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Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac 2015: Food Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

703 Pages Plunkett Research, Ltd. June 10, 2015 SKU: PLK5585955

PLUNKETT'S FOOD INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2015

Key findings:


Plunkett Research lists top 500 companies in Food and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.

Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 703
Statistical Tables Provided: 30
Companies Profiled: 503
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:
Major Trends and Technologies Affecting the Food Industry


1) Introduction to the Food & Beverage Industry
2) The Globalization of the Food Industry/Brazilian Firms Acquire Major U.S.-Based Food Producers
3) Genetically Modified (GM) Seeds and Crops/R&D Investment Is High
4) Genetically Modified (GM) Ingredients in Processed or Packaged Foods
5) Cloning of Farm Animals/Meat and Cheese Substitutes Created in Laboratories
6) Selective Breeding, Zinc Fingers and Mutagenesis as Alternatives to GMOs
7) Obesity Sparks Government Action/Snack Foods Get Healthier
8) Childhood Obesity Brings About Changes in Marketing/Federal Program Targets Children
9) Organic Food Sales Continue Global Growth/Locally Sourced Foods and Farm to Table Increase in Popularity
10) Gluten-Free Foods Continue Rapid Growth
11) Functional Foods Promise Health or Nutritional Benefits
12) Food Labeling Gets Further Federal Backing/Wal-Mart Institutes a Food Label Program
13) McDonald’s Scrambles to Adapt to New Consumer Tastes
14) Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet
15) Food Safety Becomes a Massive Consumer, Industry and Regulatory Issue
16) Agriculture Technologies (AgTech) and Irrigation Market Grows Worldwide/Hi Tech Greenhouses Become Commercial
17) Aquaculture Gains Major Fish Supply Market Share
18) Food & Commodity Prices Are a Major Global Problem for Consumers & the Food Industry Overall
19) Packaging Technology Improves/Wal-Mart and Coca-Cola Boost Packaging Sustainability
20) Retail Technologies Advance at the Checkout Counter/Apps and Location-Based Ads Drive Sales
21) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
22) Wal-Mart Still Dominates But Faces Slowing Revenue Growth
23) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
24) K-Cups and Single Serving Systems Soar/Shift from Coffee Sector to Soft Drinks as Consumers Continue to be Willing to Pay for Convenience
25) Consumers Drive a Revolution in the Food Industry, Demanding Fresher, More Natural Foods While Creating both Pain and Opportunities for Companies

Food Industry Statistics

1) Global Food Industry Overview
2) U.S. Food Industry Overview
3) Food Sales, U.S.: 2011-January 2015
4) Consumer Food Price Indexes, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2013-2022
5) Gross Output in the Food & Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2000-2013
6) Retail Prices for Beef, Pork, Poultry Cuts, Eggs & Dairy Products, U.S.: August 2014-January 2015
7) Meat Supply & Use, U.S.: 2014-2020
8) Egg Supply & Use, U.S.: 2005-2020
9) Poultry & Eggs Production, Use, Prices & Trade, U.S.: 2011-2015
10) Dairy Production & Prices, U.S.: 2011-December 2014
11) Horticultural Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2014-2024
12) Fruit Production, Per Capita Consumption, Retail Prices & Grower Returns, U.S.: 2004-2013
13) Planted & Harvested Acreage for Major Field Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2013-2024
14) Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Corn, Soybean, Wheat & Cotton Crops: 2014-2016
15) Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Rice, Peanuts, Oats & Barley Crops: 2014-2016
16) Global Area of Biotech Crops by Country: 2014
17) Income Statement for U.S. Farm Sector: 2011-2015
18) Farm Sector Cash Receipts from Sales of Agricultural Commodities, U.S.: 2010-2015
19) Farm Sector Production Expenses, U.S.: 2010-2015
20) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2013-2015
21) Direct Government Payments to U.S. Farms: 2010-2015
22) Average Farm Operator Household Income & Assets, U.S.:2009-2015
23) Farm Receipts, Expenses & Income, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2013-2024
24) Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector via the Production of Goods & Services: 2010-2015
25) Summary of U.S. Agricultural Trade Projections: Fiscal Years 2013-2024
26) Total U.S. Agricultural Commodity Exports & Imports, Top Ten Countries: 2009-2014
27) Value of U.S. Agricultural Exports & Imports by Commodity Group: 2009-2014
28) Food Industry Employment, U.S.: 2008-2014
29) World Supply & Utilization of Major Crops: 2012-2015
30) World Supply & Utilization of Major Animal Products: 2010-October 2015

