Sector focus series 2011

The IBR 2011 Food & Beverage (F&B) report - 'Managing through uncertainty' - offers insight into the global F&B industry, including expectations for revenue, profitability and employment, growth constraints and access to finance. It also looks at issues identified by our experts around the world and highlights the following trends and their impact on businesses in the sector:
• productivity improvement and operating-cost reductions
• mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
• regulatory compliance
• innovation and quality
• country-specific changes
The IBR 2011 Cleantech report will be launched in December.