The Healthiest U.S. Food Companies: Ranked by RealRate’s Superb AI



The results for RealRate’s 2024 ranking for U.S. Food are in and are ranked, as always, by financial strength!


The Top 10 Food companies are as follows:




The top 3 Food companies in order are Lancaster Colony Corporation, MediFast Inc., and J&J Snack Foods Corp.

They had Economic Capital Ratio figures of 237%, 230%, and 229%, respectively.

The companies’ Economic Capital Ratio scores increased by 167, 362, and 109 percentage points, respectively. This was due to all three companies having powerful Other Revenues scores.

Lancaster Colony climbed 2 places since 2023 to take the top spot this year. Medifast climbed an impressive 4 places to take 2nd, and J&J Snack Foods climbed 1 place to take 3rd.


From a total of 45 Food companies, 11 received our coveted ‘Top-Rated’ award.







The next 10 Food companies are as follows:



The American food industry generates over $1.4 trillion annually, driven by diverse sectors including agriculture, food processing, and restaurants.

Innovations in plant-based foods and sustainability are reshaping the industry, reflecting changing consumer preferences toward health and environmental consciousness.


The incredible thing we do at RealRate is to deliver fair and independent ratings, bringing together expert knowledge with innovative artificial intelligence.

We use both to compute the Economic Capital Ratio figure.

We are unbiased and work only with audited public data. We are not only fair but also explainable and have no conflicts of interest.