2005 "Top 100" corporate profiles (1-25)

This article provides background information on the companies comprising Food Processing's Top 100. Our ranking reflects the 100 largest value-added food and beverage processors in the U.S. and Canada, the top producers (not necessarily marketers) of grocery store-ready packaged food products.

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Editor's Note: To read the main article on the Top 100 processors and how our list was compiled, see "Top 100 for 2005: This chicken comes first." To access profiles of processors ranked 26-50, click here.



1. Tyson Foods Inc.

Address: 2210 W. Oaklawn Drive, Springdale, AR 72762-6999
Phone: 479-290-4000 • Fax: 479-290-4061 • www.tyson.com

Executives: Chairman/CEO: John Tyson; Pres./COO: Richard Bond; Chief Administrative Officer & Pres.-Intl.: Greg Lee; Group VP-Technical Services: Mike Baker; Group VP-Tyson Intl.: Greg Huett; SVP-Human Resources: Kenneth J. Kimbro; Group VP-Consumer Products: John S. Lea; SVP-Finance & Treasurer: Dennis Leatherby; SVP-Fresh Meats: Eugene D. Leman.

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, Tyson, Weaver, Wilson, Wilson’s, Wright

Major Product Areas: Beef, pork, poultry, frozen and prepared foods.


2. Kraft Foods Inc.

Address: Three Lakes Drive, Northfield, IL 60093
Phone: 847-646-2000 • Fax: 847-646-6005 • www.kraftfoods.com

Executives: Chairman: Louis C. Camilleri; CEO: Roger K. Deromedi; Pres.-North America Commercial: David S. Johnson; Pres.-International Commercial: Hugh Roberts; EVP and CFO: James P. Dollive

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Kraft Foods International, Kraft Foods North America

Brands: Aladdin, Athenos, Back to Nature, Baker's, Balance Bar, Blendy, Boca, Breakstone's, Breyers, Bull's-Eye, Café Hag, Callard & Bowser, California Pizza Kitchen, Calumet, Capri Sun, Carte Noire, Celis, Certo, Cheez Whiz, Churny, Claussen, Clight, Comet Cones, Cool Whip, CornNuts, Cote d'Or, Country Time, Cracker Barrel, Creme Savers, Crystal Light, D-Zerta, Daim, Dairylea, DiGiorno, Dream Whip, Eden, El Caserio, Estrella, Ever Fresh, Figaro, Foster's, Freia, Frisco, General Foods International Coffees, Gevalia, Good Seasons, Grand Mere, Great Grains, Handi-Snacks, Harvest Moon, Hoffman's, Hollywood, Jack's, Jacobs Kroenung, Jacobs Monarch, Jacques Vabre, Jell-O, Kaffee HAG, Kenco, Knudsen, Kool-Aid, Korona, Kraft, Kraft Free, Lacta, Light n' Lively, Louis Rich, Lunchables, Magic Moment, Marabou, Maxim, Maxwell House, Milk-Bone, Milka, Minute, Minute Rice, Miracle Whip, Miracoli, Nabisco, Nabob, Old English, Oreo, Oscar Mayer, Oven Fry, Peanott, Pebbles, Philadelphia, Planters, Poiana, Polly-O, Post, Presidente, Prince Polo, P'tit Quebec, Q-Refresko, Saimaza, Sanka, Seven Seas, Shake 'N Bake, Shipyard, Simmenthal, Slim Set, Snack Abouts, Sottilette, Splendid, Starbucks, Stella D'oro, Stove Top, Suchard, Sugus, Sure-Jell, Taco Bell, Tang, Temp-Tee, Terry's, Tobler, Toblerone, Tombstone, Trolli, Vegemite, Velveeta, Yuban

Major Product Areas: Cheese, meat and poultry, dairy, grain mill products, sugar/confectionery, miscellaneous


3. PepsiCo Inc.

Address: 700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577-1444
Phone: 914-253-2000 • Fax: 914-253-2070 • www.pepsico.com

Executives: Chairman/CEO: Steven S. Reinemund; Pres./CFO: Indra K. Nooyi; SVP-Government Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary: Larry D. Thompson; SVP and Controller: Peter A. Bridgman; Pres.-PepsiCo Sales: Albert P. Carey; SVP-Finance: Matthew M. McKenna; SVP-Human Resources: Margaret D. Moore; SVP and Treasurer: Lionel L. Nowell III

