2007 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 1-25

Aug. 6, 2007
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.

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;

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;

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;

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

Major Product Areas: Beverages, bakery, snacks, miscellaneous

4. Nestle (U.S. and Canada)

Avenue Nestlé 55, CH-1800 Vevey, Switzerland
800 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203
Phone: 818-549-6000;

25 Sheppard Avenue West, North York, Ontario M2N 6S8
Phone: 800-387-4636;

Executives: Chairman and CEO: Peter Brabeck-Letmathe; EVP-U.S., Canada, Latin America and Caribbean: Paul Bulcke; Chairman and CEO-Nestle USA Inc.: Brad Alford; Pres./CEO-Nestlé Canada:  Bob Leonidas; SVP and CFO-Nestlé Canada:  Bill Broughton

Subsidiaries, Divisions: (USA) Nestlé Nutrition, Nestlé Purina PetCare Co., Nestlé Waters North America, Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Inc.

Brands: Acqua Panna, Alfare, Alpo, Aquarel, Aquari-Yums, Arrowhead, Baby Ruth, Beggin' Strips, Beneful, Buitoni, Busy Bone, Butterfinger, Calistoga, Carnation, Cat Chow, Chase and Sanborn, Chew-Eez, Chew-Riffic, Coffee Mate, Contadina, Contrex, Deer Park, Deli-Cat, Dog Chow, Drumstick, Fancy Feast, Friskies, Goobers, Hills Bros., Ice Mountain, Juicy Juice, Kerns, Libby's, Maggi, Mighty Dog, Milo, MJB Coffee, Nescafe, Nescau, Nesquik, Nestle, Nutren, O'Henry, Ortega, Ozarka, Perrier, Poland Spring, PowerBar, Pro Plan, Puppy Chow, Pure Life, Raisinets, San Pellegrino, Stouffer's, Stouffer's Lean Cuisine, Sweet Success, SweeTarts, T Bonz, Taster's Choice, Tidy Cats, Toll House, Turtles, Valvert, Vera, Vittel, Willy Wonka, Zephyrhills

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, sugar/confectionery, beverages, pet foods, miscellaneous

5. Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc.

One Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 63118-1852
Phone: 314-577-2000; Fax: 314-577-2900;

Executives: Chairman: August A. Busch III; Pres./CEO: August A. Busch IV; VP/CFO: W. Randolph Baker; Pres./CEO-International: Thomas W. Santel; Pres./CEO-Asia Pacific: Stephen J. Burrows; Group VP and Chief Legal Officer: Mark T. Bobak; Group VP-Brewing Operations and Technology: Douglas J. Muhleman; VP and Controller: John F. Kelly; VP-Brand Management: Marlene V. Coulis; Pres./CEO-Anheuser-Busch Packaging Group Inc.: Michael S. Harding; EVP-Global Industry Development: Robert C. Lachky; VP-Business Operations: David A. Peacock; VP-Corporate Human Resources: John T. Farrell

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Anheuser-Busch Inc., Anheuser-Busch International, Busch Agricultural Resources Inc., Anheuser-Busch Packaging Group Inc., Busch Entertainment Corp.

Brands: Anheuser World Select, Azteca, Bacardi Specialty Malt Beveages, Bud, Budweiser, Busch, Hurricane, King Cobra, Michelob, Natural Ice, Natural Light, O'Douls, Rio Cristal, Tequiza, Ziegenbock

Major Product Areas: Malt beverages

6. General Mills Inc.

One General Mills Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55426
Phone: 763-764-7600;

