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49. Kraft Foods
Kraft Foods
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Rank: 49 (Previous rank: 53)
CEO: Irene B. Rosenfeld
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Kraft has pledged to do its best to shield North American shoppers from rising food prices. Kraft plans to cut costs on the business side and change some product packaging, including taking a couple of slices out of its Singles cheese packs.

Kraft has had to overcome some conflicts this year -- notably, it had a falling-out with Starbucks that ended its role as the distributor of Starbucks packaged coffee to other retailers. Kraft also spent 2010 digesting its acquisition of Cadbury. Kraft's largest shareholder, Berkshire Hathaway, had criticized the deal, and Warren Buffett sold 25% of his Kraft shares, but still retained nearly 100 million shares at year end. --S.D.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 49,542.0 22.7
Profits 4,114.0 36.2
Assets 95,289.0
Stockholders' equity 35,834.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 54,671.5
Profits as % of  
Revenues 8.3
Assets 4.3
Stockholders' equity 11.5
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 2.39
% change from 2009 17.7
2000-2010 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2010 20.4
2000-2010 annual rate N.A.
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 PepsiCo 43 57,838.0
2 Kraft Foods 49 49,542.0
3 General Mills 166 14,796.5
4 Sara Lee 191 12,919.0
5 Kellogg 199 12,397.0
6 ConAgra Foods 200 12,370.2
7 Dean Foods 203 12,149.2
8 Land O'Lakes 218 11,146.4
9 H.J. Heinz 232 10,558.0
10 Campbell Soup 312 7,676.0
11 Hormel Foods 325 7,220.7
12 Dole Food 341 6,894.0
13 Hershey 402 5,671.0
14 J.M. Smucker 482 4,605.3
Issue date: May 23, 2011
Revenues: Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
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