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Frito-Lay North America, PepsiCo Beverages North America, PepsiCo International, Quaker Foods North America

Brands: Aquafina, Aunt Jemima, Burger Rings, Chee-tos, Diet Pepsi, Dole, Doritos, Frappuccino Coffee Drink, Fritos, Funyuns, Gamesa, Gatorade, Grandma's Cookies, Lay's, Lipton Brisk, Lipton Iced Tea, Lites, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Mug, Near East, Nobby Nuts, O'Grady's, Parkers, Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Pepsi One, Propel, Quaker, Rice-A-Roni, Rold Gold, Ruffles, Sierra Mist, Slice, Smartfoods, Smith's, SoBe South Beach), Storm, SunChips, Tostitos, Tropicana, Tropicana Pure Premium, Tropicana Season's Best, Walkers

Major Product Areas: Beverages, bakery, miscellaneous


4. Nestle (U.S. & Canada)

Addresses: Avenue Nestlé 55, CH-1800 Vevey, Switzerland • www.nestle.com
800 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203 • Phone: 818-549-6000
25 Sheppard Avenue West, North York, Ontario M2N 6S8 • Phone: 800-387-4636

Executives: Chairman & CEO: Peter Brabeck-Letmathe; EVP-U.S., Canada, Latin America & Caribbean: Paul Bulcke; Chairman & CEO-Nestle USA Inc.: Joe Weller; Pres. & CEO-Nestle Brands Co. (USA): Brad Alford; Pres. & CEO-Nestle Prepared Foods Co.: Stephen Cunliffe; Pres. & CEO-Nestle Purina PetCare Co.: Patrick McGinnis; Pres. & CEO-Nestle Canada: Petraea Heynike; CFO-Nestle Canada: Bill Broughton

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: Baby Ruth, Butterfinger, Carnation, Chase & Sanborn, Coffee Mate, Contadina, Drumstick, Friskies, Friskies Alpo, Friskies Mighty Dog, Goobers, Hills Bros., Juicy Juice, Kerns, Libby's, MJB Coffee, Nescafe, 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


5. ConAgra Inc.

Address: One ConAgra Drive, Omaha, NE 68102-5001
Phone: 402-595-4000 • Fax: 402-595-4707 • www.conagra.com

Executives: Chairman/CEO/Pres.: Bruce Rohde; EVP-Strategic Development: Dwight Goslee; EVP, CFO: Frank S. Sklarsky; VP-Strategic Development: Patrick J. Koley; VP-Intl. Strategic Development: Matthew E. Gase; President/COO-Venture Development: John S. McKeon; EVP- Organization and Administration and Corporate Secretary: Owen C. Johnson; Pres./COO-Retail Products: Dennis F. O’Brien; Pres/COO-Foodservice: Allan B. Lutz; Pres./COO-Ingredients: Gregory A. Heckman Segments: Packaged Foods, Food Ingredients, Agricultural Products, Meat Processing

Brands: Act II, Andy Capp’s, Armour, Banquet, Beatrice, Blue Bonnet, Butterball, Chef Boyardee, Cook's, Country Pride, County Line, David, Decker, Eckrich, Egg Beaters, Fleischmann's, Gilroy, Golden Cuisine, Gulden, Healthy Choice, Hebrew National, Hunt's, Hunt's Snack Pack, Kid Cuisine, Knott’s Berry Farm, La Choy, Lamb-Weston, Libby’s, Lightlife, Louis Kemp, Marie Callender's, Orville Redenbacher's, Pam, Parkay, Pemmican, Peter Pan, Reddi-Wip, Ro-Tel, Rosarita, Singleton, Slim Jim, Swift Premium, Swiss Miss, Van Camp's, Wesson

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, grain mill products, bakery, fats/oils, miscellaneous


6. Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc.

