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Bottles of Heinz Ketchup are shown on display. (Photo by Don Ryan/AP)

Meet the world's 5th largest food company

Ketchup is red and Velveeta is yellow, but its parent companies are suddenly looking very green. Kraft Foods Group will merge with H.J. Heinz Co. to create North America's third-largest food and beverage company — it will be the fifth largest in the world. The Wednesday announcement bumped shares of Kraft about 17% in pre-market stock...

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