Executives: Chrmn and CEO: Stephen W. Sanger; Vice Chrmn: Stephen R. Demeritt; SVP, Brand and New Business Development: Y. Marc Belton; SVP, President, Big G Cereals: Peter J. Capell; VP, President, Baking Products: Julianna L. Chugg; EVP, Worldwide Operations and Technology: Randy G. Darcy; SVP, Technology Development: Rory A. Delaney; Ian R. Friendly: SVP, CEO, Cereal Partners Worldwide; James A. Lawrence: EVP, CFO; John T. Machuzick: SVP, President, Bakeries and Foodservice; Siri S. Marshall: SVP, Corp. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer; Kimberly A. Nelson: VP, President, Snacks Unlimited; Christopher D. O'Leary: SVP, President, Meals; Michael A. Peel: SVP, HR: Kendall J. Powell: EVP, COO, U.S. Retail; Lucio Rizzi: SVP, President, International; Peter B. Robinson: SVP, President, Pillsbury USA; Jeffrey J. Rotsch: EVP, Worldwide Sales; Christina L. Shea: SVP, External Relations; Christi L. Strauss: VP, President, GM Canada; Kenneth L. Thome: SVP, Finance; David B. VanBenschoten: VP, Treasurer; Robert F. Waldron: VP, President, Yoplait-Columbo

Brands: Bac-Os, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Bugles, Cascadian Farms, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Clusters, Cocoa Puffs, Colombo, Cookie Crisp, Count Chocula, Dunkaroos, Farmhouse, Fiber One, French Toast Crunch, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gardetto's, Gold Medal, Golden Grahams, Green Giant, Haagen-Dazs, Hungry Jack, Jeno's, Kix, Lloyd's, Lucky Charms, Milk 'n Cereal Bars, Muir Glen, Nature Valley, Oatmeal Crisp, Oatmeal Crisp Bars, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Pop Secret, Progresso, Raisin Nut Bran, Reese's Peanut Butter Puffs, Red Band, Ripple Crisp, Robin Hood, Squeezit, Sweet Rewards, Total, Totino's, Triples, Trix, Underwood, Wheaties, Yoplait

Major Product Areas: Cereals, refrigerated and prepared foods, dough products, baking products, snacks, yogurt

7. Dean Foods Co.

Address: 2515 McKinney Ave., Ste. 1200, Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-303-3400; Fax: 214-303-3499;

Executives: Chrmn. and CEO: Gregg Engles; Vice Chrmn: Pete Schenkel; EVP, Chief Admin. Officer and General Counsel: Michelle Goolsby; EVP and CFO: Jack Callahan; Pres.-Dairy Group: Alan Bernon; SVP/COO, Dairy Group: Harrald Kroeker; COO-east region: Rick Fehr; COO-private label and Morningstar: John Robinson; SVP-Corporate Development: Ronald H. Klein; VP and Treas.: Timothy Smith; Pres./CEO-WhiteWave: Joseph Scalzo

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Alta Dena Dairy, Amboy Specialty Products, Amboy of Michigan, Barber Dairy, Bell Dairy Products, Berkeley Farms, Coburg Dairy, Cream O'Weber Dairy, Creamland Dairies, Dean Dairy Products Co., Dean Foods Co. of California, Dean Milk Co., Fairmont Products Inc., H. Meyer Dairy, Hillside Dairy, Horizon Organic, Kohler Mix, Maplehurst Dairy, Mayfield Dairy Farms Inc., Meadow Brook Dairy, Meadow Gold, Meadows Distributing, Melody Farms, Purity Dairies, Reiter Dairy, Sani-Dairy, T.G. Lee Foods, Verifine Dairy Products Corp., Wengert's Dairy, White Wave

Brands: Alta Dena, Arctic Splash, Barbers, Barbe's, Berkeley Farms, Borden*, Broughton, Brown Cow, Brown's Dairy, Bud's Ice Cream, Chug, Country Charm, Country Churn, Country Delite, Country Fresh, Country Love, Creamland, Dairy Fresh, Dean's, Dipzz, Foremost*, Fieldcrest, Garelick Farms, Gandy's, Hershey's*, Horizon Organic, Hygeia, International Delight, Kohler, Land O'Lakes*, Land-O-Sun, Lehigh Valley, Louis Trauth, Maplehurst, Mayfield, McArthur, Meadowbrook, Meadow Gold, Melody Farms, Mile High, Mountain High, Nature's Pride, Oak Farms, Over the Moon, Pet*, Price's, Purity, Reiter, Robinson, Saunders, Sealtest*, Schenkel's All Star, Schepps, Shenandoah's Pride, Silk, Skinny Cow, Sealtest*, Stroh's, Swiss, Swiss Premium, TG Lee, Tuscan, Turtle Tracks, Verifine, Viva, Wengert's, White Wave

