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

  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

Business Wire

PITTSBURGH -- February 14, 2013

(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

                Reporters or photographers wishing to attend the press
                conference in person must register in advance by contacting
REGISTRATION:   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.
                
                For access to the press conference via live video webcast
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 horizontal
Symbol 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.

Contact:

H.J. Heinz Company
Michael Mullen, 412-456-5751
michael.mullen@us.hjheinz.com
 
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