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Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac 2018: Food & Beverages Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Introduction
How to Use This Book
Chapter 1: Major Trends and Technologies Affecting the Food & Beverage 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 Planted in Dozens of Nations/Agribio R&D Investment Is High
4) Genetically Modified (GM) Foods Prompt Controversy, Labeling and Legislation
5) Cloning of Farm Animals/Meat and Cheese Substitutes Created in Laboratories/3-D Printed Food Appears
6) Selective Breeding, Zinc Fingers, Mutagenesis and Gene-Editing as Alternatives to GMOs
7) Obesity Sparks Government, School and Corporate Initiatives/Snack Foods Get Healthier/Taxes on Unhealthy Foods
8) Organic Food Sales Continue Global Growth/Locally Sourced Foods and Farm to Table Increase in Popularity
9) Food Labeling Gets Further Federal Backing/Wal-Mart Institutes a Food Label Program
10) McDonald’s Repositions to Adapt to New Consumer Tastes/Adds All-Day Breakfast/Table Service
11) Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon Competes in Groceries
12) Precision Agriculture Technologies (AgTech), Farm Robotics, GPS and Irrigation Market Grows Worldwide/Hi Tech Greenhouses
13) Drones Provide New Tools for Precision Agriculture
14) Aquaculture Gains Major Fish Supply Market Share
15) Packaging Technology Improves/Wal-Mart and Coca-Cola Boost Packaging Sustainability
16) Retail Technologies Advance for Store Checkout and Restaurant Orders/Apps and Location-Based Ads Drive Sales
17) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
18) Wal-Mart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Faces Slowing Revenue Growth
19) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
20) Soft Drinks’ Market Share Declines while Bottled Water Sales Soar
21) Consumers Drive a Revolution in the Food Industry, Demanding Fresher, More Natural Foods, Creating both Pain and Opportunities for Companies
22) Food Waste on the Rise/Recycling Efforts Underway
23) Wages for Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Workers Cause Controversy
24) Fast Food Faces Stiff Competition from Casual Dining Restaurants (Fast Casual)
25) Food Trucks Serve Busy Urban Diners, Introduce New Chefs
26) Meal Kits From Firms like Blue Apron Make It Easy to Prepare Home-Cooked Meals Without Shopping at Supermarkets
27) The Future of the Food Industry, Agriculture, Food Demand, Supermarkets and Online Food Retailing
Chapter 2: Food Industry Statistics
Global Food Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
U.S. Food Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
Food Sales, U.S.: 2013-2017
Changes in Food Price Indexes, U.S.: 2016-2018
Gross Output in the Food & Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2016
Retail Prices for Beef, Pork, Poultry Cuts, Eggs & Dairy Products, U.S.: July 2017- January 2018
Meat Supply & Use, U.S.: 2016-2027
Egg Supply & Use, U.S.: 2016-2027
Poultry & Eggs Production, Use, Prices & Trade, U.S.: 2015-2018
Dairy Production & Prices, U.S.: 2015 - January 2018
Horticultural Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2016-2027
Fruit Production, Per Capita Consumption, Retail Prices & Grower Returns, U.S.: 2007-2016
Planted & Harvested Acreage for Major Field Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2016-2028
Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Corn, Soybean, Wheat & Cotton Crops: 2017-2018
Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Rice, Peanuts, Sorghum, Oats & Barley Crops: 2017-2018
Global Area of Biotech Crops by Country: 2016
Income Statement for U.S. Farm Sector: 2014-2018
Farm Sector Cash Receipts from Sales of Agricultural Commodities, U.S.: 2013-2018
Farm Sector Production Expenses, U.S.: 2013-2018
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2015-2017
Direct Government Payments to U.S. Farms: 2012-2018
Average Farm Operator Household Income & Assets, U.S.: 2013-2018
Farm Receipts, Expenses & Income, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2016-2027
Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector via the Production of Goods andServices: 2013-2018
Summary of U.S. Agricultural Trade Projections: Fiscal Years 2016-2027
Total U.S. Agricultural Commodity Exports & Imports, Top Ten Countries: 2013-January 2018
Value of U.S. Agricultural Exports & Imports by Commodity Group: 2013-January 2018
Food Industry Employment, U.S.: 2012-January 2018
Food Preparation and Serving Related Employment and Wage Estimates by Occupation,U.S.: May 2016
World Supply & Utilization of Major Crops: 2015-2018
World Supply & Utilization of Major Animal Products: 2012-October 2017
Chapter 3: Important Food Industry Contacts
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)
Chapter 4: THE FOOD 500:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
Alphabetical Index
Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE FOOD 500
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
A Short Food Industry Glossary

