Heinz Is No Longer McDonald’s Main Squeeze

After 40 years of serving the ketchup

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A McDonald's restaurant in Des Plaines, Ill., on Oct. 24, 2013

Ketchup company Heinz’s hiring of a former Burger King CEO in June has left a bad taste for fast-food competitor McDonald’s.

“As a result of recent management changes at Heinz, we have decided to transition our business to other suppliers at this time,” a spokesperson for McDonald’s said in a statement Saturday, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Heinz ketchup was served mostly in Pittsburgh and Minneapolis McDonald’s markets, so the decision will mostly impact Heinz’s overseas sales.

[Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]