Most Trustworthy US Food & Beverage Companies

50 food and beverage companies made the list of more than 700 total.

Kristen Kazarian, Managing Editor

April 4, 2024

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Newsweek partnered with Statista for the third time in a ranking that lists 700 US companies based on trustworthiness. There are 50 food & beverage companies on its Most Trusted Companies in America 2024 list.

Public and private companies across 23 industries — from automotive, banks, and consumer goods to construction, food & beverage, and machines & industrial equipment — were included based on an independent survey of about 25,000 Americans that took place in October and November 2023. A total of 97,000 company evaluations were submitted.

Internet media mentions of each company were analyzed, and companies involved in recent scandals or lawsuits related to trustworthiness were excluded from the ranking.

These are the 50 most trustworthy food & beverage companies:

  1. Quaker Oats

  2. Kellanova

  3. Campbell Soup Co.

  4. Land O’Lakes

  5. Hershey

  6. General Mills

  7. The Coca-Cola Co.

  8. Fresh Del Monte Produce

  9. Dairy Farmers of America

  10. Godiva Chocolatier

  11. PepsiCo

  12. Simply Good Foods

  13. McCormick & Co

  14. Hood

  15. Kraft Heinz

  16. Utz

  17. Keurig Dr Pepper

  18. Frito Lay

  19. J.M. Smucker Co.

  20. Dole

  21. The Bostom Beer Co.

  22. Dreyer’s

  23. Hostess Brands

  24. Mars

  25. Sysco

  26. Gordon Foods

  27. Schwans

  28. Braums

  29. Bob Evans Farms

  30. Flowers Foods

  31. E&J Gallo Winery

  32. B&G Foods

  33. Tyson Foods

  34. Sanderson Farms

  35. US Foods

  36. Dot Foods

  37. Johnson Brothers

  38. Conagra Brands

  39. Hormel Foods

  40. Shamrock Food

  41. Tootsie Roll Industries

  42. Molson Coors

  43. Cargill

  44. Great Lakes Cheese

  45. Foster Farms

  46. Blue Diamond Growers

  47. J&J Snack Foods

  48. Schreiber Foods

  49. Wells Enterprises

  50. JennieO

To note, Whole Foods, Perdue Farms, Compass Group, Ben E. Keith, Farmer Bros., Mondelēz International, Dot Foods, and Foster Farms were ranked in 2023, yet not listed this year.

About the Author(s)

Kristen Kazarian

Managing Editor

Kristen Kazarian has been a writer and editor for more than three decades. She has worked at several consumer magazines and B2B publications in the fields of food and beverage, packaging, processing, women's interest, local news, health and nutrition, fashion and beauty, automotive, and computers.

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