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2016 Food & Beverage Passport

Today, consumers’ diet and nutrition preferences and habits seem to change on a daily basis. Was it only a few years ago that all fat was bad? Now we are concerned about increasing our protein intake and eliminating gluten. In this volatile industry, information is your best friend. Reports under the Food & Beverage Passport give you the most up-to-date information for successful business planning and improved decision making.



CLEARMarketTrends Reports included (31)

2016 New Product Development Study - Beverage Industry

2016 New Product Development Study - Beverage Industry

Consumer tastes are ever changing and innovation is the lifeblood of the successful beverage manufacturer. This report details both the process and the plans for new product development in 2016-2017. The motivations for and focus of new product work are also described.
December 2016
 
2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Weight Management Research & Development

2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Weight Management Research & Development

The American obesity epidemic is well-documented and the prepared foods industry has a long history of addressing this dilemma with weight-management foods and supplements. This study looks at the industry’s current usage of health-related ingredients, as well as explores the development of new health-related products and current issues facing companies in developing weight-management products.
October 2016
 
2016 Fleet Study - Beverage Industry

2016 Fleet Study - Beverage Industry

This report details current expenditure plans for Logistics and Fleet Management equipment services in the beverage industry. Additionally, the report explores beverage industry experience with maintenance costs and repairs, including major reasons for downtime. Current beverage industry perceptions about the effectiveness of incentives for green and safety technology are also included.
September 2016
 
2016 Job Satisfaction/Hiring Outlook Study - Dairy Foods

2016 Job Satisfaction/Hiring Outlook Study - Dairy Foods

How satisfied are your employees, compared to the industry? Are your wages and benefits on par? Managing labor and benefits costs are key to business success. Employee retention, development, and compensation strategies can make the difference between business success and failure. This report gives you the baseline metrics you need to understand how your business stacks up.
September 2016
 
2016 Equipment Trends Study - Candy Industry

2016 Equipment Trends Study - Candy Industry

Nut allergies. Diabetes. Obesity. American’s nutritional concerns are having a huge impact on candy consumption, and therefore, of course, on candy manufacturing. What equipment is currently being used in the candy industry? Will that change with planned equipment purchases? How those decisions being and by whom within the candy industry? Information on current plans and projected trends in candy industry equipment is critically important for business, operational, and strategic planning. Whether you are within this industry or a supplier to this industry, this report will help you understand where the industry stands now and how that might change over the next three years. Types of equipment, changes in spend, information sources, as well as important factors in the equipment evaluation process are documented in this report.

September 2016
 
2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Candy Industry

2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Candy Industry

American changing attitudes and expectations about nutrition and health, and how that influences consumption of candy is reflected in the industry’s ingredient purchasing trends. Understanding what ingredients are currently being used, and what ingredient purchases are planned, can provide critical insight into industry and competitive behavior. Whether you are within this industry or a supplier to the candy industry, this report will help you in short-term ingredient planning, as well as in longer-term strategic planning. In addition to what ingredients are being planned, this report explores who is making these decisions, and what levels of expenditure are planned.

September 2016
 
2016 Capital Expenditure Study - Beverage Industry

2016 Capital Expenditure Study - Beverage Industry

Actual and planned equipment and systems purchases by beverage industry professionals are important indicators of industry health and potential areas of growth. Planners in the beverage industry as well as those who supply the industry will be interested in this information. Additionally preferences among industry professionals for information sources and communications types are reported; providing additional information for fine-tuning marketing and sales programs.
August 2016
 
2016 Equipment Trends Study - Dairy Foods

2016 Equipment Trends Study - Dairy Foods

Understanding what equipment is currently being used, and what equipment purchases are planned, and how those decisions are being made is critically important information. Whether you are within this industry or a supplier to this industry, this report will help you understand where you stand in the industry, as valuable input for short-term equipment planning, as well as for strategic planning. Results are compared to 2016 plans to demonstrate trends. Types of equipment, methods of and reasons for acquisition, as well as important factors in the evaluation process are documented.
August 2016
 
2016 State of the Industry - Food Manufacturing

2016 State of the Industry - Food Manufacturing

This report evaluates the issues and technologies that food and beverage manufacturers are adopting to enhance productivity and success. Understanding how industry leaders are addressing these challenges can help other industry professionals evaluate their own efforts, as well as to better prepare for the future. Additionally, technologies and methods for addressing food safety are explored.

