Food Processing's Top 100 Companies for 2003

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1
Kraft Foods
Sales: $29,723 million
Address: Three Lakes Drive, Northfield, IL 60093
Phone: (847) 646-2000
Fax: (847) 646-6005
Web Site: www.kraftfoods.com
Executives:
Chairman: Louis C. Camilleri; Co-CEO and Director, President and CEO, Kraft Foods International: Roger K. Deromedi; Co-CEO and Director, President and CEO, Kraft Foods North America: Betsy D. Holden; Group VP, Kraft Foods North America, and President, Operations, Technology, Procurement, and Information Systems: David S. (Dave) Johnson; SVP and CFO:James P. Dollive
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Kraft Foods International Inc., Kraft Foods North America Inc.
Brands:
100% Bran, Aladdin, Alpha-Bits, Altoids, Athenos, Baker's, Balance Bar, Banana Nut Crunch, Blendy, Blueberry Morning, Boca Burger, Breakstone's, Breyers, Bull's-Eye, Callard & Bowser, California Pizza Kitchen, Calumet, Capri Sun, Carte Noire, Celis, Certo, Cheez Whiz, Churny, Claussen, Clight, Cool Whip, Cote d'Or, Country Time, Cracker Barrel, Cranberry Almond Crunch, Crystal Light, D-Zerta, Daim, Dairylea, DiGiorno, Dream Whip, Eden, El Caserio, Estrella, Ever Fresh, Figaro, Foster's, Freia, Frisco, Frosted Shredded Wheat, Fruit & Fibre, General Foods International Coffees, Gevalia, Golden Crisp, Good Seasons, Grand Mere, Grape-Nuts, Great Grains, Handi-Snacks, Harvest Moon, Hoffman's, Hollywood, Honey Bunches of Oats, Honey Nut Shredded Wheat, Honeycomb, Invernizzi, Jack's, Jacobs Kronung, Jacobs Monarch, Jacques Vabre, Jell-O, Kaffee HAG, Kenco, Knudsen, Kool-Aid, Korona, Kraft, Kraft Free, La Vosgienne, Lacta, Light n' Lively, Louis Rich, Magic Moment, Marabou, Maxim, Maxwell House, Meister Brau, Milka, Minute brand tapioca, Minute Rice, Miracle Whip, Miracoli, Molson, Nabob, Natural Bran Flakes, Old English, Oreo O's, Oscar Mayer, Oven Fry, Peanott, Pebbles, Philadelphia, Poiana, Polly-O, Post, Presidente, Prince Polo, P'tit Quebec, Q-Refresko, Raisin Bran, Red Dog, Saimaza, Sanka, Seven Seas, Shake 'N Bake, Shipyard, Shredded Wheat, Shredded Wheat 'n Bran, Simmenthal, Slim Set, Snack Abouts, Sottilette, Splendid, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat, Starbucks, Stove Top, Suchard, Sugus, Sure-Jell, Taco Bell, Tang, Temp-Tee, Terry's, Toasties, Tobler, Toblerone, Tombstone, Vegemite, Velveeta, Waffle Crisp, Yuban
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, dairy, grain mill products, sugar/confectionery, miscellaneous

 

2
Nestle USA Inc.
Sales: $28,000 million
Address: 800 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203
Phone: (818) 549-6000
Fax: (818) 549-6952
Web Site: www.nestle.com
Executives:
Chmn & CEO: Joe Weller; Pres. & COO: Robert Schult; EVP & CFO: Peter Argentine; EVP, Technical and Manufacturing: Martin Holford; EVP, HR: Cam Starret; SVP, Logistics: Ron Baker; Pres., Ice Cream Division: Jim Dintamin; Pres., Foreign Trade Division: Chris Lewis; Pres., Beverage Division: Ed Marra; Pres., Frozen Food Division: Mark Sarvary; Pres., Culinary Division: Petraea Heynike; Pres., PetCare Division: John Harris; Pres., Chocolate and Confections Division: Frank Arthofer; Pres., Nutrition Division: Sam Lee; Pres., Sales Division: John Hubbell; Pres., FoodServices Division: Alan Lutz
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Beverage Division, Chocolate & Confections Division, Culinary Division, Frozen Food Division, FoodServices Division, Foreign Trade Division, Ice Cream Division, Nutrition Division, PetCare Division, Sales Division
Brands:
Brands: Baby Ruth, Butterfinger, Carnation, Carnation Instant Breakfast, Chase & Sanborn, Coffee Mate, Contadina, Friskies, Friskies ALPO, Friskies Mighty Dog, Goobers, Hills Bros. Coffee, Juicy Juice, Kerns, Libby's, MJB Coffee, Nescafe, Nestle, Nestle Carnation Follow-Up Baby Formula, Nestle Carnation Good Start Baby Formula, Nestle Crunch, Nestle Drumstick Ice Cream, Nestle Flipz, Nestle Quik, Nestle, O'Henry, Ortega, Raisinets, Stouffer's, Stouffer's Lean Cuisine, Sweet Success, SweeTarts, Taster's Choice, Toll House, Turtles, Willy Wonka
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, sugar/confectionery, beverages, miscellaneous

 

3
ConAgra Inc.
Sales: $27,629 million
Address: One ConAgra Drive, Omaha, NE 68102-5001
Phone: (402) 595-4000
Fax: (402) 595-4707
Web Site: www.conagra.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Bruce Rohde; EVP, CFO & Corp. Sec.: James P. O'Donnell; Pres. & COO, ConAgra Agri-Products Cos.: J. Charles Blue; Pres. & COO, ConAgra Grocery Products Cos.: Raymond J. DeRiggi; Pres. & COO, ConAgra Refrigerated Prepared Foods Cos.: Timothy M. Harris; Pres. & COO, ConAgra Trading and Processing Cos.: Thomas L. Manuel; Chmn., Lamb-Weston and Pres., ConAgra Foodservice Sales Co.: Richard A. Porter; Pres., ConAgra Frozen Prepared Foods: James T. Smith; VP, Strategic Sourcing: David A. Reitz
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
The Beatrice Group, ConAgra Agri-Products Cos., ConAgra Foodservice Sales Co., ConAgra Frozen Prepared Foods, ConAgra Grocery Products Cos., ConAgra Refrigerated Prepared Foods Cos., ConAgra Trading and Processing Cos., Lamb-Weston Inc.
Brands:
Act II, Andy Capp's, Armour, Banquet, Blue Bonnet, Butterball, Chef Boyardee, Chun King, Cook's, Country Pride, County Line, Crunch n Munch, Decker, Egg Beaters, Eckrich, Fleischmann's, Gilroy Brands, Gulden's, Healthy Choice, Hebrew National, Hunt's, Hunt's Snack Pack, La Choy, Lamb-Weston, Libby's, Marie Callender's, Orville Redenbacher's, Parkay, Peter Pan, Slim Jim, Swift Premium, Swiss Miss, Van Camp's, Wesson, Wolfgang Puck's
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, dairy, canned, frozen and preserved foods, grain mill products, bakery, fats/oils, miscellaneous

 

4
Unilever
Sales: $25,700 million
Address: Unilever House, Blackfriars, London, EC4P 4BQ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44-20-7822-5252
Fax: +44-20-7822-5951
Web Site: www.unilever.com
Executives:
Chmn. Unilever Plc/Vice Chmn. Unilever NV: Niall FitzGerald; Chmn. Unilever NV/Vice Chmn Unilever Plc: Antony Burgmans; Dir. Finance: Rudy Markham
Brands:
Ben & Jerry's, Bertolli, Birdseye, Breyers, Country Crock, Dove, Flora, Hellmann's, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter, Knorr, Magnum, Lipton, Omo, Slim-Fast
Major Product Areas:
Ice cream, processed foods, fats & oils, sauces, tea

 

5
PepsiCo Inc.
Sales: $25,112 million
Address: 700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577-1444
Phone: (914) 253-2000
Fax: (914) 253-2070
Web Site: www.pepsico.com
Executives:
Chairman and CEO: Steven S. Reinemund; President, CFO, and Director Indra K. Nooyi; Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary: David R. Andrews; Senior Vice President and Controller: Peter A. Bridgman; President, PepsiCo Sales: Albert P. Carey; Senior Vice President: Global Diversity and Community Affairs: Ronald E. Harrison; Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications: Tod J. MacKenzie; Senior Vice President, Finance: Matthew M. McKenna; Senior Vice President, Human Resources: Margaret D. Moore; Senior Vice President and Treasurer: Lionel L. Nowell III
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Frito-Lay Co., Pepsi-Cola Co., Pepsi Bottling Group, Tropicana Products
Brands:
7Up, Alegro, All Sport, Aquafina, Burger Rings, Chee-tos, Diet Pepsi, Dole, Doritos, Frappuccino Coffee Drink, Fritos, Funyuns, Gamesa, Grandma's Cookies, Lay's, Lipton Brisk, Lipton Brew, Lites, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Mug, Nobby Nuts, O'Grady's, Parkers, Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Pepsi One, Rold Gold, Ruffles, Slice, Smartfoods, Smith's, Smooth Moos, Storm, SunChips, Tostitos, Tropicana, Tropicana Pure Premium, Tropicana Season's Best, Walkers
Major Product Areas:
Beverages, bakery, salty snacks, miscellaneous


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6
Tyson Foods
Sales: $23,367 million
Address: 2210 W. Oaklawn Drive, Springdale, AR 72762-6999
Phone: (479) 290-4000
Fax: (479) 290-4061
Web Site: www.tyson.com
Executives:
CEO, Chmn., Pres.: John Tyson; CFO, EVP: Steven Hankins; SVP, IBP International: Roel G.M. Anderson; SVP, Technical Services: Mike Baker; Co-COO, Group Pres., Fresh Meats & Retail: Richard L. Bond; SVP, Tyson Int.: Greg Huett; SVP, HR: Kenneth J. Kimbro; Group VP, Consumer Products: John S. Lea; SVP, Finance & Treasurer: Dennis Leatherby; Co-COO, Pres., Food Service & International: Greg W. Lee; SVP, IBP Fresh Meats: Eugene D. Leman; VP, IBP Fresh Meats: James V. Lochner
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
IBP, Tyson Seafood Co., Mexican Original Inc., Tyson Prepared Foods, Tyson Specialty Products, Tyson International, The Pork Group
Brands:
Barney's, Black Forest, Bonici, Casino Chef, Cobb, Colonial, Copperfield's, Corn King, Delightful Farms, Deli Slices, DFG Foods, Doskocil Foods, Fresh Cuts, IBP, ITC, Iowa Ham, JAC PAC Foods, Jefferson, Jordan's, KPR Foods, Lady Aster, Mexican Original, Our American Favorite, Pizzano, Pizza Topper, Restauranic, Reuben, Russer, TNT Crust, TastyBird, Thorn Apple, Weaver, Wilson, Wilson's, Wright, Tyson
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, miscellaneous

