2006 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 51-100

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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To read the main article on the Top 100 processors and how our list was compiled, see "The Top 100: It's been a tough year." Access processor profiles ranked 1-25 here. Access processor profiles ranked 26-50 here.


51. Fortune Brands Inc.

1700 E. Putnam Ave., Old Greenwich, CT 06870-0811
Phone: 203-698-5000; Fax: 203-637-2580; www.fortunebrands.com

Executives: Chmn., CEO: Norman H. Wesley; SVP-Finance and Treas.: Mark Hausberg; SVP and CFO: Craig P. Omtvedt; SVP-Strategy and Development: Christopher Klein; SVP, Gen. Counsel and Secretary: Mark Roche

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Spirits and Wine; Home and Hardware; Golf

Brands: Canyon Road, DeKuyper, Geyser Peak, Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Maker's Mark, Sauza, Whyte and Mackay

Product Areas: Alcoholic beverages


52. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.

410 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-644-2121; Fax: 312-644-0097; www.wrigley.com

Executives: Chmn/CEO: William Wrigley Jr.; COO: Ronald V. Waters; SVP-Worldwide Strategy and New Business: Peter R. Hempstead; SVP and Chief Innovation Officer: Surinder Kumar; SVP and Chief Admin. Officer: Dushan Petrovitch; SVP-Worldwide Supply Chain: Darrell R. Splithoff; VP and CFO: Reuben Gamoran; VP, Secy and Gen. Counsel: Howard Malovany; VP-Manufacturing: Donald E. Balster; VP-Worldwide Gum Base Operations: Vincent C. Bonica; VP and CIO Donagh Herlihy; VP-Worldwide Engineering: Shaun Kim; VP-Nordic: Jon Orving; VP and Managing Dir.-West Europe: Frank Birkel; VP and Chairman-Europe: Stefan Pfander; VP-Worldwide Procurement: Patrick Mitchell; VP and Managing Dir.-East/Central Europe: Igor Saveliev; VP and Treasurer: Alan J. Schneider; VP and Managing Dir.-North Europe: Denis Schrey; VP and Managing Dir.-North America/Pacific: Ralph Scozzafava; VP-RandD: Tawfik Sharkasi; VP and Managing Dir.-China: Samson Suen; VP and Managing Dir.-Asia: Michael Wong; Gen. Mgr.-New Confectionary Brands: A. Rory Finlay

Brands: Airwaves, Altoids, Creme Savers, Doublemint, Extra, Ice White, Life Savers, 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, Sugus

Subsidiaries and 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 Company 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 Company 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, U.K.

Product Areas:Chewing gum, confectionary products

 


53. Colgate-Palmolive Co.

300 Park Ave., New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-310-2000; Fax: 212-310-3405; www.colgate.com

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: Reuben Mark; Vice-Chman: Javier Teruel; Pres. and COO: Ian Cook; CEO, Hill's Pet Nutrition: Robert Wheeler

Brands: Hill's Prescription Diet, Hill's Science Diet

Product Areas: Pet food

 


54. Darigold (formerly WestFarm Foods)

635 Elliott Ave. West, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: 206-284-7220; Fax: 206-281-3456

Executives: Pres. and CEO: John E. Mueller; VP—Finance, CFO: Steven Boyd; VP, Consumer Products: Steve Harper; SVP: Richard Low; VP, Manufacturing: John Underwood

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Dairy Export Co., Darigold Farms, Darigold Inc.

Brands: Darigold

Product Areas: Dairy

 


55. Cott Corp.

207 Queen's Quay West, Suite 340, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1A7
Phone: 416-203-3898; www.cott.com

Executives: Chmn: Frank Weise III; Pres/CEO: John Sheppard; EVP-No. American Opers.: Mark Benadiba; VP-No. American Sales and Mktg.: John Dennehy; SVP, Gen. Counsel and Secy.: Mark Halperin; EVP and CFO: B. Clyde Preslar; VP-Bus. Dev.-Wal Mart: Jason Nichol; SVP and Managing Dir.-UK and Europe: Andrew Murfin; SVP-Corporate Resources: Colin Walker