June 2016
 
2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

Understanding what ingredients are currently being used, and what ingredient purchases are planned, can provide critical insight into the future prospects of the snack food and wholesale bakery industry. Whether you are within this industry or a supplier to this industry, this report will help you in short-term ingredient planning, as well as in longer-term strategic planning. Analysis of the results reveals what types of companies plan investment in various types of ingredients.

June 2016
 
2016 Equipment Trends Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

2016 Equipment Trends Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

Understanding what equipment is currently being used, and what equipment purchases are planned, can provide critical insight into the future prospects of the snack food and wholesale bakery industry. Whether you are within this industry or a supplier to this industry, this report will help you in short-term equipment planning, as well as in longer-term strategic planning. Analysis of the results reveals what types of companies plan investment in various types of equipment.

June 2016
 
2016 Replacement Parts and Components Trends Study - Food Engineering

2016 Replacement Parts and Components Trends Study

How do today’s food manufacturing professionals balance equipment uptime with maintenance, repair and replacement? What key changes are taking place in this area? This report explores best practices in the food and beverage manufacturing industry for inventory management and replacement of components and parts. Additionally, practices in remote machine diagnostics, condition monitoring tools, and food safety-training are explored.
April 2016
 
2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Dairy & Non-Dairy Protein

2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Dairy & Non-Dairy Protein

Consumers are clamoring to get more protein into their diets, and the dairy industry is responding by creating enhanced high-protein foods. Understanding this trend, and the industry’s response, can help dairy companies better plan for investment in response to this trend. Ancillary industries related to developing, manufacturing, and distributing high protein foods will also find this report valuable for business planning.
January 2016
 
2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Functional Foods

2016 Ingredient Trends Study - Functional Foods

Consumers want to live longer, more active and healthier lives, so their interest in functional foods is growing. Functional foods are given an additional benefit (often one related to health-promotion or disease prevention) by adding new ingredients or by enhancing existing ingredients. This report assists industry professionals in understanding the current and projected development of functional foods, as well as the technical challenges and barriers.
January 2016
 
2015 New Product Development Study - Beverage Industry

2015 New Product Development Study - Beverage Industry

Consumer tastes are ever changing and innovation is the lifeblood of the successful beverage manufacturer. This report details both the process and the plans for new product development in 2015-2016. The motivations for and focus of new product work are also described.
December 2015
 
2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Weight Management Research & Development

2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Weight Management Research & Development

The American obesity epidemic is well-documented and the prepared foods industry has a long history of addressing this dilemma with weight-management foods and supplements. This study looks at the industry’s current usage of health-related ingredients, as well as explores the development of new health-related products and current issues facing companies in developing weight-management products.
October 2015
 
2015 Equipment Trends Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

2015 Equipment Trends Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

Understanding what equipment is currently being used, and what equipment purchases are planned, can provide critical insight into the future prospects of the snack food and wholesale bakery industry. Whether you work within this industry or are a supplier to this industry, this report will help you in short-term equipment planning, as well as in longer-term strategic planning. Analysis of the results reveals what types of companies plan investment in various types of equipment.
September 2015
 
2015 Capital Expenditure Study - Food Manufacturing Latin America

2015 Capital Expenditure Study - Food Manufacturing Latin America

This report details trends and plans for investment in equipment, products and services by beverage manufacturers and distributors in Latin America. Understanding these trends can give beverage industry businesses in-depth information for benchmarking your investments, as well as for understanding moves by competitors. For suppliers to the beverage industry, these trends and plans provide key information for sales forecasting and timing, as well as information on communications methods preferred by buyers.
September 2015
 
2015 Fleet Study - Beverage Industry

2015 Fleet Study - Beverage Industry

 
This report details current expenditure plans for Logistics and Fleet Management equipment services in the beverage industry. Additionally, the report explores beverage industry experience with maintenance costs and repairs, including major reasons for downtime. Current beverage industry perceptions about the effectiveness of incentives for green and safety technology are also included.
September 2015
 
2015 Capital Expenditure Study - Beverage Industry

2015 Capital Expenditure Study - Beverage Industry

Actual and planned equipment and systems purchases by beverage industry professionals are important indicators of industry health and potential areas of growth. Planners in the beverage industry as well as those who supply the industry will be interested in this information. Additionally preferences among industry professionals for information sources and communications types are reported; providing additional information for fine-tuning marketing and sales programs.
August 2015
 
2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Dairy Foods

2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Dairy Foods

Are consumers interested in specific new food attributes or flavors? How do dairy industry professionals make plans for and purchase new flavors and ingredients? Understanding this can give companies an edge on understanding competitors as well as on improving their own usage of flavors and ingredients in new product development and improving existing products.
June 2015
 
