Berkshire Hathaway to Buy H.J. Heinz for About $23 Billion...

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Smoke pours out of a stack at a H.J. Heinz Co. production facility in... News PhotoBuilt Structure,Business,Commercial Activity,Finance,Food Dressing,Food and Drink,Food and Drink Industry,Heinz,Merger,North,North America,Pittsburgh,Pouring,Stack,The Americas,The Media,Tomato Ketchup,USA,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergSmoke pours out of a stack at a H.J. Heinz Co. production facility 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