Companies Profiled:
  • 2 Sisters Food Group
  • A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund
  • Absolut Company (The)
  • AEON Co Ltd
  • AG Processing Inc
  • Agri-Mark Inc
  • Ahold USA Inc
  • Ajinomoto Co Inc
  • Ajisen (China) Holdings
  • Albertson’s LLC
  • ALDI Group
  • Alsea SAB de CV
  • Altadis SA
  • Altria Group Inc
  • Ambev SA
  • American Foods Group LLC
  • American Italian Pasta Company
  • Andersons Inc (The)
  • Anheuser-Busch Cos LLC
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev NV
  • Aoxin Tianli Group Inc
  • AquaBounty Technologies Inc
  • Aramark
  • Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc
  • Arcadia Biosciences Inc
  • Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM)
  • Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc
  • Arden Group Inc
  • Ark Restaurants Corp
  • Arla Foods amba
  • Asahi Group Holdings Ltd
  • Associated British Foods plc
  • Associated Milk Producers Inc
  • Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc
  • Atkins Nutritionals Inc
  • Autogrill SpA
  • AWB Limited
  • AzTx Cattle
  • B&G Foods Inc
  • BAB Inc
  • Bacardi Ltd
  • Balchem Corp
  • Barilla Holding SpA
  • Barry Callebaut AG
  • Beam Suntory Inc
  • Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp
  • Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc
  • Betagro Holding Co Ltd
  • Biglari Holdings Inc
  • BI-LO LLC
  • Birds Eye Foods
  • BJ’s Restaurants Inc
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc
  • Bloomin Brands Inc
  • Blue Bell Creameries LP
  • Bob Evans Farms Inc
  • Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc
  • Bongrain SA
  • Boon Rawd Brewery Co Ltd
  • Boston Beer Company Inc (The)
  • Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund
  • Boulder Brands Inc
  • Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc
  • BRF-Brasil Foods SA
  • Bridgford Foods Corporation
  • Brinker International Inc
  • British American Tobacco plc
  • Britvic plc
  • Brown-Forman Corporation
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Inc
  • Bunge Ltd
  • Burger King Worldwide Inc
  • Bush Brothers & Company
  • C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc
  • Cafe de Coral
  • Cagle’s Inc
  • Calavo Growers Inc
  • California Dairies Inc
  • Cal-Maine Foods Inc
  • Campbell Soup Co
  • Cargill Inc
  • Caribou Coffee Company Inc
  • Carl Buddig & Company
  • Carlsberg AS
  • Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc
  • Carlton & United Breweries
  • Carr-Gottstein Foods Co
  • Carrols Restaurant Group Inc
  • CEC Entertainment Inc
  • Centerplate Inc
  • Central European Distribution Corporation
  • Central Food Retail Co Ltd
  • Charmer Sunbelt Group (The)
  • Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL
  • Charoen Pokphand Group Co Ltd
  • Cheesecake Factory Inc
  • Chick-fil-A Inc
  • China Resources Enterprise Limited
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc
  • Chiquita Brands International Inc
  • Chobani LLC
  • CHS Inc
  • Chuy’s Holdings Inc
  • Cirio Finanziaria SpA
  • CJ Corporation
  • CKE Restaurants Inc
  • CMR SAB de CV
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated
  • Coca-Cola Company (The)
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc
  • Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company SA
  • Coles Group Ltd
  • Colorado Boxed Beef Co
  • Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao SA (CBD)
  • Compania Cervecerias Unidas SA
  • Compass Group plc
  • ConAgra Foods Inc
  • Connell Company (The)
  • Constellation Brands Inc
  • Continental Grain Company
  • Cosi Inc
  • Costco Wholesale Corp
