael Mitchell 847-646-4538 Cec@kraft.com or Investors Chris Jakubik 847-646-5494 Chris.Jakubik@kraft.com Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE: KFT) will release its second quarter financial results on July 28, 2008, at 7 a.m. EDT and will host a conference call at 8 a.m. EDT that day. Investors and analysts may participate via phone by calling 1- 800-322-9079 from the United States and 1-973-582-2717 from other locations. To ensure timely access,...

2008-06-16 15:00:34

NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Kraft Foods Inc. has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.27 per common share of Class A stock. This dividend is payable on July 16, 2008, to stockholders of record as of June 27, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080605/AQTH531LOGO) ABOUT KRAFT FOODS INC. For more than a century, Kraft (http://www.kraft.com/) has offered delicious foods and beverages that fit the way consumers...

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2008-05-02 09:00:00

Unlike their iconic American counterpart, some Oreos sold in China are long, thin, four-layered and coated in chocolate. But the cookies have this in common: Both are now best-sellers. The Oreo has long been the top-selling cookie in the U.S. market, but Kraft Foods had to reinvent the Oreo to make it sell well in the world's most populous nation. Although Chinese Oreo sales represent a tiny fraction of Kraft's $37.2 billion annual revenue, the cookie's journey in China is an example of the...


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