2007 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 26-50

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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To read the main article on the Top 100 processors and how our list was compiled, see "The Top 100: Kraft returns to the top." Access processor profiles 1-25, or processor profiles 51-100.


 

26. Molson Coors Co.

1225 17th St., Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-279-6565; Fax: 303-277-5415; www.molsoncoors.com

Executives: Chrmn: Eric H. Molson; CEO: W. Leo Kiely; Pres and CEO-Molson Canada: Kevin Boyce; Global Chief People Officer: Ralph Hargrow; Global Chief Synergies Officer: Cathy Noonan; Pres./CEO Coors Brewing Co.: Frits van Paasschen; Global Chief Commercial Officer: Dave Perkins; Pres/CEO Coors Brewers Ltd.: Peter Swinburn; Global Chief Supply Chain Officer: Gregory L. Wade; Global Chief Legal Officer: Samuel Walker; Global CFO: Timothy Wolf

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Molson Canada, Coors Brewing Co., Coors Brewers Ltd.

Brands: Coors, Blue Moon, George Killian’s Irish Red, Keystone, Zima, Winterfest


27. H.J. Heinz Co.

600 Grant St. Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-456-5700; Fax: 412-456-6128; www.heinz.com

Executives: Chmn., and Pres/CEO: William Johnson; EVP, Global Foodservice: Jeffrey P. Berger; EVP and General Counsel: Theodore Bobby; SVP-Finance and Corporate Controller: Edward McMenamin; SVP-Heinz Australia, New Zealand and Rest of World: Michael Milone; EVP and Pres/CEO-Heinz North America: David Moran; EVP and Pres/CEO-Heinz Europe: C. Scott O’Hara; SVP, Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate and Government Affairs: D. Edward Smyth; SVP-Heinz Asia: Chris Warmoth; EVP and CFO: Arthur Winkleblack

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Heinz Canada, North York, Ontario; Heinz Central Eastern Europe, Budapest, Hungary; Heinz Europe, London, England; Heinz Frozen Food Co., Pittsburgh; Heinz Pacific Rim, Auckland, New Zealand; Heinz Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa; Star-Kist Foods, Newport, Ky., Renee’s Gourmet Foods, Canada

Brands: Bella Rossa, Boston Market, Chef Francisco, Classico, Catelli, Dianne’s, Delimex, Earth's Best, Farley's, Guloso, Heinz, Ken-L-Ration, Olivine, Ore-Ida, Orlando, Plasmon, Quality Chef Foods, Smart Ones, Starkist, T.G.I. Friday’s, Truesoups, Wattie's, Weight Watchers, Wyler’s, Vlassic

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, miscellaneous


28. OSI Industries LLC

1225 Corporate Blvd., Aurora, IL 60504
Phone: 630-851-6600; Fax: 630-692-2340

Executives: Chrmn, Pres/CEO: Sheldon Lavin; EVP and CFO: William J. Weimer Jr.; SVP-Business Development and Commercialization: Lynn Mulherin

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Agrofrango Industrie e Comercio de Alimentos Ltda. (Brazil); Albert van Zoonen bv (Ntherlands); Amick Farms LLC (Batesburg, S.C.); Braslo Produtos de Carne Ltda. (Brazil);Carolina Culinary Foods (West Columbia, S.C.); Chengdu Husi Food Co. Ltd. (China); Dalian Husi Food Co. Ltd. (China); DB Limited Partnership (Chicago); Esca Hústermékelöállitö és Értékesitö Kft.(Hungary); Fair Oaks Farms LLC (Pleasant Prairie, Wis.); Finlar Foods (Pty.) Ltd. (South Africa); Foodworks (Germany); GenOSI Inc. (Philippines); Glenmark do Brasil Ltda. (Brazil); Guangzhou Husi Produce Co. Ltd. (China); Husi Food Co. Ltd. (China); K and K Foods Ltd. (Taiwan); Kitchen Range Foods Ltd. (United Kingdom); Kunming Husi Produce Co. Ltd. (China); Lang Fang Husi Produce Co. (China); Moy Park Ltd. (Northern Ireland); Mullins Food Products (South Africa); Nation Pizza Products LP (Schaumburg, Ill.); Oakland Foods LLC (Oakland, Iowa); OSI Food Co. (Chicago); OSI International Foods; Otto and Sons Stockyards (Chicago); Pannon Baromfi Gyoer Kft. (Hungary); Penasul Alimentos Ltda. (Brazil); Shanghai Husi Food Co. (China); The New Nation Pizza Co. (South Africa); Trosi de Carnes S.A. de C.V. (Mexico); Vista Processed Foods (India); Weifang Husi Food Co. (China)


