Tag Archives: Heinz

Heinz To Merge With Kraft

Via USA Today: In a jolt touching pantries across the globe, H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods Group (KRFT) will merge into the world’s fifth-largest food and beverage company — bent on cutting costs, growing internationally and evolving into a more consumer-focused company. The massive merger, valued at about $36 billion, will allow Kraft “to move and grow faster than we ...

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British Tab Attacks Heinz

A British tabloid based in gay-friendly Brighton published a front page photo of two men kissing in a story attacking Heinz for pulling their now world famous mayonnaise ad. “We were disgusted at Heinz for pulling their ‘gay kiss’ ad and for apologising so readily for their own ‘offensive’ imagery,” said Torsten Højer from One80news. “We just couldn’t believe that ...

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CNN Takes On Heinz Mayo Story

NYC-based gay activist Wayne Besen appeared on CNN last night as the Heinz Deli Mayo story continues to grow. Why oh why do all the anti-gay callers on these shows have to have country accents?

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Much Ado About Mayo

Well, now there’s an online petition to get Heinz to put the New York Deli Mayo ad back on the air in the UK. At least 205 people have so far complained to the Advertising Standards Authority about an advert featuring two men kissing. An ASA spokesperson told PinkNews.co.uk they had also received around 50 emails and calls from people ...

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Heinz Ad Pulled Due To Complaints

The Heinz Deli Mayo ad that I posted about last week has already been pulled in the UK due to complaints over the male kiss. Nigel Dickie, of Heinz UK, said: ‘It is our policy to listen to consumers. We recognise that some consumers raised concerns over the content of the ad and this prompted our decision to withdraw it. ...

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The Heinz Deli Mayo “Mum”

Wow, this is cute. From the Guardian UK: Heinz is set to challenge some viewer expectations with a light-hearted TV campaign that features two men sharing a kiss. The TV commercial, which promotes a new range of dressing called Heinz Deli Mayo, breaks tonight and will be supported by a press campaign. Heinz’ new ad opens with a family on ...

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