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Small-Cap Food and Beverage Stocks

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

This list includes small-sized food and beverage and agricultural companies with a market capitalization between 300 million and two billion dollars. We update this page at the start of every month so it is possible that a stock’s market cap might fall below 300 million dollars or go above two billion dollars between updates. Additional food and beverage focused companies can be found in the following sections:

List of Food and Beverage Companies

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In parentheses you will find a short description or areas of focus for the company. A comparison widget that shows trend, earnings per share (EPS), P/E ratio and beta for each of the companies on this list can be accessed through the link below.

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Agricultural Companies

Adecoagro S.A. (AGRO) (Farmland and Industrial)

Cresud S.A (CRESY) (Argentina: cattle, corn, milk, soybeans, wheat and real estate development)

Tejon Ranch Co. (TRC) (270,000 acres of land in California; real estate development; almonds, pistachios, walnuts and wine grapes)

The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE) (Agricultural services: grain services, plant nutrients, ethanol)


Boston Beer Company, Inc. (The) (SAM) (Sam Adams)

Coffee Companies

Farmer Brothers Company (FARM) (Distributor, manufacturer and wholesaler of coffee and tea products)


Dean Foods Company (DF) (Fluid milk, ice cream, cultured products, juices and teas)

Donuts and Candy

Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (TR) (Brands include Tootsie Roll, Charms Blow Pop, Charleston Chew, Junior Mints and Sugar Daddy)


Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) (Fresh shell eggs)

Fast Food

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (ARCO)(Argentina: one of the largest franchisees of McDonald’s restaurants)

Biglari Holdings Inc. (BH) (Holding company whose assets include Maxim magazine and Steak and Shake fast food restaurants)

Bojangles’ Inc. (BOJA) (IPO in May 2015: Southeastern regional chain of chicken and biscuit restaurants)

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (TAST) (Burger King Franchises)

Del Taco Restaurants Inc. (TACO) (Del Taco: quick service Mexican restaurant)

Shake Shack, Inc. (SHAK) (IPO in January 2015: Burgers along with items that you would associate with a roadside burger stand)

Sonic Corp. (SONC) (Drive-in restaurants)

Food Distribution

Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (CORE) (Distributes a wide range of items to convenience stores)

Nomad Foods Limited (NOMD) (United Kingdom: producer and distributor of frozen foods in Western Europe)

SpartanNash Company (SPTN) (Food distributor for military commissaries and exchanges; retail stores)

The Chef’s Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) (Distributes specialty foods to hotels, restaurants and specialty food companies)

Grocery Stores

Ingles Markets, Inc. (IMKTA) (Regional Chain: Southeast)

Smart and Final Stores, Inc. (SFS) (Regional Chain: Western United States)

SuperValu Inc. (SVU) (Over3,000 grocery stores and hard discount stores)

Village Super Market, Inc. (VLGEA) (ShopRite supermarkets in New Jersey)

Weis Markets, Inc. (WMK) (Regional Chain: Mid-Atlantic and Northeast)

Health Food, Natural and Organic Food Companies

SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) (Canada: Ingredients, natural and organic food, consumer packaged products)


MGP Ingredients, Inc. (MGPI) (Specialty ingredients and distillery products)

Meal-Kit Delivery

Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. (APRN) (IPO Jun 29, 2017; meal-kit delivery)

Produce Companies

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) (Avocados and other produce)

Seneca Foods Corp. (SENEA) (Packaged fruits and vegetables)


BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI)

Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (CHUY)

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (DFRG) (Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak house, Sullivan’s Steakhouse and Del Frisco’s Grille)

Denny’s Corporation (DENN)

DineEquity, Inc. (DIN) (Applebee’s and IHOP)

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO)

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (FRGI) (Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana)

Potbelly Corporation (PBPB) (Sandwich Shops)

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB)

Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) (Ruth’s Chris Steak House)

The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (HABT)

Wingstop Inc. (WING) (IPO in June 2015: Chicken wing restaurants)

Zoe’s Kitchen, Inc. (ZOES)

Seafood Companies

Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (PME) (China)

Snack Foods

Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) (Hostess and Dolly Madison brands)

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) (Nuts; brands include Fisher and Orchard Valley Harvest)

Soft Drinks

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (COKE) (Independent Coca-Cola bottler and distributor)

Cott Corporation (COT) (Canada)

SodaStream International Ltd. (SODA) (Home carbonation systems)


Primo Water Corporation (PRMW) (Water distribution)

Wine and Spirits

Vina Concha Y Toro (VCO) (Wine)

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