29. Weston Foods

255 Business Center Drive, Ste. 200, Horsham, PA 19044   
Phone: 215-672-8010; Fax: 215-672-6988; www.weston.ca

Executives: President, Weston Foods Canada: Ralph A. Robinson; President, Weston Foods United States: Gary J. Prince; VP, Operations: Charles W. Loschmann; SVP, Finance: Bill Petersen

Subsidiaries, Divisions: George Weston Ltd.

Brands: Arnold, Country Harvest, D’Italiano, Entenmann's, Freihofer's, Neilson, Stroehmann, Thomas', Weston, Wonder

Major Product Areas: Bakery, dairy


30. Perdue Farms Inc.

31149 Old Ocean City Road, Salisbury, MD 21802
Phone: 410-543-3000 ; Fax: 410-543-3292 ; www.perdue.com

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: James Perdue; Pres. Food Products: J. Michael Roberts; CFO: Eileen F. Burza

Brands: Perdue, Perdue Oven Stuffers, Fit'n Easy, Short Cuts, Meat Time Starters, Tender N Tasty, Cookin' Good, Sandwich Starters, Shenandoah, Tender Ready

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, fats/oils


31. Saputo Inc.

6869 Metropolitain Blvd. East, Saint-Leonard, Quebec, H1P 1X8
Phone: 514-328-6662; Fax: 514-328-3310; www.saputo.com

Executives: Chmn: Lino Saputo Sr.; Pres./CEO: Lino Saputo Jr.; EVP Finance and Admin.: Louis-Philippe Carriere; Pres./COO-USA Cheese Div.: Terry Brockman

Brands: Armstrong, Bari, Dragone, Frigo, Gardenia, Lorraine, Saputo, Stella, Treasure Cave

Major Product Areas: Dairy products (mostly cheese), bakery


32. Del Monte Foods

One Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-247-3382; Fax: 415-247-3565; www.delmonte.com

Executives: Chrmn and CEO: Richard G. Wolford; EVP and CFO: David L. Meyers; EVP: Timothy C. Cole; EVP-Operations: Nils Lommerin; SVP-Supply Chain Operations: David W. Allen; SVP and Chief Accounting Officer: Richard L. French; SVP, General Counsel and Secretary: Apurva S. Mody; SVP-Marketing Innovation: Barry A. Shepard; SVP-Pet Products: Jeffrey M. Watters; VP and Treasurer: Jeff M. Berry

Brands: Del Monte, StarKist, S and W, Contadina, College Inn, Kibbles and Bits, MilkBone, Pup-Peroni, Meaty Bone, Snausages, Nature's Recipe, Gravy Train, Canine Carry Outs, Jerky Treats, 9 Lives, Meow Mix, Pounce, SunFresh, Fruit Naturals, Orchard Select

Major Product Areas: Pet nutrition, fruits, vegetables


33. Procter and Gamble Co.

One Procter and Gamble Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-983-1100; Fax: 513-983-9369; www.pg.com

Executives: Chrmn/CEO: A.G. Lafley; Global Human Resources Officer: Richard L. Antoine; Chief Technology Officer: G. Gilbert Cloyd; CFO: Clayton C. Daley Jr.; Chief Legal Officer and Secretary: James J. Johnson; Global Customer Business Development Officer: Mariano Martin; Global External Relations: Charlotte R. Otto; Global Marketing Officer: James R. Stengel; VP and Treasurer: John P. Goodwin; VP and Comptroller: Valarie L. Sheppard; President Global Strategy: Marc S. Pritchard; SVP-Corporate Research and Development: Nabil Y. Sakkab

