Food and Drink Insight

Food & Drink Insight brings you analysis of regional trends, regulatory changes, projects and investments plus competitive intelligence on the growth strategies of leading companies in the sector

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Company Trend Analysis - Trade Policy And Wellbeing Consumer Trends Pose Risks For Tyson - SEPT 2017

Americas July 2017 / United States / Industry

Tyson Foods is executing a strategy to expand its prepared foods division first through the Hillshire Brands and now AdvancePierre acquisitions. On a product level, the company is focusing on value-added poultry and its 'Core 9' branded products, which management feels have the best earnings growth opportunities. Two key issues facing the company over the coming quarters will be US trade policy and the increase in consumer awareness with regards to healthy lifestyles and animal welfare.

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Industry Trend Analysis - Food & Drink Mid-Year Update: Key Themes For 2017 - SEPT 2017

Asia July 2017 / Global / Industry

As we reach the mid-point of the year, it is time to assess the performance of the key views we outlined for the Food & Drink sector in 2017 and whether these trends are playing out (see 'Key Themes For Food & Drink In 2017', December 6 2016). We are pleased to highlight that all five of our views are playing out in the first six months of the year and are likely to continue in the H217 period.

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Company Trend Analysis - PepsiCo International Operations Critical To Future Prospects - SEPT 2017

Emerging Europe July 2017 / Global / Finance

US-based food and beverage producer PepsiCo is split into six major divisions: PepsiCo Americas Beverages, Frito-Lay North America, PepsiCo Europe, Latin America Foods, PepsiCo AMEA (Asia, Middle East and Africa) and Quaker Foods North America. For most of its soft drink brands, Pepsi North American Beverages (PNAB) manufactures and sells concentrate to licensed bottlers, who sell the branded products to independent distributors and retailers, while providing marketing, promotional and sales support. The company's brands include Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Tropicana Pure Premium and Aquafina. PAF is PepsiCo's food and snack business in North and South America. Its portfolio of businesses includes Frito-Lay North America, Quaker Foods & Snacks, Sabritas, Gamesa and Latin America Foods. PepsiCo International produces and distributes this portfolio of brands around the world.

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Company Trend Analysis - Coca-Cola To Step Up M&A In Functional Beverages - SEPT 2017

Middle East & Africa July 2017 / Global / Industry

In a bid to diversify its portfolio away from a reliance on carbonated beverages, Coca-Cola is instigating an M&A drive, which we expect will be focused on increasing the company's exposure to functional beverages in line with consumer demand.

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Industry Trend Analysis - Ros? Revolution More Than Just A Fad - SEPT 2017

Western Europe July 2017 / Global / Industry

Consumer demand for ros? wine is booming in developed markets, driven by premium labels which are helping to transform the category's traditional image as a cheap, lower-quality offering. Celebrity-endorsements, rising popularity among male consumers and the millennial preference for 'exotic' alcoholic drink imports will help ensure that Provence-style ros? continues to record impressive industry-leading growth rates.

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