 

7
Cargill Inc.
Sales: $19,750 million
Address: 15407 McGinty Road West, Wayzata, MN 55391-2399
Phone: (763) 742-7575
Fax: (763) 742-7393
Web Site: www.cargill.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Ernest S. Micek; Pres. & COO: Warren R. Staley; Vice Chmn. & CFO: Robert L. Lumpkins; Vice Chmn.: F. Guilllaume Bastiaens; EVP: David W. Raisbeck; Pres., Asia/Pacific Sector: Daniel R. Huber; VP, General Counsel & Secretary: James D. Moe; VP & Chief Technology Officer: Ronald L. Christenson; VP, Worldwide Cargill Foods and Procurement: Tyrone K. Thayer; VP & Treasurer: William W. Veazey
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, bakery, fats/oils, grain mill products, beverages, miscellaneous

 

 

8
The Coca-Cola Co.
Sales: $19,564 million
Address: One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30301-1734
Phone: (404) 676-2121
Fax: (404) 676-6792
Web Site: www.cocacola.com
Executives:
CEO, Chmn.: Douglas N. Daft; EVP, Public Affairs & Administration: Carl Ware; Vice Chmn., COO: Brian G. Dyson; EVP, Pres. & COO, Coca-Cola Ventures: Steven J. Heyer; SVP, CMO: Stephen C. Jones; EVP, General Counsel: Deval L. Patrick; EVP, Pres. & COO, Asia: Mary E. Minnick; EVP, Pres. & COO, Europe, Eurasia, Middle East: Alexander R.C. (Sandy) Allan; Pres., Africa Group: Alexander B. Cummings, Jr.; EVP, Pres. & COO, Americas: Jeffrey T. Dunn; SVP, CFO: Gary P. Fayard
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Africa Group, Latin America Group, Greater Europe Group, Middle and Far East Group, North America Group, The Minute Maid Co.
Brands:
Barq's, Bright & Early, Citra, Coke, Coca-Cola, Dasani, Diet Coke, Fanta, Five Alive, Fresca, Fruitopia, Georgia, Hi-C, Mello Yello, Minute Maid, Mr. PiBB, Nestea, Powerade, Schweppes, Sprite, Surge, TAB
Major Product Areas:
Beverages

 

9
Mars Inc.
Sales: $17,000 million
Address: 6885 Elm St., McLean, VA 22101-3810
Phone: (703) 821-4900
Fax: (703) 448-9678
Web Site: www.mars.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: John Frank Mars; VP, Treas. & CFO: R.E. Barnes; VP: Jaqueline Mars Vogel; VP, Sec.: D. M. Newby
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Kal Kan Foods Inc., M&M/Mars, Uncle Ben's Inc.
Brands:
Combos, Dove, Kal Kan, Kudos, M&M's, Mars, Milky Way, Pedigree, Sheba, Snickers, Starburst, Twix, Uncle Ben's, Whiskas
Major Product Areas:
Dairy, canned, frozen and preserved foods, grain mill products, confectionery, miscellaneous

 

10
Anheuser-Busch Inc.
Sales: $13,566 million
Address: One Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 63118-1852
Phone: (314) 577-2000
Fax: (314) 577-2900
Web Site: www.anheuser-busch.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: August A. Busch III; Pres: Patrick T. Stokes; VP & CFO: W. Randolph Baker; VP, Marketing: August A. Busch IV; VP, Quality Assurance: Phillip J. Colombatto; VP, Operations: Joseph P. Sellinger; VP, Administration: James F. Hoffmeister; VP, Wholesaler Operations: Joseph Castellano; VP, Sales: Michael J. Brooks
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Anheuser-Busch Inc., Anheuser-Busch International, Busch Agricultural Resources Inc., Busch Entertainment Corp.
Brands:
Azteca, Bud Dry, Bud Ice, Bud Ice Light, Bud Light, Budweiser, Busch, Busch Ice, Busch Light, Busch NA, Catalina Blonde, Elk Mountain, Hurricane, Hurricane Ice, King Cobra, Michelob, Michelob Amber Bock, Michelob Black & Tan, Michelob Classic Dark, Michelob Dry, Michelob Golden Draft, Michelob Golden Draft Light, Michelob Hefeweizen, Michelob Honey Lager, Michelob Light, Michelob Malt, Michelob Pale Ale, Michelob Porter, Michelob Winterbrew Spiced Ale, Natural Ice, Natural Light, O'Douls, O'Doul's Amber, Pacific Ridge Pale Ale, Red Wolf, Rio Cristal, Tequiza, Ziegenbock
Major Product Areas:
Beverages

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Archer Daniels Midland Co.
Sales: $12,950 million
Address: P.O. Box 1470, Decatur, IL 62525
Phone: (217) 424-5200
Fax: (217) 424-5447
Web Site: www.admworld.com
Executives:
Chmn., CEO: G. Allen Andreas; Pres.: John D. Mcnamara; SVP: Martin L. Andreas; SVP: Larry H. Cunningham; SVP: Craig L. Hamlin; SVP: Burnell D. Kraft; SVP: Paul B. Mullhollem; SVP: Richard P. Reising; SVP: John D. Rice; CFO, VP: Douglas J. Schmaltz; VP & Controller: Steven R. Mills; VP: David J. Smith; Group VP, Grain Merchandising: Lewis W. Batchelder; Group VP, Manufacturing and Technical Services: Howard E. Buoy; Group VP, North American Oilseed Processing: William H. Camp; Group VP: European Operations; Group VP, MIS: Raymond V. Preiksaitis; VP, HR: Maureen K. Ausura; VP, Security & Administrative Services: Mark J. Cheviron; VP, Nutraceutical & Protein Specialties: Anthony P. Delio; VP, Manufacturing & Technical Services: Dennis C. Garceau; VP, Corn Processing: Edward J. Harjehausen; VP, Commodities Futures Operations: Paul L. Krug Jr.; VP, Research & Development: John E. Long, Ph.D.; VP, Insurance Risk Management: Michael Lusk; VP, International Advisor: John G. Reed, Jr.; VP, Commodity & Risk Management: Kenneth A. Robinson; VP, Asia-Pacific Operations: Stephen Yu
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
ADM Cocoa, ADM Corn Processing, ADM Food Additives, ADM Food Oils, ADM Milling, ADM North American Oilseed Processing, ADM Nutraceuticals, ADM Protein Specialties, Gooch Foods Inc.
Brands:
Novasoy
Major Product Areas:
Grain mill products, bakery, fats/oils, beverages, miscellaneous

 

 

12
Sara Lee Corp.
Sales: $9,617 million
Address: 3 First National Plaza, Chicago, IL 60602-4260
Phone: (312) 726-2600
Fax: (312) 558-8653
Web Site: www.saralee.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: John Bryan; Pres. & COO: C. Steven McMillan; CEO, U.S. Foods Group: James Carlson
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Sara Lee Packaged Meats, Jimmy Dean Foods, Bil Mar Foods, Bryan Foods, Galileo Foods, Hillshire Farm, Hygrade Food Products, Bessin Foods, Sara Lee Bakery, Sara Lee Coffee and Tea, State Fair Foods, Douwe Egberts Coffee Systems, Superior Coffee and Foods, PYA/Monarch
Brands:
Aoste, Argal, Ball Park, Benenuts, Best's Kosher, Bil Mar, Bravo, Brossard, Bryan, CafŽ de Ponto, Chat Noir, Cochonou, Cornby, Dacor, Douwe Egberts, Duyvis, Felix, Friele, Galelio, Harris, Hillshire Farm, Hornimans, Hygrade, Imperial, Jacqmotte, Jimmy Dean, Justin Bridou, Kahn's, Kanis & Gunnick, King Cotton, Kir, Lassie, Maison du CafŽ, Marcassou, Marcilla, Merrild, Moccona, Monarca, Monarch, Mr. Turkey, Natreen, Natrena, Nobre, Nutrine, Pickwick, Rudy's Farm, Sara Lee, Savane, Seitz, Sinai 48, Soley, State Fair, Stegeman, Suenos de Oro, Superior, Sweet Sue, Van Nelle, Wolferman's, Zwanenberg
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, bakery, beverages

 

13
H.J. Heinz Co.
Sales: $9,431 million
Address: 600 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 456-5700
Fax: (412) 456-6128
Web Site: www.heinz.com
Executives:
Pres., Chmn., & CEO: William Johnson; EVP and Pres./CEO-Heinz NA: Neil Harrison; EVP and Pres./CEO Heinz Europe: Joe Jimenez; EVP & CFO: Arthur (Art) Winkleblack; SVP & Pres.-Asia/Pacific: Michael Bertasso; SVP: Michael Milone; SVP, Corporate & Government Affairs: D. Edward I. Smyth; SVP, General Counsel: Laura Stein; VP & Chief Procurement Officer: R. Scott Allen.
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Heinz Canada, Heinz Central Eastern Europe, Heinz Europe, Heinz Frozen Food Co., Heinz Pacific Rim, Heinz Southern Africa, Star-Kist Foods
Brands:
Budget Gourmet, Earth's Best, Farley's, Guloso, Heinz, Ken-L-Ration, Olivine, Ore-Ida, Orlando, Plasmon, Starkist, Wattie's, Weight Watchers
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, miscellaneous

 

