Industry Profiles

The World's Leading Food Processing Companies

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Two chicken processors, Sanderson Farms and Pilgrim's Pride, are among the top ten food companies in the world.

Poultry and snack companies lead the way in the food industry as American companies dominate the upper tier in liquidity and solvency. 

The United States is the world's largest producer of chicken accounting for 21 percent of the world's total production so it's little wonder that two of America's largest poultry processors are among the top ten companies in credit standards for the food processing industry.  Eggs, snacks and coffee packaging are three other food segments represented by outstanding companies at the top of the food chain. 

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