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Kraft Foods is hiring at its Oscar Mayer plant in Davenport.  A company spokesman says they are interviewing for at least 20 line positions.

Oscar Mayer produces lunch meat, hot dogs, and bologna in Davenport. Company officials say volume is picking up and they plan to accept new applicants through spring.

Meanwhile, Kraft Foods reports fourth quarter profits fell 72% from $585 million in 2007 to $163 million in the 4th quarter 2008.  For the entire year of 2008, profit rose 12%.

Kraft is the largest food maker in the world, known for its Oreo cookies, Velveeta cheese, Maxwell House coffee and other familiar items.