* Used under license

Major Product Areas: Dairy

8. Smithfield Foods Inc.

200 Commerce St., Smithfield, VA 23430
Phone: 757-365-3000; Fax: 757-365-3017;

Executives: Chairman: Joseph Luter III; Pres/CEO: C. Larry Pope; VP-Rendering: Douglas Anderson; VP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary: Michael Cole; VP and Controller: Jeffrey Deel; VP and CFO: Carey Dubois; VP-Operations Analysis: Bart Ellis; VP and Senior Counsel: Michael Fleming; VP_Investor Relations and Corp. Comms: Jerry Hostetter; VP-Livestock Procurement: Jeffrey Luckman; EVP: Robert Manly IV; VP-Operations: Henry Morris; EVP and Dir.-Mergers and Acquisitions and Govt. Affairs: Richard J.M. Poulson; VP-Sales and Mktg: James Schloss; VP and Chief Accounting Officer: Kenneth Sullivan; VP-Price-Risk Management: Dhamu Thamodaran; VP-Environmetnal and Govt. Affairs: Dennis Treacy

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Smithfield Packing Co. Inc., Smithfield, Va.; Gwaltney of Smithfield Ltd., Smithfield, Va.; Carroll's Foods, Inc.; John Morrell and Co., Cincinnati; Patrick M. Cudahy Inc., Cudahy, Wis.; Lykes Meat Co. Inc., Plant City, Fla., Murphy Family Farms

Brands: Dinner Bell, First Prize, Great, Gwaltney, Jamestown, John Morrell, Kretschmar, Lykes, Patrick Cudahy, Patrick's Pride, Peyton's, Realean, Smithfield Lean Generation Pork, Smithfield Premium, Tobin's, Valleydale

9. ConAgra Inc.

One ConAgra Drive, Omaha, NE 68102-5001
Phone: 402-595-4000; Fax: 402-595-4707;

Executives: Chairman: Steven Goldstone; CEO: Gary Rodkin; Pres/COO-Consumer Foods: Dean Hollis; Pres/COO-Commercial Products: Greg Heckman; Pres.-ConAgra Food Sales: Doug Knudsen; EVP-Product Supply: Jim Hardy Jr.; EVP-Research, Quality and Innovation: Al Bolles; EVP and CFO: Andre Hawaux; EVP and Chief  Administrative Officer: Owen Johnson; EVP-Legal and External Affairs: Rob Sharpe Jr.; EVP and CMO: Joan Chow; EVP-Business Transformation: King Puow; EVP-Human Resources: Pete Perez

Subsidiaries/Divisions: Snacks, Grocery, Dairy, Frozen Foods, Specialty Potato Prods., Gilroy and Spicetec, Intl. Fertilizer, ConAgra Mills, Agricultural Commodities, J.M. Swank, Lamb Weston

Brands: Act II, Andy Capp's, Armour, Banquet, Beatrice, Blue Bonnet, Chef Boyardee,  Country Pride, County Line, David, Decker, Eckrich, Egg Beaters, Fleischmann's, Gilroy, Golden Cuisine, Gulden, Healthy Choice, Hebrew National, Hunt's, Hunt's Snack Pack, Kid Cuisine, Knott's Berry Farm, La Choy, Lamb-Weston, Libby's, Lightlife, Louis Kemp, Marie Callender's, Orville Redenbacher's, Pam, Parkay, Pemmican, Peter Pan, Reddi-Wip, Ro-Tel, Rosarita, Singleton, Slim Jim, Swift Premium, Swiss Miss, Van Camp's, Wesson

