Heinz fiscal 3rd-quarter profit falls

Leaves frame the Heinz sign outside the U.S. Headquarters on Pittsburgh's northside on Friday, Nov. 9, 2001. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

February 25, 2010 5:39:00 AM PST
Food maker H.J. Heinz Co. said growth in emerging markets helped its fiscal third-quarter revenue rise 13 percent. But profit fell 6 percent on costs associated with selling two businesses.