Archer Daniels Midland Company was ranked the most admired company in the food production industry for the second year in a row by Fortune magazine. Fortune also ranked ADM at the top spot in the food production industry in seven of the nine categories by which companies are evaluated: innovation, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment and quality of products and services.


To compile the Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies list, the magazine surveyed more than 4,000 executives, directors and analysts for their evaluations on nine criteria of 667 companies from 33 countries.