Major Product Areas: Canned, frozen and preserved foods, grain mill products, bakery, fats/oils, miscellaneous

10. Cadbury Schweppes

25 Berkeley Square, London W1J 6HB, UK
Phone: +(44) (0) 20 7409 1313;

Executives: Chairman: John Sunderland; CEO: Todd Stitzer; CFO: Ken Hanna; Chief Human Resources Officer: Bob Stack; Pres-Americas Beverages: Gil Cassagne; Pres-Americas Confectionery: Jim Chambers; Pres.-Global Supply Chain: Steve Driver; Chief Science and Technology Officer: David Macnair; Pres-global Commercial: Tamara Minick-Scokalo; Group Strategy Director: Mark Reckitt

Subsidiaries/Divisions: Cadbury Adams Canada Inc., Cadbury Beverages Canada Inc., Cadbury Schweppes Bottling Group Inc. (U.S.), Cadbury Adams USA LLC, Dr Pepper/Seven Up Inc. (U.S.), Mott's LLP (U.S.), Snapple Beverage Corp. (U.S.)

Brands: Adams, AandW, Bassett's, Bubblicious, Cadbury, Canada Dry, Chiclets, Clamato, Clorets, Crush, Dentyne, Dr Pepper, Halls, Hawaiian Punch, Maynards, Mott's, Schweppes, 7-Up, Snapple, Sour Patch Kids, Squirt, Stimorol, Stride, Sunkist*, Trident

*Used under license

Major Product Areas: Confectionery, juices, soft drinks

11. JBS Swift and Co.

1770 Promontory Circle, Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-506-8000; Fax: 970-506-8307;

Executives: Pres. and CEO: Wesley Batista; CFO: Andre Nogueira

Parent firm: JBS S.A. (Brazil)

Brands: Swift Premium, Swift Black Angus, Swift Select

Major Product Areas: Beef and pork

12. Kellogg Co.

One Kellogg Square, Battle Creek, MI 49016-3599
Phone: 616-961-2000; Fax: 616-961-2871;

Executives: Chairman: James Jenness; President and CEO: David Mackay;  EVP and CFO-Kellogg Company and Pres.-Intl.: John Bryant; EVP and Pres.-Kellogg North America: Jeffrey Montie; SVP-Global Supply Chain: Donna Banks; SVP-Global Nutrition and Corporate Affairs: Celeste Clark; SVP, General Counsel-Corporate Development and Sec: Gary Pilnick; SVP-Human Resources: Kathleen Wilson-Thompson; VP and Controller: Alan Andrews

Subsidiaries/Divisions: Kashi, Keebler, Morningstar Farms, Worthington Foods, Inc.

Brands: Austin, Cheez-It, Eggo, Famous Amos, Fruit Streamers, Kashi, Keebler, Kellogg's, Loma Linda, Morningstar Farms, Murray, Natural Touch, Nutri-Grain,  Pop-Tarts, Rice Krispies, Special K, Twistables, Vector, Worthington

Major Product Areas: Cereal, cookies and crackers, fruit leather, vegetarian/soy products

13. Sara Lee Corp.

3500 Lacey Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515
Phone: 630 598-6000;

Executives: Chairman/CEO: Brenda C. Barnes; EVP, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer: L.M. (Theo) de Kool; EVP and CEO-Foodservice: James W. Nolan; EVP and CEO-Food and Beverage: Christopher J. (CJ) Fraleigh; EVP-Human Resources: Stephen Cerrone; EVP and CEO-International: Adriaan Nühn; SVP-Strategic Planning and Corp. Dev.: B. Thomas Hansson; EVP, Gen. Counsel and Secy: Roderick Palmore

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Sara Lee Food and Beverage, Sara Lee International, Sara Lee Foodservice

