The current Kraft was created in a spinoff from Mondelez in October 2012. Mondelez inherited the company’s overseas snack businesses, giving it bigger growth opportunities internationally. (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

3G Capital, the Brazilian private-equity firm, is understood to be in advanced talks to acquire Kraft Foods Group Inc. and merge it with ketchup make(...)

A woman walks in Washington, DC, on January 29, 2015 past a preview of Budweiser’s ad which was aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday.  More than 70 advertisers paid a reported $4.5 million for 30 seconds of air time during Sunday’s American football classic. (Photograph:NICHOLAS KAMMNICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) 3:45

Budweiser capitalised on cuteness with the return of a puppy and Coca-Cola stood out with an anti-bullying message as many brands stirred emotions ra(...)

Charity event for Haiti: (from left) Aldagh McDonogh, director of Soul of Haiti, entrepreneur Enda O’Coineen, Michael Cullen of Beacon Medical and Eamon Crosbie, yachting enthusiast

Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington was among the members of the sailing set who turned up on Wednesday at a charity event in the Royal Irish Yacht Cl(...)

Gua the chimp and Donald Kellogg, who were raised alongside each other in the 1930s

In 2000, Karen Joy Fowler was walking around a college campus with her adult daughter, and pointed out that her father, a psychologist, used to(...)

Ryanair said net income for the year would be between €500 and €520 million, having previously guided €570 million. The malaise in airline shares across Europe sparked by the Ryanair announcement also dragged down Aer Lingus, which slipped more than 8 per cent ahead of a trading update. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Iseq tracked other exchanges into positive territory yesterday, as European stocks rose to a five-year high on expectations that the European Cen(...)

Procter & Gamble makes Tide detergent, Crest toothpaste and Pampers nappies.   John Gress/Reuters

Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest consumer-products maker, said profit in its first quarter rose 7.6 per cent as sales of homecare goods and b(...)