Brands: Cott, Fruit Refreshers, private label and store brands

Product Areas: Soft drinks

 


56. Foremost Farms USA

Address: P.O. Box 111, Baraboo, WI 53913-0111
Phone: 608-356-8316; Fax: 608-356-3575; E-mail: webmaster@foremostfarms.comwww.foremostfarms.com

Executives: Chmn.: Edward Brooks; Pres. and 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, and Industry Relations: Jim Kasten; VP, Planning and Marketing Analyst: Curtis Kurth

Brands: 127 Cheese, 1950 Cheese, Foremost, Golden Guernsey Dairy, Morning Glory Dairy, Maui Juice

Product Areas: Dairy products

 


57. National Dairy Holdings LP

3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 1300, Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-526-2653; www.bordenonline.com

Executives: Chairman, CEO: Allen Meyer; Pres.: Brian Haugh; EVP and CFO: Kathy Turner
Subsidiaries and Brands: Milk Products LP; Borden, Chattanooga Dairy, Coburg Dairy, Cream O'Weber, Dairy Fresh, Dairy Fresh of Louisiana, Dairymens, Flav O-Rich, H. Meyer, Sinton, U.C. Milk dba Goldenrod Dairy), Velda Farms

Products: Milk

 


58. Great Lakes Cheese Co.

17825 Great Lakes Pkwy., Hiram, OH 44234
Phone: 440-834-2500; Fax: 440-834-1002

Executives: Chmn.: Hans Epprecht; Pres. and CEO: Gary Vanich; CFO: Russ Mullins

Brands: Great Lakes

Product Areas: Dairy

 


59. ContiGroup Cos., Inc.

277 Park Ave., New York, NY 10172
Phone: 212-207-5100; Fax: 212-207-2910; www.contigroup.com

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: Paul J. Fribourg; EVP, Investments and Strategy, CFO; President, ContiInvestments: Michael J. Zimmerman; EVP and COO: Vart K. Adjemian

Subsidiaries: Wayne Farms LLC, ContiBeef LLC, Premium Standard, ContiLatin, Asian Industries, ContiChem-LPG, ContiInvestments

Brands: Lundy's, Wayne Farms

Product Areas: Meat and poultry

 


60. Pinnacle Foods Corp.

6 Executive Campus, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Phone: 856-969-7100; Fax: 856-969-7311; www.pinnaclefoodscorp.com

Executives: Chrmn: C Dean Metropoulos; CEO: Jeffrey Ansell; CFO: Mike Dion

Brands: Armour, Aunt Jemima, Celeste, Duncan Hines, Hungry-Man, Lenders, Log Cabin, Mrs. Butterworth's, Mrs. Paul's, Open Pit, Swans, Van de Kamp's,Vlasic

Product Areas: Misc. groceries

 


61. Michael Foods

5353 Wayzata Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: 616-546-1500; Fax: 612-546-3711; www.michaelfoods.com

Executives: Chmn.: Arvid Knudtson; Pres. and CEO: Gregg A. Ostrander; CFO: John D. Reedy; EVP and Sec.: Jeff Shapiro; Asst. Treas.: Mark Witmer

Subsidiaries and 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: Papetti's, M.G. Waldbaum, Northern Star, Farm Fresh Foods, Crystal Farms, Better'n Eggs, Diners Choice, Simply Potatoes

Product Areas: Dairy, eggs, miscellaneous

 


62. Prairie Farms Dairy Inc.

1100 N. Broadway St., Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-2547; Fax: 217-854-6426; www.prairiefarms.com

Executives: CEO: Ed Mullins; COO: Gary Aggus; VP and CFO: Paul Benne; General Sales Manager Fluid Milk Division: Doug Carroll; Fleet Manager: Jay Naples; Quality Assurance, Ice Cream Division: Rob Lagerlof; VP-Engineering: Dave Lattan; VP, Marketing and Procurement: Gary Lee; VP, General Sales Manager, Ice Cream Division: Larry King

Subsidiaries: Several joint ventures

Brands: Prairie Farms, North Star, Pevely, Old Recipe

Product Areas: Milk, ice cream, novelties, cultured products


63. Associated Milk Producers Inc.

315 N. Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone: 507-354-8295; Fax: 507-359-8651; www.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

