2005 "Top 100" corporate profiles (26-50)

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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Executives: Chmn: Lino Saputo Sr.; Pres./CEO: Lino Saputo Jr.; EVP Finance & Admin.: Louis-Philippe Carriere; Pres./COO-USA Cheese Div.: Terry Brockman

Brands: Armstrong, Bari, Dragone, Frigo, Gardenia, Lorraine, Saputo, Stella, Treasure Cave

Major Product Areas: Dairy products (mostly cheese), bakery

33. Chiquita Brands International Inc.

Address: 250 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 784-8000 • Fax: (513) 784-8030 • 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;

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

34. Perdue Farms, Inc.

Address: Old Ocean City Road, Salisbury, MD 21802
Phone: (410) 543-3000 • Fax: (410) 543-3874 • www.perdue.com

Executives: Chmn. & CEO: James Perdue; Pres. & COO: Robert Turley; CFO: Michael Cooper

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

35. Schreiber Foods Inc.

Address: 425 Pine St., Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: (920) 437-7601 • Fax: (920) 437-1617 • www.sficorp.com

Executives: Chmn.: Robert G. Bush; Pres. & CEO: John C. Meng; CFO: Bryan Liddy

Major Product Areas: Dairy (cheese)

36. Seaboard Corp.

Address: 9000 W. 67 St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66201
Phone: (913) 676-8800 • Fax: (913) 676-8872 • 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

37. Molson Coors Co.

Address: 311 10th St., Golden, CO 80401-1295
Phone: (303) 279-6565 • Fax: (303) 277-6517 • 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

Brands: Blue Moon, Coors, Extra Gold, George Killian's, Herman Joseph's, Keystone, Original, Steinlager, Winterfest, Zima

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.

Major Product Areas: Beverages

38. Dairy Farmers of America

Address: Northpointe Tower, 10220 N. Executive Hills Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: (816) 801-6455 • Fax: (816) 801-6456 • 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

39. Gold Kist Inc.

Address: 244 Perimeter Center Pkwy. NE, Atlanta, GA 30346
Phone: (770) 393-5000 • Fax: (770) 393-5262 • www.goldkist.com

Executives: Chmn.: Fred N. Norris Jr.; CEO: Gaylord Coan; Pres. & COO: John Bekkers; CFO, Treasurer: 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

40. Golden State Foods

Address: 18301 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 1100, Irvine, CA 92612

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