Brands: Folgers, Home Cafe, Millstone, Pringles

Major Product Areas: Coffee, snack foods


34. Land O'Lakes Inc.

P.O. Box 64101, St. Paul, MN 55164
Phone: 612-481-2222; 800-328-9680; Fax: 612-481-2022; www.landolakes.com

Executives: Pres./CEO: Chris Policinski; SVP and CFO: Dan Knutson; EVP-Land O’Lakes Purina Feed: Fernando Palacios; EVP and COO-Dairy Foods Value-Added: Steve Dunphy; EVP and COO-Dairy Foods Industrial: Alan Pierson; VP-Seed: Dave Seehusen; VP-HR: Karen Grabow; VP and General Counsel: Peter Janzen; VP-Public Affairs: Jim Fife; VP-Strategy and Business Development: Barry Wolfish

Brands: Country Morning Blend, Land O'Lakes

Major Product Areas: Dairy


35. Interstate Bakeries Corp.

12 E. Armour Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-502-4000; Fax: 816-502-4126; www.interstatebakeriescorp.com

Executives: CEO: Antonio Alvarez II; Pres and COO: Michael Kafoure; EVP and Chief Restructuring Officer: John Suckow; EVP and CFO: Ronald Hutchinson; EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary: Kent Magill; EVP-Wholesale Business Unit, North Central and Northeast: Robert Morgan; EVP-Wholesale Business Unit, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Florida: Steven Proscino; EVP and Chief Marketing Officer: Richard Seban; EVP-Wholesale Business unit, Western region: Richard Willson; SVP-Finance and Treasurer: J. Randall Vance; VP and Corporate Controller: Larua Robb; VP-Bakery Outlets Business Unit: Melvin Ghearing

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Interstate Brands Corp., Interstate Brands West Corp.
Brands: Beefsteak, Bread du Jour, Butternut, Cotton's, Dolly Madison, Drake’s, Eddy's, Holsum, Home Pride, Hostess, J.J. Nissen, Marie Callender's, Merita, Millbrook, Mrs. Cubbison's, Roman Meal, Sun Maid, Sunbeam, Toscana, Wonder 

Major Product Areas: Bakery products


36. Constellation Brands Inc.

370 Woodcliff Drive, Suite 300, Fairport, NY 14450
Phone: 585-218-3600 ; Fax: 585-394-6017 ; www.cbrands.com

Executives: Chmn.: Richard Sands; CEO: Robert Sands; Chief Administrative Officer: W. Keith Wilson; CEO, Constellation Beers and Spirits and CEO Barton Incorporated: Alexander Berk; EVP-Business Dev. and Corp. Strategy: F. Paul Hetterich; EVP, General Counsel: Thomas Mullin; EVP, CFO: Thomas Summer; CEO-Constellation Wines NA; Jose Fernandez

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Barton Inc., Canandaigua Wine Co. Inc., Franciscan Estates

Brands: Almaden, Arbor Mist, Barton, Canadian LTD, Chi-Chi's, Cook's, Corona, Double Diamond, Fleischmann's, Inglenook, J. Roget, Kentucky Tavern, Manischewitz, Montezuma, Mr. Boston, Mystic Cliffs, Paul Masson, Peroni, Point, Skol, St. Pauli Girl, Taylor, Ten High, Tsingtao, 99 Schnapps, Effen Vodka, 1792 Ridgemont Reserve

Major Product Areas: Beverages


37. Schreiber Foods Inc.

425 Pine St., Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-437-7601; Fax: 920-437-1617; www.sficorp.com

Executives: Chmn.: John C. Meng; Pres. and CEO: Larry Ferguson; CFO: Bryan Liddy

Major Product Areas: Dairy (cheese)