Brands: Bimbo, Bistro Collection,Bon Gateaux, Bony, Chef Pierre, Colonial, CroustiPâte, Earth Grains, IronKids, Madame Brioche Martinez, Ortiz, Rainbo, Sara Lee, Silueta, Butter-Nut Cappuccino, Bravo, Caboclo, Café Continental, Café do Ponto, Café Pilão, Cafitesse, Chat Noir, Douwe Egberts, Harris, Hornimans, Jacqmotte, Java Coast, Justin Lloyd, Kanis and Gunnink, Kayo, Laurentis, LaVazza, Maison du Café, Marcilla, Maryland Club, Merrild, Metropolitan, Moccona, Natreen, Natrena, Paradise, Piazza d'Oro, Pickwick, Prebica, Prima, Santora, Seleto, Senseo, Soley, Steamers, Suntipt, Superior, Uniao, Van Nelle, Ball Park, Best's Kosher, Bryan, Deli d'Italia, Deli Perfect, Emeril, Galileo, Gallo Salame, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean, Kahn's, Kir, Mr. Turkey, R.B. Rice, Rudy's Farm, State Fair, West Virginia Brand, Zwan, Zwancito

Major Product Areas: Meats, beverage, bakery

14. Unilever

Unilever House, Blackfriars, London EC4P 4BQ, United Kingdom
Also Rotterdam, Netherlands

North America: 700 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Phone: 201-894-7760; Fax: 201-871-8257; 

Executives: Chairman: Antony Burgmans; Vice Chairman: Bertrand Collomb; Group Chief Executive: Patrick Cescau; Pres.-Europe: Kees van der Graaf; Pres.-Home and Personal Care: Ralph Kugler; CFO: Rudy Markham; Pres.-Americas: John Rice; Pres.-Global Foods: Vindi Banga; Group VP-U.S.: Michael Polk; Group VP-Global Spreads, Cooking Products and Dressings, Foods Category: Alan Jope

Brands: Ben and Jerry's, Bertolli, Breyers, Country Crock, Flora, Good Humor, Hellmann's, Knorr, Lever, Magnum, Lipton, Omo, Slim-Fast

15. The Coca-Cola Co.

One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: 404-676-2121; Fax: 404-676-6792;

Executives: Chmn and CEO: Neville Isdell; Pres. and COO: Muhtar Kent; Pres-Eurasia: Ahmet Bozer; Pres-Africa: Alexander B. Cummings; SVP and Pres-North America: J. Alexander Douglas Jr.; EVP and CFO: Gary Fayard; EVP and Pres-Bottling Investments and Supply Chain: Irial Finan; Pres-Pacific: Glenn G. Jordan; SVP and General Counsel: Geoffrey J. Kelly; SVP and Dir- Worldwide Public Affairs and Communications: Thomas G. Mattia; SVP and Dir-Human Resources: Cynthia P. McCague; EVP and Pres-Marketing Strategy and Innovation: Mary Minnick; Pres-European Union: Dominique Reiniche; Pres-Latin America: José Octavio Reyes; SVP and Chief Innovation/Research and Development Officer: Danny Strickland

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Africa Group, Latin America Group, Greater Europe Group, Middle and Far East Group, North America Group, The Minute Maid Co.

Brands: Barq's, Blak, Bright and Early, Canada Dry, Carver's, Citra, Coca-Cola, Coke, Dasani, Diet Coke, Fanta, Five Alive, Flavor Rage, Fresca, Fruitopia, Full Throttle, Georgia, Hi-C, Inca Cola, Manzana Mia, Mello Yello, Minute Maid, Mr. Pibb, Nestea, Northern Neck, Powerade, Red Flash, Schweppes, Seagram's, Sprite, Surge, Tab, Vault

Major Product Areas: Beverages

16. Mars Inc.

6885 Elm St., McLean, VA 22101-3810
Phone: 703-821-4900; Fax: 703-448-9678;

Executives: Pres.-Mars Inc.: Paul Michaels; Pres.-Masterfoods North America: Robert Gamgort

