“It's a very good deal for Pittsburgh and Heinz. We had a great meeting with the mayor and the county executive. We made it very clear that we are committed to Pittsburgh, and we look forward to being here for another 140 years,” said Heinz Vice President Michael Mullen.
Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald both said they believe the deal will be good for the city.
“They are committed to Pittsburgh. It's a long-term Pittsburgh corporation. I think the synergies that Kraft and Heinz are able to bring internationally, domestically by increasing their market share, so we don't anticipate losing any of the jobs and maybe even growing some,” said Fitzgerald.