Address: One Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 63118-1852
Phone: 314-577-2000 • Fax: 314-577-2900 • www.anheuser-busch.com

Executives: Chairman: August A. Busch III; Pres./CEO: Patrick T. Stokes; VP/CFO: W. Randolph Baker; VP-Corp. Development: Thomas W. Santel; VP-International Operations: Stephen J. Burrows; VP & Group Exec.: August A. Busch IV; Group VP & Chief Legal Officer: Mark T. Bobak; VP & Group Executive: Joseph P. Sellinger; Group VP-Brewing Operations & Technology: Douglas J. Muhleman; Group VP-Procurement, Logistics and Agricultural Resources: James F. Hoffmeister: VP-Sales & Mktg: Michael J. Owens; VP-Brand Management & Director—Global Brand Creative: Robert C. Lachky; VP & Controller: John F. Kelly

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Anheuser-Busch Inc., Anheuser-Busch International, Busch Agricultural Resources Inc., Anheuser-Busch Packaging Group Inc., Busch Entertainment Corp.

Brands: Anheuser World Select, Azteca, Bacardi Specialty Malt Beveages, Bud, Budweiser, Busch, Hurricane, King Cobra, Michelob, Natural Ice, Natural Light, O'Douls, Rio Cristal, Tequiza, Ziegenbock

Major Product Areas: Malt beverages


7. Dean Foods Co.

Address: 2515 McKinney Ave., Ste. 1200, Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-303-3400 • Fax: 214-303-3499 • www.deanfoods.com

Executives: Chrmn. & CEO: Gregg L. Engles; EVP & CFO: Barry A. Fromberg; Pres., Dean Dairy Group: Pete Schenkel; EVP Admin. & General Counsel: Michelle P. Goolsby; COO-southwest region: Rick Beaman; COO-northeast region: Alan Bernon; COO-southeast region: Rick Fehr; COO-midwest region: Jackie Jackson; SVP & CIO: Art Fino; SVP Corporate Development: Ronald H. Klein

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, Horizon Organic, Kohler Mix, Maplehurst Dairy, Marie's Salad Dressing, Mayfield Dairy Farms Inc., Meadow Brook Dairy, Melody Farms, Meadow Gold, Meadows Distributing, 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, White Wave

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, Horizon Organic, Maplehurst, Marie's, McArthur, Meadow Brook, Peter Piper, Purity, Rainbo, Reiter, Roddenbery, Rod's, Sani-Dairy, Schwartz, Sealtest, T.G. Lee, Verifine, Wengert, White Wave

Major Product Areas: Dairy, miscellaneous


8. Sara Lee Corp.

Address: 3 First National Plaza, Chicago, IL 60602-4260
Phone: 312-726-2600 • Fax: 312-558-8653 • www.saralee.com

Executives: Chairman: C. Steven McMillan; Pres./CEO: Brenda C. Barnes; EVP, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer: L.M. (Theo) de Kool; SVP-Strategy and Corporate Development: Diana S. Ferguson; SVP & CEO-Food & Beverage: Christopher J. (CJ) Fraleigh; SVP-Global Human Resources: Lois M. Huggins; SVP & CEO-Foodservice: James W. Nolan; EVP & CEO-International: Adriaan Nühn; SVP-Transformation Management Team: Aldo Uva

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, Café de Ponto, Chat Noir, Cochonou, Cornby, Dacor, Douwe Egberts, Duyvis, Earth Grains, Felix, Friele, Galelio, Harris, Hillshire Farm, Hornimans, Hygrade, Imperial, Jacqmotte, Jimmy Dean, Justin Bridou, Kahn's, Kanis & Gunnick, King Cotton, Kir, Lassie, Maison du Café, 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


9. Mars Inc.

Address: 6885 Elm St., McLean, VA 22101-3810
Phone: 703-821-4900 • Fax: 703-448-9678 • www.mars.com

Executives: Pres., CEO: John Frank Mars; VP, Treasurer, CFO: R. E. Barnes; VP: Jaqueline Mars Vogel; VP, Secretary: D. M. Newby

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Masterfoods, 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: Confectionery, snacks, prepared foods, pet foods.


