2007 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 1-25

The 2007 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: Beverages, bakery, snacks, miscellaneous

4. Nestle (U.S. and Canada)

Avenue Nestlé 55, CH-1800 Vevey, Switzerland
800 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203
Phone: 818-549-6000; www.nestle.com

25 Sheppard Avenue West, North York, Ontario M2N 6S8
Phone: 800-387-4636; www.nestle.com

Executives: Chairman and CEO: Peter Brabeck-Letmathe; EVP-U.S., Canada, Latin America and Caribbean: Paul Bulcke; Chairman and CEO-Nestle USA Inc.: Brad Alford; Pres./CEO-Nestlé Canada:  Bob Leonidas; SVP and CFO-Nestlé Canada:  Bill Broughton

Subsidiaries, Divisions: (USA) Nestlé Nutrition, Nestlé Purina PetCare Co., Nestlé Waters North America, Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Inc.

Brands: Acqua Panna, Alfare, Alpo, Aquarel, Aquari-Yums, Arrowhead, Baby Ruth, Beggin' Strips, Beneful, Buitoni, Busy Bone, Butterfinger, Calistoga, Carnation, Cat Chow, Chase and Sanborn, Chew-Eez, Chew-Riffic, Coffee Mate, Contadina, Contrex, Deer Park, Deli-Cat, Dog Chow, Drumstick, Fancy Feast, Friskies, Goobers, Hills Bros., Ice Mountain, Juicy Juice, Kerns, Libby's, Maggi, Mighty Dog, Milo, MJB Coffee, Nescafe, Nescau, Nesquik, Nestle, Nutren, O'Henry, Ortega, Ozarka, Perrier, Poland Spring, PowerBar, Pro Plan, Puppy Chow, Pure Life, Raisinets, San Pellegrino, Stouffer's, Stouffer's Lean Cuisine, Sweet Success, SweeTarts, T Bonz, Taster's Choice, Tidy Cats, Toll House, Turtles, Valvert, Vera, Vittel, Willy Wonka, Zephyrhills

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, sugar/confectionery, beverages, pet foods, 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: August A. Busch IV; VP/CFO: W. Randolph Baker; Pres./CEO-International: Thomas W. Santel; Pres./CEO-Asia Pacific: Stephen J. Burrows; Group VP and Chief Legal Officer: Mark T. Bobak; Group VP-Brewing Operations and Technology: Douglas J. Muhleman; VP and Controller: John F. Kelly; VP-Brand Management: Marlene V. Coulis; Pres./CEO-Anheuser-Busch Packaging Group Inc.: Michael S. Harding; EVP-Global Industry Development: Robert C. Lachky; VP-Business Operations: David A. Peacock; VP-Corporate Human Resources: John T. Farrell

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. General Mills Inc.

One General Mills Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55426
Phone: 763-764-7600; www.generalmills.com

Executives: Chrmn and 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 and prepared foods, dough products, baking products, snacks, yogurt

7. Dean Foods Co.

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

Executives: Chrmn. and CEO: Gregg Engles; Vice Chrmn: Pete Schenkel; EVP, Chief Admin. Officer and General Counsel: Michelle Goolsby; EVP and CFO: Jack Callahan; Pres.-Dairy Group: Alan Bernon; SVP/COO, Dairy Group: Harrald Kroeker; COO-east region: Rick Fehr; COO-private label and Morningstar: John Robinson; SVP-Corporate Development: Ronald H. Klein; VP and 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., Fairmont Products Inc., H. Meyer Dairy, Hillside Dairy, Horizon Organic, Kohler Mix, Maplehurst Dairy, Mayfield Dairy Farms Inc., Meadow Brook Dairy, Meadow Gold, Meadows Distributing, Melody Farms, Purity Dairies, Reiter Dairy, Sani-Dairy, T.G. Lee Foods, Verifine Dairy Products Corp., Wengert's Dairy, White Wave

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