This week's batch of reports includes a two-part look at commodities and in particular the factors behind the volatility in prices and forecasts for the years ahead. Elsewhere, the reports include a look at the top 100 confectionery companies worldwide, the use of omega-3 in food and drinks sold in the US and a SWOT analysis of UK retailer Sainsbury's.

Agricultural Commodities - Part 1: General Operating Environment
This first part of this report investigates the general operating environment underpinning price movements and volatility. How do factors including population, energy consumption, currency volatility and government policy impact agricultural commodities prices, and what lessons can be learnt?

Agricultural Commodities – Part 2: Present Performance and Future Prospects
The second part of this report examines present and future prices for key food inputs like wheat, corn, rice, cocoa, sugar, soy and milk. Recent developments will also be used to predict prices longer term. What, if anything, can the industry do to mitigate potentially catastrophic price volatility for food inputs?

Top 100 Confectionery Companies (Global)
Using a unique method of analysis, each of the Global Top 100 Confectionary companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.

Omega-3 Foods and Beverages in the US, 3rd Edition
According to this report, three factors indicate that another boom for omega-3-enhanced products is on the horizon: 1) an ongoing release of scientific studies supporting the health benefits of consuming omega-3, 2) innovative product introductions, and 3) strong consumer awareness and demand.  

J Sainsbury plc - SWOT Analysis
This SWOT Analysis examines the company’s key business structure and operations, history and products, and provides summary analysis of its key revenue lines and strategy.

Top 100 Consumer Food Manufacturers (Global)
Using a unique method of analysis, each of the Global Top 100 Consumer Food Manufacturers is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.

Weight Management – US
This report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level.

Fresh Fruit & Vegetables in China: A Market Analysis
This is a comprehensive report covering the market for fresh fruit and vegetables in the People’s Republic of China.