Brands: State

Product Areas: Dairy


64. Canada Bread Co.

10 Four Seasons Place, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada  M6B 6H7
www.canadabread.ca

Executives: Chmn: Michael McCain; Pres/CEO: Richard Lan

87.5% owned by Maple Leaf Foods

Product Areas: Fresh bakery products


65. J.R. Simplot Co.

One Capital Center, 999 Main St., Suite 1300, Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-336-2110; Fax: 208-389-7515

Executives: Chmn: Scott Simplot; CEO: Larry Hlobik; SVP Finance and CFO: Annette Elg

Subsidiaries and 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

Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, potatoes.


66. Seaboard Corp.

9000 W. 67 St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66201 
Phone: 913-676-8800; Fax: 913-676-8872; E-Mail: seaboard@seaboardcorp.comwww.seaboardcorp.com

Executives: Chmn., Pres. and CEO: Harry Bresky; SVP-Intl.: Steven Bresky; SVP, CFO and Treasurer: Robert Steer; Pres.-Seaboard Foods: Rodney Brenneman

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Pork Division; Commodity Trading and Milling Div.; Marine; Sugar and citrus; Power

Brands: Seaboard

Product Areas: Pork, sugar refining, citrus juice


67. Sanderson Farms Inc.

225 N. 13th Ave., Laurel, MS 39411-0988
Phone: 601-649-4030; Fax: 601-426-1461

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: Joe F. Sanderson Jr.; Pres. and COO: Lampkin Butts;  Treas. and CFO: D. Michael Cockrell

Brands: Sanderson Farms

Product Areas: Poultry, frozen foods


68 (tie). McKee Foods Corp.


10260 McKee Road, Collegedale, TN 37315
Phone: 423-238-7111; Fax: 423-238-7101; www.mckeefoods.com

Executives: Chmn.: Ellsworth McKee; CEO: Jack McKee; Pres.: Mike McKee

Subsidiary: Blue Planet Foods Inc.

Brands: Little Debbie, Sunbelt, Blinks, Heartland

Product Areas: Snack foods


68 (tie). American Foods Group Inc.

544 Acme St., Green Bay, WI 54302
Phone: 920-437-6330; Fax: 920-436-6610

Executives: Co-Chmn. and Co-CEOs: Carl W. Kuehne and Tom Rosen; CFO: Douglas Hagen; Chief Sales and Marketing Officer: Joseph P. Baker; SVP: James M. Schneider; SVP and Gen. Counsel: Lawrence P. Tu; SVP-Americas: Joseph A. Marengi; Ops. Mgr.-Transportation Div: Keith Domke

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Dakota Cold Storage Co., Weinstein International Seafood Co., Sheboygan Sausage Co., America's Service Lines, America's Beef Co. LLC, Green Bay Dressed Beef, Dakota Pork Industries

Brands: America's Foods, American Foods, Dakota Supreme, Dakota Valley, Golden Prairie, Greenbay Dressed Beef, Iowa Pork, Premium Gold Angus, Server's Choice, Sheboygan Sausage, Smokrest, Wisconsin Beef Industries

Product Areas: Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, miscellaneous


70. California Dairies

11709 East Artesia Blvd., Artesia, CA 90702
Phone: 562-865-1291; www.californiadairies.com

Executives: Chairman: George Borba; Pres./CEO: Gary L. Korsmeir

Products: Milk, milk powder, butter


71. American Crystal Sugar Co.

101 N. Third St., Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: 218-236-4400; Fax: 218-236-4422; www.crystalsugar.com

Executives: Pres. and CEO: James J. Horvath; CFO: Joe J. Talley; VP-Ops, COO: David A. Berg; VP-Ag: Thomas Astrup; Chairman: C. Terry Stradstad

Subsidiaries and Divisions: United Sugars, Sydney Sugars, Midwest Agriculture Commodities

Brands: American Crystal, Pillsbury, Pillsbury Best Sugar

Product Areas: Sugar/confectionery


72. Riceland Foods Inc.

2120 S. Park Ave., Stuttgart, AR 72160
Phone: 870-673-5500; Fax: 870-673-3366; www.riceland.com

Executives: Chmn.: Thomas C. Hoskyn; Pres. and CEO: K. Daniel Kennedy; CFO: Harry Loftis

