Top 100 Food Companies: Profiles 1-25

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Major Product Areas: Cereal, cookies & crackers, fruit leather, vegetarian/soy products



11. JBS Swift & Company
1770 Promontory Circle, Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-506-8000; Fax: 970-506-8307; Web site:

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. 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; Web site:

Executives: Sr. Chmn.: Lonnie “Bo” Pilgrim; Chmn.: Lonnie Ken Pilgrim; Pres./CEO: J. Clinton Rivers; CFO & Secretary and Treasurer: Richard A. Cogdill

Subsidiaries, Divisions:  Pierce Foods, acquired Gold Kist

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

Major Product Areas: Poultry, meat, eggs, deli



13. The Coca-Cola Co.
One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: 404-676-2121; Fax: 404-676-6792; Web site:

Executives: Chmn & CEO: Neville Isdell; Pres. & COO: Muhtar Kent; Pres-Eurasia: Ahmet Bozer; Pres-Africa: Alexander B. Cummings; SVP & Pres-North America: J. Alexander Douglas Jr.; EVP & CFO: Gary Fayard; EVP & Pres-Bottling Investments and Supply Chain: Irial Finan; Pres-Pacific: Glenn G. Jordan; SVP & General Counsel: Geoffrey J. Kelly; SVP & Dir- Worldwide Public Affairs and Communications: Thomas G. Mattia; SVP & Dir-Human Resources: Cynthia P. McCague; EVP & Pres-Marketing Strategy and Innovation: Mary Minnick; Pres-European Union: Dominique Reiniche; Pres-Latin America: José Octavio Reyes; SVP & Chief Innovation/Research and Development Officer: Danny Strickland

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Africa Group, Latin America Group, Greater Europe Group, Middle and Far East Group, North America Group, The Minute Maid Co.

Brands: Barq's, Blak, Bright & Early, Canada Dry, Carver’s, Citra, Coca-Cola, Coke, Dasani, Diet Coke, Fanta, Five Alive, Flavor Rage, Fresca, Fruitopia, Full Throttle, Georgia, Hi-C, Inca Cola, Manzana Mia, Mello Yello, Minute Maid, Mr. Pibb, Nestea, Northern Neck, Powerade, Red Flash, Schweppes, Seagram’s, Sprite, Surge, Tab, Vault, Simply Orange, Glaceau, Enviga

Major Product Areas: Beverages



14. Mars Inc.
6885 Elm St., McLean, VA 22101-3810
Phone: 703-821-4900; Fax: 703-448-9678; Web site:

Executives: Pres.-Mars Inc.: Paul Michaels; Pres.-Mars North America: Robert Gamgort; Pres.-Snackfood US: Todd Lachman; Pres.-Petcare: Doug Cahill; Pres.-Food US: Vincent Howell; Pres.-Canada: Luc Mongeau

Brands: 3 Musketeers, Celebrations, Cesar, CocoaVia, Combos, Dove, Ethel-M, Flavia, Kudos, M&Ms, Mars, Milky Way, Pedigree, Sheba, Skittles, Snickers, Starburst, Twix, Uncle Ben’s, Waltham, Whiskas

Major Product Areas: Confectionery, snacks, packaged foods, pet foods, ice cream/frozen novelties



15. Unilever
Unilever House, Blackfriars, London EC4P 4BQ, United Kingdom
Also Rotterdam, Netherlands
North America: 700 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Phone: 201-894-7760; Fax: 201-871-8257; Web site: 

Executives: Chairman: Antony Burgmans; Vice Chairman: Bertrand Collomb; Group Chief Executive: Patrick Cescau; Pres.-Europe: Kees van der Graaf; Pres.-Home and Personal Care: Ralph Kugler; CFO: Rudy Markham; Pres.-Americas: John Rice; Pres.-Global Foods: Vindi Banga; Group VP-U.S.: Michael Polk; Group VP-Global Spreads, Cooking Products & Dressings, Foods Category: Alan Jope

Brands: Ben & Jerry's, Bertolli, Breyers, Country Crock, Flora, Good Humor, Hellmann's, Knorr, Lever, Magnum, Lipton, Omo, Slim-Fast

Major Product Areas: Misc. grocery products, ice cream



16. Dole Food Co. Inc.
One Dole Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone: 818-879-6600; Fax: 818-879-6618; Web site:

Executives: Chairman & CEO: David Murdock; EVP, EVP-General Counsel & Corporate Secretary and Director: C. Michael Carter; Pres. & CEO and Director: David DeLorenzo; Richard Dahl; EVP-Corporate Development and Director: Scott Griswold; VP-New Products and Corporate Development: Justin Murdock; VP & CFO: Joseph Tesoriero; EVP, Chief of Staff and Director: Roberta Wieman

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Dole North American Fruit, Dole Packaged Foods, Dole Europe, Dole Asia, Dole Latin America, Dole Honduran Beverages

Brands: Dole, Dole Classic Salad, Dole Complete Salads, Dole Fruit Bowls, Dole Lunch for One, Dole Special Blends, Dole Tropical Gold, Dole Premium Select, Wildly Nutritious

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



17. Sara Lee Corp.
3500 Lacey Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515

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