Cadbury, officially Cadbury Enterprises pte Limited, is a British confectionery company owned by Mondelēz International and is the industry's second-largest globally after Mars, Incorporated. Cadbury was established in Birmingham by John Cadbury in 1824, who sold tea, coffee and drinking chocolate. Cadbury developed the business with his brother Benjamin, followed by his sons Richard and George. George developed the Bournville estate, a model village designed to give the company's workers good living conditions.
The Groupe Danone is a French food-products multinational corporation based in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. It produces fresh dairy products, bottled water, cereals and baby foods, and yogurts. In the United States it is marketed as the Dannon Company.
he Del Monte Corporation, doing business as Del Monte Foods, is an American food production and distribution company headquartered in One Maritime Plaza, San Francisco, California. Del Monte Foods is one of the country's largest producers, distributors and marketers of branded food and pet products for the U.S. retail market, generating approximately $3.6 billion in net sales in fiscal 2009. Its portfolio of brands includes Del Monte, S&W, Contadina, College Inn, Meow Mix, Kibbles 'n Bits, 9Lives, Milk-Bone, Pup-Peroni, Meaty Bone, Snausages, and Pounce. Several Del Monte products hold the number one or two market share position. The company also produces, distributes and markets private label food and pet products.
Frito-Lay North America is the division of PepsiCo that manufactures, markets and sells corn chips, potato chips and other snack foods. The primary snack food brands produced under the Frito-Lay name include Fritos corn chips, Cheetos cheese-flavoured snacks, Doritos and Tostitos tortilla chips, Lay's potato chips, Rold Gold pretzels, Ruffles potato chips and Walkers potato crisps (Europe)—each of which generated annual worldwide sales over $1 billion in 2009.
The H. J. Heinz Company, also known as the Heinz Company and commonly known as Heinz and famous for its "57 Varieties" slogan and its ketchup, is a United States food processing company with world headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Illovo Sugar Limited based in Mount Edgecombe, Durban, South Africa is a leading sugar producer and a significant manufacturer of downstream products. The group is Africa's biggest sugar producer and has extensive agricultural and manufacturing operations in six African countries.
Kellogg's (also Kellogg, Kellogg Company and Kellogg's of Battle Creek) is an American multinational food manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Kellogg's produces cereal and convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles, and vegetarian foods. The company's brands include Fruit Loops, Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies, Special K, Cocoa Krispies, Keebler, Pringles, Pop-Tarts, Kashi, Cheez-It, Eggo, Nutri-Grain, Morningstar Farms, and many more. Kellogg's stated purpose is "Nourishing families so they can flourish and thrive."
Knorr is a German food and beverage brand created by the Anglo-Dutch company Unilever since 2000, when Unilever acquired Best Foods, except in Japan where it is made under license by Ajinomoto. It produces dehydrated soup mixes and condiments. It was known as the Royco in Indonesia, and as the Continental in Australia.
Mondelēz International, Inc. is an American multinational confectionery, food and beverage conglomerate, employing around 100,000 people around the world. It comprises the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods. The Mondelēz name, adopted in 2012, came from the input of Kraft Foods employees at the time, Monde being French for world and delez an alternative to delicious.
Nabisco (originally known as the National Biscuit Company) is an American manufacturer of cookies and snacks. Headquartered in East Hanover, New Jersey, the company is a subsidiary of Illinois-based Mondelēz International. Nabisco's plant in Chicago, a 1,800,000-square-foot (170,000 m2) production facility at 7300 S. Kedzie Avenue, is the largest bakery in the world, employing more than 1,500 workers and turning out some 320 million pounds of snack foods annually.
PepsiCo Inc. is an American multinational food and beverage corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York, United States, with interests in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of grain-based snack foods, beverages, and other products. PepsiCo was formed in 1965 with the merger of the Pepsi-Cola Company and Frito-Lay, Inc. PepsiCo has since expanded from its namesake product Pepsi to a broader range of food and beverage brands, the largest of which include an acquisition of Tropicana in 1998 and a merger with Quaker Oats in 2001 - which added the Gatorade brand to its portfolio.
Post Holdings, Inc., also known as Post Foods (formerly Post Cereals and previously Postum Cereals) is an American food company that was founded by C. W. Post in 1895 with the first Postum, a "cereal beverage," developed by Post in Battle Creek, Michigan. The first cereal, Grape-Nuts, was developed in 1897 followed by Post Toasties. Post has its corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri and operational headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Premier Foods plc is a British food manufacturer headquartered in St Albans, Hertfordshire. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE SmallCap Index.
The group is heavily indebted and is focusing on eight "power" brands: Hovis, Mr Kipling, Ambrosia, Sharwood's, Loyd Grossman, Oxo, Bisto and Batchelors.
The Sara Lee Corporation was an American consumer-goods company based in Downers Grove, Illinois. It had operations in more than 40 countries and sold its products in over 180 nations worldwide. Its international operations were headquartered in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Tate & Lyle plc is a British-based multinational agribusiness. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index as of 20 June 2011. On 1 July 2010, its iconic sugar refining and golden syrup business was sold to American Sugar Refining.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American multinational beverage corporation and manufacturer, retailer and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, which is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The company is best known for its flagship product Coca-Cola, invented in 1886 by pharmacist John Stith Pemberton in Columbus, Georgia. The Coca-Cola formula and brand was bought in 1889 by Asa Griggs Candler (December 30, 1851 - March 12, 1929), who incorporated The Coca-Cola Company in 1892.
Tiger Brands Limited is a South African packaged goods company. In addition to the company's South African operations Tiger Brands also has direct and indirect interests in international food businesses in Chile, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Cameroon. Tiger Brands is South Africa's largest food company.
Tongaat Hulett Ltd. is an agricultural and agri-processing business which includes integrated components of land management and property development. Through its sugar and starch operations, Tongaat Hulett produces a range of refined carbohydrate products from sugarcane and maize.