14
Dean Foods Co.
Sales: $8,991 million
Address: 2515 McKinney Ave., Ste. 1200, Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-303-3400
Fax: 214-303-3499
Web Site: www.deanfoods.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Gregg L. Engles; EVP & CFO: Barry A. Fromberg; Pres. & COO: Richard E. Bailey; VP, Finance & CFO: Barbara A. Klein; VP, CIO: Gary P. Rietz; VP, Strategic Planning: Robert Baker; VP, Specialty Business Unit: Jenny Carpenter; VP, Manufacturing & Engineering: Gary Flickinger; VP, R&D: George A. Muck; Group VP & Pres., Dean Pickle and Specialty Products Co.: James R. Greisinger; Group VP: Dennis J. Purcell; VP & Pres., Dairy Division: Eric A. Blanchard; VP, Specialty Business Unit: Kevin Nemetz; VP, Dairy Sales & Marketing: Douglas A. Parr; SVP: Thomas A. Ravencroft
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Alta Dena Dairy, Amboy Specialty Products, Amboy of Michigan, Barber Dairy, Bell Dairy Products, Berkeley Farms, Coburg Dairy, Cream O'Weber Dairy, Creamland Dairies, Dean Dairy Products Co., Dean Foods Co. of California, Dean Milk Co., Dean Pickle & Specialty Products Co., Fairmont Products Inc., H. Meyer Dairy, Hillside Dairy, Maplehurst Dairy, Marie's Salad Dressing, Mayfield Dairy Farms Inc., McArthur Dairy, Meadow Brook Dairy, Meadows Distributing, Morningstar Foods, Price's Creameries, Purity Dairies, Reiter Dairy, Rod's Food Products, Ryan Foods Co., Sani-Dairy, Schwartz Pickle Co., T.G. Lee Foods, Verifine Dairy Products Corp., Wengert's Dairy
Brands:
Amboy, Atkins, Arnold's, Aunt Jane's, Barber, Bennett's, Berkeley Farms, Carnation Coffee Mate Liquid, Cates, Coburg, Cream O' Weber, Dairy Ease, Dairy Pure, Dean Ultra, Dean's Country Charm, Easy 2%, Fitzgerald's, Gandy's, Goldenrod, Guilt Free, H. Meyer, Heifetz, Hillside, Hoffman House, Maplehurst, Marie's, McArthur, Meadow Brook, Peter Piper, Purity, Rainbo, Reiter, Roddenbery, Rod's, Sani-Dairy, Schwartz, Sealtest, T.G. Lee, Verifine, Wengert
Major Product Areas:
Dairy, miscellaneous

 

15
Kellogg Co.
Sales: $8,304 million
Address: One Kellogg Square, Battle Creek, MI 49016-3599
Phone: (616) 961-2000
Fax: (616) 961-2871
Web Site: www.kelloggs.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., & CEO: Carlos M. Gutierrez; SVP & CFO: John A. Bryant; EVP & Pres., Kellogg North America: John D. Cook; EVP, New Business Development: William J. Mayer; EVP & Pres., Kellogg Europe: Alan F. Harris; Pres., Kellogg Asia-Pacific: Jacobus Groot; VP & Pres., Kellogg Latin America: Gustavo Martinez
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Worthington Foods Inc. (acquired in 1999)
Brands:
All-Bran, Apple Jacks, Bran Buds, Cocoa Frosted Flakes, Cocoa Krispies, Common Sense, Complete Bran Flakes, Corn Flakes, Cracklin' Oat Bran, Crispix, Croutettes, Cruncheroos, Double Dip Crunch, Eggo, Ensemble, Froot Loops, Frosted Flakes, Frosted Mini-Wheats, Fruitful Bran, Harvest Burgers, Just Right, Lender's Bagels, MeatFree Corndogs, Mueslix, Nut & Honey Crunch, Nutri-Grain, Pops, Pop-Tarts, Product 19, Raisin Bran, Rice Krispies, Smacks, Special K
Major Product Areas:
Grain mill products, bakery, cereal

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General Mills Inc.
Sales: $7,949 million
Address: One General Mills Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55426
Phone: (763) 764-7600
Fax:
Web Site: www.generalmills.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Stephen W. Sanger; Vice Chairman: Stephen R. Demeritt; Vice Chairman: Raymond G. Viault; SVP, Pres., Big C Cereals: Y. Marc Belton; SVP, Pres., Snacks Unlimited: Peter J. Capell; SVP, Supply Chain: Randy G. Darcy; SVP, Global Convenience Foods: Jon L. Finley; SVP, Pres., Yoplait-Colombo: Ian R. Friendly; VP, Pres., Baking Products: David P. Homer; EVP, CFO: James A. Lawrence; SVP, Sales, Strategic Channels; SVP, Corporate Affairs, General Counsel & Secretary: Siri S. Marshall; SVP, Pres., Betty Crocker Meals: Christopher D. O'Leary
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Betty Crocker Division, Big G Division, Gold Medal Division, Snacks Unlimited Division, Yoplait-Colombo Division, General Mills Canada, CPW, SA
Brands:
Bac-Os, Basic 4, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Bugles, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Clusters, Cocoa Puffs, Colombo, Cookie Crisp, Count Chocula, Crispy Wheaties 'N Raisins, Dunkaroos, Farmhouse, Fiber One, French Toast Crunch, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gold Medal, Golden Grahams, Green Giant, Haagen-Dazs, Honey Nut Cheerios, Hungry Jack, Kix, Lloyd's, Lucky Charms, Nature Valley, Oatmeal Crisp, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Pop Secret, Progresso, Raisin Nut Bran, Reese's Peanut Butter Puffs, Red Band, Ripple Crisp, Robin Hood, Squeezit, Sweet Rewards, Total, Totino's, Triples, Trix, Underwood, Wheaties, Yoplait
Major Product Areas:
Grain mill products

 

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Swift & Co.
Sales: $7,733 million
Address: 1770 Promontory Circle, Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: (970) 506-8000
Fax: (970) 506-8307
Web Site: www.swiftbrands.com
Executives:
CEO: John Simons; CFO: Danny Huron
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Swift Premium, Swift Select, Swift Black Angus
Major Product Areas:
Meat & poultry

 

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Smithfield Foods Inc.
Sales: $7,356 million
Address: 200 Commerce St., Smithfield, VA 23430
Phone: (757) 365-3000
Fax: (757) 365-3017
www.smithfieldfoods.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., & CEO: Joseph Luter III; Pres. & COO, Smithfield Foods, Browns of Carolina, Inc.: Ronald G. Brown; Pres. & CEO, Schneider Co.: Douglas A. Dodds; Pres. & COO, Carroll's Foods, Inc.: F.J. Faison, JR.; Pres. & COO, Murphy Farms, Inc.: Jerry H. Godwin; Pres. & CEO, North Side Foods Corp.: Robert G. Hofmann, II; Pres. & COO, Patrick Cudahy Inc.: Roger R. Kapella; Pres. & COO, The Smithfield Packing Co., Inc. & Lykes Meat Group, Inc.: Lewis R. Little; VP, CFO: C. Larry Pope; VP, General Counsel: Richard J.M. Poulson; Pres. & COO, Smithfield France S.A.S.: Jean A. Quentin; Pres. & COO, John Morell & Co.: Joseph B. Sebring; Pres., COO, Gwaltney of Smithfield, Ltd.; VP, Engineering: Robert F. Urell; Pres., Animex S.A.: Robert Zulewski; VP, Purchasing: Elaine C. Abicht; VP, Logistics: William J. Arbuckle; VP, Corporate Development: Raoul J. Baxter.
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Smithfield Packing Co. Inc., Smithfield, Va.; Gwaltney of Smithfield Ltd., Smithfield, Va.; Carroll's Foods Inc.; John Morrell & Co., Cincinnati; Patrick M. Cudahy Inc., Cudahy, Wis.; Lykes Meat Co. Inc., Plant City, Fla.; Murphy Family Farms
Brands:
Dinner Bell, First Prize, Great, Gwaltney, Jamestown, John Morrell, Kretschmar, Lykes, Patrick Cudahy, Patrick's Pride, Peyton's, Realean, Smithfield Lean Generation Pork, Smithfield Premium, Tobin's, Valleydale
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry

 

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Farmland Industries Inc.
Sales: $6,574 million
Address: 3315 N. Farmland Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: (816) 891-3698
Fax: (816) 891-2691
Web Site: www.farmland.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Harry Cleberg; EVP & COO, Meats Group: Gary Evans; EVP & COO, Grain & Grain Processing Businesses: John F. Berardi; EVP & CFO: Terry M. Campbell
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Alliance Farms Cooperative Association, Farmland Foods Inc., Farmland National Beef Packing Co., Heartland Wheat Growers L.P.
Brands:
Carando, Farmland, Farmland Black Angus Beef, Farmland Certified Premium Beef, Farmstead, OhSe, Roegelein
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry

 

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Dairy Farmers of America
Sales: $6,448 million
Address: Northpointe Tower, 10220 N. Executive Hills Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: (816) 801-6455
Fax: (816) 801-6456
Web Site: www.dfamilk.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Herman Brubaker; Pres. & CEO: Gary Hanman; SVP & COO: John Collins; CFO: Gerald Bos; SVP, Marketing and Sales, Cheese: Lonnie Spurgeon; VP & COO, Formulated Dairy Foods: Sam McCroskey; SVP/Cheese Operations: Don Bradford; VP, Marketing & Economic Analysis: John Wilson; VP, R&D: Craig Schroeder; VP & COO, Northeast Area Council: Don Branson; VP & COO, Southwest Area Council: David Jones; VP & COO, California Area Council: David Parrish; VP & COO, Central Area Council: William Phipps; VP & COO, Mountain Area Council: Greg Yando; COO, Southeast Area Council: Randy McGinnis
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Formulated Dairy Foods Group, Springfield, Mo.; Dairy Foods Group, Springfield, Mo.; Mountain Council, Salt Lake City; California Area Council, Corona, Calif.; Southwest Area Council, Arlington, Texas; Central Area Council, St. Louis; Southeast Area Council, Knoxville, Tenn.; Northeast Area Council, Strongsville, Ohio
Brands:
Borden Cheese, Breakstone Butter, Healthy Pleasures, Mid-America Farms, Sport Shake
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

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Campbell Soup Co.
Sales: $6,133 million
Address: Campbell Place, Camden, NJ 08103-1799
Phone: (609) 342-4800
Fax: (609) 342-3878
Web Site: www.campbellsoup.com
Executives:
Chairman: George M. Sherman; Pres., CEO: Douglas R. Conant; EVP & CFO: Basil L. Anderson; SVP, Law and Government Affairs: Ellen Oran Kaden; President, North American Soup & Sauces Division: F. Martin Thrasher; VP & Pres., U.S. Grocery Division: Mark Leckie; SVP, Global Sourcing and Engineering: Robert Subin; VP, Purchasing/Procurement: C.E. Miller; SVP & Pres.-Europe/Canada: F. Martin Thrasher; VP & Pres., Pepperidge Farm: David L. Albright; VP, Supply Chain: T. Ron Gable; VP & Pres.-Asia/Pacific: Andrew K. Hughson; VP & Controller: Gerald S. Lord; VP, Global R&D: R. David Macnair; VP & Pres., Campbell Away From Home: Craig W. Rydin
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Arnott's Ltd., Campbell Foods Belgium NV, Campbell Foodservice Co., Campbell France S.A.S., Campbell Soup Co. Ltd., Campbell's Australasia Pty. Ltd., Campbell's de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Campbell's U.K. Ltd., Erasco GmbH, Godiva Chocolatier Inc., Pepperidge Farm Inc., PF Brands Inc., Stockpot Inc.
Brands:
Campbell's, Chunky, Franco-American, Godiva, Goldfish, Healthy Request, Hungry-Man, Pace, Pepperidge Farm, Prego, SpaghettiOs, V8 Vegetable Juice
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved food, bakery, sugar/confectionery, beverages, miscellaneous

