More than Two Dozen Food Companies Named to Forbes 2022 Best Employers List

Feb. 10, 2022
Forbes named 28 food and beverage companies to its list, which ranks the top 1,000 employers in the U.S.

Forbes recently released its 2022 ranking of America's best employers of which 28 are food and beverage manufacturers.

Partnered with market research company Statista, Forbes surveyed 60,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees. The surveys, conducted anonymously, asked respondents to rate their likeliness of recommending their employer. Respondents also rated other factors about their companies on things like working conditions, compensation, and development opportunities.

To come up with 2022 ranking, Forbes generated two lists: one list ranking 500 large companies (defined as having more than 5,000 employees) and 500 midsize companies (defined as having 1,000 to 5,000 employees) that received the most recommendations.

The following food companies were among the rankings of America’s Best Employers: 

Large Companies
RANK
22. General Mills
207. Kellogg
282. Mars
302. The Hershey Company
314. Sysco
335. JM Smucker
347. Cargill
382. Nestlé
398. Coca-Cola
424. PepsiCo
456. Sanderson Farms
471. Kraft Heinz Company
483. Keurig Dr Pepper

Midsize Companies

RANK
25. Johnsonville
122. Ocean Spray
150. Diageo
166. Blue Buffalo
257. Andersons
297. Brown-Forman
305. Herbalife
367. Hostess Brands
381. Abbyland Foods
386. ABC Fine Wine & Spirits
398. Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
414. Reser's Fine Foods
422. Beam Suntory
454. Bar-S Foods Food
468. American Crystal Sugar

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