2006 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 26-50

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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Major Product Areas: Fruits, vegetables, pet foods

35. Constellation Brands Inc.

370 Woodcliff Drive, Suite 300, Fairport, NY 14450
Phone: 585-218-3600; Fax: 585-394-6017; www.cbrands.com

Executives: Chmn. & CEO: Richard Sands; Pres./COO: Robert Sands; EVP-Business Dev. & Corp. Strategy: F. Paul Hetterich; EVP, General Counsel: Thomas Mullin; EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer: W. Keith Wilson; EVP, CFO: Thomas Summer; CEO-Constellation Beers & Spirits: Alexander Berk

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

36. Dairy Farmers of America

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: Rick Smith; SVP-Accounting: Joel Clark; SVP-Legal Counsel: David Geisler; Pres.-Dairy Food Products: Mark Korsmeyer; SVP-Finance: David Meyer; SVP-Marketing & Economic Analysis: John Wilson; VP & COO-Southeast: Jim Hahn; SVP & COO-Southwest: David Jones; VP & COO-Central: Randy McGinnis; VP & COO-Western: David Parrish; COO-Mideast: Glenn Wallace; COO-Northeast: Greg Wickham; VP & COO-Mountain Area: Greg Yando

Brands: Borden Cheese, Keller's Butter, Golden Cheese, Mid-America Farms, Jacobo, Enricco, CalPro, Sport Shake, VitalCal

Major Product Areas: Dairy

37. Rich Products Corp.

1150 Niagara St., Buffalo, NY 14213
Phone: 716-878-8000; Fax: 716-878-8765; www.richs.com

Executives: Chmn/CEO: Robert E. Rich Jr.; COO: William G. Gisel Jr.; CFO: Christopher Dunstan; EVP-Innovation: Mindy Rich

Brands: Allen, Bettercreme, Casa di Bertacchi, Della Suprema, Farm Rich, Jon Donaire, Mother’s Kitchen, Rich’s, SeaPak

Major Product Areas: Toppings & icings, Desserts, Breads & rolls, Pizza products, Premium blended beverages

38. Ag Processing Inc.

12700 West Dodge Road, Omaha, NE  68154
Phone: 800-247-1345, 402-496-7809; www.agp.com

Executives: Chrmn: Brad Davis; CEO & GM: Marty Reagan

Subsidiaries: Protinal/Proagro (Venezuela)

Major Product Areas: Grain products, soybeans, vegetable oils, poultry

39. Gold Kist Inc.

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

Executives: Chmn.: Douglas Reeves.; Pres. & CEO: John Bekkers; SVP-Planning & Admin.: Michael Stimpert; CFO: Steven O. West; VP-Operations: Donald W. Mabe; VP-Sales & Marketing: William Anderson; VP-Purchasing: Marshall Smitherman

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Golden Peanut Co., Young Pecan Co.

Brands: Gold Kist Farms, Big Value, Early Bird, McEver’s, Medallion

Major Product Areas: Poultry

40. HP Hood LLC

Address: 90 Everett Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150-2301
Phone: 617-887-3000 or 800-343-6592; www.hphood.com

Executives: Chmn, Pres., CEO: John Kaneb; CFO: Gary Kaneb; SVP-Operations: H. Scott Blake; SVP-R&D, Engineering and Procurement: Mike Suever; SVP-General Counsel: Paul Nightingale; EVP-Sales: James Walsh; VP: Jeffrey Kaneb; VP/Controller: James A. Marcinelli; VP/Treasurer: Theresa Bresten; VP-Quality Systems and Regulatory Affairs: Margaret Poole; VP-Operations Services: Francis Torgerson; VP-Human Resources: Bruce Bacon; VP-Marketing: Barry Boehme; VP-Public Relations and Government Affairs: Lynne Bohan

Subsidiaries: Crowley Foods, Kemps LLC

Brands: Axelrod, Crowley, Heluva Good Cheese, Hood, Kemps, Maggio, Penn Maid, Rosenberger’s, Simply Smart, Yo-J

Major Product Areas: Dairy products, ice cream, drinks

41. Golden State Foods

18301 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 1100, Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 949-252-2000; Fax: 949-252-2080; www.goldenstatefoods.com

Executives: Chmn. & CEO: Mark Wetterau; SEVP: Mark Listi; EVP and CFO: Mike Waitukaitis; Pres-Distribution Group: Bob Jorge

Subsidiaries/Divisions: Liquid products, Meat products, Produce, Bakery

Products: Foodservice supplier (esp. McDonald’s)

42. Brown-Forman Corp.

850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40201-1080
Phone: 502-585-1100; Fax: 502-774-7876; www.brown-forMgr.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

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

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