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Research and Markets: Sustainability in the Global Food and Beverage Industry 2012-2013: Trends and Opportunities, Budgets, Food and Beverage Industry Procurement, and Marketing Initiatives

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Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n29886/sustainability_in) has announced the addition of Canadean Ltd's new report "Sustainability in the Global Food and Beverage Industry 2012-2013: Trends and Opportunities, Budgets, Food and Beverage Industry Procurement, and Marketing Initiatives" to their offering.

Sustainability in the Global Food and Beverage Industry 2012-2013: Trends and Opportunities, Budgets, Food and Beverage Industry Procurement, and Marketing Initiatives is a new report by Canadean that analyzes what sustainability means to the global food and beverage industry and how it is being implemented. Furthermore, this report grants access to the opinions and strategies of business decision makers and competitors, and examines their actions surrounding sustainable procurement practices and marketing green initiatives. This report provides a comprehensive account of how executives in the global food and beverage industry perceive sustainability, and also explores the key drivers and challenges of sustainability management; furthermore, it attempts to forecast the change in demand for various sustainable products and services in different markets across the globe. The report provides access to information categorized by region, company type, and size.

This report is a result of responses derived from Canadean's exclusive B2B panel of senior decision making respondents, and helps in understanding the implementation of sustainability in the industry and its impact on business. It also includes analysis of responses from senior stakeholders, including detailed segmentation, which helps the reader to make well-informed business decisions.The high number of responses from C-level or equivalents ensures optimum credibility and is responsible for accurate snapshots of the industry's best sustainability practices.

Key Highlights:

Overall, 'avoid excess packaging', 'long term supplier engagement', and 'local sourcing' are the most-implemented sustainable procurement practices, as identified by 58%, 53%, and 49% of buyer respondents respectively.

Buyer respondents seek packaging suppliers who prioritize the 'use of lightweight material', who place high importance on the 'percentage of recycled material used', and who provide 'reduced layers of packaging'.

On average, buyer companies in the food and beverage industry plan to allocate 26.3% of their total procurement budgets for 2012-2013 for sustainable products and services.

'Including sustainability as a section in corporate website', sending 'educational marketing messages', and 'explaining cost-benefit of sustainability to clients' are considered the most important steps to be taken by supplier companies in order to market their green credentials to clients.

Reasons to Buy:

- Identify the most popular or universally accepted indices or practices used in measuring and monitoring sustainability implementation.

- Understand the set specific cost saving targets to be achieved when implementing sustainability.

- Uncovers the leading concerns of companies in the effective implementation of sustainable practices.

- Formulate effective procurement strategies by identifying how sustainability procurement budgets are changing and where expenditure will be directed in the future.

- Identify the specific marketing strategies and channels competitors use to win business.

Companies Mentioned:

- Air Liquide Industrial

- Amcor

- Annabelle Candy

- Bega Cheese

- Betagro Company Limited

- Cargill

- Cenergy Power

- Cogenra

- Cono Sur Vineyards and Winery

- Cool-Therm

- Danone

- Dean Foods

- Dr. Oetker

- DuPont

- Ecolab

- Fuchs North America

- Geoclima

- Glanbia

- Greyston Bakery

- High Liner Foods

- JaMar Packaging

- Kellogg

- Kraft Foods Inc

- Mars Chocolate

- Meijer

- Mundella Foods

- NNZ

- Nestlé

- PepsiCo

- Perfect Food Factory

- Placon Corporation

- SureHarvest

- Tanzania Coffee Board

- Tea Forte

- Whole Foods Market

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n29886/sustainability_in

Source: Canadean Ltd

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Food and Beverage

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