2006 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 1-25

The top 100 food and beverage processing companies in the U.S. and Canada are profiled in this annual feature. Find company contact information, major brands, key executives and main product areas.

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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. Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc.

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; CEO/Pres.-International: Stephen J. Burrows; Pres- Anheuser-Busch Inc.: August A. Busch IV; Group VP & Chief Legal Officer: Mark T. Bobak; Chmn/Pres/CEO-Packaging: Joseph P. Sellinger; Group VP-Brewing Operations & Technology: Douglas J. Muhleman; Group VP-Procurement, Logistics and Agricultural Resources: James F. Hoffmeister: VP-Mktg: Michael J. Owens; VP & Controller: John F. Kelly; VOP-Brand Management: Marlene Coulis

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

6. Dean Foods Co.

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

Executives: Chrmn. & CEO: Gregg Engles; EVP, Chief Admin. Officer & General Counsel: Michelle Goolsby; EVP & CFO: Jack Callahan; Pres.-Dairy Group: Alan Bernon; COO-west region: Rick Beaman; COO-east region: Rick Fehr; COO-private label & Morningstar: John Robinson; SVP-Corporate Development: Ronald H. Klein; VP & Treas.: Timothy Smith; Pres./CEO-WhiteWave: Joseph Scalzo

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

7. General Mills Inc.

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

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