Large-Cap Food and Beverage Stocks

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List of Large-Cap Food and Beverage Stocks Listed on U.S. Exchanges

This list includes large-sized food and beverage companies with a market capitalization over ten billion dollars. We update this page at the start of every month so it is possible that during the course of a month a stock’s market cap might fall below ten billion dollars between updates. Additional food and beverage companies can be found in the following sections:

List of Food and Beverage Companies

Mid-Cap Food and Beverage

Small-Cap Food and Beverage

Micro-Cap Food and Beverage

In parentheses you will find a short description or areas of focus for the company.

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Agricultural Companies

Bunge Limited (BG) (Diversified activities: bioenergy, ingredients, fertilizer, sugar and agribusiness network facilities)

Brewing Companies and Distributors

Ambev S.A. (ABEV) (Brazil: brands include Skol, Brahma, Antarctica, Quilmes)

Anheuser-Busch Inbev S.A. (BUD) (Belgium: Beck’s, Budweiser and Corona)

Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ) (Beer, Wine and Spirits)

Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) (Coors Light, Molson Canadian and Miller Lite)

Coffee Companies

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) (Retail giant: over 20,000 locations; coffee, tea and ready-to-drink consumer products)

Diversified Food Companies

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) (Soups, meals, snacks and beverages: brands include Arnott’s, Campbell’s, Pepperidge Farm and V8)

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG) (Packaged foods: brands include Banquet, Chef Boyardee, Healthy Choice, Hunt’s, Marie Callender’s, Orville Redenbacher’s, PAM, Peter Pan, Slim Jim and Snack Pack)

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) (baking mixes, biscuits, cereal, frozen breakfast, snacks, and yogurt: Brands include Betty Crocker, Chex Mix, Cheerios, Gold Medal, Green Giant, Häagen-Dazs, Hamburger Helper, Lucky Charms, Nature Valley, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Wheaties and Yoplait)

J M Smucker Company (The) (SJM) (Coffee, baking products, spreads, toppings: brands include Crisco, Folgers, Hungry Jack, Jif, Pillsbury and Smucker’s)

Kellogg Company (K) (Cereal and snack brands include Cheez-It, Corn Flakes, Eggo, Frosted Flakes, Keebler, Kellogg’s, Mini-Wheats, Pop-Tarts, Pringles and Rice Krispies)

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) (Examples of brands include Capri Sun, Heinz, Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Kraft, Maxwell House, Oscar Mayer, Ore-Ida, Philadelphia, Planters and Velveeta)

Unilever NV (UN) (Netherlands – Axe, Blue Band, Dove, Hellmann’s, Knorr, Lifebuoy, Lipton, Pureit, Suave and Sunlight)

Unilever Plc. (UL) (United Kingdom)

Donuts and Candy

Hershey Company (The) (HSY) (Chocolate, gum, mints, snacks and sweets; brands include Hershey’s, Hershey’s Kisses, Ice Breakers, Jolly Rancher and Reese’s)

Fast Food

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) (Over 36,000 Locations)

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR) (Brands include Tim Hortons and Burger King)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) (Brands include KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell)

Food Distribution  

Sysco Corporation (SYY) (Distributors of food products to restaurants, healthcare, educational facilities, lodging establishments; equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries)

Grocery Stores

Kroger Company (The) (KR) (Over 30 supermarket brands; Fred Meyer, Food 4 Less, Foods Co, jewelry stores and convenience stores

Ingredients

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) (Food ingredients, animal feeds and biofuels)

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC) (Flavor based products)

Meat Producers and Packaged Meat Products

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) (Food and meat products: brands include Dinty Moore, Farmer John, Hormel, Jennie-O, Skippy Peanut Butter and SPAM)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) (Producer of beef, chicken and pork; prepared food products; brands include Ball Park, Chairman’s Reserve, Don Julio, Hillshire Farm, Holly Farms Chicken, Jimmy Dean, Sara Lee and Tyson)

Restaurants

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)

Snack Foods  

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) (Confectionary, food and beverage products: brands include Oreo, Chips Ahoy! (cookies); Triscuit, Club social (crackers); Milka, Toblerone, Cadbury (chocolate) and Trident, Dentyne, Chiclets, Halls, Stride (gum))

Soft Drinks   

Coca Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V. (KOF) (Coca-Cola distribution in Mexico and South and Central America)

Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) (Brands include: Coca-Cola, Del Valle, Fanta, Georgia, Minute Maid, Powerade, Simply, Sprite, vitaminwater)

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE) (Independent Coca-Cola bottler and distributor)

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (DPS) (Carbonated soft drinks, juices, teas, waters: brands include 7UP, A&W, Canada Dry, Crush, Dr Pepper, Hawaiian Punch, Schweppes, Snapple, Squirt and Sunkist)

Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (FMX) (Controls Coco-Cola bottler FEMSA and owns over 13,000 small-format stores)

Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) (Brands include Monster Energy, Peace Ice Teas and Hansen’s)

Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) (Food and Beverage: Brands include Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi, Quaker and Tropicana)

Wine and Spirits   

Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) (Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Southern Comfort)

Diageo Plc. (DEO)  (United Kingdom: Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Captain Morgan, Baileys and Guinness)

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