According to our 2016 analysis, the top three companies food and beverage companies in the U.S. are Tyson Foods, Pepsi, and Nestle.

Food Processing generates annual lists of the top 100 food and beverage companies in the United States and Canada. You can find lists dating back to 2009 by clicking on each year's tab. These lists of the top food and beverage companies are one of a kind; nowhere else can you sort both food and beverage manufacturers by sales, rank or income all in one place.

Our 41st annual Top 100© list (2016) ranks food and beverage processors based on their sales of value-added, consumer-ready goods that were processed in U.S. and Canadian facilities. Read the analysis of 2016's market activity in our article: Top 100 Food and Beverage Companies for 2016. You can also download your own poster-sized copy of this chart of the chart.

To see the merger and acquisition activity that contributed to the final data for 2016's list, read the article: Food and Beverage Merger & Acquisition Activity for 2015.

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This Year Last Year Company 2015 Food Sales 2014 Food Sales 2015 Total Company Sales 2015 Net Income* (-Loss) 2014 Net Income* (-Loss)
12Tyson Foods Inc. (10/3/15)40,13236,07741,3731,224856
21PepsiCo Inc.37,94337,241R63,0565,4526,513R
33Nestle (U.S. & Canada)*27,65927,97892,0009562C15,061C
45Coca-Cola Co.21,78421,46244,2947,3667,124
58Kraft Heinz Co.21,670NA27,447861NA
64JBS USA *20100 C,E20,000 C,E41,714C1,118C758C
76Anheuser-Busch InBev*15,60316,09343,6049,86711,302
89Smithfield Foods Inc.14,00514,580R14,438452556R
910General Mills Inc. (5/31/16)11,93112,50216,5631,6971,221
107Conagra Brands Inc. (5/31/16)11,64315,83211,643(-677)(-607)
1111Mars Inc.11000 E11000E33,000NA-PrivateNA-Private
1213Kellogg Co.9,0949,49913,525614633
1315MillerCoors LLC8,8228,9908,8221,2391,352
1414Hormel Foods Corp. (10/25/15)8,7298,7829,264687606
1516Cargill Inc. (5/31/16)8700E8600E120,4001,5801,820
1612Dean Foods Co.8,1229,5038,122(-9)(-20)
1723J.M. Smucker Co. (4/30/16)7,8115,6937,811689345
1817Saputo Inc. (3/31/16)7,3617,2098,438462485
1918Pilgrim's Pride7,1437,647R8,180646711
2019Mondelez International6,9746,93629,6367,2672,184
2120Bimbo Bakeries USA*6729C6627C12671C299C94C
2221Hershey Co.6,4686,3537,387513847
2322Dr Pepper Snapple Group6,2826,1216,282764703
2425Campbell Soup Co. (7/28/15)5,0075,0488,082691807
2549Post Holdings (9/30/15)4,6482,4114,648(-115)(-359)
2628Agropur Cooperative (11/1/15)4511C4186C4511C234C241C
2729Perdue Farms Inc. (3/31/16)4,3404150E7,000NA-PrivateNA-Private
2830Brown-Forman Corp. (4/30/16)4,0114,0964,0111,067684
2924Land O'Lakes Inc.(2)4,0005,09813,000337266
3026Dairy Farmers of America (2)3,9005000E13,8009443
3139WhiteWave Foods3,8673,4373,867168140
3231Flowers Foods Inc.3,7793,7493,779189176
3332Unilever U.S. *3738 C,E3612C,E58202C5,746C6703C
34NRNational Beef Packing Co.3700 ENA7,400ENA-PrivateNA-Private
3533E&J Gallo Winery3600 E3500E4300ENA-PrivateNA-Private
3636Constellation Brands (2/29/16)3274A3014A6,5481,061836
3738TreeHouse Foods Inc.3,2062,9463,20611590
3836Koch Foods Inc.3100 E3000E3100ENA-PrivateNA-Private
3936Great Lakes Cheese Co.3000 E3000 E3000 ENA-PrivateNA-Private