 

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Land O'Lakes Inc.
Sales: $5,847 million
Address: 4001 Lexington Ave. North, Arden Hills, MN 55126
Phone: (612) 481-2222
Fax: (612) 481-2022
Web Site: www.landolakes.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Jack Gherty; EVP, COO, Ag Services: Duane Halverson; EVP, COO, Dairy Foods Value-Added Group: Chris Policinski; EVP, COO, Dairy Foods Industrial Group: Jack Prince; SVP, CFO: Dan Knutson; Pres., Land O' Lakes Farmland Feed: Bob DeGregorio; VP, Research, Technology, & Engineering: David Hettinga; VP, Public Affairs: Don Berg; VP, HR: Karen Grabow; VP, General Counsel: John Rebane; VP, Research, Technology, & Engineering: David Hettinga; VP, Planning & Business Development: Jim Wahrenbrock
Brands:
Country Morning Blend, Land O'Lakes
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

 

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Dole Food Co. Inc.
Sales: $4,392 million
Address: 31365 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91361
Phone: (818) 879-6600
Fax: (818) 879-6618
Web Site: www.dole.com
Executives:
Executives: Chmn. & CEO: David Murdock; Pres. & COO: David DeLorenzo; CFO: John W. Tate; Pres., Dole North American Fruit: Gregory Costley; Pres., Dole Fresh Vegetables: Lawrence Kern; Pres., Dole Packaged Foods: Peter M. Nolan
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Dole Fresh Vegetables, Dole North American Fruit, Dole Packaged Foods, Dole Europe, Dole Asia, Dole Latin America, Dole Honduran Beverages
Brands:
Dole, Dole Classic Salad, Dole Complete Salads, Dole Fruit Bowls, Dole Lunch for One, Dole Special Blends
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and prepared foods, miscellaneous

 

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Miller Brewing Co.
Sales: $4,364 million
Address: 3939 W. Highland Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: (414) 931-2000
Fax: (414) 931-3735
Web Site: www.millerbrewing.com
Executives:
Chmn: J Meyer Kahn; Chief Executive: Graham Mackay; CFO: Malcolm Wyman; Pres.-Americas: John Bowlin
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Parent-SABMiller
Brands:
Miller, Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Sharp's, Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve, Hamm's, Olde English, Milwaukee's Best, Sauza Diablo, Skyy Blue, Stolichnaya Citrona, Icehouse, Red Dog, Leinenkugel
Major Product Areas:
Beer

 

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Hershey Foods Corp.
Sales: $4,120 million
Address: 100 Crystal A Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 534-6799
Fax: (717) 534-6760
Web Site: www.hersheys.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Richard Lenny; SVP-Human Resources & Corp. Affairs: Marcella Arline; VP-Operations & Techy.: Raymond Brice; SVP & CFO: Frank Cerminara; VP & CIO: George Davis; VP-Strategy & Innovation: Dennis Eschelman; SVP-Sales: David West
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Hershey International, Weston, Fla.
Brands:
5th Avenue, Almond Joy, Amazin' Fruit Candies, Amazin' Fruit Super Fruit Candies, Bridge Mixture, Brown Cow, Cadbury's Candies, Caramello's, Cherry Blossom, Chipits Chocolate Chips, Chuckles, Crash Bar, Eat-More, Glosette, Good & Plenty, Goodies, Heath Bar, Heide, Hershey's, Hugs, Jolly Rancher, Kisses, Kit Kat, Krackel, Lowney, Luden's, Milk Duds, Mounds, Mr. Freeze, Mr. Goodbar, Nibs, NutRageous, Oh Henry!, Ovation, PayDay, Pot of Gold, Rain-Blo, Reese's, Rolo, Skor, Sour Dudes, Special Crisp, Special Dark, Strawberry Cow, Super Bubble, Sweet Escapes, Symphony, TasteTations, Top Scotch, Twizzelators, Twizzlers, Whatchmacallit, Whoppers, Wunderbeans, York, Zagnut, Zero
Major Product Areas:
Sugar/confectionery

 

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Hormel Foods Corp.
Sales: $3,910 million
Address: One Hormel Place, Austin, MN 55912-3680
Phone: (507) 437-5611
Fax: (507) 437-5158
Web Site: www.hormel.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres. & CEO: Joel W. Johnson; EVP, Refrigerated Foods: Gary J. Ray; Group VP, Prepared Foods: Eric A. Brown; Group VP, International & Corporate Development: David N. Dickson; SVP, CFO: Michael J. McCoy; Group VP, Foodservice: Stevn G. Binder; Group VP, Meat Products: Ronald W. Fielding; SVP, Corporate Staff: James A. Jorgenson; SVP, External Affairs, General Counsel: Mahlon C. Schneider; VP, Pres. Hormel Foods International: Richard A. Bross; VP, Foodservice Sales; VP, Research & Development: Forrest D. Dryden
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Hormel Foods International Corp., Jennie-O Foods
Brands:
Black Label, By George, Chi-Chi's, Cure 81, Curemaster, Dinty Moore, Dubuque, Farm Fresh, Fast'N Easy, Herdez, Homeland, Hormel, House of Tsang, Jennie-O, Kid's Kitchen, Light & Lean, Little Sizzlers, Mary Kitchen, Old Smokehouse, Quick Meal, Rosa Grande, Sandwich Maker, SPAM, Stagg, Wranglers
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, fats/oils, miscellaneous

 

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Procter & Gamble Co.
Sales: $3,800 million
Address: One Procter & Gamble Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 983-1100
Fax: (513) 983-9369
Web Site: www.pg.com
Executives:
Chmn.: John E. Pepper; Pres. & CEO: Alan "A.G." Lafley; CTO: Gordon Brunner; CFO: Clayton C. Daley Jr.
Brands:
Brands: Crisco, Folger's, Hawaiian Punch, Jif, Millstone, Olean, Punica, Pringles, Sunny Delight
Major Product Areas:
Fats/oils, beverages, miscellaneous

 

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Adolph Coors Co.
Sales: $3,776 million
Address: 311 10th St., Golden, CO 80401-1295
Phone: (303) 279-6565
Fax: (303) 277-6517
Web Site: www.coors.com
Executives:
Chmn. & Pres.: William K. Coors; Vice Chmn.: Joseph Coors; Vice Chmn. & CEO, Coors Brewing: Peter H. Coors; Pres. & COO, Coors Brewing: W. Leo Kiely III; SVP, Operations and Technology, Coors Brewing: L. Don Brown; SVP & CFO, Coors Brewing: Timothy Wolf; SVP, Marketing, Coors Brewing: William H. Weintraub; SVP, Sales, Coors Brewing: Carl Barnhill
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Coors Brewing Co., Coors Brewing Co. International, Coors Brewing Iberica SA, Coors Brewing International CV, Coors Brewing International Ltd., Coors Canada, Coors Japan Co., Coors Nova Scotia Co.
Brands:
Blue Moon, Coors, Extra Gold, George Killian's, Herman Joseph's, Keystone, Original, Steinlager, Winterfest, Zima
Major Product Areas:
Beverages

 

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Interstate Bakeries Corp.
Sales: $3,532 million
Address: 12 E. Armour Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 502-4000
Fax: (816) 502-4126
Web Site: www.irin.com/ibc
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Charles A. Sullivan; Pres. & COO: Michael D. Kafoure; SVP, Purchasing: Brian Stevenson; SVP, CFO: Frank W. Coffey; VP, Treas.: Paul Yarick; SVP, Marketing: Mark D. Dirkes; VP, R&D: Theresa Cogswell
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Interstate Brands Corp., Interstate Brands West Corp.
Brands:
Beefsteak, Bread du Jour, Butternut, Cotton's, Dolly Madison, Eddy's, Holsum, Home Pride, Hostess, J.J. Nissen, Marie Callender's, Merita, Millbrook, Mrs. Cubbison's, Roman Meal, Sun Maid, Toscana, Wonder
Major Product Areas:
Bakery products

 

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Contigroup Cos. Inc.
Sales: $3,300 million
Address: 277 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10172
Phone: (212) 207-5617
Web Site: www.contigroup.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Paul Fribourg, EVP & COO: Vart K. Adjemian
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Premium Standard Farms, Wayne Farms LLC,
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Poultry processing

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Weston Foods
Sales: $3,039 million
Address: 255 Business Center Drive, Ste. 200, Horsham, PA 19044
Phone: (215) 672-8010
Web Site: www.weston.ca
Executives:
President, Weston Foods Canada: Ralph A. Robinson; President, Weston Foods United States: Gary Prince; SVP- Finance: Bill Petersen
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Subsidiary of George Weston Ltd & Associate British Foods; Interbake Foods, Maplehurst Bakeries, Stroehmann Bakeries
Brands:
Arnold, Entenmann's. Freihofer's, Thomas'
Major Product Areas:
Bakery, grocery products

 

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J.R. Simplot
Sales: $3,000 million
Address: One Capital Center, 999 Main St., Suite 1300, Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 336-2110
Fax: (208) 389-7515
Web Site: www.jrsimplot.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Stephen Beebe; SVP & CFO: Dennis Mogensen; Pres., Simplot Food Group: James Munyon; SVP, Marketing: Greg Ibsen; SVP, Operations: Rick Fisch; VP, Research: Steve Vernon
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Simplot Dairy Products, SSI Food Services, Simplot Meat Products Division, Simplot Food Group
Brands:
Blue Ribbon, Golden Seal, J.R. Simplot, MicroMagic, Simplot Classic
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods

 

