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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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

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