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.
China’s beverage sector reported a significant revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2019, driven by increased sales of soft drinks, baijiu and beer. Beverage retail sales in Q4 2019 were up by 3.5% y/y to RMB 55.1bn. Baijiu sales in ...View more details
India is one of the global leaders in the food and beverage industry, with prominent positions in the production of dairy, meat products, refined sugar and spirits. The GVA of the food and beverage sector is consistently growing but challenges such ...View more details
China’s beverage sector reported significant revenue growth in the third quarter of 2019, driven by increased sales of soft drinks. The sales of soft drinks in July-September 2019 surged by 27.2% y/y to 54.4mn tonnes. Likewise, the production ...View more details
China food sector’s revenue grew by 16.2% y/y to RMB 472bn in the third quarter of 2019, as a result of the increase in sales and prices of some major foods. In the first nine months of 2019, the price of meat increased by 15.1% y/y. In ...View more details
Argentina is recognised worldwide as one of the major 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 plays ...View more details
Physical retail in Thailand is still growing, in contrast to the situation in many developed countries, which has triggered ruminations about a possible “retail apocalypse.” Thailand remains a growing, upper-middle income country, and ...View more details
The food and beverage industry is the largest manufacturing sector in Brazil, accounting for about a quarter of its value added and for 2.4% of the country’s GDP in 2018, according to the Brazilian Association of Food Industries (ABIA). ...View more details
China food sector’s revenue in the second quarter of 2019 fell by 2% y/y to RMB 460.2bn, due to the decline in sales and prices of some major foods. In Q2 2019, pork sales continued to decline, impactedby African swine fever incidence. The ...View more details
The revenue of China’s beverage sector continued to decline in the second quarter of 2019, mainly due to decreased sales of alcoholic beverages. Baijiu sales in April-June 2019 plunged by 19.6% y/y to 1.8bn litres. Baijiu ...View more details
The F&B sector is a pillar of the Malaysian economy, propelled both by robust domestic demand and healthy exports. The country is a regional halal F&B export major which is an additional advantage. The F&B sector has a mixed of ...View more details