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Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.
Sales: $2,746 million
Address: 410 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 644-2121
Fax: (312) 644-0097
Web Site: www.wrigley.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: William Wrigley Jr.; SVP, International: Peter R. Hempstead; SVP, Americas: Gary E. McCollough; SVP, CFO: Ronald V. Waters; VP, Worldwide Manufacturing: Donald E. Balster; VP: Gary R. Bebee; VP, Organizational Development: Vincent C. Bonica; CIO, VO: Donagh Helihy; VP, Worlwide Engineering: Shaun Kim;VP, International: Jon Orving; VP: Dusan Petrovitch; VP, Europe: Stefan Pfander; VP, Corporate Affairs: Wm. M. Piet; VP, Purchasing: John A. Schaefer; VP, Research & Development: Phillip G. Schnell; VP, Supply Chain & Coroporate Development: Darell R. Splithoff; VP, Product & Technical Development: Christafor E. Sundstrom; VP, Asia: Michael F. Wong; Senior Director Consumer Marketing: A Rory Finlay; Controller: Reuben Gamoran; Senior Director, Benefits & Compensation: Philip C. Johnson; Secretary & General Counsel: Howard Malovany; Treasurer: Alan J. Schneider
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Amurol Confections Co., Yorkville, Ill.; Four-Ten Corp., Chicago; L.A. Dreyfus Co., Edison, N.J.; Northwestern Flavors Inc., West Chicago, Ill.; The Wrigley Co. Pty., Sydney, Australia; Wrigley Austria Ges.m.b.H., Salzburg, Austria; Wrigley Bulgaria EOOD, Sofia, Bulgaria; Wrigley Canada, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada; Wrigley Chewing Gum Co. Ltd., Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China; Wrigley Zagreb d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia; Wrigley s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic; The Wrigley Co. Ltd., Plymouth, England
Brands:
Airwaves, Doublemint, Extra, Ice White, P.K, Alpine, eclipse, Freedent, Juicy Fruit, Spearmint, Big Red, excel, Hubba Bubba, Orbit, Winterfresh, Big League Chew, Bubble Jug, Bug City, Blasters, Bubble Tape, Everest
Major Product Areas:
Confections

 

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Constellation Brands Inc.
Sales: $2,731 million
Address: 300 Willowbrook Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450
Phone: (716) 393-4130
Fax: (716) 394-6017
Web Site: www.cbrands.com
Executives:
Pres., CEO, Chmn.: Richard Sands; Pres., Director: Robert Sands; EVP, General Counsel: Thomas Mullin; EVP, CHRO: George Murray; EVP, CFO: Thomas Summer; Pres., CEO, Barton, Inc.: Alexander Berk; Pres., Franciscan Vineyards: Agustin Francisco Huneeus; Pres., CEO, Canandaigua Wine Company, Inc.: Jon Moramarco
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Barton Beers, Barton Brands, Barton Inc., Canandaigua Wine Co. Inc.
Brands:
Almaden, Arbor Mist, Barton, Canadian LTD, Chi-Chi's, Cook's, Corona, Double Diamond, Fleischmann's, Inglenook, J. Roget, Kentucky Tavern, Manischewitz, Montezuma, Mystic Cliffs, Paul Masson, Peroni, Point, Skol, St. Pauli Girl, Taylor, Tsingtao
Major Product Areas:
Beverages

 

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Keystone Foods
Sales: $2,716 million
Address: 300 Barr Harbor Dr., Ste. 600, West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Phone: (610) 667-6700
Fax: (610) 667-1460
Web Site: www.keystonefoods.com
Executives:
Chmn. & Pres.: Herbert Lotman; Pres., COO: Jerry Dean; CFO: Michael Mardy; VP, HR: Jerry Gotro; SVP, Controller: Jack Conway
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
 

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Perdue Farms Inc.

Sales: $2,700 million
Address: Old Ocean City Road, Salisbury, MD 21802
Phone: (410) 543-3000
Fax: (410) 543-3874
Web Site: www.perdue.com

Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: James Perdue; Pres. & COO: Robert Turley; CFO: Michael Cooper
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Cafe Perdue, Cookin' Good, DeLuca, Fit'n Easy, Freshly Sliced Deli Pick-Ups, Golpak, Perdue Oven Stuffers, Perdue, Shenandoah, Tender Ready
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, fats/oils

 

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Pilgrim's Pride Corp.
Sales: $2,533 million
Address: 111 S. Texas St., Pittsburg, TX 75686-0093
Phone: (903) 855-1000
Fax: (903) 856-7505
Web Site: www.pilgrimsonline.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim; Pres., CEO, COO: David VanHoose; Vice Chmn.: Clifford Butler; EVP & CFO: Richard Cogdill; EVP, Operations: Robert Hendrix; EVP, Marketing & Sales: Mike Murray; EVP, Prepared Foods Operation: O.B. Goolsby; SVP, Retail Marketing & Sales: David Hand; VP, Marketing: Dan Emery; VP, Purchasing/Procurement: Tim Thomas
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Sales/Marketing, Dallas
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry

 

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McCormick & Co. Inc.
Sales: $2,320 million
Address: 18 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD 21152-6000
Phone: (410) 771-7310
Fax: (410) 527-8289
Web Site: www.mccormick.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., CEO: Robert Lawless; VP, Regulatory & Environmental Affairs: Susan L. Abbott; SVP: J. Allan Anderson; VP, Corporate Communications: Allen M. Barrett, Jr.; EVP, CFO: Francis A. Contino; Pres. Global Industrial Group: Robert G. Davey; VP, Strategic Sourcing: Stephen J. Donahue; VP, Research & Development: Dr. Hamed Faridi; VP, Taxes: H. Grey Goode, Jr.; VP, Operations Resources: Randall B. Jensen; VP, Controller: Kenneth A. Kelly, Jr.; VP, Treasurer: Christopher J. Kurtzman; VP, Quality Assurance: Roger T. Lawrence; VP, MIS: C. Robert Miller, II; EVP: Caroll D. Nordhoff; VP, General Counsel & Secretary: Robert W. Skelton; VP, Aquisitions & Financial Planning: Gordon M. Stetz, Jr.; SVP, HR: Karen D. Weatherholtz; VP, Global Business Solutions: Jeryl Wolfe
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
McCormick/Schilling Division, Hunt Valley, Md.; McCormick Food Service Group, Hunt Valley, Md.; McCormick Flavor Division, Hunt Valley, Md.
Brands:
Bag N' Season Seasoning Mixes, Club House, Golden Dipt Sauces, McCormick Schilling
Major Product Areas:
Miscellaneous

 

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Brown-Forman Corp.
Sales: $2,208 million
Address: 850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40201-1080
Phone: (502) 585-1100
Fax: (502) 774-7876
E-mail: Brown-Forman@b-f.com
Web Site: www.brownforman.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Owsley Brown II; Vice Chmn., Pres., CEO, Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide: William M. Street; VC: Owsley B. Frazier; EVP & CFO: Steven B. Ratoff; EVP, Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide: E. Peter Rutledge; SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide: Timothy D. Younkin; VP & Dir., R&D, Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide: John Bujake
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Armstrong Ridge, Bel Arbor, Black Bush, Blue Grass, Bolla, Bonterra Vineyards, Brolio, Bushmills, Canadian Mist, Carmen Vineyards, Early Times, Fetzer Vineyards, Finlandia, Fontana Vineyards, Fontanafredda, Forester, Gentlemen Jack, Glenmorangie, Ice Breakers, Jack Daniel's, Jekel Vineyards, Korbel, Mendocino, Michel Picard, Noilly Prat, Oblio, Old Forester, Pepe Lopez, Southern Comfort, Tropical Freezes, Usher's, Woodford Reserve
Major Product Areas:
Beverages

 

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Gold Kist Inc.
Sales: $1,863 million
Address: 244 Perimeter Center Pkwy. NE, Atlanta, GA 30346
Phone: (770) 393-5000
Fax: (770) 393-5262
Web Site: www.goldkist.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Fred N. Norris Jr.; CEO: Gaylord Coan; Pres. & COO: John Bekkers; CFO, Treas.: Steven O. West; VP, Operations, Poultry Group: Donald W. Mabe; VP, Marketing, Poultry Group: Jerry L. Stewart
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Golden Peanut Co., Young Pecan Co.
Brands:
Gold Kist Farms
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry

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Seaboard Corp.
Sales: $1,829 million
Address: 9000 W. 67 St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66201
Phone: (913) 676-8800
Fax: (913) 676-8872
E-mail: seaboard@seaboardcorp.com
Web Site: www.seaboardcorp.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., CEO: H.H. Bresky; EVP & Treas.: Joe E. Rodrigues; VP: Rick Hoffman; VP: Steven Bresky; VP, Finance: Robert Steer
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Pork Division, Shawnee Mission, Kan.; Poultry Division, Athens, Ga.
Brands:
Bimbo, Chestnut Hill Farms, Country Hearth, Cumars Best, Easy Entrees, Gold-n-Fresh, Holsum, Olympic Kids, Season Sweet
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, grain mill, bakery, sugar/confectionery

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Ag Processing Inc.
Sales: $1,801 million
Address: 127000 W. Dodge Road, Omaha, NE 68103-2047
Phone: (402) 496-7809
Fax: (402) 492-7721
Web Site: www.agp.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Denis E. Leiting; CEO: James W. Lindsay; CFO: Kenneth S. Grubbe; Group VP, Food Group, Industrial Products & Pet Foods: Joseph L. Meyer; SVP, Food Group: George L. Hoover; VP, Sales & Marketing, Consolidated Nutrition: Terry T. Myers; VP, Research & Technology, Consolidated Nutrition: Wayne L. Stockland
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Ag Environmental Products LLC, AGP Corn Processing Inc., AGP Grain Cooperative, AGP Grain Ltd., AGP Inc., AGP LC, Consolidated Nutrition LC
Brands:
Master Feeds, Mastermix Feeds, Supersweet Feeds
Major Product Areas:
Fats/oils, grain mill products

 

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Leprino Foods Co.
Sales: $1,750 million
Address: 1830 W. 38th St., Denver, CO 80211
Phone: (303) 480-2600
Fax: (303) 480-2605
Web Site: www.leprinofoods.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: James Leprino; Pres.: Wes Allen; SVP, Business Development: Larry Jensen; VP, Finance: Ron Klump; VP, Personnel: Dave Swan
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Leprino
Major Product Areas:
Cheese

 

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Rich Products Corp.
Sales: $1,702 million
Address: 1150 Niagara St., Buffalo, NY 14213
Phone: (716) 878-8000
Fax: (716) 878-8765
Web Site: www.richs.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Robert E. Rich Sr.; Pres.: Robert E. Rich Jr.; COO: William G. Gisel Jr.; CFO: Charles R. Trego
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Coffee Rich, Della Supreme, Old World Country Classics, Rich's
Major Product Areas:

Miscellaneous

 

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Golden State Foods
Sales: $1,659 million
Address: 18301 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 1100, Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: (949) 252-2000
Web Site: www.goldenstatefoods.com
Executives:
Chmn & CEO: Mark S. Wetterau
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
 

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Flowers Industries Inc.
Sales: $1,652 million
Address: 1919 Flowers Circle, Thomasville, GA 31757
Phone: (229) 226-9110
Fax: (229) 225-3816
Web Site: www.flowersindustries.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Amos R. McMullian; Vice Chmn., Chmn., Keebler Foods: Robert P. Crozer; VP & CFO: Jimmy M. Woodward
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Flowers Bakeries Inc., Thomasville, Ga.; Mrs. Smith's Bakeries Inc., Suwanee, Ga.
Brands:
BlueBird, Bunny, Butterkrust, Cobblestone Mill, Danish Kitchens, European Bakers, Evangeline Maid, Mary Jane, Mrs. Freshley's, Mrs. Smith's, Murray, Nature's Own, Oregon Farms, Oronoque Orchard, Our Special Touch, Pet-Ritz, Pour-A-Quiche, Sunshine, Vienna Fingers
Major Product Areas:
Bakery

