2017 IW 500: Meet the Top US Food Manufacturers

Aug. 9, 2017
These 10 food manufacturing companies earned the highest revenue among food producers on the 2017 IndustryWeek US 500.

Thirty-one food companies earned their way onto the 2017 IndustryWeek US 500, an annual list that ranks the top 500 publicly held U.S. manufacturing companies based on revenue.

Those 31 food producers, led by Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., earned collective revenue of $337.3 billion.

Only four manufacturing categories -- petroleum & coal products, computers & other electronics products, chemicals and machinery -- had a greater number of representative companies on the IW 500 than did the food manufacturers.

Here are the top 10 leaders among the food manufacturing firms in the IW US 500.

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Jill Jusko

Bio: Jill Jusko is executive editor for IndustryWeek. She has been writing about manufacturing operations leadership for more than 20 years. Her coverage spotlights companies that are in pursuit of world-class results in quality, productivity, cost and other benchmarks by implementing the latest continuous improvement and lean/Six-Sigma strategies. Jill also coordinates IndustryWeek’s Best Plants Awards Program, which annually salutes the leading manufacturing facilities in North America.

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