38. Brown-Forman Corp.

850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40201
Phone: 502-585-1100; Fax: 502-774-7876; www.brown-forman.com

Executives: Chrmn: Owsley Brown II; CEO: Paul C. Varga; Vice Chrmn: Michael B. Crutcher, Vice Chrmn Strategy and HR: James S. Welch Jr; EVP and CFO: Phoebe A. Wood; SVP: Lois Mateus; SVP: William A. Blodgett Jr.; SVP: Philip A. Lichtenfels; VP: Donald T. Grimes; VP: Paul E. Gross

Brands: Jack Daniel's, Southern Comfort, Gentleman Jack, Finladia, Fetzer, Canadian Mist, Korbel, Bolla, Early Times, Pepe Lopez, Old Forester, Five Rivers, Fontana Candida, Jekel, Bel Arbor, Michel Picard, Sonoma-Cutter, Tuaca, Woodford Reserve, Appleton, Bonterra, Amarula, Don Eduardo, Mariah, Virgin Vines, Durbanville Hills, Gala Rouge, Sundial

Major Product Areas: Alcoholic spirits


39. Fortune Brands Inc.

520 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015-5611
Phone: 847-484-4400; Fax: 847-478-0073; www.fortunebrands.com

Executives: Chrmn and CEO: Norman H. Wesley; Pres and COO: Bruce A. Carbonari; SVP and CFO: Craig P. Omtvedt; SVP-Finance and Treasurer: Mark Hausberg; SVP-Strategy and Corporate Development,: Christopher J. Klein; SVP, General Counsel and Secretary: Mark A. Roche; VP-Investor Relations: Anthony J. Diaz

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Spirits and Wine, Home and Hardware, Golf

Brands: Jim Beam, Jim Beam Black, Maker's Mark, Old Grand-Dad, Old Crow, Old Overholt, Distillers' Masterpiece, Booker's, Baker's, Knob Creek, Basil Hayden's, Canadian Club, Teacher's, Whisky DYC, Windsor, Lord Calvert, Tangle Ridge, Alberta Springs, Kessler, Calvert Extra, Jim Beam Rye, Furst Bismarck, Laphroaig, The Dalmore, Ardmore, Sauza, El Tesoro de Don Felipe, Courvoisier, Salignac, VOX, Wolfschmidt, Kamchatka, Gilbey's, Ronrico, Larios, Gilbey's, Calvert, Fundador, Terry Centenario, Jacobi 1880, Tres Cepas, DeKuyper, Starbucks Coffee Liqueur, Starbucks™ Cream Liqueur, Kamora, Kuemmerling, After Shock, Leroux, Castellana, Sourz, Clos du Bois, Geyser Peak, William Hill Estate, Buena Vista Carneros, Wild Horse, Gary Farrell, Atlas Peak, Haywood Estate, J. Garcia, Jakes Fault, Cockburn's, Harveys

Major Product Areas: Alcoholic spirits


40. Rich Products Corp.

1150 Niagara St., Buffalo, NY 14213
Phone: 716-878-8000; Fax: 716-878-8765; www.richs.com

Executives: Chmn/CEO: Robert E. Rich Jr.; COO: William G. Gisel Jr.; CFO: Christopher Dunstan; EVP-Innovation: Mindy Rich

Brands: Allen, Bettercreme, Casa di Bertacchi, Della Suprema, Farm Rich, Jon Donaire, Mother’s Kitchen, Rich’s, SeaPak

Major Product Areas: Toppings and icings, Desserts, Breads and rolls, Pizza products, Premium blended beverages


41. Golden State Foods

18301 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 1100, Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 949-252-2000; Fax: 949-252-2080; www.goldenstatefoods.com

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: Mark Wetterau; SEVP: Mark Listi; EVP and CFO: Mike Waitukaitis; Pres-Distribution Group: Bob Jorge

Subsidiaries,Divisions: Liquid products, Meat products, Produce, Bakery

Major Product Areas: Foodservice supplier (esp. McDonald’s)


