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Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2008 $ millions % change from 2008
1 PepsiCo 50 43,232.0 0.0 5,946.0 15.6
2 Kraft Foods 53 40,386.0 -5.8 3,021.0 4.1
3 General Mills 155 14,691.3 7.6 1,304.4 0.7
4 ConAgra Foods 178 12,980.8 -6.0 978.4 5.1
5 Sara Lee 180 12,881.0 -4.2 364.0 N.A.
6 Kellogg 184 12,575.0 -1.9 1,212.0 5.6
7 Dean Foods 208 11,158.4 -10.4 240.3 30.8
8 Land O'Lakes 226 10,408.5 -13.5 209.1 31.0
9 H.J. Heinz 233 10,148.1 0.8 923.1 9.2
10 Campbell Soup 299 7,586.0 -9.6 736.0 -36.8
11 Dole Food 331 6,782.7 -12.3 84.1 -30.5
12 Hormel Foods 340 6,533.7 -3.3 342.8 20.1
13 Hershey 395 5,298.7 3.2 436.0 40.0
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 PepsiCo 13.8 14.9 35.2
2 Kraft Foods 7.5 4.5 11.7
3 General Mills 8.9 7.3 25.2
4 ConAgra Foods 7.5 8.8 20.7
5 Sara Lee 2.8 3.9 17.9
6 Kellogg 9.6 10.8 53.3
7 Dean Foods 2.2 3.1 17.8
8 Land O'Lakes 2.0 4.2 20.2
9 H.J. Heinz 9.1 9.6 75.7
10 Campbell Soup 9.7 12.2 101.1
11 Dole Food 1.2 2.0 10.0
12 Hormel Foods 5.2 9.3 16.1
13 Hershey 8.2 11.9 60.5
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 1999-2009 Annual growth (%) 1999-2009 Annual rate (%) 2009 (%) Number % change from 2008
1 PepsiCo 10.7 7.5 14.6 203,000 2.5
2 Kraft Foods N.A. N.A. 5.9 97,000 -1.0
3 General Mills 8.4 10.0 20.2 30,000 1.7
4 ConAgra Foods 11.1 4.2 45.5 25,600 2.4
5 Sara Lee -8.5 -1.2 30.1 41,000 -6.8
6 Kellogg 14.3 8.7 25.2 30,949 -4.5
7 Dean Foods 2.8 7.8 0.4 27,157 5.2
8 Land O'Lakes N.A. N.A. N.A. 9,000 -1.1
9 H.J. Heinz 8.4 5.5 19.0 32,400 -0.3
10 Campbell Soup 2.4 1.3 16.5 18,700 -3.6
11 Dole Food N.A. N.A. N.A. 57,350 -1.7
12 Hormel Foods 8.6 8.5 26.5 18,600 -2.6
13 Hershey 1.5 6.5 6.5 12,900 -5.1
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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