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Industries
Revenues Profits
Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2010 $ millions % change from 2010
1 PepsiCo 41 66,504.0 15.0 6,443.0 1.9
2 Kraft Foods 50 54,365.0 9.7 3,527.0 -14.3
3 General Mills 181 14,880.2 0.6 1,798.3 17.5
4 Kellogg 205 13,198.0 6.5 1,231.0 -1.3
5 Dean Foods 207 13,055.5 7.5 -1,575.6 -1822.2
6 Land O'Lakes 210 12,849.3 15.3 182.2 2.3
7 ConAgra Foods 215 12,395.5 0.2 817.0 12.6
8 Sara Lee 220 12,103.0 -6.3 1,287.0 154.3
9 H.J. Heinz 244 10,706.6 1.4 989.5 14.4
10 Hormel Foods 327 7,895.1 9.3 474.2 19.9
11 Campbell Soup 334 7,719.0 0.6 805.0 -4.6
12 Dole Food 349 7,223.8 4.8 38.4 N.A.
13 Hershey 404 6,080.8 7.2 629.0 23.4
14 J.M. Smucker 495 4,825.7 4.8 479.5 -3.0
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 PepsiCo 9.7 8.8 31.3
2 Kraft Foods 6.5 3.8 10.0
3 General Mills 12.1 9.6 28.3
4 Kellogg 9.3 10.3 69.9
5 Dean Foods -12.1 -27.4 N.A.
6 Land O'Lakes 1.4 3.3 16.5
7 ConAgra Foods 6.6 7.2 17.4
8 Sara Lee 10.6 13.5 66.2
9 H.J. Heinz 9.2 8.1 31.8
10 Hormel Foods 6.0 11.2 17.8
11 Campbell Soup 10.4 11.7 74.0
12 Dole Food 0.5 0.9 4.8
13 Hershey 10.3 14.3 74.1
14 J.M. Smucker 9.9 5.8 9.1
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 2001-2011 Annual growth (%) 2001-2011 Annual rate (%) 2011 (%) Number % change from 2010
1 PepsiCo 10.6 5.4 4.7 297,000 1.0
2 Kraft Foods N.A. N.A. 22.7 126,000 -0.8
3 General Mills 9.0 7.4 17.2 35,000 6.1
4 Kellogg 11.3 8.2 2.2 30,671 0.1
5 Dean Foods N.A. -1.7 26.7 24,066 -6.6
6 Land O'Lakes N.A. N.A. N.A. 9,000 0.0
7 ConAgra Foods 4.2 5.0 21.4 23,200 -4.9
8 Sara Lee -2.5 3.2 10.1 21,000 -37.1
9 H.J. Heinz 8.4 7.6 13.3 34,800 17.6
10 Hormel Foods 10.3 10.0 15.8 19,500 1.0
11 Campbell Soup 4.6 3.8 -1.0 17,500 -4.9
12 Dole Food N.A. N.A. -36.0 52,800 -5.6
13 Hershey 13.8 8.7 34.3 12,800 3.2
14 J.M. Smucker 12.4 11.4 22.1 4,500 -7.2
Issue date: May 21, 2012
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