You have in your hands one of the most unusual issues of SN ever published. This week, for the first time in memory, SN is largely eschewing its signature news-driven format and sectionalization to highlight 50 Power Players. The 50 are no less than industry influencers who, in one way or another, set the tone and agenda for the entire business category.
Most of these icons of influence are directly engaged in food retailing, distribution or manufacturing. Some are in government, trad