David Wood invests in companies involved in food and beverages. David currently holds shareholdings in the companies who own: (food) Bango . Ben & Jerry’s . Birds Eye . Cadbury . Capri Sun . Cheetos . Cheez-It . Daim . Domino’s . Doritos . Greggs . Halls . Heinz . Hellmann´s . Hershey . HP Sauce . Kellogg’s . KFC . Knorr . Kraft . Lea & Perrins . Magnum . Maynards Bassett’s . McDonald’s . Milka . Oreo . Papa John’s . Philadelphia . Pizza Hut . Pringles . Quakers . Ritz . Spam . Taco Bell . Tate & Lyle . The Vegetarian Butcher . Toblerone . Walkers Crisps . Wall’s . Wendy’s (beverages) 7 Up . Amstel . Appletiser . Baileys . Barr . Birra Moretti . Bulmers . Caffreys . Canada Dry . Captain Morgan . Carling . Cobra . Coca-Cola . Coors . Costa Coffee . Dr Pepper . Evian . Fanta . Foster’s . Gordon’s . Guinness . Heineken . Innocent . Irn-Bru . J&B . Johnnie Walker . Magners . Marston’s . McEwans . Miller’s . Molson . Mountain Dew . Pepsi . Peroni . Pilsner . San Benedetto . Schweppes . SmartWater . Smirnoff . Sprite . Starbucks . Strathmore . Tanqueray . Tennent’s . Tizer . Tropicana . Volvic . Worthingtons .
Other investment sectors include: (1) Music & Entertainment (2) Media & Broadcast (3) Hotels & Hospitality (4) Fashion & Cosmetics (5) Food & Beverage (6) Technology (7) Retail (8) Sport (9) Medical, Healthcare & Pharma (10) Automotive (11) Industry & Manufacturing (12) Energy & Mining (13) Telecommunications (14) Banking & Finance (15) Insurance (16) Property & Real Estate (17) Shipping & Delivery.
Sector 5 (Food & Beverage)
– A.G. Barr PLC
Scottish soft drink manufacturer known for their drink brands Irn-Bru, Tizer, Strathmore water, San Benedetto, Bundaberg ginger beer, Barr Flavours (bubblegum, cream soad etc), D’N’B (dandelion & burdock) etc. Find out more: AG Barr [#66 #Scotland – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– C&C Group PLC
Irish manufacturer, marketer and distributor of alcoholic drinks, particularly cider and soft drinks. Their brands include: Bulmers, Magners, Tennent’s, Heverlee, Orchard Pig, Five lamps, Tipperary Water and Finches soft drinks. Find out more: C&C Group [#67 #Ireland – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Coca-Cola Company
American company who are the #1 (for value share) in the non alcoholic ready to drink market with their products being sold in over 200 countries worldwide offering over 200 brands including: Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Appletiser, Schweppes, Sprite, Fanta, Costa Coffee, Innocent, Simply, SmartWater, etc. Find out more: Coca-Cola [#32 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Conagra Brands, Inc.
American consumer packaged goods holding company that makes and sells products through over 60 food brands including: Andy Capp’s, Bertolli, and Birds Eye. Their brands names are available in supermarkets, restaurants, and food service establishments. Find out more: Conagra Brands [#297 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Danone S.A.
French multinational food-products corporation that makes Baby food, coffee, dairy products, dairy-free products, bottled water, dietary supplements, etc. Danone’s brand portfolio includes: Activia, Actimel, Alpro, Cow & Gate, Oikos, Aptamil, Danette, Danimals, Danio, Dannon, Danonino, Evian, Nutricia, Nutrilon, Volvic, etc. Find out more: Danone [#336 #France – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Diageo PLC
British multinational alcoholic beverage company that operates from 132 sites around the world. They own Johnnie Walker, J&B, Guinness, Smirnoff, Baileys liqueur, Captain Morgan rum and Tanqueray and Gordon’s gin. Find out more: Diageo [#245 #London – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Domino’s Pizza, Inc.
American multinational pizza restaurant chain that (as of 2019) had approximately 15,000 stores in over 80 countries. Find out more: Domino’s Pizza [#267 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Greggs PLC
British bakery chain with nine regional bakeries supplying their two thousand plus food-to-go outlets. that specialises in savoury products, sandwiches and sweet items. They also selected products through a supermarket chain. Find out more: Greggs [#310 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Heineken N.V.
Dutch company who have 300 drink brands available in more than 190 countries. Led by their flagship global brands (Heineken, Amstel, Sol, Tiger, Birra Moretti, Edelweiss, Lagunitas) their beers and ciders are split into internationally renowned brands and beloved local and regional ones. Find out more: Heineken [#74 #Netherlands – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Hershey Company
American multinational company and one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world. It also manufactures baked products, such as cookies and cakes, and sells beverages like milkshakes, as well as other products. Find out more: Hershey [#334 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Hormel Foods Corporation
American food processing company. Over 40 of their brands are No. 1 or No. 2 in their categories and their products are sold in more than 80 countries worldwide. Their brands include: Spam, Planters, Columbus Craft Meats, Dinty Moore, Jennie-O, and Skippy. Find out more: Hormel Foods [#247 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Kellogg Company
American multinational food manufacturing company whos products are marketed in over 180 countries. They produce cereal and convenience foods, including crackers and toaster pastries, and markets their products by several well-known brands including Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, Pringles, Eggo, and Cheez-It. Find out more: Kellogg’s [#294 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Keurig Dr Pepper, Inc.