42. Ag Processing Inc.

12700 West Dodge Rd., Omaha, NE  68154
Phone: 800-247-1345; Fax: 402-496-7809; www.agp.com

Executives: Chrmn: Brad Davis; CEO: Marty Reagan; SVP Marketing: Gregory Twist; SVP Govt. Relations: John Campbell; VP Nutrition: Wayne Stockland; SVP Refined Vegetable Oils: David Tegeder; Group VP Processing: Calvin Meyer; SVP Transportation: Terry Voss; VP Industrial Products: Dave McCormick

Subsidiaries, Divisions: AGP Grain Marketing LLC, AGP Grain Ltd., Consolidated Nutrition, Protinal/Proagra

Major Product Areas: Grain products, soybeans, vegetable oils, poultry


43. HP Hood LLC

Six Kimball Lane Lynnfield, MA  01940
Phone: 617-887-3000; 800-343-6592; www.hphood.com

Executives: Chmn, Pres., CEO: John Kaneb; CFO: Gary Kaneb; SVP-Operations: H. Scott Blake; SVP-R and D, Engineering and Procurement: Mike Suever; SVP-General Counsel: Paul Nightingale; EVP-Sales: James Walsh; VP: Jeffrey Kaneb; VP/Controller: James A. Marcinelli; VP/Treasurer: Theresa Bresten; VP-Quality Systems and Regulatory Affairs: Margaret Poole; VP-Operations Services: Francis Torgerson; VP-Human Resources: Bruce Bacon; VP-Marketing: Barry Boehme; VP-Public Relations and Government Affairs: Lynne Bohan

Subsidiaries: Crowley Foods, Kemps LLC

Brands: Axelrod, Crowley, Heluva Good Cheese, Hood, Kemps, Maggio, Penn Maid, Rosenberger’s, Simply Smart, Yo-J

Major Product Areas: Dairy products, ice cream, drinks


44 (tie). Leprino Foods Co.

1830 W. 38th St., Denver, CO 80211
Phone: 303-480-2600; Fax: 303-480-2605

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: James Leprino; Pres.:Larry Jensen; VP, Finance: Ron Klump; VP, Personnel: Dave Swan;

Brands: Leprino

Major Product Areas: Dairy (cheese)


44 (tie). McCain Foods Ltd.

181 Bay St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 416-955-1700

Executives: Chmn: Allison McCain; CEO: Dale Morrison; VP-Human Resources: Janice Wismer; CFO: David Sanchez

Subsidiaires, Divisions: Day and Ross Transportation Group

Brands: Brew City, Ellios, McCain

Major Product Areas: Appetizers, frozen pizza, frozen potatoes, frozen vegetables, juice


46. Dairy Farmers of America

Northpointe Tower, 10220 N. Executive Hills Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: 816-801-6455; Fax: 816-801-6456; www.dfamilk.com

Executives: Chmn.: James P. Camerlo Jr.; Pres. and CEO: Rick Smith; SVP-Accounting: Joel Clark; SVP-Legal Counsel: David Geisler; Pres.-Dairy Food Products: Mark Korsmeyer; SVP-Finance: David Meyer; SVP-Marketing and Economic Analysis: John Wilson; VP and COO-Southeast: Jim Hahn; SVP and COO-Southwest: David Jones; VP and COO-Central: Randy McGinnis; VP and COO-Western: David Parrish; COO-Mideast: Glenn Wallace; COO-Northeast: Greg Wickham; VP and COO-Mountain Area: Greg Yando

Brands: Borden Cheese, Keller's Butter, Golden Cheese, Mid-America Farms, Jacobo, Enricco, CalPro, Sport Shake, VitalCal

Major Product Areas: Dairy


47. J. M. Smucker Co.

One Strawberry Lane, Orrville, OH 44667-0280
Phone: 330-682-3000 ; Fax: 330-684-3370 ; www.smucker.com

