The World’s Best Employers in the Food and beverage Industry

Forbes in partnership with market research firm Statista published their fourth annual list of The World’s Best Employers on October 15, 2020. They ranked the companies based on a survey of 160,000 full-time and part-time workers from 58 countries working for businesses with operations in multiple nations or regions. Participants were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. They were also asked to rate their satisfaction with their employers’ Covid-19 responses and score their employers on image, economic footprint, talent development, gender equality, and social responsibility.

This is the list of the World’s Best Employers 2020 in the Food and Beverage Industry based on Forbes’ rankings

1. Dr. Oetker

  • RANK: #38
  • COUNTRY: Germany
  • FOUNDED: 1891
  • EMPLOYEES: 34,060

2. PepsiCo, Inc.

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  • RANK: #46 
  • COUNTRY: United States
  • FOUNDED: 1965
  • EMPLOYEES: 267,000
  • SALES: $68.2B

3. Saputo Inc. 

  • RANK: #56 
  • COUNTRY: Canada
  • FOUNDED: 1954
  • EMPLOYEES: 15,700
  • SALES: $10.9B

4. Kellogg’s

  • RANK: #65 
  • COUNTRY: United States
  • FOUNDED: 1906
  • EMPLOYEES: 31,000
  • SALES: $13.5B

5. Heineken

  • RANK: #67
  • COUNTRY: Netherlands
  • FOUNDED: 1864
  • EMPLOYEES: 85,853
  • SALES: $26.8B

6. McCain Foods

  • RANK: #71
  • COUNTRY: Canada
  • FOUNDED: 1957
  • EMPLOYEES: 21,000

7. Nongshim

  • RANK: #72 
  • COUNTRY: South Korea
  • FOUNDED: 1965

8. Mars

  • RANK: #79
  • COUNTRY: United States
  • FOUNDED: 1911
  • EMPLOYEES: 115,000
  • SALES: $37B

9. Ottogi

  • RANK: #104 
  • COUNTRY: Republic of Korea
  • FOUNDED: 1969

10. General Mills

  • RANK: #108
  • COUNTRY: United States
  • FOUNDED: 1866
  • EMPLOYEES: 40,000
  • SALES: $16.8B

11. Bonduelle

  • RANK: #129
  • COUNTRY: France
  • FOUNDED: 1853
  • EMPLOYEES: 14,500

12. Perdue Farms

  • RANK: #131
  • COUNTRY: United States
  • FOUNDED: 1920
  • EMPLOYEES: 20,000
  • SALES: $7.3B

13. Danone

  • RANK: #159
  • COUNTRY: France
  • FOUNDED: 1919
  • EMPLOYEES: 102,449
  • SALES: $28.3B

14. Ferrero

  • RANK: #172
  • COUNTRY: United States
  • FOUNDED: 1946

15. Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)

  • RANK: #181
  • COUNTRY: United States
  • FOUNDED: 2015
  • EMPLOYEES: 37,000
  • SALES: $25.2B

16. Fraser and Neave

  • RANK: #188
  • COUNTRY: Singapore
  • FOUNDED: 1883
  • EMPLOYEES: 7,700

17. Grupo Bimbo

  • RANK: #213 
  • COUNTRY: Mexico
  • FOUNDED: 1966
  • EMPLOYEES: 134,458
  • SALES: $15.2B

18. Red Bull

  • RANK: #228
  • COUNTRY: Austria
  • FOUNDED: 1987
  • EMPLOYEES: 11,886

19. Jollibee Foods

  • RANK: #239 
  • COUNTRY: Philippines
  • FOUNDED: 1978
  • EMPLOYEES: 12,000

20. Charoen Pokphand Foods

  • RANK: #248 
  • COUNTRY: Thailand
  • FOUNDED: 1921
  • EMPLOYEES: 360,000
  • SALES: $17.2B

For the full list you can visit Forbes

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