2006 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 51-100

The 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: It's been a tough year." Access processor profiles ranked 1-25 here. Access processor profiles ranked 26-50 here.

51. Fortune Brands Inc.

1700 E. Putnam Ave., Old Greenwich, CT 06870-0811
Phone: 203-698-5000; Fax: 203-637-2580; www.fortunebrands.com

Executives: Chmn., CEO: Norman H. Wesley; SVP-Finance and Treas.: Mark Hausberg; SVP and CFO: Craig P. Omtvedt; SVP-Strategy and Development: Christopher Klein; SVP, Gen. Counsel and Secretary: Mark Roche

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

Brands: Canyon Road, DeKuyper, Geyser Peak, Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Maker's Mark, Sauza, Whyte and Mackay

Product Areas: Alcoholic beverages

52. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.

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

Executives: Chmn/CEO: William Wrigley Jr.; COO: Ronald V. Waters; SVP-Worldwide Strategy and New Business: Peter R. Hempstead; SVP and Chief Innovation Officer: Surinder Kumar; SVP and Chief Admin. Officer: Dushan Petrovitch; SVP-Worldwide Supply Chain: Darrell R. Splithoff; VP and CFO: Reuben Gamoran; VP, Secy and Gen. Counsel: Howard Malovany; VP-Manufacturing: Donald E. Balster; VP-Worldwide Gum Base Operations: Vincent C. Bonica; VP and CIO Donagh Herlihy; VP-Worldwide Engineering: Shaun Kim; VP-Nordic: Jon Orving; VP and Managing Dir.-West Europe: Frank Birkel; VP and Chairman-Europe: Stefan Pfander; VP-Worldwide Procurement: Patrick Mitchell; VP and Managing Dir.-East/Central Europe: Igor Saveliev; VP and Treasurer: Alan J. Schneider; VP and Managing Dir.-North Europe: Denis Schrey; VP and Managing Dir.-North America/Pacific: Ralph Scozzafava; VP-RandD: Tawfik Sharkasi; VP and Managing Dir.-China: Samson Suen; VP and Managing Dir.-Asia: Michael Wong; Gen. Mgr.-New Confectionary Brands: A. Rory Finlay

Brands: Airwaves, Altoids, Creme Savers, Doublemint, Extra, Ice White, Life Savers, 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, Sugus

Subsidiaries and 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.

Product Areas:Chewing gum, confectionary products


53. Colgate-Palmolive Co.

300 Park Ave., New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-310-2000; Fax: 212-310-3405; www.colgate.com

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: Reuben Mark; Vice-Chman: Javier Teruel; Pres. and COO: Ian Cook; CEO, Hill's Pet Nutrition: Robert Wheeler

Brands: Hill's Prescription Diet, Hill's Science Diet

Product Areas: Pet food


54. Darigold (formerly WestFarm Foods)

635 Elliott Ave. West, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: 206-284-7220; Fax: 206-281-3456

Executives: Pres. and CEO: John E. Mueller; VP—Finance, CFO: Steven Boyd; VP, Consumer Products: Steve Harper; SVP: Richard Low; VP, Manufacturing: John Underwood

Subsidiaries and Divisions: Dairy Export Co., Darigold Farms, Darigold Inc.

Brands: Darigold

Product Areas: Dairy


55. Cott Corp.

207 Queen's Quay West, Suite 340, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1A7
Phone: 416-203-3898; www.cott.com

Executives: Chmn: Frank Weise III; Pres/CEO: John Sheppard; EVP-No. American Opers.: Mark Benadiba; VP-No. American Sales and Mktg.: John Dennehy; SVP, Gen. Counsel and Secy.: Mark Halperin; EVP and CFO: B. Clyde Preslar; VP-Bus. Dev.-Wal Mart: Jason Nichol; SVP and Managing Dir.-UK and Europe: Andrew Murfin; SVP-Corporate Resources: Colin Walker

Brands: Cott, Fruit Refreshers, private label and store brands

Product Areas: Soft drinks


56. Foremost Farms USA

Address: P.O. Box 111, Baraboo, WI 53913-0111
Phone: 608-356-8316; Fax: 608-356-3575; E-mail: webmaster@foremostfarms.comwww.foremostfarms.com

Executives: Chmn.: Edward Brooks; Pres. and CEO: Donald C. Storhoff; CFO: Duaine T. Kamenick; VP, Fluid Division: Joseph Weis; VP, Cheese Division: David Fuhrmann; VP, Ingredients Division, Jim Geyer; VP, Finance: Duane Kamenick; VP, Member, Employee, and Industry Relations: Jim Kasten; VP, Planning and Marketing Analyst: Curtis Kurth

Brands: 127 Cheese, 1950 Cheese, Foremost, Golden Guernsey Dairy, Morning Glory Dairy, Maui Juice

Product Areas: Dairy products


57. National Dairy Holdings LP

3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 1300, Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-526-2653; www.bordenonline.com

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