A repository of meat, poultry and livestock history and a celebration of the industry leaders whose business excellence and community service have enhanced the legacy of America’s leading food-industry sector.
Dave Thomas (1932–2002)
Founder and CEO, Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers (posthumous)
Dell M. Allen, Ph.D.
Vice President of Technical Services and Food Safety, Excel Corp
John H. Bryan
Former Board Chairman and CEO, Sara Lee Corp. (retired)
E. M. “Manny” Rosenthal (1922–2001)
Chairman Emeritus, Standard Meat Co. (posthumous)
William D. “W.D.” Farr (1910–2007)
Founder, Farr Company (posthumous)