2007 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 51-100

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 1-25, or processor profiles 26-50.



51. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.

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

Executives: Executive Chrmn: William Wrigley Jr.; Pres/CEO: William D. Perez; SVP and CFO: Reuben Gamoran; SVP, Worldwide Strategy and New Business: Peter R. Hempstead; SVP and Chief Innovation Officer: Surinder Kumar; SVP and Chief Admin. Officer: Dushan Petrovitch; VP, Secy and Gen. Counsel: Howard Malovany; VP-Worldwide Commercial Operations: Ralph Scozzafava; VP-Worldwide Manufacturing: John Adams; VP-Worldwide Gum Base Operations: Vincent C. Bonica; VP-Corporate Communications: Susan Henderson; VP-People, Learning and Development and Chief Information Officer: Donagh Herlihy; VP-Scientific and Regulatory Affairs: Carol Knight; VP and Controller: Shaun Mara; VP-Worldwide Procurement and Chief Procurement Officer: Patrick Mitchell; VP-Nordic: Jon Orving; VP and Managing Dir.-North America: Mary Kay Haben; VP and Managing Dir.-East/South Europe: Igor Saveliev; VP and Treasurer: Alan J. Schneider; VP and Managing Dir.-North/Central Europe and Pacific: Denis Schrey; VP-R and D: Tawfik Sharkasi; VP and Managing Dir.-China: Samson Suen; VP and Managing Dir.-Asia: Michael Wong.

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; UAB Wrigley Baltics, Vilnuis, Lithuania; Wrigley Bulgaria EOOD, Sofia, Bulgaria; Wrigley Canada, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada; Wrigley Confectionary (China) Ltd., Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China; Wrigley Confectionary (Shanghai) Ltd., Shanghai, People's Republic of China; Wrigley Croatia d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia; Wrigley SAS, Paris France; Wrigley GmbH, Munich, Germany; The Wrigley Co. (H.K) Limited, Hong Kong; Wrigley s.r.o., Prague Czech Republic; The Wrigley Co. Ltd., Plymouth, England

Brands: Boomer, Airwaves, Juicy Fruit, Life Savers, Solano, Orbit, Pim Pom, Doublemint, Sugus, Cool Air, Freedent, Altoids, Big Red, Excel, Winterfresh, Hubba Bubba, Extra, Creme Savers, Spearmint, P.K.

Major Product Areas: Chewing gum, confectionary products

52. Parmalat Canada (Parmalat Dairy and Bakery Inc.)

5915 Airport Road, 10th Floor, Mississauga, Ontario, L4V 1T1
Phone: 800-563-1515; www.parmalat.ca

Parent Firm: Parmalat Finanziaria SpA (Italy)

Brands: Astro, Beatrice, Black Diamond, Lactantia, Parmalat

Major Product Areas: Dairy

53. The Schwan Food Co.

115 W. College Drive, Marshall, MN 56258
Phone: 800-533-5290, 507-532-3274; www.theschwanfoodcompany.com

Executives: Chrmn: Alfred Schwan; V-Chmn, Pres/CEO: M. Lenny Pippin; SEVP and COO: John Beadle; SEVP and CFO: Tracy Burr; SEVP and Pres.-Venture Group: David Bunnell; SVP-Human Resources: Bernadette Kruk; SVP and General Counsel: Brian Sattler; Pres.-Schwan's Global Food Service: Cal Brink; EVP and Pres.-Schwan's Development: Bill McCormack; Pres.-Schwan's Global Home Service: Larry Oberkfell; Pres.-Schwan's Global Supply Chain: Doug Olsem; SVP-Product and Market Strategy: Kristy Griffin; Pres.-Schwan's Global Consumer Brands: Greg Flack 
Subsidiaries, Divisions: Home Service Inc., Global Consumer Brands Inc., Global Food Service Inc., Global Supply Chain Inc.

Brands: Asian Sensation, Edwards, Freschetta, Larry's, Mrs. Smith's, Pagoda, Red Baron, Schwan's, Tony's

Major Product Areas: Frozen foods

54. Colgate-Palmolive Co.

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

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

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

Major Product Areas: Pet food

55. Darigold (formerly WestFarm Foods)

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

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

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

Brands: Darigold

Major Product Areas: Dairy

56. Pinnacle Foods Corp.

6 Executive Campus, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Phone: 856-969-7100; Fax: 856-969-7311; www.pinnaclefoodscorp.com

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, Swans, Van de Kamp's, Vlasic

Major Product Areas: Misc. groceries

57. Great Lakes Cheese Co.

17825 Great Lakes Pkwy., Hiram, OH 44234

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