In March 2009, just-food's director of publishing Chris Brook Carter and editor Dean Best presented key findings from just-food's recently published report: Issues, trends and challenges facing the food and drink industry - forecasts to 2014 at the 11th IFE exhibition held at Excel, London. The report explores the global food and drink market in today's challenging climate with analysis of trends and conditions expected to influence sales value and volume growth over the next five years. This briefing provides the full transcript from the presentation.