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The Reputation Institute, a corporate image consulting firm, has published its annual list of the 25 most reputable companies, based on how the organizations are viewed in terms of trust, esteem, admiration and good feeling – and almost half the companies listed either are supermarkets or manufacturer products sold in supermarkets.

The retailers on the list include Costco at #10, Kroger at #19, at #20, Lowe’s at #21 and Publix at #23.

CPG manufacturers on the list include Johnson & Johnson, which came in at number one on the list; Kraft (#2), General Mills (#4), Colgate-Palmolive (#13), Kimberly-Clark (#14), Procter & Gamble (#15), and PepsiCo (#16).

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