4044Lactalis American/Parmalat North America3000 E2,8633000 ENANA
4140Prairie Farms Dairy Inc. (9/30/15)2,9802,8002,980NANA
4261Beam Suntory Inc.*2877 A1955A22,276375320
4341Sanderson Farms2,8032,7752,803216249
4442Rich Products Corp.2,7002700E3,500NA-PrivateNA-Private
4551Foster Farms LLC2,7002,3002,700NA-PrivateNA-Private
4645Pinnacle Foods2,6562,5912,656225203
4747McCain Foods (6/30/15)2500 E2500E6100ENA-PrivateNA-Private
4843Maple Leaf Foods2363 C2696 C2375 C30 C611 C
4947H.P. Hood Inc.2,3002,5002,300NA-PrivateNA-Private
5051American Foods Group LLC (9/30/15)2300E2,3003,200NA-PrivateNA-Private
5151Schreiber Foods Inc.2300 E2300 E5000 ENA-PrivateNA-Private
5256Borden Dairy Co.2,3002100E2,300NA-PrivateNA-Private
5354Colgate-Palmolive Co.2,2122,25516,0341,3842,180R
5446Dannon Co. Inc.2,1002,5572,100NANA
5556California Dairies Inc.2100 E2100E3,100NA-PrivateNA-Private
5656OSI Group2,1002,1006,100NA-PrivateNA-Private
5759Glanbia USA2000 E2000E2400 ENA179
5859Hilmar Cheese Co.2000 E2000E2000 ENANA
5950Molson Coors Co. (Canada only)1,9942,3633,568356514
6072Cal-Maine Foods (5/28/16)1,9091,5761,909316161
6164Keystone Foods1,9001,8002,700NANA
6267McCormick & Co. Inc. (11/30/15)1,7201690A4,296401437
6355Associated Milk Producers1,7001,8001,700NA(-10)
6465Del Monte Pacific Ltd. (4/30/15)1,7001,7002,200(-38)25
6569J. R. Simplot Co. (8/31/15)1,7001600E6000ENA-PrivateNA-Private
6668Snyder's-Lance Inc.1,6561,6201,65651193
6769AdvancePierre Foods LLC1,6201,6001,620NA-PrivateNA-Private
68NRTriumph Foods1,601NA1,601NANA
6971Schwan Food Co.1600 E1575E3,200ENA-PrivateNA-Private
7075Grassland Dairy1,6001,4251,600NANA
7162Weston Foods1,5461,65433,820623115
7263Seaboard Corp.1,5201,9175,594126424
7375Leprino Foods Co.1500 E1350E3000 ENA-PrivateNA-Private
74NRWayne Farms LLC1500 ENA2,200NA-PrivateNA-Private
7579Hain Celestial Group (6/30/15)1,3811,0262,689168140
7673Cott Corp.1,3311434R2,9442116
7777McKee Foods Corp.1,3001300E1300ENA-PrivateNA-Private
7878Seneca Foods Inc. (3/31/16)1,2751,2861,2755410
7974American Crystal Sugar Co.1,2211,3881,221421501
8080Darigold (3/31/16)1,2001,2001,200NANA
8181Hearthside Food Solutions LLC1,1811,2001,181NA-PrivateNA-Private
8287Lancaster Colony Corp. (6/30/15)1,1051,0411,10510275
8365Golden State Foods1,1001,7006,200NA-PrivateNA-Private
8482Reser's Fine Foods1100E1,1001,100ENA-PrivateNA-Private
8586Johnsonville1100E1050E1,100ENA-PrivateNA-Private
8685Premium Brands Holdings Corp.1071 C1051 C1071 C8 C10 C
8791CROPP Cooperative/Organic Valley1,0409721,04037145
8888Wells Enteprises Inc.1,0289771,028NA-PrivateNA-Private
8992Boston Beer Co.1,0249661,0249891
9088Chobani Inc.1000 E1000E1000ENA-PrivateNA-Private
9193J&J Snack Foods (9/26/15)9769199767072
9295B&G Foods9668489666941
9382Agri-Mark9171,100917NA(-2)
9494Sargento Foods Inc. (6/30/15)9008971,300NA-PrivateNA-Private
9598Gorton's Seafood (3/31/16)817738C5,664107C151*C
9682Foremost Farms USA8001,0001,500NANA
9796Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.750820750NA-PrivateNA-Private
98NRReady Pac Foods Inc.677NA677NA-PrivateNA-Private
9988Hostess Brands (5/31/16)6501000E650220ENA-Private
100NRSugarCreek650NA650NA-PrivateNA-Private