10. Smithfield Foods Inc.

Address: 200 Commerce St., Smithfield, VA 23430
Phone: 757-365-3000 • Fax: 757-365-3017 • www.smithfieldfoods.com

Executives: Chairman, Pres., & CEO: Joseph Luter III; Pres. & COO: C. Larry Pope; Executive VP Joseph W. Luter, IV; Executive VP and Senior Advisor to the Chairman: Richard J.M. Poulson; VP and CFO-Smithfield Foods: Daniel G. Stevens; Pres.-Murphy-Brown: Jerry H. Godwin; Pres.-North Side Foods: Robert G. Hofmann, II; Pres. & COO, Smithfield France S.A.S.: Jean A. Quentin; Pres. & COO, John Morell & Co.: Joseph B. Sebring; SVP-Engineering: Robert F. Urell; VP-Purchasing: Elaine C. Abicht; 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


11. General Mills Inc.

Address: One General Mills Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55426
Phone: 763-764-7600 • www.generalmills.com

Executives: Chrmn & CEO: Stephen W. Sanger; Vice Chrmn: Stephen R. Demeritt; SVP, Brand and New Business Development: Y. Marc Belton; SVP, President, Big G Cereals: Peter J. Capell; VP, President, Baking Products: Julianna L. Chugg; EVP, Worldwide Operations and Technology: Randy G. Darcy; SVP, Technology Development: Rory A. Delaney; Ian R. Friendly: SVP, CEO, Cereal Partners Worldwide; James A. Lawrence: EVP, CFO; John T. Machuzick: SVP, President, Bakeries and Foodservice; Siri S. Marshall: SVP, Corp. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer; Kimberly A. Nelson: VP, President, Snacks Unlimited; Christopher D. O’Leary: SVP, President, Meals; Michael A. Peel: SVP, HR: Kendall J. Powell: EVP, COO, U.S. Retail; Lucio Rizzi: SVP, President, International; Peter B. Robinson: SVP, President, Pillsbury USA; Jeffrey J. Rotsch: EVP, Worldwide Sales; Christina L. Shea: SVP, External Relations; Christi L. Strauss: VP, President, GM Canada; Kenneth L. Thome: SVP, Finance; David B. VanBenschoten: VP, Treasurer; Robert F. Waldron: VP, President, Yoplait-Columbo

Brands: Bac-Os, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Bugles, Cascadian Farms, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Clusters, Cocoa Puffs, Colombo, Cookie Crisp, Count Chocula, Dunkaroos, Farmhouse, Fiber One, French Toast Crunch, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gardetto’s, Gold Medal, Golden Grahams, Green Giant, Haagen-Dazs, Hungry Jack, Jeno’s, Kix, Lloyd's, Lucky Charms, Milk ‘n Cereal Bars, Muir Glen, Nature Valley, Oatmeal Crisp, Oatmeal Crisp Bars, 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: Cereals, refrigerated & prepared foods, dough products, baking products, snacks, yogurt


12. H.J. Heinz Co.

Address: 600 Grant St. Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-456-5700 • Fax: 412-456-6128 • www.heinz.com

Executives: Pres., Chmn., & CEO: William Johnson; EVP, Global Foodservice: Jeffrey P. Berger; SVP, President, Consumer Products: David C. Moran; EVP and CFO: Arthur Winkleblack; SVP, Corporate & Government Affairs & CAO: D. Edward I. Smyth; SVP, General Counsel: Theodore N. Bobby; SVP, Business Development: Mitchell A. Ring; VP, Taxes: John C. Crowe

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Heinz Canada, North York, Ontario; Heinz Central Eastern Europe, Budapest, Hungary; Heinz Europe, London, England; Heinz Frozen Food Co., Pittsburgh; Heinz Pacific Rim, Auckland, New Zealand; Heinz Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa; Star-Kist Foods, Newport, Ky.

Brands: Boston Market, Classico Earth's Best, Farley's, Guloso, Heinz, Ken-L-Ration, Olivine, Ore-Ida, Orlando, Plasmon, Smart Ones, Starkist, Wattie's, Weight Watchers, Wyler’s, Vlasic

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, miscellaneous


13. Swift & Co. (7/05)

Address: 1770 Promontory Circle, Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-506-8000 • Fax: 970-506-8307 • www.swiftbrands.com

