Campbells recent acquisitions have included US baby food business Plum Organics

Campbell's recent acquisitions have included US baby food business Plum Organics

This week, our research team features reports in the just-food store on the global baked goods market, confectionery in Sweden and the dairy sector in Romania, plus an analysis of Campbell Soup Co.'s recent M&A.

Bread, Cakes and Pastries: A Global Market Overview
Despite growing at a relatively sluggish pace, baked goods still continues to offer growth opportunities for manufacturers and retailers alike. Looking at emerging markets, products can cater to the trend for indulgence in the some of the fastest-growing markets in the world. This report also covers how the changing regulatory environment entails for manufacturers of baked goods.

Campbell Soup Company – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report
This report, published in June, provides intelligence on Campbell Soup Co.'s M&A, strategic partnerships and alliances, capital raising and private-equity transactions. It includes detailed reports of various financial transactions undertaken by Campbell and its subsidiaries since 2007, plus tables and charts covering deal value and volumes trend, deal types and geography-based deal activity.

The Future of the Confectionery Market in Sweden to 2018
The report presents detailed analysis on confectionery consumption trends in Sweden, historic and forecast sales volumes and values at market, plus category level, brand share and distribution channel data. It brings together research, modelling and analysis to provide detailed market data. 

Convenience Stores in the UK - Industry Market Research Report
The convenience channel is one of two key growth engines of the UK grocery market (alongside online). This report from IBISWorld includes five-year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the key players and their market shares.

Market Focus: Trends & Developments in the Dairy Food sector in Romania
Recovering economy, positive consumer sentiment and a large young population will provide growth opportunities to dairy food companies in Romania, according to this report. It states that the market in Romania will benefit from greater per capita consumption as a result of consumers' rising income levels and demand for dairy products with added health benefits. However, the key challenge for packaged dairy food growth remains the strong competition from loose and unpackaged dairy products.

Central America Food and Drink Report Q3 2014
The analysts in this report assert that the region's economic trajectory remains divergent. Despite their expectations for slower real GDP growth in Panama in the next several years, it will remain the regional outperformer. On the other hand, they have a more mixed outlook for growth in the 'northern triangle' countries, with Guatemala likely to fare better than Honduras and El Salvador.

Vietnam - ISA Country Report
This report contains detailed forecasts and analysis for Vietnam, including trade and investment analysis, economic forecasts, political risk assessments and demographic trend analysis. Each ISA country report contains detailed economic data and forecasts, analysis of trade and investment opportunities and coverage of the key political issues facing the country.

Caviar (France) Industry Report
This analysis provides a detailed overview of the caviar market in France and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 20 companies.