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H.J. Heinz Company and 3G Capital to Host Joint Press Conference to Announce Agreement for Heinz to be Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital

Thursday, February 14, 2013

H.J. Heinz Company and 3G Capital to Host Joint Press Conference to Announce Agreement for Heinz to be Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital07:55 EST Thursday, February 14, 2013 PITTSBURGH (Business Wire) -- (NYSE:HNZ) – H.J. Heinz Company and 3G Capital invite media to attend a joint press conference at 11 a.m. Eastern Time at Heinz World Headquarters, One PPG Place, Suite 3100 in Pittsburgh, PA. A live broadcast of the press conference will be available via satellite and a Webcast of the press conference will be available in real-time and archived for playback at www.heinz.com. Details for both options are included below. WHAT:   Heinz/3G Capital joint press conference to announce agreement for Heinz to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital   WHO: William R. Johnson, Heinz Chairman, President and CEO Alex Behring, Managing Partner at 3G Capital   WHEN: Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time   WHERE: Heinz World Headquarters One PPG Place Suite 3100 Pittsburgh, PA 15222   REGISTRATION: Reporters or photographers wishing to attend the press conference in person must register in advance by contacting Jean Babilon at (412) 456-5781 or via e-mail at jean.babilon@us.hjheinz.com by 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Advance registration and photo ID is required to enter the building.   WEBCAST: For access to the press conference via live video webcast (listen only), please visit www.heinz.com. A replay of the event will also be available at www.heinz.com   DIAL IN: U.S. Dial In: 1-866-515-2915 International Dial In: +1-617-399-5129 Passcode: Heinz (Listen only) Mult-box will be available onsite for media use. **Satellite News Feed** A live broadcast of the press conference will be available via satellite as follows: Thursday, February 14, 2013 Live Feed: 11 -11:30 am +15 (Eastern Time) Re-Feed: 12 - 12:30 pm +15 (Eastern Time) Ku-Band Digital Galaxy 3C (located 95 degrees west)Transponder 16, Slot a 9 mhz SD Uplink frequency: 14311 vertical Downlink frequency: 12011 horizontalSymbol rate: 6.1113 FEC: 3/4 Data rate: 8.448 Note: Signal transmitted 16:9 SD Anamorphic (squeeze) Pittsburgh teleport uplink truck trouble #: (412) 427-5266 Archive: The archived video will be available for download from www.heinz.com. H.J. Heinz CompanyMichael Mullen, 412-456-5751michael.mullen@us.hjheinz.com