The main objective of the Food & Beverage industry is to provide safe, high-quality and affordable nutrition to consumers worldwide. It plays an essential role in the global food chain by transforming raw agricultural commodities into end products that meet the needs of increasingly sophisticated consumers. The industry is a key contributor to society’s goals of ensuring food security and public health. It is also one of the biggest innovators, a stable source of employment and incomes, and a major driver of socio-economic development.
The Food & Beverage industry involves the processing and transformation of agricultural and livestock goods into products for intermediate or final consumption. The manufacture of meat and dairy products, flour and milling by-products, oils, sugar, chocolate, frozen food, animal feed, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as tobacco products, are all part of this industry. The industry’s products are usually sold to wholesalers and retailers for distribution to consumers.
Argentina is recognised worldwide as one of the major producers and exporters of food and beverages, ranking among the ten biggest global producers of vegetable oils, soybean by-products, pasta and wine. The sector plays a key role in the ...View more details
The revenue of China’s food sector in the third quarter of 2020 reached RMB 511.7bn, up by 8.4% y/y. The total profit of the food sector in July-September 2020 surged by 30.3% y/y to RMB 51.6bn. The positive outcomes ...View more details
The revenue of China’s beverage sector rose by 2.8% y/y to RMB 391.7bn in the third quarter of 2020, as some major beverages’ sales started to recover after the successful containment of the coronavirus outbreak. Beverage ...View more details
The Philippine manufacturing sector contributed approximately 23% of the country’s GDP as of Q3 2019 – and grew by 2.3% y/y in the first three quarters of 2019. The Philippines’ rapidly growing food and beverage ...View more details
Food and beverage manufacturing is among the leading economic sectors in Mexico. In 2019, it accounted for 21% of total manufacturing output value and 4.5% of domestic GDP. The sector attracted USD 2.5bn in foreign ...View more details
The food and beverage sector in Russia takes a relatively small share in the economy but is a significant contributor to foreign trade deficit. In 2019, the sector’s gross value added (GVA) accounted for 3.4% of the country’s ...View more details
The F&B sector is one of the high-potential industries in Malaysia, according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM). Factors contributing to the industry expansion are economic development, evolution of needs ...View more details
The Chinese food sector’s revenue in the second quarter of 2020 reached RMB 501.4bn, up by 8.9% y/y, driven by increased sales and prices of some major foods. The total profit of the food sector in April-June 2020 rose by 38.8% y/y ...View more details
China beverage sector’s revenue decreased by 0.1% y/y to RMB 383.9bn in the second quarter of 2020, reflecting the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Beverage retail sales in April-June 2020 increased by 9.4% y/y to RMB 55.9bn, ...View more details