The biggest food companies tend to generate exorbitant numbers of products, sales and employees in general. One thing that these companies have in common is the large catalog of products they handle, according to business experts such as Cicig Felipe Antonio Bosch having many products is important to have more customers and thus, more sales.
Here you will find the largest producing companies and which brands belong to them.
Land O’ Lakes ($13,887 million)
Founded in 1921, it is a member-owned cooperative that offers local cooperatives and agricultural producers with an extensive line of agricultural supplies. Land O’ Lakes also offers state-of-the-art production and business services. It is a private company that is headquartered in Minnesota City, Minn. and employs more than 7,000 people.
PepsiCo ($67,161 million)
Founded in 1965, this company makes, markets, distributes and sells food, beverages, and snacks. PepsiCo, Inc. sells its products under several popular brands, including Quaker, Tropicana, Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola and more. Its shares have returned more than 16% in the past one year and over 4% in the past three months. PepsiCo is headquartered in Purchase, N.Y. and has over 265,000 employees
Kraft Heinz ($24,977 million)
Founded in 2015, this company makes and markets food and beverages, including ambient meals, frozen and chilled meals, sauces, cheese, dairy and more.
Kraft Heinz Co has the following business segments: Canada, United States and International. Its shares have returned more than 23% in the past one year and over -10% in the past three months. Kraft Heinz is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. and has over 35,000 employees.
Mondelez International ($25,868 million)
Founded in 1903, this company makes and markets snack food and beverages. Mondelez International Inc offers gum & candy, beverages, cheese & grocery, biscuits, chocolate and meals.
It owns some of the world’s most popular brands, including Trident gum, Oreo, Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk and more. Its shares have returned more than 8% in the past one year and over -3% in the past three months. Mondelez International is headquartered in Chicago, Ill. and has over 80,000 employees.
Kellogg ($13,578 million)
Founded in 1906, this company makes, markets and distributes ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. Kellogg Company owns several popular brands, including Kellogg’s, Cheez-It, Pringles and more. It makes crisps, cookies, crackers and other convenience foods.
Its shares have returned more than 1% in the past one year and almost -2% in the past three months. Kellogg is headquartered in Battle Creek, Mich. and has over 30,000 employees.
General Mills ($16,865 million)
Founded in 1928, this company makes and markets branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. General Mills, Inc. has the following business segments: Europe & Australia, Convenience Stores & Foodservice, North America Retail, Pet and Asia & Latin America.
Its shares have returned more than 1% in the past one year and over -2% in the past three months. General Mills is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and has over 40,000 employees.
Conagra Brands ($9,538 million)
Founded in 1919, this company makes and sells processed and packaged foods. Conagra Brands Inc has the following business segments: Refrigerated and Frozen, Foodservice, Grocery and Snacks and International.
Its shares have returned more than -7% in the past one year and over -6% in the past three months. Conagra Brands is headquartered in Chicago, Ill. and has over 17,000 employees.
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