Companies listed in order of annual volume in SN's Top 75 Company list from January 2002
1) Wal-Mart Supercenters
Wal-Mart, the supercenter superstar of food retailing, opened its first store in Rogers, Ark., in 1962. Four decades later Wal-Mart has become the No. 1 food retailer with food sales estimated at $65.3 billion last year.