The main objective of the Food & Beverage industry is to provide safe, high-quality and affordable nutrition to consumers worldwide. It plays an essential role in the global food chain by transforming raw agricultural commodities into end products that meet the needs of increasingly sophisticated consumers. The industry is a key contributor to society’s goals of ensuring food security and public health. It is also one of the biggest innovators, a stable source of employment and incomes, and a major driver of socio-economic development.
The Food & Beverage industry involves the processing and transformation of agricultural and livestock goods into products for intermediate or final consumption. The manufacture of meat and dairy products, flour and milling by-products, oils, sugar, chocolate, frozen food, animal feed, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as tobacco products, are all part of this industry. The industry’s products are usually sold to wholesalers and retailers for distribution to consumers.
Thailand is the world's 51st-largest country by area, the 20th-biggest by population, and the 28th-largest in terms of the size of its economy. Its food and beverages sector, among the most developed in the world, is the country’s third-largest ...READ MORE
The importance of the food manufacturing industry has always been crucial for the Polish economy's history and this has not changed nowadays: in 2016, the food sector's GVA was 2.7% of Poland’s total GVA and 2.39% of the country’s GDP, ...READ MORE
The beverages sector was responsible for around 3.3% of the GDP in 2017 and generated more than 300,000 direct and indirect jobs. Enterprises from the sector that employ more than nine persons each have a combined workforce of 22,000 people. Poland ...READ MORE
One of the world’s top 10 food producers, Turkey has a developed food and beverage industry, which both supplies a population of over 80mn and exports. The food and beverage processing sector accounts for 12.7% of Turkey’s total ...READ MORE
The revenue of China’s food sector in the second quarter of 2018 dropped by 24.8% y/y to RMB 469.4bn, mainly due to decreased prices of meat and refined edible vegetable oil. Meat prices in Q2 2018 slid by 6.6% y/y because of a decline in pork ...READ MORE
The revenue of China’s beverage sector continued to decline in the second quarter of 2018, mainly due to decreased sales of soft drinks and baijiu. Beverage retail sales dropped by 12.3% y/y to RMB 50bn in Q2 2018. Baijiu sales volume plunged ...READ MORE
Argentina is one of the world's largest producers and exporters of food and beverages, ranking among the ten biggest producers of vegetable oils, soybean by-products, pasta and wine on a global scale. The food and beverage sector has a key ...READ MORE
China’s food sector revenue in the first quarter of 2018 dropped by 13.6% y/y to RMB 498bn, mainly due to decreased prices of pork. Pork prices in Q1 2018 slid by 9.9% y/y, as a result of declining live pig prices. The total profit of the food ...READ MORE
China beverage sector’s revenue declined for the second straight quarter in Q1 2018, reflecting lower sales volumes of soft drinks and baijiu. Beverage retail sales in Q1 2018 fell by 9.6% y/y to RMB 48.3bn. Baijiu sale volumes slumped by 20.3% ...READ MORE
Colombia’s food and beverage sector is a major contributor to the country’s economy. The domestic GDP growth is highly dependent on household consumption. According to data from the Central Bank of Colombia, in 2017, 62.9% of ...READ MORE