Brands: 3 Musketeers, Celebrations, Combos, Cookiesand, Dove, Ethel-M, Kudos, MandMs Mars, Milky Way, Skittles, Snickers, Starburst, Twix, Cesar, Pedigree, Sheba, Waltham, Whiskas, Masterfoods, Uncle Ben's, Flavia

Major Product Areas: Confectionery, snacks, prepared foods, pet foods, ice cream/frozen novelties

17. Dole Food Co. Inc.

One Dole Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone: 818-879-6600; Fax: 818-879-6618;

Executives: Chairman and CEO: David Murdock; EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and Director: C. Michael Carter; Pres. and COO and Director: Richard Dahl; EVP-Corporate Development: Scott Griswold; VP-New Products and Corporate Development: Justin Murdock; VP and CFO: Joseph Tesoriero; EVP, Chief of Staff: Roberta Wieman

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Dole North American Fruit, Dole Packaged Foods, Dole Europe, Dole Asia, Dole Latin America, Dole Honduran Beverages

Brands: Dole, Dole Classic Salad, Dole Complete Salads, Dole Fruit Bowls, Dole Lunch for One, Dole Special Blends

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

18. Cargill Inc.

15407 McGinty Road West, Wayzata, MN 55391-2399
Phone: 763-742-7575; Fax: 763-742-7393;

Executives: Chrmn: Warren Staley; Pres/CEO: Gregory R. Page; Vice Chairman: F. Guillaume Bastiaens; Vice Chairman: David W. Raisbeck; EVP: David M. Larson; SVP: William A. Buckner; SVP: Paul D. Conway; SVP: David W. Rogers; SVP and CFO: William W. Veazey; VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary: Steven C. Euller

Brands: Angus Pride, Excel, Gerken's Cocoa, HoneySuckle White, Peter's Chocolate, Shady Brook Farms, Sterling Silver Premium Meats, Sunny Fresh Foods, Wilbur Chocolate

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, fats/oils, grain mill products

19. Hormel Foods Corp.

One Hormel Place, Austin, MN 55912-3680
Phone: (507) 437-5611; Fax: (507) 437-5158;

Executives: Chrmn, CEO: Jeffrey M. Ettinger; SVP and CFO: Jody H. Feragen; EVP: Ronald W. Fielding; EVP: Gary J. Ray; VP: Robert A. Tegt; VP and Pres-Jennie-O Turkey Store: Michael D. Tolbert; Group VP: Richard A. Bross

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Hormel Foods International Corp., Jennie-O Foods

Brands: Black Label, Buffalo, By George, Carapelli, Chi-Chi's, Cure 81, Curemaster, Di Lusso, Dinty Moore, Dona Maria, Dubuque, El Torito, Farm Fresh, Fast'N Easy, Herb-Ox, Herdez, Homeland, Hormel, House of Tsang, Jennie-O, Kid's Kitchen, Light and Lean, Little Sizzlers, Lloyd's, Manny's, Marrakesh Express, Mary Kitchen, Not-So-Sloppy-Joe, Old Smokehouse, Patak's, Peloponnese, Quick Meal, Rosa Grande, Sandwich Maker, Spam, Stagg, Valley Fresh, Wranglers

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved foods, fats/oils, miscellaneous

20. Pilgrim's Pride Corp.

4845 U.S. Hwy. 271 North, P.O. Box 93, Pittsburg, TX 75686
Phone: 903-855-1000; Fax: 903-856-7505;

Executives: Chmn.: Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim; Vice Chmn.: Clifford Butler; Pres./CEO: O.B. Goolsby Jr.; EVP and CFO: Richard Cogdill; COO: J. Clinton Rivers; EVP-Sales and Mktg.: Robert A. Wright

Subsidiaries, Divisions:  Pierce Foods, acquired Gold Kist

Brands: EatWellStayHealthy, EggsPlus, Pilgrim's Pride, Easy Entrée, Wing Dings

Major Product Areas: Poultry, meat, eggs, deli

21. Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

30 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 1500, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 3A2
Phone: 416-926-2000; Fax: 416-926-2018;

