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.
The manufacturing industry in the Philippines is the top contributor to the country’s economic growth, and the food and beverage (F&B) sector is among the largest contributors within the manufacturing industry. The F&B sector accounted ...View more details
The food and beverage industry is one of the largest sectors in the Colombian economy, responsible for 3.4% of the country’s GDP in 2018. Between 2013 and 2018, the sector’s GVA rose at a CAGR of 2.1%, supported by growing domestic demand ...View more details
The acceleration of economic activity, driven to a large extent by higher household consumption, was the main driver of the food and beverage sector in 2017. The sector’s production value grew by 4.9% y/y to HUF 2,981.7bn. Food manufacturing, ...View more details
Russia’s food and beverage sector has a minor share in this oil-dependent economy, generating just 1.7% of the GDP in 2018. The sector employed 840,000 people, equal to 2.5% of the country’s workforce and earned 5.5% of the export revenue ...View more details
China’s healthcare sector continued to grow in Q4 2018, largely stimulated by the expansion of online healthcare services. The growth was attributed to increasing demand for quality healthcare, driven by the country’s strong economic ...View more details
The revenue of China’s food sector registered a slight increase of 1.9% y/y to RMB 461.4bn in the last quarter of 2018. The revenue in 2018 slumped by 17.1% y/y to RMB 1,834.8bn, mainly due to an 8.1% decline in pork prices. The total profit of ...View more details
China produces one-third of the world’s meat, a quarter of the its fruit and one-fourth of its beer. It accounts for one half of global consumption of vegetables and a third of the baijiu consumed in the world. It is also the world’s ...View more details
The revenue of China’s beverage sector continued to decline in 2018, mainly due to decreased sales of soft drinks and baijiu. Beverage retail sales in Q4 2018 were down by 1.6% y/y to RMB 53.2bn, and in the full 2018 they fell by 10.3% y/y to ...View more details
The world’s fourth-most populous nation and the largest economy in the ASEAN region, Indonesia offers strong growth opportunities for investors in the food and beverage sector. The sector, which generated 6.1% of the country’s GDP in 2017 ...View more details
In 2017, Brazil’s economy exited one of the deepest recessions in decades, and retail sales in the country returned to growth, expanding by 2% y/y in volume terms. Several factors supported the turnaround of the sector, including slowing ...View more details