2007 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 1-25

The 2007 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: Kraft returns to the top." Access processor profiles 26-50, or processor profiles 51-100.

1. Kraft Foods Inc.

Three Lakes Drive, Northfield, IL 60093
Phone: 847-646-2000; Fax: 847-646-6005; www.kraftfoods.com

Executives: Chairman, CEO: Irene Rosenfeld; EVP-Global Business Services and Strategy: David Brearton; EVP and CFO: James Dollive; EVP-Corporate and Legal Affairs and General Counsel: Marc Firestone; EVP-Global Human Resources: Karen May; EVP and Pres.-Intl. Commercial: Sanjay Khosla; EVP and Pres.-North America Commercial: Richard Searer; EVP-Global Technology and Quality: Jean Spence; EVP-Global Supply Chain: Franz-Josef Vogelsang

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Kraft North America Commercial, Kraft Intl. Commercial;
North America Beverages, North America Cheese and Foodservice, North America Convenient Meals, North America Grocery, North America Snacks and Cereals, European Union, Developing Markets, Oceania and North Asia

Beverages: General Foods International, Gevalia, Maxwell House, Sanka, Seattle's Best Coffee*, Starbucks*, Tassimo, Tazo*, Torrefazione Italia, Yuban; Country Time, Crystal Light, Kool-Aid, Tang, Capri Sun*, Fruit20, Veryfine

Cheese and Dairy: Kraft, Woody's, Breakstone's, Knudsen, Light n' Lively, Philadelphia, Temp-tee, Athenos, Churny, Cracker Barrel, Handi-Snacks, Harvest Moon, Hoffman's, Polly-O, Old English, Velveeta, Cheez Whiz

Convenient Meals: Oscar Mayer, Louis Rich, South Beach Diet, Taco Bell*, California Pizza Kitchen*, DiGiorno, Jack's, Tombstone, Lunchables, Back to Nature, Kraft, Easy Mac, Velveeta, Boca
Grocery: Baker's, Calumet, Bull's-Eye, CarbWell, Post, Postum, Shake 'n Bake, Oven Fry, Grey Poupon, Sauceworks, Dream Whip, D-Zerta, Jell-O, Knox Gelatine, Minute, Balance, Ever Fresh, Cool Whip, Certo, Sure-Jell, Claussen, Honey Maid, Nilla, Oreo, Good Seasons, Seven Seas, Miracle Whip, A. 1., Stove Top

Post cereals: Alpha-Bits, Banana Nut Crunch, Blueberry Morning, CarbWell, Cinna-Cluster Raisin Bran, Cranberry Almond Crunch, Shredded Wheat, Fruit and Fibre, Golden Crisp, Grape-Nuts, Great Grains, Honey Bunches of Oats, Honeycomb, Natural Bran Flakes, Oreo O's, Pebbles*, Raisin Bran, Toasties, Waffle Crisp, 100% Bran

Snacks: Barnum's Animals, Biscos, Café Crème, Cameo, Chips Ahoy!, Dad's, Famous Chocolate Wafers, Family Favorites, Old Fashioned, Ginger Snaps, Lorna Doone, Mallomars, Marshmallow Twirls, National Arrowroot, Newtons, Nilla, Nutter Butter, Oreo, Pecan Passion, Pecanz, Pinwheels, SnackWell's, Social Tea, Teddy Grahams, Wild Thornberry's*, Air Crisps, Better Cheddars, Cheese Nips, Crown Pilot, Doo Dad, Flavor Crisps, Harvest Crisps, Honey Maid, Nabs, Premium, Ritz, Royal Lunch, Triscuit, Uneeda, Vegetable Thins, Wheatsworth, Wheat Thins, Zwieback, Comet Cups, Handi-Snacks, Lunchables, Corn Nuts, PB Crisps, Planters, Jet-Puffed, Terry's, Toblerone

*Used under license

Major Product Areas: Biscuits/crackers, cheese, dairy, grain products, meat and poultry, sugar/confectionery, miscellaneous

2. Tyson Foods Inc.

2210 W. Oaklawn Drive, Springdale, AR 72762-6999
Phone: 479-290-4000; Fax: 479-290-4061; www.tyson.com

Executives: Chairman: John Tyson; Pres./CEO: Richard Bond; SVP-Poultry and Prepared Foods: Bill Lovette; SVP-Fresh Meats and Margin Optimization: James Lochner; Group VP and International Pres.: Rick Greubel; SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer: Ken Kimbro; EVP and CFO: Wade Miquelon; Group VP-Logistics and Operations Services: Donnie Smith; SVP-Corporate Research and Development: Hal Carper.

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Cobb-Vantress Inc., Tyson Fresh Meats Inc., Tyson Prepared Foods Inc., Tyson Deli Inc. and Tyson Refrigerated Processed Meats Inc.

Brands: Bonici, Chairman's Reserve, Cobb, Colonial, Joseph Copperfield's and Sons, Corn King, Delightful Farms, Deli Slices, Doskocil, Hot Wings, IBP, Jac Pac Foods, Jefferson Meats, Jordan's, Lady Aster, Mexican Original, Our American Favorite, Pizza Topper, Pizzano, Reuben, Russer, Star Ranch Angus Beef, Star Ranch Natural Angus Beef, TastyBird, Thorn Apple Valley, Tyson, Weaver, Wilson, Wilson Foodservice, Wright, Wunderbar

Major Product Areas: Beef, pork, poultry, frozen and prepared foods.

3. PepsiCo Inc.

700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577-1444
Phone: 914- 253-2000; Fax: 914-253-2070; www.pepsico.com

Executives: Chairman, CEO: Indra Nooyi; SVP and Chief Procurement Officer: Mitch Adamek; SVP and Controller: Peter Bridgman; CFO: Richard Goodman; SVP-Corporate Strategy and Development: Wahid Hamid; EVP-Operations: Hugh Johnston; Chief Health and Wellness Innovation Officer: Antonio Lucio

Subsidiaries, Divisions: PepsiCo North America (Frito-Lay North America, Pepsi-Cola North America, QTG [Quaker Foods/Tropicana/Gatorade], PepsiCo Sales); PepsiCo International (Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Sabritas and Gatorade, United Kingdom, PepsiCo International Commercial)

Brands: Aquafina, Aunt Jemima, Chee-tos, Diet Pepsi, Dole, Doritos, Frappuccino Coffee Drink, Fritos, Funyuns, Gamesa, Gatorade, Grandma's Cookies, Lay's, Lipton Brisk, Lipton Iced Tea, Lites, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Mug, Near East, Nobby Nuts, O'Grady's, Parkers, Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Pepsi One, Propel, Quaker, Rice-A-Roni, Rold Gold, Ruffles, Sierra Mist, Slice, Smartfoods, Smith's, SoBe South Beach, Storm, SunChips, Tostitos, Tropicana, Tropicana Pure Premium, Tropicana Season's Best, Walkers

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