Brands: Chefway, Riceland, Rice 'N Easy

Product Areas: Grain mill products


73. McCormick and Co. Inc.

18 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD 21152-6000
Phone: 410-771-7301; Fax: 410-527-8289; www.mccormick.com

Executives: Chmn., Pres., CEO: Robert Lawless; CFO: Francis A. Contino; Pres.-North American Consumer Foods and Supply Chain: Alan D. Wilson; Pres.-U.S. Consumer Foods: Lawrence E. Kurzius; Pres.-Intl.: Mark Timbie; Pres.-U.S. Industrial Group: Chuck T. Langmead

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Consumer Products, Foodservice, Flavor divisions

Brands: Club House, Golden Dipt, McCormick, Mojave, Old Bay, Produce Partners Zatarain's

Product Areas: Spices/Herbs, seasonings, extracts, sauces and marinades, specialty foods


74. Wells' Dairy Inc.

One Blue Bunny Drive P.O. Box 1310-Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: 712-546-4000; Fax: 712-546-4440; www.bluebunny.com

Executives: CEO: Gary M. Wells; COO: Doug J. Wells; SVP-Organizational Capability: Greg A. Wells; Pres.-Demand Group: Michael C. Wells

Brands: Blue Bunny and Weight Watchers licensed)

Products: Ice Cream, frozen novelties, cultured products, milk


75. Seneca Foods Corp.

3736 S. Main St., Marion, NY 14505
Phone: 315-926-8100; Fax: 315-926-8300; www.senecafoods.com

Executives: Chmn. and Dir.: Arthur S. Wolcott; Pres and CEO: Kraig H. Kayser; CFO: Philip G. Paras; Controller and Secty: Jeffrey L. Van Riper; CIO: Carl A. Cichetti; Pres.-Vegetable Operations: Paul L. Palmby

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Marion Foods Inc., Seneca Foods International Ltd., Seneca Snack Co.

Brands: Seneca, Libby's, Aunt Nellie's Farm Kitchen, Stokely's, Read, Festal, Diamond A

Product Areas: Canned vegetables, frozen vegetable sand fruits


76. Sunkist Growers Inc.

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; www.sunkist.com

Executives: Chmn.: Al Williams; Vice Chmn.: Russell Hanlin

Subsidiaries and 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, CA; Sunkist Europe-S.A.
Brands: Sunkist

Product Areas: Citrus, fresh-cut fruit


77. Birds Eye Foods Inc.

90 Linden Oaks, Rochester, NY 14625
Phone: 585-383-1850; Fax: 585-383-1281; www.birdseyefoods.com

Executives: Pres. and CEO: Dennis M. Mullen; EVP-Ops: Carl W. Caughran; EVP-Mktg. and Bus. Devel.: David E. Hogberg; CFO: Earl L. Powers; SVP-Retail Sales: Robert Montgomery

Subsidiaries and Divisions: California and Washington Co., Kennedy Endeavors Inc., Linden Oaks Corp., Pro-Fac, GLK Holdings, BEMSA Holdings, Tim's Cascade Chips

Brands: Bird's Eye, Freshlike, Brooks, Comstock, McKenzie's, McKenzie's Gold King, Southern Farms, Southland, Nalley, Pixie, Snyder of Berlin, Thunder Crunch, Tim's Cascade Style Potato Chips, Husman, La Restaurante, Erin's Naturally Good, Flavor Destinations, Riviera, Mariner's Cove, Bernstein's, Bird's Eye Viola!, California and Washington, Birds Eye Fresh, Tropic Isle, Naturally Good, Thank You, California and Washington Organic

Product Areas: Meat and poultry products, canned, frozen and preserved foods, snack foods, miscellaneous


