Video From Company’s First-Ever ‘Take Your Sons & Daughters To Work
Day’ Offers Entertaining Take On Careers At Kraft Heinz
PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Asked to explain what their parents do all day at The Kraft Heinz
Company (NASDAQ: KHC), kids said the darndest things Thursday during the
company’s first-ever “Take Your Sons & Daughters To Work Day.”
Guesses ranged from the high-level, “I think it’s something like
analyzing,” to the more specific and day-to-day: “She types stuff on her
computer and reads emails.”
These delightful observations – filmed in the Kraft Heinz company store
on the 76th floor of the Aon Center in Chicago – were packaged into a
90-second video and posted on Business Wire Friday morning to celebrate
Take Your Sons & Daughters To Work Day.
“We do a lot of impressive things here at Kraft Heinz,” said Michael
Ferranti, Head of People & Performance for the U.S. Commercial Business
at Kraft Heinz. “We’ve built the fifth-largest food and beverage company
in the world with eight $1 billion brands. We’ve invested more than $1
billion to improve our manufacturing capabilities and product
innovations. But when it comes to explaining our work to our kids, most
parents still have room for improvement.”
Kraft Heinz hosted Take Your Sons & Daughters To Work Day at three
locations on Thursday: the company’s co-headquarter offices in Chicago,
along with the Kraft Heinz Innovation Centers in Glenview, Ill. and
Kids at the Glenview and Warrendale Innovation Centers toured the pilot
plants to see how their favorite foods are invented and perfected.
Inside the labs where food and beverage innovations are researched and
developed, kids tested their taste buds and created their own versions
of the company’s signature products.
At the company’s Aon Center headquarters, kids and parents participated
in a meal-packaging event put on by Rise Against Hunger, an
international nonprofit that distributes food and aid to vulnerable
populations around the world. The packages are scheduled to arrive in
Zambia where a local nonprofit partner will distribute the meals to
Last month, Kraft Heinz announced it will donate 1
billion nutritious meals to people in need by 2021 in collaboration
with nonprofit partners such as Rise Against Hunger, Feeding America,
Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Red Cross.
ABOUT THE KRAFT HEINZ COMPANY
The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) is the fifth-largest food and
beverage company in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally
trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides
high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether
at home, in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s iconic brands
include Kraft, Heinz, ABC, Capri Sun, Classico, Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell
House, Ore-Ida, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters, Plasmon, Quero,
Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta.
The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our
people, our planet and our Company. For more information, visit www.kraftheinzcompany.com.
The Kraft Heinz Company
Head of Corporate Writing