Executives: Pres. and CEO: Sam Rovit; COO Dennis Henley; EVP and CFO: Danny Heron; General Counsel: Don Wiseman; VP-Beef Operations: Marshall Ernst; VP/Gen. Mgr.-Foodservice: William McClellan; VP/Gen. Mgr.-Processor Sales: Michael Rempe; VP/Gen. Mgr.-Retail Sales: Matthew Wineinger; VP/Gen. Mgr.-International Sales: Dan Halstrom; VP-Customer & Business Solutions: Kevin Yost

Parent firm: S&C Holdco 3 Inc. private equity firms)

Brands: Swift Premium, Swift Black Angus, Swift Select, LaHerencia

Major Product Areas: Beef and pork


14. Campbell Soup Co.

Address: Campbell Place, Camden, NJ 08103-1799
Phone: 856-342-4800 • Fax: 856-342-3878 • www.campbellsoup.com

Executives: Chairman: George M. Sherman; Pres., CEO: Douglas R. Conant; EVP & SVP & CFO: Robert A. Schiffner; Basil L. Anderson; SVP, Law and Government Affairs: Ellen Oran Kaden; Pres., 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


15. The Coca-Cola Co.

Address: One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30301-1734
Phone: 404-676-2121 • Fax: 404-676-6792 • www.cocacola.com

Executives: Chairman & CEO: Neville Isdell; EVP, Pres. & COO, Europe, Eurasia, Middle East: Alexander R.C. (Sandy) Allan; Pres., EVP, Pres. & COO, Africa Group: Alexander B. Cummings Jr.; EVP, Pres. & COO, Asia: Mary E. Minnick; EVP, Pres. & COO, Latin America: Jose Octavio Reyes; EVP, Pres. & COO, North America: Donald Knauss.

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, Coca-Cola, Coke, 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


16. Kellogg Co. (10/05)

Address: One Kellogg Square, Battle Creek, MI 49016-3599
Phone: 616-961-2000 • Fax: 616-961-2871 • www.kelloggs.com

Executives: Chairman/CEO: James Jenness; President & COO: A. D. David Mackay; EVP & Pres.-Intl.: John Bryant; EVP & Chief Marketing and Customer Officer: Alan Harris; EVP& Pres.-North America: Jeffrey Montie; SVP-Worldwide Product Innovation and Operations: Donna Banks; SVP & CFO: Jeffrey Boromisa; SVP-Corporate Affairs: Celeste Clark; SVP & Pres.-U.S. Snacks: Brad Davidson; VP, EVP-International & Pres.-Europe: Timothy Mobsby; SVP, General Counsel-Corporate Development & Secy: Gary Pilnick; SVP& CIO: Ray Shei; Global VP-Human Resources: Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

Subsidiaries: Kashi, Keebler, Morningstar Farms, Worthington Foods, Inc.

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


17. Unilever (10/05)

Address: Unilever House, Blackfriars, London EC4P 4BQ, United Kingdom
Also Rotterdam, Netherlands. U.S. Operations: Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Global Web Site: www.unilever.com • U.S. Web Site: www.unileverusa.com

Executives: Chairman: Antony Burgmans; Vice Chairman: Bertrand Collomb; Group Chief Executive: Patrick Cescau; Pres.-Europe: Kees van der Graaf; Pres.-Home and Personal Care: Ralph Kugler; CFO: Rudy Markham; Pres.-Americas: John Rice; Pres.-Global Foods: Vindi Banga; Group VP-U.S.: Michael Polk; Group VP-Global Spreads, Cooking Products & Dressings, Foods Category: Alan Jope

Brands: Ben & Jerry's, Bertolli, Breyers, Country Crock, Flora, Good Humor, Hellmann's, Knorr, Lever, Magnum, Lipton, Omo, Slim-Fast


18. Cargill Inc.

Address: 15407 McGinty Road West, Wayzata, MN 55391-2399
Phone: 763-742-7575 • Fax: 763-742-7393 • www.cargill.com

Executives: Chrmn & CEO: Warren Staley; Vice Chairman & CFO: Robert L. Lumpkins; Vice Chairman: 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

Brands: NA

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, bakery, fats/oils, grain mill products, beverages, miscellaneous


19. Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (10/05)

Address: 111 S. Texas St., Pittsburg, TX 75686-0093
Phone: (903) 855-1000 • Fax: (903) 856-7505

