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Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac 2017: Food Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

PLUNKETT'S FOOD INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2017

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: 713
Statistical Tables Provided: 30
Companies Profiled: 519
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 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 and Mutagenesis as Alternatives to GMOs
7) Obesity Sparks Government, School and Corporate Initiatives/Snack Foods Get Healthier/Taxes on Unhealthy Foods
8) Comparing Major Diet Food and Weight Loss Companies
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 Repositions to Adapt to New Consumer Tastes/Adds All-Day Breakfast/Table Service
14) Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon Competes in Groceries
15) Food Safety Becomes a Massive Consumer, Industry and Regulatory Issue/Major Business Opportunities Arise
16) Precision Agriculture Technologies (AgTech), Farm Robotics, GPS and Irrigation Market Grows Worldwide/Hi Tech Greenhouses
17) Aquaculture Gains Major Fish Supply Market Share
18) Packaging Technology Improves/Wal-Mart and Coca-Cola Boost Packaging Sustainability
19) Retail Technologies Advance for Store Checkout and Restaurant Orders/Apps and Location-Based Ads Drive Sale
20) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
21) Wal-Mart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Faces Slowing Revenue Growth
22) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
23) Soft Drinks’ Market Share Declines while Bottled Water Sales Soar
24) Consumers Drive a Revolution in the Food Industry, Demanding Fresher, More Natural Foods, Creating both Pain and Opportunities for Companies
25) Food Waste on the Rise/Recycling Efforts Underway
26) Wages for Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Workers Cause Controversy
27) Fast Food Faces Stiff Competition from Casual Dining Restaurants (Fast Casual)
28) Food Trucks Serve Busy Urban Diners, Introduce New Chefs
29) Meal Kits Soar in Sales, making it Easy to Prepare Home-Cooked Meals Without Shopping at Supermarkets
30) 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-October 2016
4) Changes in Food Price Indexes, U.S.: 2014-2017
5) Gross Output in the Food & Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2009-2015
6) Retail Prices for Beef, Pork, Poultry Cuts, Eggs & Dairy Products, U.S.: June-November 2016
7) Meat Supply & Use, U.S.: 2015-2026
8) Egg Supply & Use, U.S.: 2015-2026
9) Poultry & Eggs Production, Use, Prices & Trade, U.S.: 2013-2017
10) Dairy Production & Prices, U.S.: 2014-2016
11) Horticultural Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2014-2025
12) Fruit Production, Per Capita Consumption, Retail Prices & Grower Returns, U.S.: 2006-2015
13) Planted & Harvested Acreage for Major Field Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2014-2026
14) Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Corn, Soybean, Wheat & Cotton Crops: 2016-2018
15) Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Rice, Peanuts, Oats & Barley Crops: 2016-2018
16) Global Area of Biotech Crops by Country: 2015
17) Income Statement for U.S. Farm Sector: 2012-2016
18) Farm Sector Cash Receipts from Sales of Agricultural Commodities, U.S.: 2011-2016
19) Farm Sector Production Expenses, U.S.: 2010-2016
20) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2015-2017
21) Direct Government Payments to U.S. Farms: 2011-2016
22) Average Farm Operator Household Income & Assets, U.S.: 2010-2016
23) Farm Receipts, Expenses & Income, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2014-2025
24) Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector via the Production of Goods and Services: 2011-2016
25) Summary of U.S. Agricultural Trade Projections: Fiscal Years 2014-2025
26) Total U.S. Agricultural Commodity Exports & Imports, Top Ten Countries: 2011-2016
27) Value of U.S. Agricultural Exports & Imports by Commodity Group: 2011-2016
28) Food Industry Employment, U.S.: 2010-2016
29) Food Preparation and Serving Related Employment and Wage Estimates by Occupation, U.S.: May 2015
30) World Supply & Utilization of Major Crops: 2014-2017
31) World Supply & Utilization of Major Animal Products: 2012-October 2017


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 and Mutagenesis as Alternatives to GMOs
7) Obesity Sparks Government, School and Corporate Initiatives/Snack Foods Get Healthier/Taxes on Unhealthy Foods
8) Comparing Major Diet Food and Weight Loss Companies
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 Repositions to Adapt to New Consumer Tastes/Adds All-Day Breakfast/Table Service
14) Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon Competes in Groceries
15) Food Safety Becomes a Massive Consumer, Industry and Regulatory Issue/Major Business Opportunities Arise
16) Precision Agriculture Technologies (AgTech), Farm Robotics, GPS and Irrigation Market Grows Worldwide/Hi Tech Greenhouses
17) Aquaculture Gains Major Fish Supply Market Share
18) Packaging Technology Improves/Wal-Mart and Coca-Cola Boost Packaging Sustainability
19) Retail Technologies Advance for Store Checkout and Restaurant Orders/Apps and Location-Based Ads Drive Sales
20) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
21) Wal-Mart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Faces Slowing Revenue Growth
22) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
23) Soft Drinks’ Market Share Declines while Bottled Water Sales Soar
24) Consumers Drive a Revolution in the Food Industry, Demanding Fresher, More Natural Foods, Creating both Pain and Opportunities for Companies
25) Food Waste on the Rise/Recycling Efforts Underway
26) Wages for Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Workers Cause Controversy
27) Fast Food Faces Stiff Competition from Casual Dining Restaurants (Fast Casual)
28) Food Trucks Serve Busy Urban Diners, Introduce New Chefs
29) Meal Kits Soar in Sales, Making it Easy to Prepare Home-Cooked Meals Without Shopping at Supermarkets
30) 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-October 2016
Changes in Food Price Indexes, U.S.: 2014-2017
Gross Output in the Food & Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2009-2015
Retail Prices for Beef, Pork, Poultry Cuts, Eggs & Dairy Products, U.S.: June-November 2016
Meat Supply & Use, U.S.: 2015-2026
Egg Supply & Use, U.S.: 2015-2026
Poultry & Eggs Production, Use, Prices & Trade, U.S.: 2013-2017
Dairy Production & Prices, U.S.: 2014-2016
Horticultural Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2014-2025
Fruit Production, Per Capita Consumption, Retail Prices & Grower Returns, U.S.: 2006-2015
Planted & Harvested Acreage for Major Field Crops, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2014-2026
Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Corn, Soybean, Wheat & Cotton Crops: 2016-2018
Cost of Production Forecasts for U.S. Rice, Peanuts, Oats & Barley Crops: 2016-2018
Global Area of Biotech Crops by Country: 2015
Income Statement for U.S. Farm Sector: 2012-2016
Farm Sector Cash Receipts from Sales of Agricultural Commodities, U.S.: 2011-2016
Farm Sector Production Expenses, U.S.: 2010-2016
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2015-2017
Direct Government Payments to U.S. Farms: 2011-2016
Average Farm Operator Household Income & Assets, U.S.: 2010-2016
Farm Receipts, Expenses & Income, Baseline Projections, U.S.: 2014-2025
Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector via the Production of Goods and Services: 2011-2016
Summary of U.S. Agricultural Trade Projections: Fiscal Years 2014-2025
Total U.S. Agricultural Commodity Exports & Imports, Top Ten Countries: 2011-2016
Value of U.S. Agricultural Exports & Imports by Commodity Group: 2011-2016
Food Industry Employment, U.S.: 2010-2016
Food Preparation and Serving Related Employment and Wage Estimates by Occupation, U.S.: May 2015
World Supply & Utilization of Major Crops: 2014-2017
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

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