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just-food's 2012 Confidence Survey

just-food Confidence Survey – surprise industry optimism

just-food Confidence Survey – surprise industry optimism

just-food's first industry Confidence Survey came amid the toughest trading conditions for a generation. However, the results showed a level of optimism in the sector about the outlook for 2012. Nevertheless, consumers in many Western markets remain less confident about their own prospects and recent economic data is mixed at best.

just-food Confidence Survey – cost volatility and industry consolidation

just-food Confidence Survey – cost volatility and industry consolidation

2011 was a year of commodity cost inflation and the food industry had hoped raw materials prices would fall back this year. However, in some cases, prices remain stubbornly high. The just-food Confidence Survey showed manufacturers remain determined to push through costs but competition between retailers remains intense, which could lead to a wave of consolidation in the sector.