2008 Top 100 Profiles 26-50

The 2008 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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26. Procter & Gamble Co.
One Procter & Gamble Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-983-1100; Fax: 513-983-9369; Web site:

Executives: Chrmn/CEO: A.G. Lafley; Global Human Resources Officer: Richard L. Antoine; Chief Technology Officer: G. Gilbert Cloyd; CFO: Clayton C. Daley Jr.; Chief Legal Officer & Secretary: James J. Johnson; Global Customer Business Development Officer: Mariano Martin; Global External Relations: Charlotte R. Otto; Global Marketing Officer: James R. Stengel; VP & Treasurer: John P. Goodwin; VP & Comptroller: Valarie L. Sheppard; President Global Strategy: Marc S. Pritchard; SVP-Corporate Research &

Development: Nabil Y. Sakkab

Brands: Folgers, Home Cafe, Millstone, Pringles, IAMS

Major Product Areas: Coffee, snack foods, pet care




27. H.J. Heinz Co.
One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-456-5700; Fax: 412-456-6128; Web site:

Executives: Chmn., & Pres/CEO: William Johnson; EVP & General Counsel: Theodore Bobby; SVP-Finance and Corporate Controller: Edward McMenamin; SVP-Heinz Pacific, Rest of World: Michael Milone; EVP & Pres/CEO-Heinz North America: David Moran; EVP- & Pres/CEO-Heinz Europe: C. Scott O’Hara; SVP, Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate and Government Affairs: D. Edward Smyth; SVP-Heinz Asia: Chris Warmoth; EVP & CFO: Arthur Winkleblack

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Heinz Canada, North York, Ontario; Heinz Central Eastern Europe, Budapest, Hungary; Heinz Europe, London, England; Heinz Frozen Food Co., Pittsburgh; Heinz Pacific Rim, Auckland, New Zealand; Heinz Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa; Star-Kist Foods, Newport, Ky., Renee’s Gourmet Foods, Canada.

Brands: Bella Rossa, Boston Market, Chef Francisco, Classico, Catelli, Dianne’s, Delimex, Earth's Best, Farley's, Guloso, Heinz, Ken-L-Ration, Olivine, Ore-Ida, Orlando, Plasmon, Quality Chef Foods, Smart Ones, Starkist, T.G.I. Friday’s, Truesoups, Wattie's, Weight Watchers, Wyler’s, Vlassic

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, miscellaneous



28. Weston Foods
255 Business Center Drive, Ste. 200, Horsham, PA 19044   
Phone: 215-672-8010; Fax: 215-672-6988; Web site:

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
A division of George Weston Ltd.

Brands: Arnold, Country Harvest, D’Italiano, Entenmann's, Freihofer's, Neilson, Stroehmann, Thomas', Weston, Wonder

Major Product Areas: Bakery, dairy


29. Land O'Lakes Inc.
P.O. Box 64101, St. Paul, MN 55164
Phone: 612-481-2222; 800-328-9680; Fax: 612-481-2022;
Web site: 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



30. Saputo Inc.
6869 Metropolitain Blvd. East, Saint-Leonard, Quebec, H1P 1X8
Phone: 514-328-6662; Fax: 514-328-3310; Web site:

Executives: Chmn: Lino Saputo Sr.; Pres./CEO: Lino Saputo Jr.; EVP Finance & Admin.: Louis-Philippe Carriere; Pres./COO-USA Cheese Div.: Terry Brockman

Brands: Armstrong, Dragone, Frigo, Frigo Cheesheads, Gardenia, Lorraine, Saputo, Stella, Treasure Cave

Major Product Areas: Dairy products (mostly cheese), bakery


31. Del Monte Foods
One Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-247-3382; Fax: 415-247-3565; Web site:


Executives: Chrmn & CEO: Richard G. Wolford; EVP & CFO: David L. Meyers; EVP: Timothy C. Cole; COO: Nils Lommerin; SVP-Supply Chain Operations: David W. Allen; SVP & Chief Accounting Officer: Richard L. French; SVP, General Counsel & Secretary: Apurva S. Mody; SVP-Marketing Innovation: Barry A. Shepard; SVP-Pet Products: Jeffrey M. Watters; VP & Treasurer: Jeff M. Berry

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