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The 2017 Edition of THE ALMANAC: Almanac of the Canning, Freezing, Preserving Industries: 2017

The 2017 Edition of THE ALMANAC

This 800+ page compilation of essential information regarding the canning, freezing and preserving industries will save you time, put current fact & figures at your fingertips and answer your questions fast. The Almanac contains valuable information for businesses to reference quickly and conveniently. Use The Almanac to make more informed business decisions . . . and make them quickly. The 2017 edition is a two volume set that includes:

  • Updated FSMA Regulations
  • FDA Standards Of Identity, Quality, Fill Of Container - Mandatory standards for canned & frozen foods
  • USDA Quality Grade Standards
  • Agricultural Statistics - Fruit and Vegetable acreage, yield, production and value for processing crops and dual usage crops.
  • HACCP Requirements for Seafood
  • FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations
  • USDA Canning Regulations
  • Conversion Factors
  • Food Trade Associations
  • Calendar of Association Events
  • Juice HACCP
With The Almanac, day-to-day questions are answered and problems solved in a timely manner. Its thorough cross-references, editor's clarifying notes, topical headings and indexes all work together to present the information you need in an accessible and coherent format.


CHAPTER 1: CONSUMER TRENDS
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Nearing Peak Levels
June Price Changes for Fruits and Vegetables
Diets Improved in Recent Decades, but Still Not Meeting USDA Guidelines
Growing Hispanic Population Affecting Consumers’ Food Choices
Value Percent Change Versus Year Ago by Department
Top Food Brands Consumers Associate with Positive Health and Wellness Impact
GMO, Organic Beliefs Don’t Follow Demographic Lines
Consumers Using Diet to Treat Illnesses
Customers Looking for Clean Labels
Importance of Label Transparency Among Consumers
How Consumers React to Transparency
What Causes Consumers to Trust Manufacturers More?
Labels Important to Building Consumer Trust
Consumers Increasingly Invested in E-commerce
Digital Tool Use for Grocery Shopping
Majority of Global Consumers Seek Loyalty Programs
Percent of U.S. Loyalty Program Participants Who Agree or Strongly Agree
Boomers, Millennials Differ in Approach to Online Ordering
How Different Generations Use E-commerce
Older Consumers Looking For Healthy Ingredients
Efforts Made Over the Past Year to Improve Health
Generation Z College Students Have Different Foodservice Habits
Most Desired Attributes for On of Off Campus Foodservice
Generation Z Brings Technology to the Forefront in Retail
How Generation Z Prefers to Make Purchases
Millennials More Likely to Cook At Home Than Baby Boomers
Millennials Drive Snacking Trend
Baby Boomers Value Monetary Benefits More Than Millennials
Most Valued Non-monetary Benefits of Rewards Programs
Meal Kit Customers Still Make Purchases at Retailers
Convenience, Promotions Drive Customer Loyalty Towards Primary Grocer
Grocery Chains That Offer Value for Money
Consumers Look to Brands When Purchasing Meat
Where Supermarket Shoppers Purchase Meat and Poultry
Americans Dieting for Overall Health, Not to Lose Weight
Consumers Want Control Over Ingredients
CHAPTER 2: RETAILING FORMATS .
