Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Five Agri-Business Companies in Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies List

Fortune Magazine photo by Ballistik Coffee Boy

Fortune magazine recently released its annual list of the world's 100 fastest growing companies. I surveyed the report to identify the agri-business companies included in the list (excluding food dining category).

To follow are five companies from the list:

17. Zhongpin
[Zhongpin is a Chinese meat producer with a passion for pork. It sold nearly 400,000 tons of "the other white meat" last year. As more middle-class Chinese switch......]

19. International Assets Holding
[International Assets Holding is a commodities, foreign exchange and securities brokerage that aspires to become the global leader in risk management......]

44. Cal-Maine Foods
[Egg producer homed in on a growing demand for premium-priced organic and cage-free eggs.]

70. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile
[Chilean fertilizer producer posted higher sales as prices stabilized for potash, a key chemical compound.]

75. Ralcorp Holdings
[Food manufacturer gobbled up a frozen-breakfast maker and two specialty cracker companies this year.]


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