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Kraft Foods Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE: KFT) is the largest food and beverage company headquartered in North America and the second largest in the world after NestlĂ© SA.

The Philip Morris Company (now known as Altria Group), a company that produces tobacco products, acquired Kraft for
 is consolidating production across Latin America Latin America, the Spanish-speaking, Portuguese-speaking, and French-speaking countries (except Canada) of North America, South America, Central America, and the West Indies. , betting that the region will become still more integrated. It closed two plants--one in Guatemala and one in Costa Rica--and moved their production of baking powder and ready-to-eat gelatin gelatin or animal jelly, foodstuff obtained from connective tissue (found in hoofs, bones, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage) of vertebrate animals by the action of boiling water or dilute acid.  to a plant in San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850.
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Meanwhile, LifeSavers candy production will shift to San Jose, too, from a factory in Barquisimeto, Venezuela. A Kraft facility in Cali will produce cake mixes for the Andean region. And the company moved snack production from Trinidad to Kingston, Jamaica, closed two cashew cashew (kăsh`, kəsh`), tropical American tree (Anacardium occidentale  operations in Brazil and downsized a plant in Valencia, Venezuela.

"These difficult decisions are a necessary part of the ongoing integration of our Kraft Foods and Nabisco operations," says Joachim Krawczyk, president of Krafts Latin America region. Kraft also has consolidated its regional advertising, with Young & Rubicam handling Brazil and Starcom taking charge of Argentina, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador and Central America.
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