78. Goya Foods, Inc.

100 Seaview Dr., Secaucus, NJ 07096  
Phone: 201-348-4900; Fax: 201-348-6609; www.goyafoods.com

Executives: Pres.: Robert I. Unanue; COO: Andy Unanue; VP, Sales and Marketing: Conrad O. Colon; VP, MIS: David Kinkela; VP, Purchasing: Joseph Perez; VP-Dist. and Logistics: Peter Unanue; Pres.-Goya Fla.: Frank Unanue

Brands: Goya, Canilla, Golden Canilla, Adobo, Sazon, Cafe Goya, Adobo

Product Areas: Beverages, Frozen and canned foods, edible oils, spices


79. Imperial Sugar Co.

P.O. Box 9, Sugarland, TX 77487-0009
Phone: 281-491-9181; Fax: 281-490-9879; www.imperialholly.com

Executives: Chmn.: I.H. Kempner III; Pres. and CEO: James Kempner; CFO: Mary L. Burke; VP, Marketing: Douglas W. Ehrenkranz

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Diamond Crystal Brands, Savannah, Ga.; Holly Sugar Corp., Sugarland, Texas; Savannah Foods and Industries Inc., Savannah, Ga.; Michigan Sugar Co., Saginaw, Mich.
Brands: Dixie Crystals, Imperial, Pioneer, Spreckels, Holly, Wholesome Sweetners

Product Areas: Sugar/confectionery


80. Hilmar Cheese

9001 N. Lander Ave. Hilmar, CA 95324
Phone: 209-667-6076; www.hilmarcheese.com

Executives: Chairman: Richard Clauss; Pres./CEO: John Jeter

Products: Cheese and whey protein concentrate


81. The Dannon Co. Inc.

120 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591-5536
Phone: 914-366-9700; Fax: 914-366-2805

Executives: Pres. and CEO: Thomas Kunz; CFO: Rick Lees; VP, RandD: Michel Saintain; VP Purchasing/Procurement: Charles Haberkorn; VP, Manufacturing: Rene-Charles Coumes; VP, Marketing: James Taylor; VP, Sales: Jim Blakely

Brands: Dannon

Product Areas: Dairy


82. Lactalis America Group

950 Third Ave., 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10022
www.liusa.com

Executives: Pres./CEO: Frederick Bouisset

Brands: Precious, President, Sorrento

Product Areas: Cheese


83. Lance Inc.

8600 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone: 704-554-1421; Fax: 704-554-5562; www.lance.com

Executives: Chmn.: Wilbur J. Prezzano; Pres., CEO and Dir.: David V. Singer; EVP, CFO and Sec.: Richard D. Puckett; VP and Pres.-Vista Bakery: H. Dean Fields; VP-IS: L. Rudy Gragnani; VP-HR: Earl D. Leake ; VP-Sales: Frank I. Lewis; VP-Supply Chain: Blake W. Thompson; Treas.: David R. Perzinski

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Vista Bakery

Brands: Lance, Cape Cod, Tom's

Product Area: Snack foods


84. Lancaster Colony Corp.

37 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-224-7141; www.lancastercolony.com

Executives: Chmn, CEO and Pres.: John Gerlach Jr.; VP, Treas. and CFO: John Boylan

Subsidiaries and Divisions: T. Marzetti Co, New York Frozen Foods Inc., Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls Inc., Quality Baking Co.

Brands: Marzetti

Product Areas: Dressings, dip, sauces, frozen bakery


85. The Hain Celestial Group Inc.

58 S. Service Rd., Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 631-730-2200; Fax: 631-730-2550; www.hain-celestial.com

Executives: Chmn, Pres and CEO: Irwin D. Simon; EVP and CFO: Ira J. Lamel; EVP: John Carroll; EVP: Francis W. Daily; EVP: Steven List

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Celestial Seasonings, Hain Celestial Canada ULC, Hain Celestial Europe BVBA

Brands: Celestial Seasonings, Terra Chips, Garden of Eatin', Health Valley, WestSoy, Earth's Best, Arrowhead Mills, DeBoles, FreeBird, Hain Pure Foods, Hollywood, Spectrum Naturals, Spectrum Essentials, Walnut Acres Organic, Imagine Food®, Rice Dream, Soy Dream, Rosetto, Ethnic Gourmet, Yves Veggie Cuisine, Lima, Biomarche, Grains Noirs, Natumi

Product Areas: Natural food, beverages, snacks


86. Ventura Foods LLC

40 Pointe Drive' Brea, CA 92821
Phone: 714-257-3700

Executives: Pres/CEO: Richard Mazer

Parent Firm: A joint venture between CHS Inc. and Mitsui and Co. Ltd.