 

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Dot Foods
Sales: $1,500 million
Address: Route 99 South, Mount Sterling, IL 62353
Phone: (217) 773-4411
Fax: (217) 773-3321
Web Site: www.dotfoods.com
 
 
 
 

 

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Schreiber Foods Inc.
Sales: $1,450 million
Address: 425 Pine St., Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: (920) 437-7601
Fax: (920) 437-1617
Web Site: www.sficorp.com
Executives:
Chmn: Robert G. Bush; Pres. & CEO: John C. Meng; CFO: Bryan Liddy
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Cheese

 

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Chiquita Brands International
Sales: $1,443 million
Address: 250 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 784-8000
Fax: (513) 784-8030
Web Site: www.chiquita.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Carl Lindner; Vice Chmn.: Keith Lindner; Pres. & COO: Steven Warshaw; Pres. & COO, Chiquita Banana Group: Robert F. Kistinger; Pres., Diversified Foods Group: Anthony Battaglia; Pres. & COO, Chiquita Banana Group North American: Benjamin Paz; Pres. & COO, Chiquita Banana Group Europe: Peter A. Horekens; EVP, Fresh Sales & Marketing-North America: Fred B. Heptinstall
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Chiquita Tropicals, Chiquita, Clover, Club Chef, Consul, Friday, Naked Foods, Naked Juice, Naked Sun Tea, Numar
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, beverages

 


 

 

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Foster Farms Inc.
Sales: $1,400 million
Address: 1000 Davis St., Livingston, CA 95334
Phone: (209) 394-7901
Fax: (209) 394-6362
Web Site: www.fosterfarms.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Robert A. Fox; CFO: Larry Keillor; Dir. of Marketing: John Bartleme; VP, Purchasing/Procurement: Phil Greene; VP, Manufacturing: Mike Hoyt
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Del Mesa Farms, Delta, Colo.
Brands:
Foster Farms, Pederson Farms
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry

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Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Inc.
Sales: $1,346 million
Address: 5929 College Ave., Oakland, CA 94618
Phone: (510) 652-8187
Fax: (510) 601-4473
Web Site: www.dreyers.com    and     www.edys.com
Executives:
Chmn.: T. Gary Rogers; Pres. & CEO: William F. Cronk III; CFO: Timothy Kohn; VP, Operations: William Oldenburg; VP, Marketing: J. Tyler Johnston; VP, Sales: Tom Delaplane
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Dreyer's International, Edy's Grand, Grand Soft Capital, Portofino Co.
Brands:
Dreamery, Dreyer's, Edy's, Portofino, Starbucks
Major Product Areas:
Dairy products

 

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Del Monte Foods
Sales: $1,322 million
Address: One Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 247-3000
Fax: (415) 247-3565
Web Site: www.delmonte.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., CEO: Richard Wolford; COO: Wesley Smith; EVP & CFO: David Meyers; SVP, Sales: John Alfieri; SVP, CAO: Richard L. French; SVP, Treas.: Thomas E. Gibbons; SVP, Strategic Planning & Business Development: Marc D. Haberman; SVP, Marketing: Irvin R. Holmes; SVP, CCAO: William J. Spain; VP, General Counsel & Sec.: William R. Sawyers
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Apple Cup, Contadina, Del Monte, Fruit Cup, Fruit Naturals, Fruit Pleasures, Fruit Rageous, Fruit Smoothie Blenders, Orchard Select, Snack Cup
Major Product Areas:
Produce

 

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Imperial Sugar Co.
Sales: $1,297 million
Address: P.O. Box 9, Sugarland, TX 77487-0009
Phone: (281) 491-9181
Fax: (281) 490-9879
Web Site: www.imperialholly.com
Executives:
Chmn.: I.H. Kempner III; Pres. & CEO: James Kempner; CFO: Mary L. Burke; VP, Marketing: Douglas W. Ehrenkranz
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Diamond Crystal Brands, Savannah, Ga.; Holly Sugar Corp., Sugarland, Texas; Savannah Foods & Industries Inc., Savannah, Ga.; Michigan Sugar Co., Saginaw, Mich.
Brands:
Dixie Crystals, Imperial, Pioneer, Spreckels, Holly, Wholesome Sweetners
Major Product Areas:
Sugar/confectionery

 

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WestFarm Foods
Sales: $1,291 million
Address: 635 Elliott Ave. West, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: (206) 284-7220
Fax: (206) 281-3456
Web Site: www.westfarm.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: John E. Mueller; VP-Finance & CFO: Steven Boyd; VP, Consumer Products: Steve Harper; SVP: Richard Low; VP, Manufacturing: John Underwood
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Dairy Export Co., Darigold Farms, Darigold Inc.
Brands:
Darigold
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

 

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Ralcorp Holdings Inc.
Sales: $1,280 million
Address P.O. Box 618, St. Louis, MO 63188-0618
Phone: (314) 877-7000
Fax: (314) 877-7666
Web Site: www.ralcorp.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Joe R. Micheletto; V.P. & Controller: Thomas G. Granneman; V.P. & Pres., Nutcracker Brands, Inc.: Gregory Hintlian; V.P. & Pres., Bremner, Inc.: Kevin J. Hunt; V.P., General Counsel, & Secretary: Robert W. Lockwood; V.P. & Treasurer: Scott Monette; V.P. & Pres., Ralston Foods: David P. Skarie; V.P. & Pres., The Carriage House Companies, Inc.: James A. Nichols; V.P. & Director of Product Supply: Ronald D. Wilkinson
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Bremner, Carriage House, Cascade, Farina, Nutcracker, Ralston, RyKrisp
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, bakery, grain mill products

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Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Sales: $1,187 million
Address: 300 Park Ave., New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 310-2000
Fax: (212) 310-3405
Web Site: www.colgate.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Reuben Mark; Pres. & COO: William Shanahan; EVP & COO, Developed Markets: Lois Juliber; EVP & COO, High Growth Markets: David Metzler; CFO: Stephen Patrick; CEO, Hill's Pet Nutrition: Robert Wheeler
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Hill's Prescription Diet, Science Diet
Major Product Areas:
Grain mill products

 

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Michael Foods
Sales: $1,168 million
Address: 5353 Wayzata Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: (616) 546-1500
Fax: (612) 546-3711
Web Site: www.michaelfoods.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Arvid Knudtson; Pres. & CEO: Gregg A. Ostrander; CFO: John D. Reedy; EVP & Sec.: Jeff Shapiro; Asst. Treas.: Mark Witmer
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Papetti's Hygrade Egg Products Inc., Elizabeth, N.J.; M.G. Waldbaum Co., Minneapolis; Crystal Farms Refrigerated Distribution Co., Minneapolis; Kohler Mix Specialties Inc., White Bear Lake, Minn.; Northern Star Co., Minneapolis
Brands:
Better 'n Eggs, Bongards, Crystal Farms, Deep Chill, Easy Eggs, Farmer Select, Kohler, Lite-N-Hearty, Logan Valley, MGW, Michael Foods, MicroFresh, Midwest Mix, Northern Star, Quaker State, Quality Farms, Simply Eggs, Simply Potatoes, Sunny Side Up, Table Ready, Wakefield
Major Product Areas:
Dairy, miscellaneous

 

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Foremost Farms USA
Sales: $1,167 million
Address: P.O. Box 111, Baraboo, WI 53913-0111
Phone: (608) 356-8316
Fax: (608) 356-3575
E-mail: webmaster@foremostfarms.com
Web Site: www.foremostfarms.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Edward Brooks; Pres. & CEO: Donald C. Storhoff; CFO: Duaine T. Kamenick; VP, Fluid Division: Joseph Weis; VP, Cheese Division: David Fuhrmann; VP, Ingredients Division, Jim Geyer; VP, Finance: Duane Kamenick; VP, Member, Employee & Industry Relations: Jim Kasten; VP, Planning & Marketing Analyst: Curtis Kurth
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Cheese, Fluid, Ingredients
Brands:
Foremost, Golden Guernsey, Morning Glory, Maui Juice
Major Product Areas:
Dairy products

 

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Prairie Farms Dairy Inc.
Sales: $1,104 million
Address: 1100 N. Broadway St., Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: (217) 854-2547
Fax: (217) 854-6426
Web Site: www.prairiefarms.com
Executives:
CEO: Roger Capps; VP & CFO: Paul Benne; VP: Ron Macmillan; Director: Bill Montgomery; VP, General Sales Manager, Fluid Milk Division: Ed Mullins; Fleet Manager: Jay Naples; VP, Payroll Division: Tom Weber; Quality Assurance, Ice Cream Division: Rob Lagerlof; VP, Internal Auditing: Jerry Lane; Chief Engineer: Dave Lattan; VP, Marketing & Procurement: Gary Lee; VP, Insurance & Risk: Mark Hopping; VP, General Sales Manager, Ice Cream Division: Larry King
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Hiland, Ice Cream Specialties, Ideal American, Muller Pinehurst, Roberts, PFD Supply
Brands:
Best Ever, North Star, Pevely, Prairie Farms,
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

 

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Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.
Sales: $1,100 million
Address: One Ocean Spray Drive, Lakeville-Middleboro, MA 02349-0001
Phone: (508) 946-1000
Fax: (508) 946-7704
Web Site: www.oceanspray.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Craige I. Scott; Pres. & CEO: Thomas Bullock; EVP & COO: Kevin Murphy; SCP Operations/Value Chain: Nancy McDermott; VP, Operations: Kevin Kavanaugh; VP, R&D: Lawrence Kuzminski; VP, Marketing: David Murphy; VP, Sales: John Emerson; VP, Manufacturing: Tripta Sarin
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Craisins, Fruit Waves, Ocean Spray, Refreshers, Ruby Red, Splash Fruit Sparklers, Sun Fruit, Wild Cider
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, beverages

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Shamrock Foods Co.
Sales: $1,093 million
Address: 2228 N. Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, AZ 85009
Phone: (602) 272-6721
Fax: (602) 233-2791
Web Site: www.shamrockfoods.com
Executives:
CEO: Norman McLelland; CFO: Phil Giltner; VP, HR: Charles Roberts
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Shamrock Farms
Brands:
Shamrock Farms, Sunland
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

 

