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updated: 10/25/2013 4:25 PM

McDonalds ending relationship with Heinz

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  • Pedestrians pass a McDonald's Corp. restaurant last Sunday on 42nd Street in Times Square in New York.

      Pedestrians pass a McDonald's Corp. restaurant last Sunday on 42nd Street in Times Square in New York.
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McDonald's has lost its taste for Heinz ketchup.

The fast-food giant said in a statement Friday that it is cutting ties with the condiment company after management changes there. A former Burger King CEO became head of Heinz in June.

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Heinz is led by Bernardo Hees, who is also a partner at 3G Capital. 3G teamed up with Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway to buy Heinz earlier this year. Hees still serves as vice chairman of Burger King's board.

But the impact of the change may be tasted more overseas. In the U.S., McDonald's uses Heinz products only in Pittsburgh and Minneapolis restaurants.

Heinz said that it does not comment on relationships with customers as a policy.

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