Executives: Chmn.: Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim; Vice Chmn.: Clifford Butler; Pres./CEO: O.B. Goolsby Jr.; EVP & CFO: Richard Cogdill; COO: J. Clinton Rivers; EVP-Sales & Mktg.: Robert A. Wright: Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Pierce Foods

Brands: EatWellStayHealthy, EggsPlus, Pilgrim’s Pride

Major Product Areas: Poultry, meat, eggs, deli


20. Dole Food Co. Inc.

Address: 31365 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91361
Phone: 818-879-6600 • Fax: 818-879-6618 • www.dole.com

Executives: Chairman & CEO: David Murdock; Pres. & Chief Operating Officer: Lawrence A. Kern; VP & CFO: Richard J. Dahl; Pres., Dole North American Fruit: Gregory Costley; 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


21. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (10/05)

Address: 30 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 1500, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 3A2
Website: www.mapleleaf.com

Executives: Chrmn: G. Wallace McCain; Pres./CEO: Michael McCain; Pres.-Maple Leaf Foods: Randy Powell; Pres.-Maple Leaf Consumer Foods: Richard Young; Pres./COO-Agribusiness Group: J. Scott McCain; Pres.-Intl.: Michael Detlefsen; EVP & Chief Strategy Officer: Douglas W. Dodds; Pres./COO-Bakery Products Group & CEO-Canada Bread Co.: Richard Lan; Pres.-Fresh Bakery: C. Barry McLean; Pres.-Frozen Bakery: Brock Furlong; Pres.-Rothsay Rendering: Kevin Golding; Managing Director-Maple Leaf Bakery U.K.: Peter Maycock; VP-Corp. Engineering: Peter Smith; CFO: Michael Vels

Subsidiaries: Canada Bread Co., Maple Leaf Bakery U.K; Divisions: Protein Value Chain (Consumer Foods, Rothsay Rendering, Schneider Foods, Shur-Gain, Pork, Landmark Feeds Inc., Poultry, Elite Swine Inc., International); Bakery Products Group (Fresh Bakery, Frozen Bakery)

Brands: Burns, California Goldminer, Dempster’s, Hygrade, Maison-Cousin, Maple Leaf, New York Bagel, Nutriwhip, Olivieri, Prime Turkey, Shopsy's, Tenderflake

Major Product Areas: Meat, bakery


22. SABMiller Plc. (11/05)

Address: 3939 W. Highland Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53201-2866
Phone: 414-931-2000 • Fax: 414-931-3735 • www.millerbrewing.com/home.asp

Executives: Chmn: Meyer Kahn; CEO: Graham Mackay; CFO: Malcolm Wyman; Pres./CEO-Miller Brewing: Norman Adami; Managing director-SABMiller Europe: Alan Clark; Managing director-South African Breweries Ltd.: Tony van Kralingen

Subsidiaries: Miller Brewing Co.

Brands: Miller Lite, Genuine Draft, Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Mickey's Malt Liquor, Sharp's non-alcohol brew, Henry Weinhard's, Hamm's, Olde English, Magnum Malt Liquor, Milwaukee's Best, Stolichnaya Citrona, Sauza Diablo, Jack Daniel's Original Hard Cola, Skyy Blue, Red Dog, Icehouse, Southpaw Light, Leinenkugel’s, Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Foster’s Lager.

Major Product Area: Beer and malt beverages


23. Hormel Foods Corp.

Address: One Hormel Place, Austin, MN 55912-3680
Phone: (507) 437-5611 • Fax: (507) 437-5158 • 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, Ph.D.

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


24. Hershey Co.

Address: 100 Crystal A Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 534-6799 • www.hersheys.com

Executives: Chrmn/Pres./CEO: Richard Lenny; Vice Chmn.: Joseph P. Viviano; SVP, CFO & Treas.: William F. Christ; VP, R&D: Charles L. Duncan; SVP, Operations: Raymond Brace; EVP, COO: Michael F. Pasquale

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


25. Constellation Brands, Inc.

Address: 300 Willowbrook Office Park, Fairport, NY 14450
Phone: (716) 218-2169 • Fax: (716) 394-6017 • 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 Inc., Canandaigua Wine Co. Inc., Franciscan Estates

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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