2008 Top 100 Profiles 51-76

The 2008 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: Cott, Clear Choice, Fruit Refreshers, Orient Emporium Tea Co., So Clear, Stars & Stripes, Vess, Vintage, Mr. Fizz, Top Pop, City Club, Red Rain, Red Rooster, Throwdown, Aftershock, private label & store brands

Major Product Areas: Soft drinks, energy drinks, sport drinks, water, tea, juices and smoothies



66. American Crystal Sugar Co.
101 N. Third St., Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: 218-236-4400; Fax: 218-236-4422; Web site:

Executives: Outgoing Pres. & CEO: James J. Horvath; Pres. & CEO: David A. Berg; VP-Finance & CFO: Thomas Astrup; VP-Administration: Brian Ingulsrud; COO: Joseph Talley; Secretary & General Counsel: Daniel Mott

Subsidiaries, Divisions: United Sugars, Sydney Sugars, Midwest Agriculture Commodities, Crystech LLC, ProGold LLC

Brands: American Crystal, Pillsbury, Pillsbury Best Sugar

Major Product Areas: Sugar/confectionery



67. American Foods Group LLC
2209 Jefferson St., Unit 301, Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-759-5900; Fax: 320-759-5910; Web site:

Executives: Co-Chmn. & Co-CEOs: Carl W. Kuehne & Thomas Rosen; COO: Greg Benedict; CFO: Robert Hovde

Parent Firm: Rosen’s Diversified Inc.

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Dakota Cold Storage Co., Weinstein International Seafood Co., Sheboygan Sausage Co., America's Service Lines, America's Beef Co. LLC, Green Bay Dressed Beef, Dakota Pork Industries

Brands: American Foods Group, Dakota Brand, Heartland, Long Prairie Packing, O’Brien’s, Sheboygan, Skylark

Major Product Areas: Beef processing, prepared meats, meat snacks



68. Pinnacle Foods Corp.
6 Executive Campus, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Phone: 856-969-7100; Fax: 856-969-7311; Web site:

Executives: Chrmn: C Dean Metropoulos; CEO: Jeffrey Ansell; CFO: Mike Dion
Parent Firm: Blackstone Group

Brands: Armour, Aunt Jemima, Celeste, Duncan Hines, Hungry-Man, Lenders, Log Cabin, Mrs. Butterworth’s, Mrs. Paul’s, Open Pit, Swanson, Van de Kamp’s, Vlasic

Major Product Areas: Misc. groceries



69. Seaboard Corp.
9000 W. 67 St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66201 
Phone: 913-676-8800; Fax: 913-676-8872
E-Mail Address:
seaboard@seaboardcorp.com; Web site: www.seaboardcorp.com

Executives: Pres. & CEO: Steven J. Bresky; SVP, CFO: Robert L. Steer; VP- General Counsel & Secretary: David M. Becker; VP-Finance & Treasurer: Barry E. Gum; VP-Engineering: James L. Gutsch; VP-Governmental Affairs: Ralph L. Moss; VP-Taxation & Business Development: David S. Oswalt; VP-Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer: John A. Virgo; CEO-Pork: Rodney K. Brenneman; CEO-Sugar & Citrus: Richard A. Watt

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Pork Division; Commodity Trading & Milling Div.; Marine; Sugar & citrus; Power

Brands: Seaboard Farms, Prairie Fresh, A Taste Like No Other, Daily’s, Daily's Premium Meats Since 1893, High Plains Bioenergy, Prairie Fresh Prime, Seaboard Foods, Buffet Brand and Seaboard Farms, Inc.

Major Product Areas: Pork, sugar refining, citrus juice



70. McCormick & Co. Inc.
18 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD 21152-6000
Phone: 410-771-7301; Fax: 410-527-8289; Web site:

Executives: Chairman: Robert Lawless; Pres/CEO: Alan D. Wilson; SVP-Finance & Treasurer: Paul C. Beard; SVP & Controller: Kenneth Kelly Jr.; Pres-Europe, Africa & Middle East: Lawrence E. Kurzius; Pres-U. S. Industrial Group: Charles T. Langmead; VP-Human Relations: Cecile K. Perich; SVP, General Counsel & Secretary: Robert W. Skelton; EVP & CFO: Gordon M. Stetz; Pres-North American Consumer Foods: Mark T. Timbie

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Consumer Products, Foodservice, Flavor divisions
Festin Foods Corp. (50%); Glentham International Ltd. (U.K.); Golden Dipt Co.; Grupo Pesa, S.A. (Mexico); Kancor Flavours and Extracts Limited (40%); Lukcor S.A. (50%); McCormick & Wild Inc. (50%); McCormick Canada Inc.; McCormick de Centro America S.A.; McCormick de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (50%); McCormick de Venezuela C.A.; McCormick Foods Australia Pty. Ltd.; McCormick Ingredients Southeast Asia Pte Ltd.; McCormick GmbH; McCormick-Lion Limited (49%); McCormick S.A. (France); McCormick U.K. plc; Mojave Foods Corp.; Sesaco Corp. (22.5%); Setco, Inc.; Shanghai McCormick Seasoning & Foodstuffs Co. Ltd. (35%); Stange (Japan) K.K. (50%); Tubed Products Inc.; Tuko Oy (Finland).

Brands: McCormick, Zatarain’s, Simply Asia, Thai Kitchen, Club House, Golden Dipt, Mojave, Old Bay, Produce Partners

Major Product Areas: Spices/Herbs, seasonings, extracts, sauces & marinades, specialty foods



71. Prairie Farms Dairy Inc.  
1100 N. Broadway St., Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-2547; Fax: 217-854-6426; Web site:

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