The top 5 most admired food and beverage companies 2013

Shaun Weston1 Mar 2013

Fortune Magazine has published its annual list of the 50 most admired companies in the world.
Fortune Magazine has published its annual list of the 50 most admired companies in the world.

Fortune Magazine has published its annual list of the 50 most admired companies in the world, the results of a survey where businesspeople get to vote for the companies they admire most, from any industry.

We've picked out the top five food and beverage companies, including Berkshire Hathaway because of its recent high-profile purchase of Heinz.

The actual placing on Fortune's list is in brackets.

  1. Coca-Cola (4)
  2. Starbucks (5)
  3. Berkshire Hathaway (8)
  4. McDonald's (12)
  5. Whole Foods Market (19).

Source: Fortune Magazine