  • Cott Corporation
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc
  • Craft Brew Alliance Inc
  • Cranswick plc
  • Cremonini SpA
  • Crown Confectionery Co Ltd
  • Culver Franchising System, Inc.
  • D.E. Master Blenders 1753 NV
  • Daesang Corporation
  • Dairy Crest Group plc
  • Dairy Farmers of America
  • Dairylea Cooperative Inc
  • Dannon Company Inc (The)
  • Danone SA
  • Darden Restaurants Inc
  • Darigold Inc
  • Darling Ingredients Inc
  • Davide Campari-Milano SpA
  • Dawn Food Products Inc
  • Dean Foods Co
  • Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc
  • Del Monte Foods Inc
  • Delhaize Group
  • Delivery Hero Holding GmbH
  • Demoulas Super Markets Inc
  • Denny’s Corporation
  • DG Yuengling & Son Inc
  • Diageo plc
  • Diamond Foods Inc
  • DineEquity Inc
  • DineWise Inc
  • Diversified Restaurant Holdings Inc
  • Dole Food Company Inc
  • Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited
  • Domino’s Pizza Group PLC
  • Domino’s Pizza Inc
  • Dow AgroSciences LLC
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group (The)
  • Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream Holdings Inc
  • Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc
  • DuPont (E I du Pont de Nemours & Co)
  • DuPont Agriculture & Nutrition
  • E & J Gallo Winery
  • Earthbound Farm
  • Ebro Foods SA
  • Embotelladora Andina SA
  • Empire Merchants LLC
  • Fairwood Holdings Ltd
  • FamilyMart Co Ltd
  • Famous Dave’s of America Inc
  • Farmer Brothers Co
  • Federation of Migros Cooperatives
  • Ferrero SpA
  • Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc
  • Flanigan’s Enterprises
  • Florida’s Natural Growers
  • Flowers Foods Inc
  • Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV (FEMSA)
  • Fonterra Co-Operative Group Ltd
  • Foremost Farms USA Cooperative
  • Foster Poultry Farms
  • Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc
  • Fresh Market Inc (The)
  • FreshDirect LLC
  • Frisch’s Restaurants Inc
  • Frito-Lay North America Inc
  • Fyffes plc
  • Gambrinus Company (The)
  • Gardenburger Company
  • Gate Gourmet Inc
  • gategroup Holding AG
  • Gavilon Group
  • General Mills Inc
  • George Weston Limited
  • GFPT PCL
  • Giant Eagle Inc
  • Giggles N’ Hugs Inc.
  • Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation
  • Glacier Water Services Inc
  • Glazer’s Inc
  • Golden Enterprises Inc
  • Golub Corporation
  • Good Times Restaurants, Inc.
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Goya Foods Inc
  • GrainCorp Ltd
  • Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd
  • Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (The, A&P)
  • Great Lakes Cheese Company Inc
  • Greencore Group PLC
  • Griffin Industries Inc
  • Gristede’s Foods Inc
  • Groupe Danone World Water Division
  • GrubHub, Inc.
  • Gruma SAB de CV
  • Grupo Bimbo SA
  • Grupo Industrial Maseca SAB de CV
  • H J Heinz Co
  • Hain Celestial Group Inc (The)
  • Hanover Foods Corporation
  • Hansung Enterprise Co Ltd
  • Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc
  • HE Butt Grocery Company (HEB)
  • Heineken NV
  • Hero Group
  • Hershey Co
  • Hillshire Brands Company
  • Hindustan Unilever Limited
  • Hitejinro Holdings Co Ltd
  • Hormel Foods Corp
  • HP Hood LLC
  • Hy-Vee Inc
  • Ignite Restaurant Group Inc
  • Ilitch Holdings Inc
  • Imperial Sugar Company
  • Imperial Tobacco Group PLC
  • Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc
  • Ingles Markets Inc
  • Ingredion Inc
  • In-N-Out Burgers Inc
  • Instacart Inc
  • Interbake Foods Inc
  • International Dairy Queen Inc
  • International Flavors & Fragrances Inc