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Fortune Brands
Sales: $1,032 million
Address: 1700 E. Putnam Ave., Old Greenwich, CT 06870-0811
Phone: (203) 698-5000
Fax: (203) 637-2580
Web Site: www.fortunebrands.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Norman H. Wesley; EVP-Corporate: Gilbert L. Klemann II; SVP & CFO: Craig P. Omtvedt; SVP Corporate Development: Charles H. McGill; SVP & Chief Administrative Officer: Steven C. Mendenhall
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Jim Beam Brands
Brands:
Canyon Road, DeKuyper, Geyser Peak, Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Whyte & Mackay

 

Major Product Areas:
Beverages

 

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Birds Eye Foods Inc.
Sales: $1,010 million
Address: 90 Linden Oaks, Rochester, NY 145602
Phone: (585) 383-1850
Web Site: www.birdseyefoods.com
Executives:
Chmn & CEO: Dennis Mullen; EVP-Sales, Marketing & Bus. Dev.: Dave Hogberg; EVP-Operations: Carl Caughran; EVP-Finance & CFO: Earl Powers; VP-Human Resources: Lois Warlick-Jarvie; EVP: Stephen Wright
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Parents:Vestar Capital Partners, Pro-Fac Cooperative; formerly Agrilink Foods
Brands:
Bernstein's Salad Dressings, Birds Eye, Brooks, Comstock, Freshlike, Greenwood Beets, Husman's, Mariners Cove, McKenzie's, Nalley Products, Riviera, Snyder of Berlin, Tim's Cascade Chips, Wilderness
Major Product Areas:
Frozen & canned foods, snacks

 

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Associated Milk Producers Inc.
Sales: $1,000 million
Address: 315 N. Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone: (507) 354-8295
Fax: (507) 359-8651
Web Site: ampi.com
Executives:
Board Pres.: Wayne Bok; Gen. Mgr.: Mark Furth; Asst. Mgr.: Harlan Mammen; Controller: Ken Spoon; Marketing Dir.: Jim Walsh; Procurement Dir.: Donn DeVelder; Fluid Marketing Dir.: Neil Gulden
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
State
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

 

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McKee Foods Corp.
Sales: $970 million
Address: 10000 McKee Road, Collegedale, TN 37315
Phone: (423) 238-7111
Fax: (423) 238-7127
Web Site: www.mckeefoods.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Ellsworth McKee; Pres. & CEO: Jack McKee; VP & CFO: Barry Patterson; VP, Manufacturing: Mike McKee; VP, Purchasing: Bill Krause
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Little Debbie, Sunbelt
Major Product Areas:
Bakery

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Sunkist Growers Inc.
Sales: $964 million
Address: 14130 Riverside Drive, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423-2392
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7888, Van Nuys, CA 91409-7888
Phone: (818) 986-4800
Fax: (818) 379-7405
Web Site: www.sunkist.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Chmn.: Al Williams; Vice Chmn.: William E. Chaney; Vice Chmn.: Russell Katayama; Vice Chmn.: Allan M. Pinkerton; Pres. & CEO: Jeffrey D. Gargiulo; VP: Owen W. Belletto; VP: H. B. "Bud" Flach; VP: Richard J. Mead; VP: Thomas M. Moore; VP: John B. McGuian; VP: Ashok D. Patel
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
SunMac Hawaii Ltd., Hawaii; Sunkist Pacific Ltd., Japan; Sunkist (Europe) S.A., Switzerland; Sunkist (Far East) Promotion Ltd., Hong Kong; Sunkist Real Estate Inc., Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Brands:
Sunkist
Major Product Areas:
Beverages, miscellaneous

 

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Sensient Technologies
Sales: $939 million
Address: 433 E. Michigan St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 271-6755
Fax: (414) 347-3785
Web Site: www.sensient-tech.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., CEO: Kenneth Manning; CFO: Michael Fung; VP, R&D: H. Yang; VP, Administration: R. Hobbs
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Red Star Yeast & Yeast Products, Milwaukee; Universal Flavors, Indianapolis; Warner-Jenkinson, St. Louis; Rogers Foods, Turlock, Calif.; Universal Foods Asia-Pacific, Singapore
Brands:
Red Star, Rogers Foods
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, miscellaneous

 

 

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International Multifoods Corp.
Sales: $939 million
Address: 200 E. Lake St., Wayzata, MN 55391-1662
Phone: (612) 594-3568
Fax: (612) 594-3343
Web Site: www.multifoods.com
 
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., CEO: Gary Costley; SVP, Finance & CFO: William Trubeck; VP & Pres., North America Foods: Robert Wright; Pres., International Multifoods Distribution Group: Jeffery Boies; Pres., U.S. Foods: Christopher S. Tangen; Pres., Robinhood Mutlifoods: Donald H. Twiner
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Monaca (Venezuela Foods), Multifoods-U.S., Multifoods Distribution Group, Robin Hood Multifoods Canada
Brands:
Bick's, Brodie, Cream of the West, Elefante, Fantasia, Gattuso, Gold Bell, Goldrim, Gourmet Baker, Gran Aguante, Habitant, Jamco, Juana, La Comadre, Lassie, McClarens, Mesilla Valley, Monarch, Monica, Multifoods, Old Mill, Payara, Polar, Purity, Red River, Robin Hood, Rose, Super-S, Woodman's
Major Product Areas:
Dairy, grain mill, sugar/confectionery, beverages

 

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Great Lakes Cheese Co.
Sales: $800 million
Address: 17825 Great Lakes Pkwy., Hiram, OH 44234
Phone: (440) 834-2500
Fax: (440) 834-1002
Web Site: www.greatlakescheese.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Hans Epprecht; Pres. & CEO: Gary Vanich; CFO: Russ Mullins
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Great Lakes
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

 

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American Crystal Sugar Co.
Sales: $775 million
Address: 101 N. Third St., Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: (218) 236-4400
Fax: (218) 236-4422
Web Site: www.crystalsugar.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: James Horvath; CFO: Joe Talley
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
American Crystal, Pillsbury, Pillsbury Best Sugar
Major Product Areas:
Sugar/confectionery

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Aurora Foods Inc.
Sales: $771 million
Address: 456 Montgomery St., Suite 2200, San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 982-3019
Fax: (415) 982-3023
Web Site: www.aurorafoods.com
Executives:
Chmn. & CEO: Ian R. Wilson; Vice Chmn.: James B. Ardrey; CFO: M. Laurie Cummings; EVP: Ray Chung; Pres., Dry Grocery Division: Thomas J. Ferraro; Pres., Frozen Food Division: Thomas O. Ellinwood
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Dry Grocery Division, Columbus, Ohio; Frozen Foods Division, St. Louis
Brands:
Duncan Hines, Mrs. Butterworth's, Log Cabin, Van de Kamp's, Mrs. Paul's, Mama Celeste, Aunt Jemima, Chef's Choice
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, bakery, miscellaneous

 

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Goya Foods Inc.
Sales: $750 million
Address: 100 Seaview Drive, Secaucus, NJ 07096
Phone: (201) 348-4900
Fax: (201) 348-6609
Web Site: www.goyafoods.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Joseph A. Unanue; COO: Andy Unanue; VP, Marketing: Conrad O. Colon; VP, Computer Information Services: David Kinkela; VP, Purchasing: Joseph Perez
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Goya, Canilla, Golden Canilla, Adobo, Sazon Goya, Cafe Goya
Major Product Areas:
Beverages, canned foods, miscellaneous

 


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Pinnacle Foods
Sales: $750 million
Address: 6 Executive Campus, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-4112
Phone: (856) 969-7100
Web Site: www.swansonmeals.com
Executives:
CEO: C. Dean Metropoulos
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Brands:
Open Pit, Swanson, Vlasic
Major Product Areas:
Packaged foods

 

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Sanderson Farms
Sales: $743 million
Address: 225 N. 13th Ave., Laurel, MS 39411-0988
Phone: (601) 649-4030
Fax: (601) 426-1461
Web Site: www.sandersonfarms.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., CEO: Joe F. Sanderson Jr.; Treas. & CFO: D. Michael Cockrell; VP, Sales: Lampkin Butts; Dir. of Marketing: William R. Sanderson
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Sanderson Farms
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods

 

 

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J.M. Smucker Co.
Sales: $687 million
Address: One Strawberry Lane, Orrville, OH 44667-0280
Phone: (330) 682-3000
Fax: (330) 684-3370
Web Site: www.smucker.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Timothy Smucker; Pres.: Richard Smucker; VP, Operations: Robert Morrison; VP & Gen. Mgr., Consumer Market: Vincent Byrd; VP, Sales: K. Edwin Dountz; VP & Gen. Mgr., Industrial Market: Fred Duncan Jr.; VP & Gen. Mgr., International & Beverage Market: Charles Laine
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
After the Fall, Dickinson's, IXL, J.M. Smucker's, Laura Scudder, Lost Acres, R.W. Knudsen Family, Santa Cruz, Shirriff, Simply Fruit, Smucker's
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, beverages

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Riceland Foods Inc.
Sales: $683 million
Address: 2120 S. Park Ave., Stuttgart, AR 72160
Phone: (870) 673-5500
Fax: (870) 673-5530
Web Site: www.riceland.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Richard Bell; CFO: Harry Loftis; VP, Marketing: Carl Brothers; VP, R&D: Don McCaskill; VP, Manufacturing: Michael Shook; VP, Purchasing/Procurement: James Borchert
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
:Chefway, Riceland, Rice 'N Easy
Major Product Areas:
Grain mill products

 

 

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Seneca Foods Corp.
Sales: $651 million
Address: 1162 Pittsford-Victor Road, Pittsford, NY 14534
Phone: (716) 385-9500
Fax: (716) 385-4249
Web Site: www.senecafoods.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Arthur Wolcott; Pres. & CEO: Kraig Kayser; SVP, Technical Services: Ricke A. Kress; Pres., Vegetable Operations: Michael H. Haney; VP, Finance & Treas.: Philip G. Paras
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Aunt Nellie's, Blue Boy, Libby's, Lohmann, Seneca
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved food

 

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American Foods Group Inc.
Sales: $650 million
Address: 544 Acme St., Green Bay, WI 54302
Phone: (920) 437-6330
Fax: (920) 436-6466
Web Site: www.americanfoodsgroup.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., CEO: Carl W. Kuehne; CFO: Douglas Hagen; VP, Marketing: Joe Baker; VP, Manufacturing.: Wayne Matzke
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Dakota Cold Storage Co., Huron, S.D.; Weinstein International Seafood Co., Minneapolis; America's Service Line, Green Bay, Wis.; America's Beef Co. LLC, Louisville, Ky.; Green Bay Dressed Beef, Green Bay, Wis.; Dakota Pork Industries, Mitchell, S.D.
Brands:
America's Meals, Black Angus Reserve, Dakota Supreme, Dakota Valley, Deli Superb, Golden Prairie, Green Bay Dressed Beef, Iowa Pork, Lite & Tasty, Premium Gold Angus, Server's Choice, Sheboygan Sausage, Smokrest, Wisconsin Beef Industries
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, miscellaneous

