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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18. Cargill Inc.

15407 McGinty Road West, Wayzata, MN 55391-2399
Phone: 763-742-7575; Fax: 763-742-7393; www.cargill.com

Executives: Chrmn: Warren Staley; Pres/CEO: Gregory R. Page; Vice Chairman: F. Guillaume Bastiaens; Vice Chairman: David W. Raisbeck; EVP: David M. Larson; SVP: William A. Buckner; SVP: Paul D. Conway; SVP: David W. Rogers; SVP and CFO: William W. Veazey; VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary: Steven C. Euller

Brands: Angus Pride, Excel, Gerken's Cocoa, HoneySuckle White, Peter's Chocolate, Shady Brook Farms, Sterling Silver Premium Meats, Sunny Fresh Foods, Wilbur Chocolate

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, fats/oils, grain mill products

19. Hormel Foods Corp.

One Hormel Place, Austin, MN 55912-3680
Phone: (507) 437-5611; Fax: (507) 437-5158; www.hormel.com

Executives: Chrmn, CEO: Jeffrey M. Ettinger; SVP and CFO: Jody H. Feragen; EVP: Ronald W. Fielding; EVP: Gary J. Ray; VP: Robert A. Tegt; VP and Pres-Jennie-O Turkey Store: Michael D. Tolbert; Group VP: Richard A. Bross

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Hormel Foods International Corp., Jennie-O Foods

Brands: Black Label, Buffalo, By George, Carapelli, Chi-Chi's, Cure 81, Curemaster, Di Lusso, Dinty Moore, Dona Maria, Dubuque, El Torito, Farm Fresh, Fast'N Easy, Herb-Ox, Herdez, Homeland, Hormel, House of Tsang, Jennie-O, Kid's Kitchen, Light and Lean, Little Sizzlers, Lloyd's, Manny's, Marrakesh Express, Mary Kitchen, Not-So-Sloppy-Joe, Old Smokehouse, Patak's, Peloponnese, Quick Meal, Rosa Grande, Sandwich Maker, Spam, Stagg, Valley Fresh, Wranglers

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, fats/oils, miscellaneous

20. Pilgrim's Pride Corp.

4845 U.S. Hwy. 271 North, P.O. Box 93, Pittsburg, TX 75686
Phone: 903-855-1000; Fax: 903-856-7505; www.pilgrimspride.com

Executives: Chmn.: Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim; Vice Chmn.: Clifford Butler; Pres./CEO: O.B. Goolsby Jr.; EVP and CFO: Richard Cogdill; COO: J. Clinton Rivers; EVP-Sales and Mktg.: Robert A. Wright

Subsidiaries, Divisions:  Pierce Foods, acquired Gold Kist

Brands: EatWellStayHealthy, EggsPlus, Pilgrim's Pride, Easy Entrée, Wing Dings

Major Product Areas: Poultry, meat, eggs, deli

21. Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

30 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 1500, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 3A2
Phone: 416-926-2000; Fax: 416-926-2018; www.mapleleaf.com

Executives: Chrmn: G. Wallace McCain; Pres./CEO: Michael McCain; SVP-Transactions and Administration and Corporate Secretary: Rocco Cappuccitti; VP-Purchasing and Supply Chain: Maryanne Chantler; Pres-Global: Michael Detlefsen; Chief Strategy Officer: Douglas W. Dodds; Pres-Rothsay and Elite Swine Inc.: Kevin Golding; SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer: Wayne Johnson; SVP-Transformation: Annalisa King; VP-Investor and Public Relations: Lynda Kuhn; COO-Food Group and Pres/CEO-Canada Bread Co.: Richard A. Lan; Managing Director - Maple Leaf Bakery U.K.: Peter Maycock; VP-Govt. and Industry Relations: Rory McAlpine; Chrmn-Maple Leaf Foods Inc.; Pres/COO- Agribusiness Group: J. Scott McCain; Pres-Canada Bread Fresh Bakery:  C. Barry McLean; Pres-Canada Bread Frozen Bakery: Réal Ménard; VP-Six sigma: Bruce Miyashita; VP-Corporate Engineering: Peter Smith; CFO: Michael H. Vels;  Pres-Maple Leaf Animal Nutrition: Jerry A. Vergeer; Pres-Maple Leaf Consumer Foods: Richard Young

Subsidiaries: Canada Bread Co., Maple Leaf Baker, Rothsay Rendering, Schneider Foods, Shur-Gain, Landmark Feeds Inc., Elite Swine Inc., International); Frozen Bakery

Brands: Ben's, Bittner's, Burns, California Goldminer, Dempster's, Healthy Way, Hygrade, Maison-Cousin, Maple Leaf, McGavin, Nutriwhip, Olivieri, Prime Turkey, Shopsy's, Tenderflake

Major Product Areas: Meat, bakery

22. Campbell Soup Co.

1 Campbell Place, Camden, NJ 08103-1799
Phone: 856-342-4800; Fax: 856-342-3878; www.campbellsoup.com

Executives: Pres., CEO: Douglas R. Conant; EVP and Pres.-Campbell North America: Mark A. Sarvary; SVP-Global Research and Development and Quality: Arthur B. Anderson; SVP-Public Affairs: Jerry S. Buckley; SVP-Chief Strategy Officer: M. Carl Johnson, III; SVP-Law and Government Affairs: Ellen Oran Kaden; SVP and Pres.-Campbell International: Larry S. McWilliams; SVP and Pres.-U.S. Soup, Sauces, and Beverages: Denise M. Morrison; SVP and Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer: Nancy A. Reardon; SVP and CFO: Robert A. Schiffner; SVP-Global Supply Chain: David R. White; SVP and Chief Information Officer: Doreen A. Wright; VP-Controller: Anthony DiSilvestro: VP and Corporate Secretary: John J. Furey; VP-Taxes: Richard J. Landers; VP-Finance and Strategy, Campbell North America: Gerald S. Lord; VP-Treasurer: William J. O'Shea

Brands: Campbell's, Chunky, Franco-American, Godiva, Goldfish, Healthy Request, Hungry-Man, Pace, Pepperidge Farm, Prego, SpaghettiOs, Swanson, Supper Bakes, V8 Vegetable Juice

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved food, bakery, sugar/confectionery, beverages, miscellaneous

23. Hershey Co.

100 Crystal A Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 534-6799; www.hersheys.com

Executives: Chrmn/Pres./CEO: Richard Lenny; EVP and COO: David J. West; SVP and Chief People Officer: Marcella K. Arline; SVP and Pres-North American Commercial Group: Christopher J. Baldwin; SVP and Pres-Intl. Commercial Group: John P. Bilbrey; VP and CIO: George F. Davis; SVP and Global Chief Growth Officer: Thomas K. Hernquist; SVP, General Counsel and Secretary: Burton H. Snyder; SVP- Global Operations: Gregg A. Tanner

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