Kraft Heinz Receives Notification Of Deficiency From Nasdaq Related To Delayed Filing of Annual Report On Form 10-K

March 19, 2019

March 15, 2019 05:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--()--The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) (“Kraft Heinz” or the “Company”) today received a standard notice from Nasdaq stating that, as a result of not having timely filed its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 29, 2018, Kraft Heinz is not in compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1), which requires timely filing of periodic financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This notice has no immediate effect on the listing or trading of Kraft Heinz’s common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.

Under Nasdaq’s listing rules, Kraft Heinz has 60 calendar days from the date of the notice to submit a plan to regain compliance. If the plan is accepted by Nasdaq, Kraft Heinz can be granted up to 180 calendar days from the Form 10-K's due date (as extended by Rule 12b-25 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended), to regain compliance. Kraft Heinz expects to submit a plan to regain compliance or file its Form 10-K within the timeline prescribed by Nasdaq.

Kraft Heinz is working diligently and expects to file its Form 10-K in the coming weeks.


For 150 years, we have produced some of the world’s most beloved products at The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC). Our Vision is To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. We are one of the largest global food and beverage companies, with 2018 net sales of approximately $26 billion. Our portfolio is a diverse mix of iconic and emerging brands. As the guardians of these brands and the creators of innovative new products, we are dedicated to the sustainable health of our people and our planet. To learn more, visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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