Brands: Chef's Pride, Churn Spread, Dean dips, Gold-n-Sweet, Hidden Valley, Lou Ana, Marie's, Pride of Life, SunGlow, Ventura Classic

Product Areas: Dips, salad dressing


87. Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.

1037 State St., Chester, IL 62233
Phone: 618-826-2973; www.gilstermarylee.com

Executives: Pres. and CEO: Donald Welge; CFO: Michael Welge; SVP-Sales and Mktg: Sheldon Geitelman

Subsidiaries and Divisions: N/A

Brands: N/A (private label mfr.)

Product Areas: Bakery and drink mixes, cereal, soups and sauces, popcorn, rice and pasta


88. John B. Sanfilippo and Son Inc.

2299 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone: 847-593-2300; www.jbssinc.com

Executives: CEO: Jasper B. Sanfilippo; EVP-Sales and Mktg: Jeffrey T. Sanfilippo; EVP-Ops: Jasper B. Sanfilippo Jr.; CFO and EVP-Fin.: Michael J. Valentine; EVP-Info Systems: James A. Valentine

Subsidiaries and Divisions: N/A

Brands: Fisher, Evon's, Sunshine Country

Product Areas: Raw and processed nuts


89. National Grape Cooperative Association Inc.

2 S. Portage St., Westfield, NY 14787
Phone: 716-326-5200; Fax: 716-336-5494; www.nationalgrape.com, www.welchs.com

Executives: Pres.: Randolph H. Graham; GM and COO: Brent J. Roggie; First VP: Joseph C. Falcone; Chief Legal Officer: Vivian S.Y. Tseng; Second VP: Harold H. Smith; Third VP: James A. Shafer; Sec. and Asst. Treasurer: Timothy A. Buss; Fin. and Acctg. Officer: Albert B. Wright III; Pres. and CEO-Welch Foods: Daniel P. Dillon; SVP-Sales and Mktg, Welch Foods: David J. Lukiewski; SVP-Supply Chain and Technology, Welch Foods: Peter F. Martin

Brands: Bama, Welch's

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


90. TreeHouse Foods Inc.

2 Westbrook Corporate Center, Suite 1070, Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 708-483-1300; www.treehousefoods.com

Executives: Chmn/CEO: Sam Reed; CFO: Dennis Riordan

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Bay Valley Foods (spun off from Dean Foods)

Brands: Mocha Mix, Rod's, Second Nature; mostly private label

Product Areas: Pickles, creamers, cheese sauces, soups, baby food.


91. Sargento Foods Inc.

One Persnickety Place, Plymouth WI 53073
Phone: 920-893-8484; www.sargento.com

Executives: Chrmn/CEO: Louis P. Gentine; Pres. and Chief Customer Officer: Bob Clouston; EVP and CFO: George Hoff; Dir. of Procurement: Louis P. Gentine II; EVP and COO: Mark Rhyan

Brands: Sargento

Products: Shredded and sliced cheese


92. ASG Consolidated LLC dba American Seafoods Group)

2025 1st Ave., Ste 900, Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-374-1515; Fax: 206-374-1516; www.americanseafoods.com

Executives: Chairman and CEO: Bernt O. Bodal; CFO: Brad D. Bodenman; VP-Fin and Corp. Devel.: Amy Humphreys; Gen. Counsel: Matthew D. Latimer; Pres, Am. Seafoods Co.: Inge Andreassen; Pres., Am.Seafoods Intl: John Cummings

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Southern Pride Catfish LLC, American Seafoods International LLC, American Seafoods Company LLC

Brands: American Pride, Frionor, Southern Pride

Product Areas: Frozen and processed seafood


93 (tie). Malt-O-Meal Co. (8/06)

2700 IDS Tower, 80 S. 8th St., Ste. 2700, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2297
Phone: 612-338-8551; Fax: 612-339-5710; www.malt-o-meal.com