Executives: Chrmn: G. Wallace McCain; Pres./CEO: Michael McCain; SVP-Transactions and Administration and Corporate Secretary: Rocco Cappuccitti; VP-Purchasing and Supply Chain: Maryanne Chantler; Pres-Global: Michael Detlefsen; Chief Strategy Officer: Douglas W. Dodds; Pres-Rothsay and Elite Swine Inc.: Kevin Golding; SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer: Wayne Johnson; SVP-Transformation: Annalisa King; VP-Investor and Public Relations: Lynda Kuhn; COO-Food Group and Pres/CEO-Canada Bread Co.: Richard A. Lan; Managing Director - Maple Leaf Bakery U.K.: Peter Maycock; VP-Govt. and Industry Relations: Rory McAlpine; Chrmn-Maple Leaf Foods Inc.; Pres/COO- Agribusiness Group: J. Scott McCain; Pres-Canada Bread Fresh Bakery:  C. Barry McLean; Pres-Canada Bread Frozen Bakery: Réal Ménard; VP-Six sigma: Bruce Miyashita; VP-Corporate Engineering: Peter Smith; CFO: Michael H. Vels;  Pres-Maple Leaf Animal Nutrition: Jerry A. Vergeer; Pres-Maple Leaf Consumer Foods: Richard Young

Subsidiaries: Canada Bread Co., Maple Leaf Baker, Rothsay Rendering, Schneider Foods, Shur-Gain, Landmark Feeds Inc., Elite Swine Inc., International); Frozen Bakery

Brands: Ben's, Bittner's, Burns, California Goldminer, Dempster's, Healthy Way, Hygrade, Maison-Cousin, Maple Leaf, McGavin, Nutriwhip, Olivieri, Prime Turkey, Shopsy's, Tenderflake

Major Product Areas: Meat, bakery

22. Campbell Soup Co.

1 Campbell Place, Camden, NJ 08103-1799
Phone: 856-342-4800; Fax: 856-342-3878;

Executives: Pres., CEO: Douglas R. Conant; EVP and Pres.-Campbell North America: Mark A. Sarvary; SVP-Global Research and Development and Quality: Arthur B. Anderson; SVP-Public Affairs: Jerry S. Buckley; SVP-Chief Strategy Officer: M. Carl Johnson, III; SVP-Law and Government Affairs: Ellen Oran Kaden; SVP and Pres.-Campbell International: Larry S. McWilliams; SVP and Pres.-U.S. Soup, Sauces, and Beverages: Denise M. Morrison; SVP and Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer: Nancy A. Reardon; SVP and CFO: Robert A. Schiffner; SVP-Global Supply Chain: David R. White; SVP and Chief Information Officer: Doreen A. Wright; VP-Controller: Anthony DiSilvestro: VP and Corporate Secretary: John J. Furey; VP-Taxes: Richard J. Landers; VP-Finance and Strategy, Campbell North America: Gerald S. Lord; VP-Treasurer: William J. O'Shea

Brands: Campbell's, Chunky, Franco-American, Godiva, Goldfish, Healthy Request, Hungry-Man, Pace, Pepperidge Farm, Prego, SpaghettiOs, Swanson, Supper Bakes, V8 Vegetable Juice

Major Product Areas: Meat and poultry, canned, frozen and preserved food, bakery, sugar/confectionery, beverages, miscellaneous

23. Hershey Co.

100 Crystal A Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 534-6799;

Executives: Chrmn/Pres./CEO: Richard Lenny; EVP and COO: David J. West; SVP and Chief People Officer: Marcella K. Arline; SVP and Pres-North American Commercial Group: Christopher J. Baldwin; SVP and Pres-Intl. Commercial Group: John P. Bilbrey; VP and CIO: George F. Davis; SVP and Global Chief Growth Officer: Thomas K. Hernquist; SVP, General Counsel and Secretary: Burton H. Snyder; SVP- Global Operations: Gregg A. Tanner

Subsidiaries, Divisions: Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp.