  • INTL FCStone Inc
  • ITC Limited
  • Ito-Yokado Co Ltd
  • J Sainsbury plc
  • J&J Snack Foods Corp
  • Jack In The Box Inc
  • Jamba Inc
  • Japan Tobacco Inc
  • JBS SA
  • JBS USA
  • Jelly Belly Candy Company
  • Jenny Craig Inc
  • JM Smucker Co
  • John B Sanfilippo & Son Inc
  • Jollibee Foods Corp
  • JR Simplot Company
  • Kedem Food Products International Ltd
  • Keebler Foods Company
  • Keg Royalties Income Fund
  • Kellogg Company
  • Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates Ltd
  • Kerry Group plc
  • Keurig Green Mountain Inc
  • Kewpie Corporation
  • Kirin Holdings Company Limited
  • Kona Grill Inc
  • Koninklijke Ahold NV
  • Koninklijke Wessanen NV
  • Kraft Foods Group Inc
  • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc
  • Kroger Co (The)
  • Krystal Company (The)
  • KT&G Corporation
  • Lancaster Colony Corporation
  • Land O’Lakes Inc
  • Lawson Inc
  • Leprino Foods Company
  • Loblaw Companies Limited
  • Lorillard Inc
  • Lotte Chilsung Beverage Co Ltd
  • Lotte Confectionery Co Ltd
  • Lotte Food Co Ltd
  • Louis Dreyfus Holding BV
  • Luby’s Inc
  • Luigi Lavazza SpA
  • LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA
  • M&F Worldwide Corp
  • Malee Sampran PCL
  • Manischewitz Company (The)
  • Maple Leaf Foods Inc
  • Marathon Cheese Corporation
  • Mars Inc
  • Marsh Supermarkets Inc
  • Marston’s PLC
  • Maruha Nichiro Corporation
  • McCain Foods Ltd
  • McCormick & Company Inc
  • McDonald’s Corp
  • McDonald’s Holdings Company (Japan) Ltd
  • McKee Foods Corporation
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition Company
  • Meijer Inc
  • Mendocino Brewing Company, Inc.
  • Merisant Company
  • Meritage Hospitality Group
  • MGP Ingredients Inc
  • Michael Foods Inc
  • Michelinas Inc
  • Michigan Milk Producers Association
  • MillerCoors LLC
  • Mitchells & Butlers plc
  • Molson Coors Brewing Company
  • MOM Brands
  • Mondelez International Inc
  • Monsanto Co
  • Monster Beverage Corp
  • Morton International Inc
  • Murdock Holding Company
  • Nash Finch Company
  • Nathans Famous Inc
  • National Beverage Corp
  • National Distributing Company Inc
  • National Wine & Spirits Inc
  • Nestle SA
  • Nestle Waters
  • New World Pasta Company
  • Newly Weds Foods Inc
  • Newman’s Own Inc
  • Newman’s Own Organics – The Second Generation Inc
  • Nichirei Corporation
  • Noble Roman’s Inc
  • Nongshim Co Ltd
  • Northern Foods plc
  • Nugget Markets
  • NutraSweet Company (The)
  • NutriSystem Inc
  • Ocado Ltd
  • Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc
  • OSI Group
  • Otis Spunkmeyer Holdings Inc
  • Pacific Seafood Group
  • Papa John’s International Inc
  • Paradise Inc
  • Parmalat SpA
  • Pathmark Stores Inc
  • Peapod LLC
  • Peet’s Coffee & Tea Inc
  • PepsiCo Inc
  • Perdue Farms Inc
  • Perfect Companion Co Ltd
  • Performance Food Group
  • Pernod Ricard SA
  • Philip Morris International Inc
  • Pictsweet Company
  • Piggly Wiggly Midwest LLC
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation
  • Pinnacle Foods Finance LLC
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc
  • Post Holdings Inc
  • Prairie Farms Dairy Inc
  • Pret A Manger
  • Primo Water Corp
  • Pro-Fac Cooperative Inc
  • Publix Super Markets Inc
  • Punch Taverns PLC
  • Quaker Foods North America
  • Quality Chekd Dairies Inc
  • Quilmes Industrial SA
  • Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
  • Ralcorp Holdings Inc
  • Raley’s Family of Fine Stores
  • Randall Foods Inc
  • Randall’s Food & Drugs LP
  • Red Bull GmbH
  • Red Chamber Co
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc
