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Global Processed Food and Beverage Market Outlook, 2017

Global Processed Food and Beverage Market Outlook, 2017

The global processed food and beverage market will undergo significant transformation over the next year due to the direct impact of key Mega Trends including the emergence of new business models that will transform food retail, the impact of changing socioeconomics, connected eating in the cognitive era, and the continued rise of “freedom food.” Valued at $4.601 trillion in 2016, revenues are expected to reach $4.675 trillion by 2017 given a year-on-year growth of 1.6%, although revenue trajectory varies widely by product segment and geography.

Research Scope
This research study focuses on the global processed food and beverage market and includes the following product categories (and subcategories):
Beverages (alcohol, soft drinks, hot drinks)
Canned, Frozen, and Perishable Groceries (CFPG) (baby food; dressings, sauces, and condiments; meal replacement; oils/fats; ready-to-eat meals; soups; other CFPG)
Carbohydrates (carbs) (baked goods; biscuits; breakfast cereals; noodles; pasta; rice)
Confectionery (chocolate candy, gum, sugar candy)
Dairy & Ice Cream
Pet Food (dog food and treats; cat food and treats)
Snacks (chips, nuts, and sweet snacks; snack bars)

The market size for 2016 is provided for each category and subcategory and forecasted for 2017. This study also highlights industry trends and growth drivers that are expected in 2017. Forecasts by geography (Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, North America, Western Europe, and the Rest of World) are also provided for each product category and subcategory.

Key Questions This Study Will Answer
What will the future of the processed food and beverage market look like and what key challenges will impact its ability to feed the world in 2017 and beyond?
How do macroeconomic, social, technological, and political factors determine the demand for processed food and beverage products among final consumers?
Which processed food and beverage products will witness the greatest growth opportunities and what are the underlying Mega Trends that support this growth?
What are the primary consumer factors that will contribute to the overall growth and growth mix in the processed food and beverage market?

Why Partner with Frost & Sullivan?
Robust and proven research methodology resulting in high-quality findings: Frost & Sullivan has established relationships with the leading participants in the value chain of the food and beverage industry with which it performs primary research for the purpose of its research services.

Long experience researching and tracking food and beverage markets generating reliable information: Frost & Sullivan has published studies year on year on this industry for 15+ years and employs analysts with previous experience working for food and beverage processors and formulators as well as ingredient suppliers, generating data you can trust.

Breadth and depth of market coverage: Our multidisciplinary team is able to deliver a solid 360-degree perspective of the insights from the agriculture and nutrition sectors. Specifically, Frost & Sullivan’s Global Agriculture & Nutrition Team has extensively worked in the areas of food ingredients, fermentation technologies, identifying opportunities for co-products and nutrition for decades. In addition, our experts are accomplished economic and business experts with over 10 academic publications in respectable journals and over 100 strategic insights and market analyses published with Frost & Sullivan.


  • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • Research Scope
    • Key 2017 Processed Food & Beverage Market Trends
    • Total Processed Food & Beverage Market-2016 and 2017
      • Table Total Processed Food & Beverage Market: Revenue Forecast by Products, 2016-2017
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Mega Trends Impacting the Processed Food & Beverage Market in 2017
    • Key 2017 Processed Food & Beverage Market Predictions
    • New Business Models to Transform Food & Beverage Retail
    • New Business Models to Transform Food & Beverage Retail-Crowdsourcing
    • New Business Models to Transform Food & Beverage Retail-Marketplaces
    • New Business Models to Transform Food & Beverage Retail-Gamification
    • New Business Models to Transform Food & Beverage Retail-Mass Customization
    • New Business Models to Transform Food & Beverage Retail-Future Scenario
    • Evolving Social Trends Change How We Eat
    • Evolving Social Trends Change How We Eat-Millennials
    • Evolving Social Trends Change How We Eat-Baby Boomers and Beyond
    • Evolving Social Trends Change How We Eat-Future Scenario
    • Connected Eating in the Cognitive Era
    • Connected Eating in the Cognitive Era-Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Connected Eating in the Cognitive Era-Augmented and Virtual Reality
    • Connected Eating in the Cognitive Era-Big Data
    • Connected Eating in the Cognitive Era-Future Scenario
    • The Continued Rise of "Freedom Food"
    • The Continued Rise of "Freedom Food"-Future Scenario
  • Processed Food & Beverage Market Sector Outlook
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Processed Food & Beverage Market
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Revenue Forecast and Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Revenue Forecast by Region and Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Beverage Products Market
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Revenue Forecast and Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Revenue Forecast by Region and Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Canned, Frozen, and Perishable Groceries Market
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Revenue Forecast and Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Revenue Forecast by Region and Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Carbohydrates Market
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Revenue Forecast and Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Revenue Forecast by Region and Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Confectionery Market
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Revenue Forecast and Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Revenue Forecast by Region and Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Dairy and Ice Cream Market
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Revenue Forecast and Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Revenue Forecast by Region and Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Pet Food Market
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Revenue Forecast and Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Revenue Forecast by Region and Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Snacks Market
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Total Revenue Forecast and Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • 2017 Market Snapshot-Revenue Forecast by Region and Product Type
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Appendix
    • Abbreviations and Acronyms Used
    • Market Engineering Methodology

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