2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

Understanding what ingredients are currently being used, and what ingredient purchases are planned, can provide critical insight into the future of the snack food and wholesale bakery industry. Whether you work within this industry or a supplier to this industry, this report will help you in short-term ingredient planning, as well as in longer-term strategic planning. Analysis of the results reveals what types of companies plan investment in various types of ingredients.
May 2015
 
2015 State of the Industry - Food Manufacturing

2015 State of the Industry - Food Manufacturing

This report evaluates the issues and technologies that food and beverage manufacturers are adopting to enhance productivity and success. Understanding how industry leaders are addressing these challenges can help other industry professionals evaluate their own efforts, to better prepare for the future. Additionally, technologies and methods for addressing food safety are explored.
May 2015
 
2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Gluten-free Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Gluten-free Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

As more consumers become concerned with gluten and the potential health and well-being impact of consuming whole grains, the snack food and wholesale bakery industry has responded by embracing gluten-free products. But what is the future of this demand? And how will the industry continue to meet these needs in the future? Understanding where we are, and what we have learned about the development and sale of gluten-free products can help in new product development, operations, planning and sales for the industry and their suppliers.
March 2015
 
2015 Packaging Trends Study - Dairy related Aseptic and ESL

2015 Packaging Trends Study - Dairy related Aseptic and ESL

This report assists professionals in understanding the current and projected adoption of aseptic and ESL packaging in the dairy industry. In order to plan effectively for the the transition to new packaging methods in the U.S., it is important to learn from European packaging trends. This report examines the perceived effects of legislation on the adoption of aseptic and ESL packaging.
February 2015
 
2015 Replacement Parts and Components Trends Study - Food Engineering

2015 Replacement Parts and Components Trends Study - Food Engineering

How do today’s food manufacturing professionals balance equipment uptime with maintenance, repair and replacement? What key changes are taking place in this area? This report explores best practices in the food and beverage manufacturing industry for inventory management and replacement of components and parts. Additionally, practices in remote machine diagnostics, condition monitoring tools, and food safety-related training are explored.
February 2015
 
2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Functional Foods

2015 Ingredient Trends Study - Functional Foods

Consumers want to live longer, more active and healthier lives, so their interest in functional foods is growing. Functional foods are given an additional benefit (often one related to health-promotion or disease prevention) by adding new ingredients or by enhancing existing ingredients. This report assists industry professionals in understanding the current and projected development of functional foods, as well as the attendant technical challenges and barriers.

January 2015
 
2014 Capital Expenditure Study - Meat, Poultry and Seafood Processing

2014 Capital Expenditure Study - Meat, Poultry and Seafood Processing

Understanding the capital expenditure plans for companies in the meat, seafood, and poultry processing and distribution industries can be valuable in planning for those companies as well as their equipment and systems suppliers. This report examines plans for spending and coverage, as well as information sources, decision criteria, and factors impacting pricing.
October 2014
 
2014 Capital Expenditure Study - Food Manufacturing Latin America

2014 Capital Expenditure Study - Food Manufacturing Latin America

This report details trends and plans for investment in equipment, products and services by Beverage manufacturers and distributors in Latin America. Understanding these trends can give beverage industry businesses in-depth information for benchmarking your investments, as well as for understanding moves by competitors. For suppliers to the Beverage industry, these trends and plans provide key information for sales forecasting and timing, as well as information on communications methods preferred by buyers.
September 2014
 
2014 Beverage Formulation and Processing Trends Study - Dairy & Non-Dairy

2014 Beverage Formulation and Processing Trends Study - Dairy & Non-Dairy

Dairy Foods manufacturers success is driven by keeping up with industry trends. This report details the current and projected future trends that will shape beverage processing and formulation in the industry. Topics include the usage of functional ingredients, sweeteners, flavors, and packaging. A separate trend for natural and organic beverage products is also explored.

April 2014
 
2014 Capital Expenditure Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

2014 Capital Expenditure Study - Snack Foods & Wholesale Bakery

Understanding what equipment is currently being used, and what equipment purchases are planned, can provide critical insight into the future prospects of the snack food and wholesale bakery industry. Whether you work within this industry or are a supplier to this industry, this report will help you in short-term equipment planning, as well as in longer-term strategic planning. Analysis of the results reveals what types of companies plan investment in various types of equipment.
February 2014
 

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