Mid-Cap Food and Beverage Stocks

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

This list includes mid-sized food and beverage and agricultural focused companies with a market capitalization between two and ten 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 two billion dollars or go above ten billion dollars between updates. Additional food and beverage and agriculture companies can be found in the following sections:

Large-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. 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

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

Bread and Bakery

Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) (Brands in include Nature’s Own, Tastykake, Whitewheat and Wonder Bread; pastries and snack cakes)

Brewing Companies and Distributors

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

Compania Cervecerias Unidas, S.A. (CCU) (Chile: beverage company)

Embotelladora Andina S.A. (AKO.A) (Coca-Cola and Beer Distribution in Latin America)


Diversified Food Companies

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) (Shelf-stable food products: brands include Cream of Wheat, Emeril’s, Mrs. Dash and Ortega)

Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC) (Specialty food products: salad dressings and dips, New York Brand Texas toast and Sister Schubert’s homemade rolls)

Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (PF) (Brands include Aunt Jemima, Birds Eye, Comstock, Duncan Hines, Hungry-Man, Lender’s, Mrs. Butterworth’s, Mrs. Paul’s, Van de Kamp’s and Vlasic)

Post Holdings, Inc. (POST) (Brands include Crystal Farms, Honey Bunches of Oats, Golden Puffs, Grape-Nuts, Honeycomb, Malt-O-Meal and PowerBar; Michael Foods Group: cheese, dairy case products, dry pasta products,  egg products, refrigerated potato products)

Treehouse Foods, Inc. (THS) (Cereals, creamers, jams, macaroni and cheese, powdered drink mixes, salad dressings, salsa, soups and snack foods)

Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) (Plant-based foods: brands include Silk, So Delicious and Alpro; coffee creamers and iced coffee: International Delight brand, Land O’ Lakes brand)

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

Jack In The Box Inc. (JACK) (Jack in the Box fast food restaurants; Qdoba Mexican Grill which is a fast-casual dining restaurant chain)

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

Wendy’s Company (WEN) (Quick-service hamburger company: over 6,500 companies owned restaurants and franchises)

Food Distribution  

Aramark (ARMK) (Food and facilities services for numerous industries)

Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) (IPO in October 2015: Food distributor)

United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) (Distributes natural, organic and specialty foods)

Grocery Stores

Cencosud S.A. (CNCO) (Chile: large retailer in Latin America; supermarkets, home improvement stores, department stores)

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) (Regional chain)

Health Food, Natural and Organic Food Companies

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) (Natural and organic food company: brands include Celestial Seasonings, Earth’s Best, FreeBird, Hain Pure Foods, Health Valley, Rosetto and Spectrum Essentials)


Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) Natural ingredients from both edible and inedible bio-nutrients)

Ingredion Incorporated (INGR) (Nutritionals, starches, sweeteners and texturants)

Meat Producers and Packaged Meat Products  

Industrias Bachoco, S.A. de C.V. (IBA) (Mexico: one of the larger poultry producers in the world; beef value-added products, chicken, eggs, swine, turkey)

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC) (One of the largest producers of chicken products in the world)

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) (One of the largest poultry producers in the United States)

Seaboard Corporation (SEB) (Seaboard foods: pork producer; Seaboard Marine: shipping; also involved in sugar and citrus production and owns Butterball, one of the largest turkey producers)

Pet Food

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) (IPO in July 2015: all natural pet food)


Domino’s Pizza Inc. (DPZ) (Over 11,000 locations)

Papa John’s International, Inc. (PZZA) (Over 4,600 locations)

Produce Companies  

Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. (FDP) (Producer and distributor of produce)


Bloomin Brands, Inc. (BLMN) (Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar)

Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) (Chili’s Grill & Bar and Maggiano’s Little Italy)

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD)

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (CBRL)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) (LongHorn Steakhouse and Olive Garden)

Dunkin Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) (Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins)

Panera Bread Company (PNRA)

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (TXRH)

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE)

Seafood Companies

Marine Harvest ASA (MHG) (Norway)

Snack Foods


Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) (Brands include Archway, Cape Cod, Hanover, Jays, Lance and Quitos)

Soft Drinks

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

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