American beverage and coffeemaker conglomerate who own Keurig, Mott’s, Dr Pepper (US only), 7 Up (US only), Schweppes (North America) Canada Dry, Bai Brands, Crush, Dejà Blue, and the coffee brands, Diedrich, Gloria Jean’s, Green Mountain, Peet’s, Timothy’s World and Tully’s. Find out more: Keurig Dr Pepper [#152 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Kraft Heinz Company
American multinational food company who is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest in the world. They own many global brands including: Kraft, Heinz, Capri Sun, HP Sauce, Lea & Perrins, Philadelphia, Weight Watchers, etc. Find out more: Kraft Heinz [#46 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Kroger Company
American retail company that [as of 2023] operates 130+ department stores, 2250+ combo stores, 185+ marketplace stores, 120+ warehouse stores, 30+ manufacturing plants, 1,600+ fuel forecourts, 2250+ pharmacies, 220+ medical clinics, and 125+ jewellery stores. Find out more: Kroger [#249 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Marston’s PLC
British company that owns around 1,500 pubs, hotels and restaurants; and operate several breweries brewing Mansfield, Wainwright, Marston’s, McEwans, Bombardier, Wychwood Hobgoblin, Jennings, and Banks beers. Find out more: Marstons [#225 #England #UK – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– McCormick & Company
American food company that manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavoring products to retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. Find out more: McCormick [#259 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– McDonald’s Corporation
American multinational fast food chain who are the world’s largest restaurant chain [by revenue] serving somewher in the region of around 70 million customers a day daily in over 100 countries through more than 40,000 outlets. Find out more: Mc Donald’s [#51 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Mondelez International, Inc.
American multinational confectionery, food, beverage and snack company who operate in circa 160 countries. Their brands include: Oreo, Cadbury, Daim, Halls, Maynards Bassett’s, Milka, Philadelphia, Ritz, Toblerone, TUC, Wheat Thins, etc. Find out more: Mondelez [#252 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Molson Coors Beverage Company
American company who own many drinks brands including: Carling, Coors, Foster’s, Miller’s, Miller Lite, Molson, Peroni, Pilsner, Caffreys, Cobra, and Worthingtons. Find out more: Molson Coors [#111 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Papa John’s International, Inc.
American pizza company who is currently – as of 2022 – the world’s third-largest pizza delivery company with a global presence that has reached over 5,500 locations in 49 countries and territories. Find out more: Papa John’s [#207 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– PepsiCo, Inc.
American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation who own many brands including: Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Lay’s, Gatorade, Tropicana, 7 Up, Doritos, Quaker Foods, Cheetos, Aquafina, Tostitos, Walkers crisps etc. Find out more: PepsiCo [#246 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Restaurant Group PLC
British company who are one of the UK’s largest hospitality businesses operating around 400 restaurants and pub restaurants under the brands Wagamama, Frankie & Benny’s, Chiquito, Brunning & Price, Coast to Coast, Fire Jacks, and TRG Concessions which trades principally at airports. Find out more: Restaurant Group [#236 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– J. Sainsbury PLC
British company who own over 600 supermarkets, over 800 convenience stores and the brands: Habitat, Tu, Nectar, Sainsbury’s Bank, and Argos. Find out more: Sainsburys [#28 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Starbucks Corporation
American multinational which is the world’s largest coffeehouse chain with over 35,000 outlets in over 80 countries. Their subsidiaries are Starbucks Coffee, Ethos Water, Hear Music, La Boulange Bakery, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Teavana, Torrefazione Italia, Tata Starbucks (India). Find out more: Starbucks [#271 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Unilever PLC
British consumer packaged goods company who own the brands: Bango; Ben & Jerry’s; Hellmann´s; Knorr; Magnum; The Vegetarian Butcher; and Wall’s. Find out more: Unilever [#366 #UK – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Tate & Lyle PLC
British-headquartered food and beverage ingredients supplier that divested its sugar refining business in 2010 and now specialises in turning raw materials into ingredients that add taste, texture, and nutrients to food and beverages. Find out more: Tate & Lyle [#365 #UK – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Wendy’s Company
American holding company for the major US fast food chain Wendy’s and the Japanese fast food ‘First Kitchen’. They have circa 6,000 outlets in the US and circa 1,000 internationally. Find out more: Wendy’s [#288 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Yum! Brands, Inc.
American fast food corporation who have over 53,000 restaurants in 155 countries and territories operating the Company’s restaurant brands: KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill. Find out more Yum! Brands [#132 #USA– Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Yum China Holdings, Inc.
Chinese company who are the largest restaurant company with over 12,000 restaurants in over 1,700 cities and towns. They have the exclusive right to operate and sub-license KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Lavazza in China, and own outright Little Sheep and Huang Ji Huang. Find out more Yum China [#90 #China – Shareholding of less than 1%]