Here are two spreadsheets, listing extensive data on the largest US publicly-held makers of “non-durable consumer products” – food, beverage, soap, etc. – in 1954 and 2016.
Source: Fortune Magazine annual lists of the 500 largest US companies (excluding privately-held companies)
Largest Public Consumer Nondurable Products Makers 1954 (XLSX)
Largest Public Consumer Nondurable Products Makers 2016 (XLSX)
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