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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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

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.
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