2005 "Top 100" corporate profiles (26-50)

This article provides background information on the companies comprising Food Processing's Top 100. Our ranking reflects the 100 largest value-added food and beverage processors in the U.S. and Canada, the top producers (not necessarily marketers) of grocery store-ready packaged food products.

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Editor's Note: To read the main article on the Top 100 processors and how our list was compiled, see "Top 100 for 2005: This chicken comes first." To access profiles of processors ranked 1-25, click here.

26. Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Address: P.O. Box 64101, St. Paul, MN 55164
Phone: (612) 481-2222 • Fax: (612) 481-2022 • www.landolakes.com

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

Brands: Country Morning Blend, Land O'Lakes

Major Product Areas: Dairy

27. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.

Address: 410 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 644-2121 • Fax: (312) 644-0097 • www.wrigley.com

Executives: Pres. & CEO: William Wrigley Jr.; SVP, International: Peter R. Hempstead; SVP, Americas: Gary E. McCollough; SVP, CFO: Ronald V. Waters; VP, Worldwide Manufacturing: Donald E. Balster; VP: Gary R. Bebee; VP, Organizational Development: Vincent C. Bonica; CIO, VO: Donagh Helihy; VP, Worlwide Engineering: Shaun Kim;VP, International: Jon Orving; VP: Dusan Petrovitch; VP, Europe: Stefan Pfander; VP, Corporate Affairs: Wm. M. Piet; VP, Purchasing: John A. Schaefer; VP, Research & Development: Phillip G. Schnell; VP, Supply Chain & Coroporate Development: Darell R. Splithoff; VP, Product & Technical Development: Christafor E. Sundstrom; VP, Asia: Michael F. Wong; Senior Director Consumer Marketing: A Rory Finlay; Controller: Reuben Gamoran; Senior Director, Benefits & Compensation: Philip C. Johnson; Secretary & General Counsel: Howard Malovany; Treasurer: Alan J. Schneider; Senior Director, Product & Technical Development.

Brands: Airwaves, Doublemint, Extra, Ice White, P.K, Alpine, eclipse, Freedent, Juicy Fruit, Spearmint, Big Red, excel, Hubba Bubba, Orbit, Winterfresh, Big League Chew, Bubble Jug, Bug City, Blasters, Bubble Tape, Everest.

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Amurol Confections Co., Yorkville, Ill.; Four-Ten Corp., Chicago; L.A. Dreyfus Co., Edison, N.J.; Northwestern Flavors Inc., West Chicago, Ill.; The Wrigley Company Pty., Sydney, Australia; Wrigley Austria Ges.m.b.H., Salzburg, Austria; Wrigley Bulgaria EOOD, Sofia, Bulgaria; Wrigley Canada, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada; Wrigley Chewing Gum Company Ltd., Guangzhou, Guangdong, People’s Republic of China; Wrigley Zagreb d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia; Wrigley s.r.o., Prague Czech Republic; The Wrigley Co. Ltd., Plymouth, England, U.K.;

Major Product Areas: Candy & confectionery

28. Procter & Gamble Co.

Address: One Procter & Gamble Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 983-1100 • Fax: (513) 983-9369 • www.pg.com

Executives: Chmn.: John E. Pepper; Pres. & CEO: Alan “A.G.” Lafley; CTO: Gordon Brunner; CFO: Clayton C. Daley Jr.

Brands: Crisco, Folger's, Hawaiian Punch, Jif, Millstone, Olean, Punica, Pringles, Sunny Delight

Major Product Areas: Fats/oils, beverages, miscellaneous

29. Weston Foods

Address: 255 Business Center Drive, Ste. 200, Horsham, PA 19044
Phone: (215)-672-8010 • Fax: (215)-672-6988

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

Brands: Arnold, Entenmann's, Freihofer's, and Thomas'

Major Product Areas: Bakery

30. Interstate Bakeries Corp.

Address: 12 E. Armour Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 502-4000 • Fax: (816) 502-4126 • www.irin.com/ibc

Executives: Chmn. & CEO: Charles A. Sullivan; Pres. & COO: Michael D. Kafoure; SVP, Purchasing: Brian Stevenson; SVP, CFO: Frank W. Coffey; VP, Treas.: Paul Yarick; SVP, Marketing: Mark D. Dirkes; VP, R&D: Theresa Cogswell

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Interstate Brands Corp., Interstate Brands West Corp.

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

Major Product Areas: Bakery products

31. Del Monte Foods

Address: One Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 247-3000 • Fax: (415) 247-3565 • www.delmonte.com

Executives: Chmn., Pres., CEO: Richard Wolford; COO: Wesley Smith; EVP, CFO: David Meyers; SVP, Sales: John Alfieri; SVP, CAO: Richard L. French; SVP, Treasurer: Thomas E. Gibbons; SVP, Strategic Planning & Business Development: Marc D. Haberman; SVP, Marketing: Irvin R. Holmes; SVP, CCAO: William J. Spain; VP, General Counsel & Secretary: William R. Sawyers

Brands: Apple Cup, Contadina, Del Monte, Fruit Cup, Fruit Naturals, Fruit Pleasures, Fruit Rageous, Fruit Smoothie Blenders, Orchard Select, Snack Cup

Major Product Areas: Fruits, vegetables

32. Saputo Inc. (4/06)

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

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