NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- H.J. Heinz ( HNZ), the ketchup maker, said Thursday it agreed to be bought by an investment group that includes Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A). The deal is valued at $28 billion, including debt. Heinz shareholders will get $72.50 in cash for each common share they own. Heinz shares closed Wednesday at $60.48. >> Click here to read more about the deal: Warren Buffett's Elephant Gun Hits Heinz, by Antoine Gara -- Written by Joseph Woelfel >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Joseph Woelfel >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.