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Updated Mar. '14
Top Food & Beverage Public Relations Firms

The firms ranked below have satisfied the O'Dwyer ranking rules – supporting fee and employee totals with income tax and W-3 forms and providing a current account list. O'Dwyer's rankings should be regarded as an expression of our judgement of a firm's standing within the industry, and are not warranted to comply with any specific objective standards.

Deadline for rankings based on '14 net fees: Fri., Feb. 27 (PDF ranking form)

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  Firm 2013
Net Fees
1. Edelman, New York, NY $97,122,009
2. Hunter PR, New York, NY 13,437,276
3. APCO Worldwide, Washington, DC 13,252,857
4. MWW, New York, NY 7,459,000
5. Taylor, New York, NY 6,648,000
6. FoodMinds, Chicago, IL 6,432,640
7. Formula PR, New York, NY 6,429,655
8. RF | Binder Partners, New York, NY 5,664,439
9. Zeno Group, New York, NY 5,642,090
10. PadillaCRT, Minneapolis, MN 5,591,120
11. Regan Communications Group, Boston, MA 5,120,400
12. 5W Public Relations, New York, NY 3,300,000
13. W2O Group, San Francisco, CA 2,576,000
14. Linhart Public Relations, Denver, CO 2,517,703
15. Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA 2,263,094
16. French | West | Vaughan, Raleigh, NC 1,967,850
17. Dye, Van Mol & Lawrence, Nashville, TN 1,757,791
18. Finn Partners, New York, NY 1,742,847
19. Ruder Finn, New York, NY 1,659,000
20. SS|PR, Northfield, IL 1,395,000
21. SPM Communications, Dallas, TX 1,373,739
22. Maxwell PR + Engagement, Portland, OR 1,219,639
23. Coyne PR, Parsippany, NJ 1,155,000
24. Allison+Partners, San Francisco, CA 1,100,000
25. Peppercomm, New York, NY 1,079,419
26. Lambert, Edwards + Associates, Grand Rapids, MI 1,073,649
27. LANE, Portland, OR 985,585
28. Kohnstamm Communications, St. Paul, MN 941,375
29. J Public Relations, San Diego, CA 875,436
30. BizCom Associates, Addison, TX 750,000
31. LEVICK, Washington, DC 677,847
32. Konnect Public Relations, Los Angeles, CA 653,740
33. BLAZE, Santa Monica, CA 651,531
34. IW Group, West Hollywood, CA 588,000
35. VPE Public Relations, South Pasadena, CA 564,135
36. rbb Public Relations, Miami, FL 544,929
37. Stuntman PR, New York, NY 431,950
38. Hope-Beckham, Atlanta, GA 427,658
39. O'Malley Hansen Communications, Chicago, IL 425,000
40. MorganMyers, Waukesha, WI 360,558
41. TransMedia Group, Boca Raton, FL 250,000
42. Rosica, Paramus, NJ 215,200
43. Maccabee, Minneapolis, MN 202,460
44. Trevelino/Keller, Atlanta, GA 200,000
45. The Buzz Agency, Delray Beach, FL 136,848
46. Pan Communications, Boston, MA 120,000
47. Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, FL 95,082
48. McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, Nashville, TN 94,863
49. Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, Boston, MA 64,782
50. Marketing Maven Public Relations, Camarillo, CA 37,482
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