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A box of Kraft macaroni and cheese and a Heinz Ketchup bottle are displayed together on a grocery store shelf in New York. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files

Kraft Heinz to close 7 plants, cut 2,600 jobs

Kraft Heinz Co <KHC.O> will close seven factories and lay off about 2,600 employees, a spokesman for the food company said.

The company will also move its Oscar Mayer brand and US meats business to Chicago from Madison, Wisconsin, Kraft spokesman Michael Mullen told Reuters.