Amazon Agrees to Acquire Whole Foods
Traditional Markets Decline to 44%
Top 25 U.S. Grocery Stores
Investments Keep Walmart on Top
Amazon Begins March into Grocery Market
Amazon's Delivery Cost Per Online Order as Volumes Grow and Efficiency Increases
Whole Foods Markets Expansion Plans Stalled
Target Stays in Its Lane
Discount Grocers Begin Their Push from Overseas
Grocery Chains Perceived as Offering Value for Money
Grocery Behind Online, But Ahead In Other Aspects
Online Grocery Penetration by Household Age
Projected 2017 Rate of Online Grocery Adoption by Demographic
Online, Organic Trends Affecting Retailers
Supermarket Sales by Format
NYC Grocers Combine Forces
Top 10 Supermarkets in New York City
Kroger Focuses on Technology in Face of Price Deflation
Top 20 Markets for Kroger, 2015
Supervalu Sells its Save-A-Lot Business
Albertsons Cancels Alleged Acquisition of Price Chopper
Top 25 Food Retailers by Revenue
Ahold Delhaize Increases Store Investment
The Fresh Market Looks to Regroup
Southeastern Grocers Scales Back its Footprint
C-Stores Report Slight Growth in 2016
Dollar Store Expansion Continues
Sales Continue to Rise at Big Box Stores
Publix Will Spend Nearly $2 Billion on Stores
Hy-Vee Opens Pilot Stores in Iowa
CHAPTER 3: RESTAURANTS & FOODSERVICE
Restaurants Expanding Across the Country
Limited Service Chains Unit Growth by Menu Type
Full Service Chains Unit Growth by Menu Type
Full Service Restaurants Struggle Amid Success of Fast Casual
U.S. Restaurant Sales Growth in 2016
Limited Service Chains Sales Growth by Menu Type
Consumers Continue to Spend More at Restaurants
Full Service Chains Sales Growth by Menu Type
Restaurants Clean Up Their Menus to Appeal to Modern Diners
Restaurants Revamp Their Stores, Launch New Concepts to Stay Competitive
Top 500 Restaurants: Limited Service and Full Service Composition
Online Ordering and Delivery: A Boon for the Foodservice Industry
Technology: Lagging vs. Leading
New York City Faces Opposition Over Foodservice Regulations
Past Restaurant Growth, and Opportunities for the Future
U.S. Foodservice Industry
CHAPTER 4: SOCIAL MEDIA & MOBILE MARKETING
Technology, Social Media Continue To Ingrain Themselves In The Food
Industry In 2017
Global Digital Snapshot of Active Technology Users
Smartphone Ownership
Top Social Media Platforms of 2017
Top 10 Social Media Platforms
Top 10 Social Networking Apps
Percentage Breakdown of Consumer Social Media Usage
Percentage of U.S. Adults Who Use at Least One Social Media Site
Chatbots Emerge as a New Portal for Customer Interaction
Percentage of Consumers Interested in Chatbots from Major Brands
Likelihood of Purchasing from Chatbots
Percentage of Consumers Interested in Using a Chatbot
Percentage of Consumers Who Have Tried a Mobile Payment System
In-Store Mobile Payments on the Rise
Amazon Continues to Advance in the E-commerce Age
Walmart Works to Improve Online Capabilities
Foodservice, Food Retailer Voice Ordering Expands in 2017
CHAPTER 5: ECONOMIC PULSE
Wholesale Prices Decline In August But Remain Above 2016 Levels
Producer Price Index - August
Retail Food Price Down from July, But Above 2016
Consumer Food Prices August
Retail Food Store Sales Growth Remains Sluggish
Retail Food Price Inflation Holding At 0.3% In August
E-Shopping Sales Continue to Soar
Foodservice Sales Up 2.9% Through Sept. 1
Revised Retail Food Store Performance - Jan. 1 - Sept. 1
Revised Alternative Retailer Performance Jan. 1 - Aug. 1
Restaurant Industry Performance - Jan. 1 - Sept. 1
Food Industry Economic Indicators Glossary of Key Terms
Economic Indicator: Agricultural Trade Data
Economic Indicator: Case-Shiller Index
Economic Indicator: Consumer Confidence Index
Economic Indicator: Consumer Price Index
Economic Indicator: Crude Oil Inventories
Economic Indicator: Durable Goods Orders
Economic Indicator: Employment Cost Index
Economic Indicator: Employment Situation
Economic Indicator: Farm Production Expenses
Economic Indicator: Food Price Outlook
Economic Indicator: Gross Domestic Product
Economic Indicator: Import and Export Prices
Economic Indicator: Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization
Economic Indicator: Leading Economic Index
Economic Indicator: MBA Mortgage Application Index
Economic Indicator: Monthly Retail Sales
Economic Indicator: Monthly Wholesale Trade
Economic Indicator: New Home Sales
Economic Indicator: Producer Price Index