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: John Lettmann; Pres.: Chris Neugent; CFO: John A. Gappa

Brands: Balance, Honey and Oat Blenders, Coco-Roos, Crispy Rice, Quaker's, Tootie Fruities

Product Area: Cereal


93 (tie). Reser's Fine Foods

15570 SW Jenkins Road, Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: 503-643-6431; Fax: 503-646-9233; www.resers.com

Executives: Pres.: Al Reser; COO: Mark Reser; CFO and Treas.: Paul Leavy

Brands: Reser's, Baja Café, Main St. Bistro, Potato Express, Sidari's, Stonemill Kitchens

Product Areas: Side dishes, deli salads, tortillas, Mexican prepared foods


95. Russell Stover Candies Inc.

4900 Oak St., Kansas City, MO 64112
Phone: 816-842-9240; Fax: 816-561-4350; www.russellstover.com

Executives: Co-Pres.: Thomas S. Ward; Co-Pres.: Scott H. Ward; CFO and CAO: Dick Masinton; SVP-Admin.: Paul Billington; SVP and Chief Mktg. Officer: Mark Sesler; SVP-Manufacturing: Harold Wattjes; SVP-Ops.: Mark Frame

Brands: Russell Stover, Whitman's, Pangburn's, Weight Watchers by Whitman's, Diabetix, Sucratrol

Product Areas: Candy and confectioneries


96. American Italian Pasta Co.

4100 N. Mulberry Dr., Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: 816-502-6000; www.aipc.com

Executives: CEO: Jim Fogarty; EVP and CFO: George Shadid; EVP and Gen. Counsel: Bob Schuller; SVP-Natl Accts.: Pat Regan; SVP-East Region: Mike Kaczynski; SVP-West Region: Tom Branich; EVP-Ingredient, Foodservice and Club Channels: Jerry Dear; Mktg Dir.: Drew Lericos

Subsidiaries and Divisions: N/A

Brands: Mueller's, Golden Grain, Mrs. Grass, Ronco, Luxury, R and F, Global A1, Pennsylvania Dutch, Anthony's

Product Areas: Dry pasta


97. CoolBrands International

8300 Woodbine Avenue, 5th Floor, Markham, Ontario, L3R 9Y7, Canada
Phone: 905-479-8762; Fax: 905-479-5235; www.coolbrandsinc.com

Executives: Co-Chairmen, Co-CEOs: Richard E. Smith, David J. Stein

Brands: Yogen-Fruz, Eskimo Pie, I Can't Believe It's Yogurt, Bressler's, Golden Swirl Product Areas: Ice cream, ice cream mix, frozen novelties


98. BandG Foods Inc.

4 Gatehall Dr., Ste. 110, Parsippany, NJ 07054   
Phone: 973-401-6500; Fax: 973-364-1037; www.bgfoods.com

Executives: Pres. and CEO: David L. Wenner; EVP-Fin and CFO: Robert C. Cantwell; EVP-Mktg and Strategic Planning: Albert J. Soricelli Jr.

Brands: BandG, Trappey, Ac'cent, Emeril's, Underwood, Ortega, Polaner, Grandma's

Product Areas: Shelf-stable Mexican foods, toppings, condiments, flavor enhancers, baked beans, meat spreads


99. Carolina Turkeys Inc.

P.O. Box 589, 1628 Garner Chapel Rd., Mt. Olive, NC 28365
Phone: 919-658-6743; Fax: 919-658-5865; www.carolinaturkeys.com

Executives: Pres and CEO: C. Daniel Blackshear; CFO: Ed Kascuta; Dir-Sales: John Coors

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Joint venture (with Smithfield Foods)

Brands: Just Perfect, Just Perfect All Natural, Carolina Turkey

Product Areas: Fresh and frozen turkey


100. Shamrock Foods Co.

2228 N. Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, AZ 85009
Phone: 602-272-6721; Fax: 602-233-2791; www.shamrockfoods.com

Executives: CEO: Norman McClelland; CFO: Phil Giltner; VP-HR: Robert Beake

Brands: Shamrock Farms, Sunland

Product Areas: Dairy


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