Executives: Chmn. and Co-CEO: Timothy Smucker; Pres. and Co-CEO: Richard Smucker; VP, CFO and Treas.: Mark Belgya; VP-Operations: Richard Troyak; SVP-Consumer Market: Vincent Byrd; VP and Controller: John Denman; VP-Corporate Development: Barry Dunaway; SVP-Special Markets: Fred Duncan Jr.; VP-Human Resources: Robert Ellis; VP-General Counsel and Secretary: M. Ann Harlan; VP-Sales, Grocery Market: Donald Hurrle, Sr.; VP-Customer Development: John Mayer; VP-Logistics and Fruit Processing: John Milliken; VP and GM-Consumer Oils and Baking: Steven Oakland; VP-Information Services and Chief Information Officer: Andrew Platt; VP-Marketing Services: Christopher Resweber; VP-Intl. Market and Managing Dir.-Canada: Mark Smucker; VP-Foodservice and Beverage Markets: Paul Smucker Wagstaff

Subsidiaries, Divisions: U.S. Retail Segment, Special Markets Segment

Brands: After the Fall, Crisco, Dickinson's, Hungry Jack, IXL, Jif, Laura Scudder, Lost Acres, Martha White, Pet, Pillsbury, Red River, Robin Hood, R.W. Knudsen Family, Santa Cruz, Shirriff, Simply Fruit, Smucker's, Smucker’s Organic

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, beverages


48. Agropur Cooperative

101 Roland-Therrien Blvd., Suite 600, Longueuil, Quebec, J4H 4B9
Phone: 450-646-1010

Executives: CEO: Pierre Claprood

Subsidiaries: Cheese and Functional Products Div., Fine Cheese Div., Natrel Div., Ultima Foods Inc. (joint venture)

Brands: Oka, Vaudreuil, Ultra'milk, Sealtest, Natrel Ultra'Milk, Natrel Nutrition 24, Yoplait (sold under a distribution agreement)

Major Product Areas: Cheeses, butter, milk, specialty milk, yogurt


49. Flowers Food Inc.

1919 Flowers Circle, Thomasville, GA
Phone: 229-226-9110; Fax: 229-225-3816; www.flowersfoods.com

Executives: Chrmn and CEO: George E. Deese; SVP and CFO: Jimmy M. Woodward; SVP, Secretary and General Counsel: Stephen R. Avera; SVP Supply Chain: Michael A. Beaty; Pres/COO Bakeries Group: Gene D. Lord; President and COO: Allen L. Shiver; SVP Corporate Relations: Marta Jones Turner

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Flowers Bakeries, Flowers Specialty
Brands: Nature's Own, Whitewheat, Cobblestone Mill, ButterKrust, Evangeline Maid, Dandee, Mary Jane, Captain John Derst, European Bakers, Mrs. Freshley's, Blue Bird, Mi Casa, Sunbeam, Bunny

Major Product Areas: Bakery


50. Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.

P.O. Box 618, St. Louis, MO 63188-0618
Phone: 314-877-7000; Fax: 314-877-7666; www.ralcorp.com

Executives: Co-CEO and Pres/CEO of Bremner Food Group Inc. and Nutcracker Brands Inc.: Kevin J. Hunt; Co-CEO and Pres/CEO of The Carriage House Cos. Inc. and Pres/CEO of Ralston Foods: David P. Skarie; VP and Controller: Thomas G. Granneman; VP, General Counsel and Secretary: Charles G. Huber, Jr.; VP and Pres. of The Carriage House Cos.: Richard R. Koulouris; VP and Treasurer: Scott Monette; VP and Pres.-Frozen Bakery Products: Richard G. Scalise; VP and Pres. of Bremner Food Group and Nutcracker Brands: Ronald D. Wilkinson

Brands: Bremner, Carriage House, Cascade, Farina, Flavor House, Jero, Krusteaz, Lofthouse, Major Peters, Medallion, Nutcracker, Parco, Ralston, Rippin’ Good, RyKrisp, 3 Minute Brand

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, bakery, grain mill products

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