In a record two months since the original announcement was made, Amazon closed its acquisition of Whole Foods, taking formal control on Monday, 28 August. In light of the few announcements made on day 1 of the ‘Amazon era’, in this note, we re-examine our initial assessment of the consequences of this deal for CPGs.Read more
Attitudes towards sugar are changing globally. As the concerns of consumers and governments have gained momentum, food & beverage companies have felt the pressure and need for change. These initiatives could accelerate a longer-term slowdown of sugar consumption. In this shifting landscape, the outlook for industrial sugar use in emerging markets is key.Read more
January is the time to let go of what was and look forward to what will be. When...