April 07, 2023

Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston-based market research firm, has published a complete, new report on the Food Industry.  (Plunkett’s Food Industry Almanac 2023,  It contains hundreds of pages of vital insights, including forecasts, market sizing, technologies analysis, trends analysis and statistical tables, as well as data on top global companies.

Key Findings:

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms within the Food Industry.  Gain vital insights that can help shape strategy for business development, product development and investments.

Key Features:

  • Business trends analysis
  • In-depth industry overview
  • Technology trends analysis
  • Forecasts
  • Spending, investment, and consumption discussions
  • In-depth industry statistics and metrics
  • Industry employment numbers

Additional Key Features Include:

Industry Glossary

Industry Contacts list, including Professional Societies and Industry Associations

Profiles of industry-leading companies

  • U.S. and Global Firms
  • Publicly held, Private and Subsidiaries
  • Executive Contacts
  • Revenues
  • For Public Companies: Detailed Financial Summaries

Pages: 678

Statistical Tables Provided: 12

Companies Profiled: 500

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $399.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

Plunkett Research Provides Unique Analysis of the Following Major Trends and Technologies Affecting the Food Industry

  1. Introduction to the Food Industry
  2. The State of the Food Industry Today
  3. Genetically Modified (GM) Seeds and Crops Planted in Dozens of Nations/Agribio R&D Investment Is High
  4. Genetically Modified (GM) Foods Prompt Controversy, Labeling and Legislation
  5. Plant-Based Meat Substitutes Developed
  6. Selective Breeding, Mutagenesis and Gene-Editing, Including CRISPR, as Alternatives to GM Seeds
  7. Obesity Sparks Government, School and Corporate Initiatives/Snack Foods Get Healthier
  8. Organic Food Sales Continue Global Growth/Locally Sourced Foods and Farm to Table Increase in Popularity
  9. McDonald’s and Other Fast Food Companies Reposition to Adapt to New Consumer Tastes and Robotics
  10. Demand for Home Grocery Delivery Service Such as Instacart and Amazon Fresh Soars
  11. Grubhub, DoorDash and Others Deliver Restaurant Meals and Household Items to Homes
  12. Precision Agriculture Technologies (AgTech), Farm Robotics, GPS and Irrigation Market Grows Worldwide/Hi Tech Greenhouses
  13. Drones Provide New Tools for Precision Agriculture
  14. Aquaculture Gains Major Fish Supply Market Share
  15. Packaging Technology Improves/Walmart and Coca-Cola Boost Packaging Sustainability
  16. Retail Technologies Advance for Restaurant Online Ordering, along with Robotics and Automation
  17. RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution
  18. Walmart Still Dominates the Retail Industry, but Invests in Web Presence to Battle Amazon
  19. Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales
  20. Consumers Drive a Revolution in the Food Industry, Demanding Fresher, More Natural Foods, Creating both Pain and Opportunities
  21. Food Recycling Efforts Underway
  22. Wages Rise for Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Workers
  23. Fast Food Faces Stiff Competition from Casual Dining Restaurants (Fast Casual/Fast Fine)
  24. Food Trucks Enjoy a Boom
  25. Meal Kits from Firms like Blue Apron Make It Easy to Prepare Home-Cooked Meals
  26. Craft/Microbreweries Proliferate
  27. The Future of the Food Industry, Agriculture, Food Demand, Supermarkets and Online Food Retailing

Plunkett Research Provides In-Depth Tables for the Following Food Industry Statistics

  1. U.S. Food Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Food Sales, U.S.: 2019-October 2022
  3. Income Statement for U.S. Farm Sector: 2019-2023
  4. Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2021-2023
  5. Value Added to the U.S. Economy by the Agricultural Sector via the Production of Goods and Services: 2018-2023
  6. Summary of U.S. Agricultural Trade Projections: Fiscal Years 2020-2031
  7. Total U.S. Agricultural Commodity Exports & Imports, Top Ten Countries: 2018-February 2022
  8. Food Industry Employment, U.S.: 2018-Decenber 2022
  9. Food Preparation and Serving Related Employment and Wage Estimates by Occupation, U.S.: May 2021
  10. World Supply & Utilization of Major Crops: 2020-2023
  11. World Supply & Utilization of Major Animal Products: 2019-Jan 2023