It is being reported today that the UK-based household goods company Unilever
has rejected a $143 billion takeover bid from Kraft Heinz
, saying it saw "no merit, either financial or strategic"
in joining forces with the U.S. food giant. Despite the strong rejection, Warren Buffett
, part-owner of Kraft Heinz, said he looked forward "to working to reach agreement on the terms of a transaction". The infographic below takes a look at how the two companies compare in terms of profit, size and brand value