FoodAndBeveragePeople.Com Salutes Ethical Companies has reviewed Ethisphere Institute’s just released World’s Most Ethical Companies Ranking.

This year, the list includes 145 companies across a wide range of industries with nine of the companies being United States based food and beverage companies. While every company on the list deserves recognition, the website’s core audience of food and beverage professionals is most interested in the companies who are leaders within the food and beverage industry.

The United States headquartered food and beverage companies that made the 2012 list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies Ranking are:

  • Kellogg Company            
  • PepsiCo
  • Solae, LLC          
  • Stonyfield           
  • Aramark              
  • Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Safeway Inc.
  • Wegmans
  • Whole Foods Market, Inc.

According to Gigi Cohen, publisher of, “It is part of our mission to call attention to the food and beverage companies that value corporate citizenship, innovation, ethics and sustainability. That is why we place great emphasis within our editorial content to ensure companies that reach for goals beyond the fiscal bottom line are recognized for their efforts.”

While every company on the World’s Most Ethical Companies Ranking list is impressive, the food and beverage industry has significant challenges that are not always a part of the daily issues faced by other companies. For that reason, separates the companies relevant to our audience – to ensure they are not lost among non-food related brands., the website from Food And Beverage People Media Group, LLC, is for and about the people that drive the food and beverage industry in the United States.

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