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Food & Beverage

Consumer adoption of emerging technologies is dramatically changing shoppers’ behaviours. Globalisation of both retail and consumer product manufacturers will continue to make the competitive landscape more complex and international, while the growth in private label will increase competitive intensity, adding “new” competitors and increasing bargaining power of the consumer.

Concerns around health and food Safety continues to be a major issue. Product recalls have become a top of mind issue – fuelled by media coverage and consumerism, while trends toward healthier lifestyles influence people’s desire for improved food quality and functionality. The regulatory environment will keep evolving and needs to be a key consideration in facing competition and setting the growth agenda in this traditionally low-margin sector.

We help our clients to address these business challenges by leveraging process and emerging technologies to provide enhanced data insights and improve speed to knowledge. For example: improving on-shelf availability (known and unknown demand) and profitability of trade promotions, and achieving efficient compliance with changing regulatory requirements and reducing the cost of maintaining quality.

Featured insights

  • Food and Beverage 2020
    A growing global appetite
  • The Center for the Global Food Value Chain
    The Center is designed to help companies understand and address food safety and quality issues, including changing regulations, market trends, supply chain risk, operational impacts, and use of business analytics to improve performance. Our goal is to establish a resource for companies to share ideas and gain valuable insights that will help advance food safety & quality.

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Meet the team

Deloitte named a leader in supply chain risk by Kennedy
2012-2015 report covering the supply chain risk market.

Global Powers of Retailing 2014
This report identifies the 250 largest retailers around the world for the past fiscal year.

Hidden cities: The next generation of retail markets
Exploring opportunities for investment in 10 “hidden cities”.

Retail globalization: Navigating the maze
The easy growth is over. What options are there for retailers entering new markets?

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  • Consumer Business
  • Consumer Products
  • Retail

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Howard da Silva
Industry Leader Consumer Business
   

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