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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Brands: Alta Dena, Arctic Splash, Barbers, Barbe's, Berkeley Farms, Borden*, Broughton, Brown Cow, Brown's Dairy, Bud's Ice Cream, Chug, Country Charm, Country Churn, Country Delite, Country Fresh, Country Love, Creamland, Dairy Fresh, Dean's, Dipzz, Foremost*, Fieldcrest, Garelick Farms, Gandy's, Hershey's*, Horizon Organic, Hygeia, International Delight, Kohler, Land O'Lakes*, Land-O-Sun, Lehigh Valley, Louis Trauth, Maplehurst, Mayfield, McArthur, Meadowbrook, Meadow Gold, Melody Farms, Mile High, Mountain High, Nature's Pride, Oak Farms, Over the Moon, Pet*, Price's, Purity, Reiter, Robinson, Saunders, Sealtest*, Schenkel's All Star, Schepps, Shenandoah's Pride, Silk, Skinny Cow, Sealtest*, Stroh's, Swiss, Swiss Premium, TG Lee, Tuscan, Turtle Tracks, Verifine, Viva, Wengert's, White Wave

* Used under license

Major Product Areas: Dairy

8. Smithfield Foods Inc.

200 Commerce St., Smithfield, VA 23430
Phone: 757-365-3000; Fax: 757-365-3017; www.smithfieldfoods.com

Executives: Chairman: Joseph Luter III; Pres/CEO: C. Larry Pope; VP-Rendering: Douglas Anderson; VP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary: Michael Cole; VP and Controller: Jeffrey Deel; VP and CFO: Carey Dubois; VP-Operations Analysis: Bart Ellis; VP and Senior Counsel: Michael Fleming; VP_Investor Relations and Corp. Comms: Jerry Hostetter; VP-Livestock Procurement: Jeffrey Luckman; EVP: Robert Manly IV; VP-Operations: Henry Morris; EVP and Dir.-Mergers and Acquisitions and Govt. Affairs: Richard J.M. Poulson; VP-Sales and Mktg: James Schloss; VP and Chief Accounting Officer: Kenneth Sullivan; VP-Price-Risk Management: Dhamu Thamodaran; VP-Environmetnal and Govt. Affairs: Dennis Treacy

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Smithfield Packing Co. Inc., Smithfield, Va.; Gwaltney of Smithfield Ltd., Smithfield, Va.; Carroll's Foods, Inc.; John Morrell and Co., Cincinnati; Patrick M. Cudahy Inc., Cudahy, Wis.; Lykes Meat Co. Inc., Plant City, Fla., Murphy Family Farms

Brands: Dinner Bell, First Prize, Great, Gwaltney, Jamestown, John Morrell, Kretschmar, Lykes, Patrick Cudahy, Patrick's Pride, Peyton's, Realean, Smithfield Lean Generation Pork, Smithfield Premium, Tobin's, Valleydale

9. ConAgra Inc.

One ConAgra Drive, Omaha, NE 68102-5001
Phone: 402-595-4000; Fax: 402-595-4707; www.conagra.com

Executives: Chairman: Steven Goldstone; CEO: Gary Rodkin; Pres/COO-Consumer Foods: Dean Hollis; Pres/COO-Commercial Products: Greg Heckman; Pres.-ConAgra Food Sales: Doug Knudsen; EVP-Product Supply: Jim Hardy Jr.; EVP-Research, Quality and Innovation: Al Bolles; EVP and CFO: Andre Hawaux; EVP and Chief  Administrative Officer: Owen Johnson; EVP-Legal and External Affairs: Rob Sharpe Jr.; EVP and CMO: Joan Chow; EVP-Business Transformation: King Puow; EVP-Human Resources: Pete Perez

Subsidiaries/Divisions: Snacks, Grocery, Dairy, Frozen Foods, Specialty Potato Prods., Gilroy and Spicetec, Intl. Fertilizer, ConAgra Mills, Agricultural Commodities, J.M. Swank, Lamb Weston

Brands: Act II, Andy Capp's, Armour, Banquet, Beatrice, Blue Bonnet, Chef Boyardee,  Country Pride, County Line, David, Decker, Eckrich, Egg Beaters, Fleischmann's, Gilroy, Golden Cuisine, Gulden, Healthy Choice, Hebrew National, Hunt's, Hunt's Snack Pack, Kid Cuisine, Knott's Berry Farm, La Choy, Lamb-Weston, Libby's, Lightlife, Louis Kemp, Marie Callender's, Orville Redenbacher's, Pam, Parkay, Pemmican, Peter Pan, Reddi-Wip, Ro-Tel, Rosarita, Singleton, Slim Jim, Swift Premium, Swiss Miss, Van Camp's, Wesson

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, grain mill products, bakery, fats/oils, miscellaneous

10. Cadbury Schweppes

25 Berkeley Square, London W1J 6HB, UK
Phone: +(44) (0) 20 7409 1313; www.cadburyschweppes.com

Executives: Chairman: John Sunderland; CEO: Todd Stitzer; CFO: Ken Hanna; Chief Human Resources Officer: Bob Stack; Pres-Americas Beverages: Gil Cassagne; Pres-Americas Confectionery: Jim Chambers; Pres.-Global Supply Chain: Steve Driver; Chief Science and Technology Officer: David Macnair; Pres-global Commercial: Tamara Minick-Scokalo; Group Strategy Director: Mark Reckitt

Subsidiaries/Divisions: Cadbury Adams Canada Inc., Cadbury Beverages Canada Inc., Cadbury Schweppes Bottling Group Inc. (U.S.), Cadbury Adams USA LLC, Dr Pepper/Seven Up Inc. (U.S.), Mott's LLP (U.S.), Snapple Beverage Corp. (U.S.)

Brands: Adams, AandW, Bassett's, Bubblicious, Cadbury, Canada Dry, Chiclets, Clamato, Clorets, Crush, Dentyne, Dr Pepper, Halls, Hawaiian Punch, Maynards, Mott's, Schweppes, 7-Up, Snapple, Sour Patch Kids, Squirt, Stimorol, Stride, Sunkist*, Trident

*Used under license

Major Product Areas: Confectionery, juices, soft drinks

11. JBS Swift and Co.

1770 Promontory Circle, Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-506-8000; Fax: 970-506-8307; www.swiftbrands.com

Executives: Pres. and CEO: Wesley Batista; CFO: Andre Nogueira

Parent firm: JBS S.A. (Brazil)

Brands: Swift Premium, Swift Black Angus, Swift Select

Major Product Areas: Beef and pork

12. Kellogg Co.

One Kellogg Square, Battle Creek, MI 49016-3599
Phone: 616-961-2000; Fax: 616-961-2871; www.kelloggs.com

Executives: Chairman: James Jenness; President and CEO: David Mackay;  EVP and CFO-Kellogg Company and Pres.-Intl.: John Bryant; EVP and Pres.-Kellogg North America: Jeffrey Montie; SVP-Global Supply Chain: Donna Banks; SVP-Global Nutrition and Corporate Affairs: Celeste Clark; SVP, General Counsel-Corporate Development and Sec: Gary Pilnick; SVP-Human Resources: Kathleen Wilson-Thompson; VP and Controller: Alan Andrews

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