just-food's research round-up: PepsiCo's packaged food strategy, the outlook for Brazil
PepsiCo's growth strategy in packaged foods and whether the deterioration of economic conditions in the market will hit prospects for the food sector are included in this week's round-up of essential research from the just-food research store.
This report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers Russia, France, the UK, and the Rest of Europe; it also covers the Halal Food market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Since the last update, the Brazilian economy has shown increasing signs of deterioration. Indeed, consumer confidence has headed lower, inflation has remained near the upper limit of the central bank's tolerance band, the real has sold off aggressively to trade near 2009 levels, and interest rates continue to head higher. With the economy's recovery showing signs of weakness, the analysts in this report believe that economic activity is likely to stagnate in H213, informing the downward revision of their 2013 real GDP growth forecast to 2.0%, from 2.6%.
Global demand for cocoa is increasing, as the world continues its insatiable appetite for chocolate products. However, it is no longer the large confectionery consuming nations of the West that drive demand, but Asia Pacific, where consumption of chocolate and sweet treats is increasing. Players in the industry are trying to meet this demand, whilst still striving to produce a sustainable product. This report discusses these and other issues, which are driving the cocoa ingredients category.
Gluten is a protein composite primarily found in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale. Gluten-free food is either free of ingredients that contain gluten or does not contain grains that are gluten rich. A gluten-free diet is the only medically recognized diet for patients suffering from celiac disease. Also, gluten-free food is healthy to consume and good for the digestive system. Consequently, demand for gluten-free food is increasing among the health-conscious population across the globe.
Use this report to enhance your understanding of the value and volume growth dynamics of the Breakfast Cereals category in United Kingdom. Promote growth in your business with detailed product sales segmentation for both volumes and values, as well as sales by distribution channel at the product category level. Identify the future pattern of market trends, from winners and losers to category dynamics.
In 2013, although heavily dependent on snacks, PepsiCo posted strong financials, and again increased its returns to investors. Recent acquisitions/joint ventures, such as Tingyi, Müller Quaker Dairy and Wimm-Bill-Dann, helped Pepsi in promoting its "one product" strategy, leveraging synergies between snacks and beverages. As well as hot cereals and bakery, the company is now also expanding in dairy and nutrition through innovation, while maintaining robust growth in attractive emerging markets.
This industry profile of organic food in the United Kingdom provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.
This analysis provides a detailed overview of the Supermarkets (France) market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 1500 companies. These include Adour Distribution, Aldi Marche Cuiny and Alzuyeta. This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years.
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Aldi is the leader in discounters. After launching its “New Generation” concept in 2012, the company continued to open new stores in 2013 and 2014. It is expected to further extend its presence in Bel...
Aldi was struggling with poor outlet formats which did not correspond to the expectations of Danish consumers, and this was the main focus of the retailer in 2014. To help improve this, the German own...
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