 

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National Grape Cooperative Assoc.
Sales: $649 million
Address: 2 S. Portage St., Westfield, NY 14787
Phone: (716) 326-5200
Fax: (716) 336-5494
Web Site: www.nationalgrape.com   and  www.welchs.com
Executives:
Chmn., Welch Foods Inc., & Pres., National Grape Cooperative Association, Inc.: Frederick P. Kilian; Pres. & CEO, Welch Foods: Daniel P. Dillon; VP, National: Joseph C. Falcone; VP, National: Harold H. Smith; VP, National: Donald H. Grabemeyer; COO, National: Brent J. Roggie; Secretary & Assistant Treasurer: David S. Wells; SVP & CFO, Welch: Thomas E. Callahan; SVP, Welch: David J. Lukiewski; SVP, Welch: Marion P. Williams; VP, Welch: Mario J. Cornacchio Jr.
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
BAMA, Welch's
Major Product Areas:
Canned, frozen and preserved foods, beverages, miscellaneous

 

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Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.
Sales: $615 million
Address: 1037 State St., Chester, IL 62233
Phone: (618) 826-2361
Fax: (618) 826-2973
Web Site: www.gilstermarylee.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Donald Welge; CFO: Michael Welge; SVP-Sales & Mktg.: Sheldon Gitelman
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
None
Major Product Areas:
Private label & contract cereals, grain products, dry mixes, snacks

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The Dannon Co. Inc.
Sales: $572 million
Address: 120 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591-5536
Phone: (914) 366-9700
Fax: (914) 366-2805
Web Site: www.dannon.com
Executives:
Pres. & CEO: Thomas Kunz; CFO: Rick Lees; VP, R&D: Michel Saintain; VP, Purchasing/Procurement: Charles Haberkorn; VP, Manufacturing: Rene-Charles Coumes; VP, Marketing: James Taylor; VP, Sales: Jim Blakely
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Dannon
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

 

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Moyer Packing Co.
Sales: $550 million
Address: 249 Allentown Road, Souderton, PA 18964-0395
Phone: (215) 723-5555
Fax: (215) 723-1018
Web Site: www.mopac.com
Executives:
CEO: R. Lee Delp; SVP, Finance & Accounting, CFO: Bill Morral
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Beef Division, Rendering Division
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry

 

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Lance Inc.
Sales: $542 million
Address: 8600 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone: (704) 554-1421
Fax: (704) 554-5562
Web Site: www.lancesnacks.com
Executives:
Chmn., Pres., & CEO: Paul A. Stroup III; VP, Pres., Lance Company: Richard G. Tucker; VP, Pres., Vista Bakery, Inc.: H. Dean Fields; VP: L. Rudy Gragnani; VP: Earl D. Lake; VP: Frank I. Lewis; VP, CFO: B. Clyde Preslar
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Vista Bakery, Burlington, Iowa
Brands:
Big Town, Captain's Wafers, Choc-O-Lunch, Honey Buns, Lance, Nekot, Nip-Chee, Oatmeal Cremes, Oyster Crackers, Saltines, Toastchee, Van-O-Lunch, Vista, Wheat Twins
Major Product Areas:
Bakery

 

84
Russell Stover Candies Inc.
Sales: $471 million
Address: 1000 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: (816) 842-9240
Fax: (816) 842-5593
Web Site: www.russellstover.com
Executives:
Chmn., Co-Pres., CEO: Thomas S. Wards; Co-Pres. & VP, Finance: Scott H. Ward; CFO: Dick Masinton; VP, Manufacturing: Robert G. Maack
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Russell Stover
Major Product Areas:
Sugar/confectionery

 

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Riviana Foods Inc.
Sales: $375 million
Address: 2777 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019-2141
Phone: (713) 529-3251
Fax: (713) 529-1661
Web Site: www.successrice.com
Executives:
Chmn: Frank A. Godchaux; Vice Chmn: Charles
R. Godchaux; Pres. & CEO: Joseph A. Hafner; EVP & Asst.
Sec.: W. David Hanks; VP, CFO & Treas.: E. Wayne Ray;
VP, Tech. Services: Ranvir B. Mohindra; VP, Marketing: Christopher L. Haines; VP, Sales: Thomas M. Forshee; VP, Manufacturing & Operations: Richard F. Vincent
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Alimentos Kern de Guatemala, SA, N & Cboost NV, Pozuelo, SA, Stevens & Brotherton Ltd.
Brands:
Bosto, Carolina, Ducal, El Mago, Kern's, Mahatma, Phoenix, Pozuelo, River, Sello Rojo, Success, WaterMaid

 

Major Product Areas:
Rice

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Amalgamated Sugar Co. LLC
Sales: $350 million
Address: 2427 Lincoln Ave., Ogden, UT 84401; P.O. Box 1520, Ogden, UT 84402
Phone: (801) 399-3431
Fax: (801) 393-8042
Web Site: www.srcoop.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Terry Ketterling; CEO: Allan M. Lipman Jr.; Pres.: Lawrence L. Corry; VP, Marketing: W.E. Smith; VP, Research: Dennis Costesso; VP, Operations: Pete Chertudi
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
White Satin
Major Product Areas:
Sugar/confectionery

 

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Malt-O-Meal
Sales: $350 million
Address: 701 W. 5th St., Northfield, MN 55057
Phone: (507) 645-6681
Fax: (507) 663-6203
Web Site: www.malt-o-meal.com
Executives:
 
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Big Bowl, Malt-O-Meal, Tootie Fruities
Major Product Areas:
Hot and ready-to-eat cereals

 

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American Seafoods Group LLC
Sales: $323 million
Address: Marketplace Tower, 2025 First Avenue, Suite 1200, Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: (206) 374-1515
Fax: (206) 374-1516
Web Site: www.americanseafoods.com
Executives:
 
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Bayside Bistro, Frionor
Major Product Areas:
Seafood

 

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Thorn Apple Valley Inc.
Sales: $323 million
Address: 26999 Central Park Blvd., Suite 300, Southfield, MI 48076
Phone: (248) 213-1000
Fax: (248) 213-1104
Web Site: www.tavi.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Henry Dorfman; Pres. & CEO: Joel Dorfman; EVP, Finance & Administration: Louis Glazier; EVP, Processed Meats: Keith Jahnke; EVP, Marketing: Raymond Friedman; VP, Production: Doug Moore; VP, Purchasing & Warehousing: George Weiss
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Cavanaugh Lakeview Farms, Colonial, Corn King, Thorn Apple Valley, Wilson Certified
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry

 

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Cagle's Inc.
Sales: $313 million
Address: 2000 Hills Ave. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone: (404) 355-2820
Web Site: www.cagles.net
Executives:
 
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Poultry processing

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Weider Nutrition International
Sales: $311 million
Address: Salt Lake City, UT
Web Site: www.weidernutrition.biz
Executives:
President & CEO: Bruce J.Wood; EVP & CFO: Joseph W. Baty
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Branded & private label nutritional supplements and sports nutrition products

 

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Lopez Foods
Sales: $307 million
Address: 6016 NW 120th Ct., Oklahoma City, OK 73162
Phone: (405) 603-7500
Fax: (405) 603-6009
Web Site: www.lopezfoods.com
Executives:
CEO: John Lopez
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Frozen meat products for foodservice

 

93
Townsends Inc.
Sales: $300 million
Address: P.O. Box 468, Millsboro, DE 19966
Phone: (302) 934-9221
Fax: (302) 934-3017
Executives:
Chmn.: P. Coleman Townsend Jr.; CEO: Ove Sorensen; CFO: Robert Necarsulmer
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Townsend Culinary
Brands:
Martha Townsend, Speedy Bird, Townsend's
Major Product Areas:
Meat and poultry products, canned, frozen and preserved foods, grain mill products, bakery, fats/oils, miscellaneous

 

 

94
Luigino's Inc.
Sales: $295 million
Address:
525 Lake Ave. South, Duluth, MN 55802
Phone:
(218) 723-5555
Fax:
(218) 624-7019
Web Site: www.michelinas.com
Executives:
Chairman: Jeno F. Paulucci
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Brands:
Lean Gourmet, Michelina's, Signature, Yu Sing
Major Product Areas:
Frozen dinners

 

95
B&G Foods Inc.
Sales: $293 million
Address: P.O. Box K, Roseland, NJ 07068
Phone: (973) 401-6500
Web Site: www.reddevilsauce.com
Executives:
 
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Ac'cent, B&G, B&M, Brer Rabbit, Emeril's Original, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Maple Grove Farms, Polaner, Red Devil, Regina, Trappey's, Underwood, Vermont Maid
Major Product Areas:
 

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Otis Spunkmeyer Inc.
Sales: $280 million
Address: 14490 Catalina Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: (800) ASK-OTIS
Fax: (510) 352-5680
Web Site: www.spunkmeyer.com
Executives:
President and CEO: John S. Schiavo
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
Otis Spunkmeyer
Major Product Areas:
Bjked goods

 

97
Bush Brothers
Sales: $240 million
Address:
1016 E. Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville, TN 37909
Phone:
(865) 588-7685
Fax:
(865) 450-4100
Web Site: www.bushbeans.com
Executives:
 
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Brands:
Bush's
Major Product Areas:
Baked beans, canned vegetables

 

98
Horizon Organic Holdings
Sales: $187 million
Address:
6311 Horizon Ln., Longmont, CO 80503
Phone:
(303) 530-2711
Fax:
(303) 652-1371
Web Site: www.horizonorganic.com
Executives:
Chmn.: Thomas McCloskey Jr.; Pres. & CEO: Charles Marcy
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Horizon Organic Dairy
Brands:
Horizon Organic
Major Product Areas:
Dairy

 

99
Maui Land & Pineapple Co.
Sales: $155 million
Address:
P.O. Box 187, Kahului, Maui, HI 96733-6687
Phone:
(808) 877-3351
Fax:
(808) 871-0953
Web Site: www.mauiland.com
Executives:
 
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Pineapples

 

100
Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc.
Sales: $104 million
Address:
1400 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608-3520
Phone:
(510) 594-2100
Fax:
(510) 594-2180
Executives:
 
Subsidiaries, Divisions:
 
Brands:
 
Major Product Areas:
Coffee, snacks

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