Brands: 5th Avenue, Almond Joy, Amazin' Fruit Candies, Amazin' Fruit Super Fruit Candies, Bridge Mixture, Brown Cow, Cadbury's Candies, Caramello, Cherry Blossom, Chipits Chocolate Chips, Chuckles, Crash Bar, Eat-More, Glosette, Good and Plenty, Goodies, Heath Bar, Heide, Hershey's, Hugs, Ice Breakers, Jolly Rancher, Kisses, Kit Kat, Krackel, Lowney, Luden's, Mauna Loa, Milk Duds, Mounds, Mr. Freeze, Mr. Goodbar, Nibs, NutRageous, Oh Henry!, Ovation, PayDay, Pot of Gold, Rain-Blo, Reese's, Rolo, Skor, Sour Dudes, Special Crisp, Special Dark, Strawberry Cow, Super Bubble, Sweet Escapes, Symphony, Take5, TasteTations, Top Scotch, Twizzelators, Twizzlers, Whatchmacallit, Whoppers, Wunderbeans, York, Zagnut, Zero

Major Product Areas: Confectionery

24. SABMiller Plc.

3939 W. Highland Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53201-2866  
Phone: 414-931-2000; Fax: 414-931-3735;

Executives: Chmn: Meyer Kahn; CEO: Graham Mackay; CFO: Malcolm Wyman; Pres./CEO-Miller Brewing: Norman Adami; Managing director-SABMiller Europe: Alan Clark; Managing director-South African Breweries Ltd.: Tony van Kralingen

Subsidiaries: Miller Brewing Co.

Brands: Miller Lite, Genuine Draft, Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Mickey's Malt Liquor, Sharp's non-alcohol brew, Henry Weinhard's, Hamm's, Olde English, Magnum Malt Liquor, Milwaukee's Best, Stolichnaya Citrona, Sauza Diablo, Jack Daniel's Original Hard Cola, Skyy Blue, Red Dog, Icehouse, Southpaw Light, Leinenkugel's,  Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Foster's Lager

Major Product Area: Beer and malt beverages

25. Chiquita Brands International Inc.

250 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-784-8000; Fax: 513-784-8030;

Executives: Chmn. and CEO: Fernando Aguirre; VP-Corporate Sales and Customer Development: Michael Holcomb; SVP-Human Resources: Kevin Holland; Pres and COO-Chiquita Fresh Group: Robert Kistinger; Pres-Chiquita Fresh Group, North America: Richard Continelli; President, Chiquita Fresh Group-Europe: Michel Loeb; Pres, Chiquita Fresh Group-Asia-Pacific, Middle East: Peter Smit; SVP, Government and International Affairs and Corp. Responsibility Officer: Manuel Rodriguez; VP and Chief Information Officer: Manjit Singh; SVP, General COunsel and Secretary: James Thompson; Pres-Fresh Express Group; Tanios Viviani; SVP and CFO: Jeffery Zalla; SVP, Supply Chain and Procurement: Waheed Zaman

Brands: Chiquita Tropicals, Chiquita, Clover, Club Chef, Consul, Friday, Naked Foods, Naked Juice, Naked Sun Tea, Numar, Fresh Express

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

Sponsored Recommendations

F&B Manufacturer Implements Powerful Cybersecurity

A leading F&B manufacturer has moved to harness the skills of Rockwell Automation and Claroty to harden their OT and IT defences.

6 Ways to Augment Your Food and Beverage Workforce

Modern digital tools and technologies help attract, retain and empower a modern workforce.

2024 Manufacturing Trends - Unpacking AI, Workforce, and Cybersecurity

The world of manufacturing is changing, and Generative AI is one of the many change agents. The 2024 State of Smart Manufacturing Report takes a deep dive into how Generative ...

Better OT Asset Management Increases Uptime

A food and beverage company streamlines and simplifies its OT cybersecurity to increase system reliability and uptime.