Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from Canadean’s exclusive panel of leading global food and beverage industry executives. The report provides data and analysis on buyer expenditure, procurement, and developments within the global food and beverage industry. This report includes key topics such as global food and beverage industry buyer expenditure, and procurement behaviors and strategies. This report identifies the threats and opportunities within the global food and beverage industry, economic outlook trends, and business confidence within global food and beverage industry executives.Most secondary research reports are based on general industry drivers and do not understand the industry executives’ attitude and changing behaviors, creating a gap in presenting the business outlook of the industry. In an effort to bridge this gap, Canadean created this primary research-based report by gathering the opinions of multiple stake holders in the value-chain of the global food and beverage industry. http://www.bharatbook.com/
What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
Executives from the global food and beverage industry expect increased levels of consolidation, with 46% of respondents anticipating that there will be either a ‘significant increase’ or an ‘increase’
What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
M&A activity is expected to increase as a result of the lack of credit availability, increasing cost pressures, new consolidation opportunities, and the weak liquidity position of many small companies. The need to manage new cost or demand pressures, repay debts, comply with procedures, reduce operational expenses, and attain economies of scale, is also expected to drive M&A activity in the global food and beverage industry.
What makes this report unique and essential to read?
“Global Food and Beverage Survey 2012–2013:
Key Features and Benefits
Project industry trends and revenue growth expectations in 2012 and make informed business decisions.
Drive revenues by understanding future product investment areas and key growth regions.
Uncover key challenges and opportunities and identify key actions required to maintain and win buyer business.
Formulate effective sales and marketing strategies by identifying how buyer budgets are changing and the direction of spending in the future. Better promote your business by aligning your capabilities and business practices with your customer’s changing needs.
Secure stronger customer relationships by understanding the behavior and changing strategies of industry buyers.
Key Market Issues
Global food and beverage industry respondents identify China to be the most important region for growth among emerging markets, along with India and the Middle East. Furthermore, India and the Middle East are considered the two most important emerging markets by respondents from food manufacturing companies, while India and Brazil are identified as the two most important emerging markets by respondents from beverage manufacturing companies, with strong economic growth in both countries, along with high demand for processed and healthy foods and increased consumption of branded beverages such as wine, beer, coffee, juice, and dairy products among consumers, making them attractive to foreign investors.
Among food manufacturers, 59% of respondents rate ‘responding to pricing pressure’ as the most important business concern in 2012, while 52% highlight ‘cost containment’
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Global Food and Beverage Survey 2012-2013: Market Trends, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies
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