PLUNKETT'S FOOD INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2018

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: 710
Statistical Tables Provided: 30
Companies Profiled: 519
Geographic Focus: Global<

b>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 & Beverage 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 Planted in Dozens of Nations/Agribio R&D Investment Is High
4) Genetically Modified (GM) Foods Prompt Controversy, Labeling and Legislation
5) Cloning of Farm Animals/Meat and Cheese Substitutes Created in Laboratories/3-D Printed Food Appears
6) Selective Breeding, Zinc Fingers, Mutagenesis and Gene-Editing as Alternatives to GMOs
7) Obesity Sparks Government, School and Corporate Initiatives/Snack Foods Get Healthier/Taxes on Unhealthy Foods
8) Organic Food Sales Continue Global Growth/Locally Sourced Foods and Farm to Table Increase in Popularity
9) Food Labeling Gets Further Federal Backing/Wal-Mart Institutes a Food Label Program
10) McDonald’s Repositions to Adapt to New Consumer Tastes/Adds All-Day Breakfast/Table Service
11) Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon Competes in Groceries
12) Precision Agriculture Technologies (AgTech), Farm Robotics, GPS and Irrigation Market Grows Worldwide/Hi Tech Greenhouses
13) Drones Provide New Tools for Precision Agriculture
14) Aquaculture Gains Major Fish Supply Market Share
15) Packaging Technology Improves/Wal-Mart and Coca-Cola Boost Packaging Sustainability
16) Retail Technologies Advance for Store Checkout and Restaurant Orders/Apps and Location-Based Ads Drive Sales
17) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
18) Wal-Mart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Faces Slowing Revenue Growth
19) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
20) Soft Drinks’ Market Share Declines while Bottled Water Sales Soar
21) Consumers Drive a Revolution in the Food Industry, Demanding Fresher, More Natural Foods, Creating both Pain and Opportunities for Companies
22) Food Waste on the Rise/Recycling Efforts Underway
23) Wages for Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Workers Cause Controversy
24) Fast Food Faces Stiff Competition from Casual Dining Restaurants (Fast Casual)
25) Food Trucks Serve Busy Urban Diners, Introduce New Chefs
26) Meal Kits From Firms like Blue Apron Make It Easy to Prepare Home-Cooked Meals Without Shopping at Supermarkets
27) The Future of the Food Industry, Agriculture, Food Demand, Supermarkets and Online Food Retailing

Food Industry Statistics

1) Global Food Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
2) U.S. Food Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
3) Food Sales, U.S.: 2013-2017
4) Changes in Food Price Indexes, U.S.: 2016-2018
5) Gross Output in the Food & Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industries, U.S. Selected Years, 2010-2016
6) Retail Prices for Beef, Pork, Poultry Cuts, Eggs & Dairy Products, U.S.: July 2017-January 2018
7) Meat Supply & Use, U.S.: 2016-2027
8) Egg Supply & Use, U.S.: 2016-2027
9) Poultry & Eggs Production, Use, Prices & Trade, U.S.: 2015-2018
10) Dairy Production & Prices, U.S.: 2015 - January 2018
11) Horticultural Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2016-2027
12) Fruit Production, Per Capita Consumption, Retail Prices & Grower Returns, U.S.: 2007-2016
13) Planted & Harvested Acreage for Major Field Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2016-2028
14) Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Corn, Soybean, Wheat & Cotton Crops: 2017-2018
15) Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Rice, Peanuts, Sorghum, Oats & Barley Crops: 2017-2018
16) Global Area of Biotech Crops by Country: 2016
17) Income Statement for U.S. Farm Sector: 2014-2018
18) Farm Sector Cash Receipts from Sales of Agricultural Commodities, U.S.: 2013-2018
19) Farm Sector Production Expenses, U.S.: 2013-2018
20) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2015-2017
21) Direct Government Payments to U.S. Farms: 2012-2018
22) Average Farm Operator Household Income & Assets, U.S.: 2013-2018
23) Farm Receipts, Expenses & Income, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2016-2027
24) Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector via the Production of Goods and Services: 2013-2018
25) Summary of U.S. Agricultural Trade Projections: Fiscal Years 2016-2027
26) Total U.S. Agricultural Commodity Exports & Imports, Top Ten Countries: 2013-January 2018
27) Value of U.S. Agricultural Exports & Imports by Commodity Group: 2013-January 2018
28) Food Industry Employment, U.S.: 2012-January 2018
29) Food Preparation and Serving Related Employment and Wage Estimates by Occupation, U.S.: May 2016
30) World Supply & Utilization of Major Crops: 2015-2018
31) World Supply & Utilization of Major Animal Products: 2012-October 2017


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