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Plunkett's Food Industry Trends and Statistics 2015: A Summary of Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac 2015

PLUNKETT'S FOOD INDUSTRY TRENDS & STATISTICS 2015

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  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 72
Statistical Tables Provided: 30
Geographical Focus: Global

A condensed market research report excerpted from Plunkett’s Food Industry Almanac 2015, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and vital statistical tables. You will gain significant 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?
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


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

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