Economic Indicator: Productivity and Costs Report
Economic Indicator: Purchasing Managers Index
Economic Indicator: Richmond Federal Reserve Manufacturing Survey
Economic Indicator: The Beige Book
Economic Indicator: University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index
Economic Indicator: Weekly Unemployment Claims
CPI and PPI
2016 Producer Price Index - Farm Products
Producer Price Index - Farm Products
2016 Producer Price Index - Processed Foods and Feeds
Producer Price Index - Processed Foods and Feeds
2016 Producer Price Index - Grains
Producer Price Index - Grains
2016 Producer Price Index - Bakery
Producer Price Index - Cereal and Bakery
2016 Producer Price Index - Dairy
Producer Price Index - Dairy
2016 Producer Price Index - Meat
Producer Price Index - Meat
2016 Producer Price Index - Fats and Oils
Producer Price Index - Fats and Oils
2016 Producer Price Index - Processed Fruits and Vegetables
Producer Price Index - Processed Fruits and Vegetables
2016 Producer Price Index - Beverages
Producer Price Index - Beverages
2016 Producer Price Index - Sugar and Confectionery
Producer Price Index - Sugar and Confectionery
2016 Producer Price Index - Frozen Specialties
Producer Price Index - Frozen Foods
2016 Producer Price Index - Canned Specialties
Producer Price Index - Canned Food
2016 Producer Price Index - Misc. Processed Foods
Producer Price Index - Miscellaneous Products
2016 Consumer Price Index - All Items
Consumer Price Index - All Items
2016 Consumer Price Index - Food and Beverages
Consumer Price Index - Food and Beverages
2016 Consumer Price Index - Food
Consumer Price Index - Food
2016 Consumer Price Index - Food at Home
Consumer Price Index - Food at Home
2016 Consumer Price Index - Food Away from Home
Consumer Price Index - Food Away from Home
CHAPTER 6: FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT
Introduction to FSMA
FDA Extends Compliance Dates for Four FSMA Rules
FSMA Final Rule for Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against
Intentional Adulteration
New FDA Compliance Dates
FDA Releases Two FSMA Final Rules for Human and Animal Food
FDA Releases Three Final Rules Under FSMA
FDA Publishes Three FSMA Guidance Documents for Specific Food Commodities
Further Information on FSMA
Food Labeling; Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants
and Similar Retail Food Establishments Final Rule Delayed
CHAPTER 7: PRIVATE LABEL
Private Labels’ Sales Growth Continues
Top 20 Private Label Categories by Unit Volume, All Outlets
Dollar Volume Total Store Brands: All Channels
Top 20 Private Label Categories by Dollar Volume, All Outlets
Private Label Could Be Boosted by Aldi, Lidl
Key Trends in the Food Industry
Private Label Growth in CPG Space Slows
Money-saving Preparations by Generation
Pinnacle Restructures Store Brands Segment
Private Label Grocery Products Continue to Grow
Overall Bread Sales Decline Due to Drop in Store Brand Sales
Top 10 Fresh Bread Vendors
Coffee Holding Acquires Comfort Foods
Milk Sales Fall Slower than Overall Market
Top 10 Whole Milk Brands by Dollar Sales
Grocers New Launches in the Last Year
Ice Cream Still Driven By Private Label Brands
Top Ice Cream Brands by Sales
Earth Fare Revamps Store Brands
Southeastern Grocers Overhauls Private Label Line
2016 Cheese Slice Sales by Brand
Frequency of Checking Prices by Comparing Different Kinds of Meat/Poultry Items
Fresh Thyme Looks At Premium Offerings
Walmart Looks to Private Label Sales
Amazon Launch Could Hurt Convenience Store
Frequency of Checking Prices by Comparing Different
Package Sizes for the Same Product
BJ’s Expands its Wellsley Farms Line
Hormel Launches Commercial Retail Team
CHAPTER 8: SPECIALTY, ORGANIC & SUSTAINABILITY
State of the Specialty Food Industry
Specialty Food Categories with Highest Market Share
Plant-Based Foods Move to the Top of the Food Chain
Hampton Creek Still Faces Hurdles
Could Insects Take Over the Center of the Plate?
Investors Still Interested in Food Startups
Sales of Specialty Food by Retail Channel
Organic Food on the Rise Amid Consumers' Health, Transparency Concerns
Percentage of U.S. Households Purchasing Organic Products
Vegan, Free-from Ice Creams Trending Across U.S
Retail Sales of Specialty Food: Top 20 Categories
Cow’s Milk Falls Out of Style
Mean Share of Sales by Channel
Coffee Consumption Hitting Highs Amid ‘Third Wave’ Movement
What’s the Next Big Specialty Food Trend?
