Changes in consumer habits following the end of the Covid-19 pandemic might slow down the ongoing growth recovery

M

Medium RISK for entreprises

  • Fragmentation

  • Internationalization

  • Capital Intensity

  • Profitability

  • Fragmentation

  • Internationalization

  • Capital Intensity

  • Profitability

  • Favorable outlook in the long run as global population is on the rise.
  • Agrifood demand fueled by Asia’s new middle class and better disposable incomes.
  • Financial performances of beverage companies sound enough on a global average.
  • Resilience to periods of downturns in mature economies.
  • Bright demand for the market niche of organic food and responsible farming principles.
  • Market maturity in advanced economies leads to strong price competition.
  • Food processing companies highly dependent on the very concentrated retailing outlet.
  • Limited pricing power of food makers against wholesalers and retailers.
  • Environmental concerns related to the too strong use of pesticides and water, on top of the necessity to get GHG emissions reduced in the upstream.
  • Bumpy supply-chain management during (pandemic) crisis.
  • Food safety related to changing food supply/demand dynamics locally and globally.

Key players

Country Role Sector risk
China

#1 market by revenue

B

Medium risk

United States

#2 market by revenue

C

Sensitive risk

Germany

#3 Market by revenue

B

Medium risk

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