H.J. Heinz Co. has formed a joint venture with Sentraalwes Co-operative, a farmers' co-operative in Klerksdorp, South Africa. The joint venture will be known as Heinz Frozen Foods (Pty) Ltd. Heinz also announced the formation of Heinz South Africa (Pty) Ltd, which will be the holding company for Heinz investments in Southern Africa. Rory W. Beattie, area director for South Africa, will serve as chairman of Heinz South Africa.
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