CHAPTER 9: FOOD PROCESSING
New Product Launches Strong Since Recession
Percentage of New Product Launches by Product Type
Kosher Remains Most Common New Product Claim in 2016
Number of New Product Launches by Claim Type
Percent of New Product Launches in Top 10 Claim Categories by Type
New Food and Beverage Product Launches
Major Processors Create Venture Capital Arms
Smaller Food Producers Positioned for Stronger Growth
U.S. Food and Beverage Sales by Price Tier and Manufacturer
Dollar Sales and Growth Share by Company Size
Small Companies Responsible for More Major Product Launches
Superfoods Drive Growth Even as Ingredients
2017 Top 100 Food Processors (1-43)
2017 Top 100 Food Processors (44-86)
2017 Top 100 Food Processors (87-100)
Branded Bread Sales Outpacing Private Label
Top 10 Fresh Bread Vendors
Premium Products Leading Growth Among Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
Cheese Sales Boosted by Spreads
2016 Cheese Slice Sales by Brand
Potential Exists in Frozen Treats Despite Customers Buying Less
Soda Producers Entering Bottled Water Segment
Sugary Beverage Taxes May Benefit Water Sales
Impact of Beverage Tax by Subcategory
AdvancePierre Acquisition Gives Tyson Foothold in Sandwiches
U.S. Top Market for Superfood Launches, But Germany Growing Rapidly
Top 10 Markets for Superfood Product Launches
Bartlett Dairy to Open New York City Manufacturing Facility
The Top Dairy Companies by Revenue
Top 10 U.S. Dairy Cooperatives
Top 10 U.S. Private Dairy Companies
Top 10 U.S. Public Dairy Companies
CHAPTER 10: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
Food Industry M&A Reaches 15-Year High in 2016
Food Industry Merger & Acquisition Activity 2011-2016
Share of Food Industry Mergers & Acquisitions by Category
Food Industry Merger & Acquisition Activity by Category 2011-2016
Brokers
Brokers Merger & Acquisition Activity 2011-2016
Food Processors/Manufacturers
Food Processors/Manufacturers Merger & Acquisition Activity 2011-2016
Share of 2016 Food Industry Mergers & Acquisitions by Food Processors
Investment Firms and Banks
Investment Firms and Banks Merger & Acquisition Activity 2011-2016
Restaurants
Restaurants Merger & Acquisition Activity 2011-2016
Convenience Stores
Convenience Store Merger & Acquisition Activity 2011-2016
Supermarkets
Supermarket Merger & Acquisition Activity 2011-2016
CHAPTER 11: DEMOGRAPHICS OF CONSUMER FOOD SPENDING
Explanations About the Consumer Expenditure Survey
Definitions
Average Annual Household Expenditures
Pre-Tax Income
Age
Region
Metro Areas
Average Annual Household Food Expenditures: 10-Year History
Average Household Food Expenditures, 2006-2015: At-Home vs. Away-From-Home
Average Annual Household Food Expenditures: 10-Year History
Average At-Home Food Expenditures: 10-Year History
Average Away-From-Home Food Expenditures: 10-Year History
Majority of At-Home Spending Went Toward Meats, Poultry, Fish,
Eggs & Other Foods
Households Spend the Most At-Home Food Dollars on Other Foods in 2015
Spending by Percentage on Fruits & Vegetables, Cereal & Bakery Products in 2015
Spending by Percentage on Dairy Products, Meats, Poultry, Fish & Eggs in 2015
Average Annual Household Food Expenditures 2008 - 2015
Expenditures for Meats, Poultry, Fish & Eggs Category
Average Annual Household Expenditures for Meats & Poultry
Average Annual Household Expenditures for Fish, Eggs & Other Meat
Expenditures for Fruits & Vegetables Category
Average Annual Household Expenditures for Fruits & Vegetables
Expenditures for Cereals & Bakery Category
Average Annual Household Expenditures for Cereals & Bakery
Expenditures for Dairy Category
Average Annual Household Expenditures for Dairy Products
Expenditures for Other Food At-Home Category
Average Annual Household Expenditures for Other Food At-Home
Average Annual Household Expenditures for Fat & Oils and Out-of-Town Trips

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