The Daily Meal, one of the largest food news sources on the web has published their list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Food for 2013.
First, our own Feeding America President and CEO Bob Aiken made the list at #29.
Other notable hunger fighters on the list include USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack (#10), Share Our Strength Founder and CEO Bill Shore (#35), Chef/Restauranteur & Entertainment Council Member Mario Batali (#25) and Chef/Restauranteur Tom Colicchio (#41) who has worked on many occasions particularly with Food Bank For New York City and City Harvest.
Very prominent on the list were many of our generous corporate partners who work with us to fight hunger in this country including:
Archer Daniels Midland President Patricia Woertz (#4) Cargill Chairman and CEO Gregory Page (#9) Costco CEO Craig Jelinek (#13) Dole Food Company President and CEO David A. DeLorenzo (#27) The Kroger Co. Chairman and CEO David Dillon (#21) The Monsanto Company President and CEO Hugh Grant (#2) Nestle USA CEO and Chairman Paul Grimwood (#16) Pepsi Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi (#6) Trader Joe's Chairman and CEO Dan Bane (#26) Tyson Foods President and CEO Donnie Smith (#11) Walmart President and CEO Miek Duke (#5) Whole Foods Market Founder and Co-CEO John Mackey (#23)
Congratulations to all who received this recognition.
Tags: Hunger in America