IBISWorld has ranked Australia’s top 100 food and beverage manufacturers, with Fonterra taking out the top spot.
The top three manufacturers held onto their positions from the previous year: Fonterra remains in first place, Lion Nathan is second and Coca-Cola Amatil came in at third.
A number of companies improved their ranking considerably, including Parmalat which jumped from 27 to 19, Bindaree Beef which rose from 51 to 35 and Geraldton Fisherman’s Co-op which rose from 92 to 55.
There were also a few new entries to the list, including a2 milk, which sits in the 100th spot, and Green’s Foods which is ranked 87th.
The top 10 food and beverage companies are:
1. Fonterra Co-op Group
2. Lion Nathan National Foods
3. Coca-Cola Amatil
4. JBS Australia
5. Devondale Murray Goulburn
6. Teys Australia – A Cargill Joint Venture
9. Food Investments