  • Reddy Ice Holdings Inc
  • Reily Foods Company
  • Restaurant Brands New Zealand Limited
  • Reynolds American Inc
  • RiceBran Technologies
  • Riceland Foods Inc
  • Rich Products Corporation
  • Riviana Foods Inc
  • Rockstar Inc
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc
  • Rose Acre Farms Inc
  • Roundy’s Inc
  • Ruby Tuesday Inc
  • Russell Stover Candies Inc
  • Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc
  • Ryohin Keikaku Co Ltd (Muji)
  • S&W Seed Co
  • SABmiller plc
  • Sadia SA
  • Safeway Inc
  • Saker ShopRites Inc
  • Sam’s Club
  • San Miguel Corp
  • Sanderson Farms Inc
  • Sapporo Holdings Ltd
  • Saputo Inc
  • Sargento Foods Inc
  • Save Mart Supermarkets
  • Schiff Nutrition International Inc
  • Schreiber Foods Inc
  • Schwan Food Company
  • Scoular Company (The)
  • Seaboard Corporation
  • Seara Alimentos SA
  • Second Cup Ltd (The)
  • See’s Candies Inc
  • Seneca Foods Corporation
  • Sensient Technologies Corporation
  • Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd
  • Siam FamilyMart Co Ltd
  • SIR Royalty Income Fund
  • SK Foods (Thailand) PCL
  • Smithfield Foods Inc
  • Smith’s Food & Drug Centers Inc
  • Snapple Beverage Corp
  • Snyders-Lance Inc
  • SodaStream International Ltd.
  • Sodexo Group
  • Sodexo Inc
  • Sonic Corporation
  • Southeastern Grocers (Winn Dixie)
  • Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc
  • Souza Cruz SA
  • Spangler Candy Company
  • SpartanNash Company
  • Sportscene Group Inc
  • Sprouts Farmers Market LLC
  • Starbucks Coffee Japan Ltd
  • Starbucks Corporation
  • StarKist Co
  • Stater Bros Markets
  • Stew Leonard’s
  • Stine Seed Company
  • Stremicks Heritage Foods LLC
  • Subway (Doctors Associates Inc)
  • Sunflower Farmers Market
  • Sunkist Growers Inc
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • Supervalu Inc
  • Swedish Match AB
  • Symrise AG
  • Syngenta AG
  • SYSCO Corp
  • Target Corporation
  • Tasting Station Inc
  • Tasty Baking Company
  • Tata Global Beverages Limited
  • Tate & Lyle plc
  • Teavana Holdings Inc
  • Tesco plc
  • Texas Roadhouse Inc
  • Thai Beverage PCL
  • Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited
  • Tim Hortons, Inc.
  • Tootsie Roll Industries Inc
  • Topps Company Inc (The)
  • Trader Joe’s Company Inc
  • Treasury Wine Estates Limited
  • TreeHouse Foods Inc
  • Trident Seafoods Corp
  • Tropicana Products Inc
  • Tsingtao Brewery Company Limited
  • Tyson Foods Inc
  • UB Group (The)
  • Unilever PLC
  • UniPro Foodservice Inc
  • Uniq plc
  • United Biscuits (Holdings) Limited
  • United Breweries Holdings Ltd
  • United Natural Foods Inc
  • United Supermarkets LLC
  • UNY Co Ltd
  • US Foods Inc
  • US Premium Beef LLC
  • USANA Health Sciences Inc
  • Valora Holding AG
  • Vaughan Foods Inc
  • Ventria Bioscience
  • Village Super Market Inc
  • Vita Coco
  • Viterra Inc
  • Vons Companies Inc (The)
  • Waffle House
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc
  • Weetabix Limited
  • Wegman’s Food Markets Inc
  • Weight Watchers International Inc
  • Weis Markets Inc
  • Welch Food Inc
  • Wells Enterprises Inc
  • Wendy’s Co (The)
  • Western Beef Inc
  • Wetherspoon JD PLC
  • Whataburger
  • White Castle
  • WhiteWave Foods Co (The)
  • Whole Foods Market Inc
  • Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods OJSC
  • WinCo Foods Inc
  • Wine Group Inc (The)
  • Wm Wrigley Jr Company
  • Wolverine Packing Company
  • Woolworths Ltd
  • World’s Finest Chocolate Inc
  • Young’s Market Company LLC
  • Yum! Brands Inc
  • Zambeef Products PLC

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