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2012 rankings for food products and food distribution companies

Food Products

RankCompany (Year End)Revenue ($000)% Change Revenue
1McCain Foods(Ju11)6,093,1050
2Saputo Inc.(Ma11)6,026,4424
3Maple Leaf Foods(De11)4,913,154-1
4Nestle Canada(De11)2,540,304-10
5Cott Corp.(De11) 12,333,40029
6Olymel Societe en Commandite(Oc10)2,160,3103
7Canada Bread Co.(De11)1,596,0370
8Premium Brands Holdings(De11)794,01546
9General Mills Canada(My11) 1770,0008
10Lassonde Industries(De11)761,18142

Food Distribution

RankCompany (Year End)Revenue ($000)% Change Revenue
1George Weston Ltd.(De11)32,376,0001
2Loblaw Companies(De11)31,365,0001
3Alimentation Couche-Tard(Ap11) 118,989,40015
4Empire Company(My11)16,062,2001
5Sobeys Inc.(My11)15,770,5001
6Metro Inc.(Se11)11,476,7001
7Canada Safeway(De11) 16,707,0007
8North West Co.(Ja12)1,499,1673

Notes: For ranking purposes, results of companies that report in foreign currencies have been converted to Canadian dollars and partial-year results have been annualized. Foreign currencies are converted at the average rate for the relevant period.

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  1. Company reports in U.S. dollars.
  2. Company reports in U.K. pounds.
  3. Figures have been annualized in latest year.
  4. Figures have been annualized in previous year.
  5. Figures have been annualized in previous three through five years.

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