In this selection are highlighted the 10 largest companies in the world of consumer products, which are critical to the world economy, earning revenues totaling hundreds of billions of dollars, while also providing employment opportunities for millions of people. To rank the largest companies in consumption in the world, is considered the main source of information that denotes how much the company is producing, ie revenue. The company’s revenue goes a long way in showing their strength in the industry. Furthermore, it is also considered the total number of employees employed by each company. The recipe is based on the report prepared by OC & C Strategy Consultants, while Forbes helped to determine the number of employees employed by each company. Of course, income is a much more important indicator of the size of a company, which is the reason assignment 70% weight, while determining the rankings with the remaining 30% being allocated to the number of employees.
Archer Daniels Midland
31 billion and 456 million dollars in total annual sales in 2014 and 33,900 employees, and this tenth company in this selection of the 10 world’s largest consumer companies.
Archer Daniels Midland is a commodity business and global giant processing food plants 270 that has, in addition to great facility 420 for the acquisition of culture, production of items such as cocoa liquor, cocoa powder and chocolate. In addition to the services mentioned also offers storage for crops.
This is 34 billion and 244 million dollars in total annual sales in 2014, with 100,000 employees. The company is located in the United States and is responsible for the sale of food, beverages and confectionery. The company, which was established in 2012, is the successor to the popular Kraft Foods company.
There are 37 billion and $ 580 million in total annual sales in 2014 to Tyson Foods, and 124,000 employees. Another consumer company based in the United States, the company has operated for more than 80 years building his slowly brand, but surely.
The company has 123 food processing plants, producing a variety of many products such as fried chicken wings , nuggets. And it offers meat for some of the largest food chains in the country.
This is 45 billion and 998 million dollars in total annual sales in 2014 and 129,200 employees at Coca-Cola, which is seventh in this selection of the 10 largest companies in the world consumer products.
Coca-Cola is one of the planet’s biggest beverage companies, as well as one of the oldest, having been founded in 1892, based on its flagship drink, Coca-Cola. The company is established in almost all countries of the world, offering more than 350 different brands.
There are 47 billion and $ 63 million in total annual sales in 2014 and 154,029 employees. The world’s largest brewer had to come here, with global market share of 25%.
3 groups of international beer, the United States, Belgium and Brazil came together to form this company, which is headquartered in Belgium. The company has more than 200 brands, including several known in Brazil made by AMBEV.
49 billion and 102 million dollars in total annual sales in 2014 and 216,693 employees. One of the few companies in this selection without basis in the United States, this Brazilian company was named with the initials of the name of its founder, Jose Batista Sobrinho. The main business of this company is to process meat, practicing in its 150 manufacturing plants spread across the globe. They are among the best known brands, Swift, Friboi, Seara and Maturatta.
There are 66 billion and $ 135 million in total annual sales in 2014 and 173,000 employees. A brand that has been revered for decades, Unilever is an Anglo-Dutch company, which deals with consumer goods internationally.
Like most conglomerates, Unilever has hundreds of brands, although it assured that its focus remains on its 14 brands that capture more than 1 billion euros each year. These include, Knorr, Lifebuoy, AdeS, Hellmann’s, Omo, Seda and Dove.
Procter & Gamble
This is 83 billion and $ 62 million of total annual sales in 2014 and 118,000 employees. Procter & Gamble is a consumer goods company, which is based in the United States.
While the company also had hundreds of brands initially, recently announced plans to drop most brands and focus on 65 brands that can generate around 95% the company’s revenue. Among the best known are Gillette, Duracell, Oral-B and Ariel.
There are 66 billion and 683 million dollars in total annual sales in 2014 and 271,000 employees. Founded around the time that Coca-Cola was emerging as king of drinks. The legendary rivalry has lasted for over a century and saw the Pepsi launch dozens of brands, including 22 brands generate more than $ 1 billion each. In addition to Pepsi-Cola, have the brands Gatorade, Toddy, Fandango, H2OH! and Doritos.
is 93 billion and 570 million dollars in total annual sales in 2014 and 339,000 employees. Located in Switzerland, Nestle is the largest food company in the world, producing some of the most famous brands on the planet, as Kitkat, Nescafe and Maggi.