Compiled by A.V. Krebs. These statistics are available with others at the Corporate Agribusiness Research Project.

1999 SALE REVENUES

TOP TEN CORPORATE AGRIBUSINESS CORPORATIONS

[Company, rank among all U.S. public corporations, sales revenues]

1. WAL-MART STORES (2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 165.0 BILLION

2. PHILIP MORRIS COS. (9) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 61.7 BILLION

3. BANK OF AMERICA (11) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 51.6 BILLION

4. KROGER (13) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 45.3 BILLION

5. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP (16) . . . . . $ 40.8 BILLION

6. PROCTER & GAMBLE (18) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 39.1 BILLION

7. ALBERTSONíS (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 37.4 BILLION

8. SAFEWAY (40) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 28.8 BILLION

9. DU PONT DE NEMOURS (46) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 26.9 BILLION

10. CONAGRA (54) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 24.9 BILLION

SOURCE FORBES 500S - Ranking the Top U.S. Companies, FORBES, April 17, 2000


1999 FOOD DISTRIBUTOR LEADERS

BASED ON PERCENTAGE OF RETURN ON CAPITAL

5-YR. AVERAGE LATEST 12 MOS.

ALBERTSONíS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.7% 9.1%

BRINKER INTERNATIONAL . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.5% 15.1%

CASEYíS GENERAL STORE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.3% 10.0%

DARDEN RESTAURANTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.8% 14.7%

JACK IN THE BOX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.4% 221.%

MCDONALDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .