Licensed food/beverage goods lead in retail sales, occupying 33.7% of all sales in the corporate trademarks/brands category.
We break out some of the larger sub-groups, including automotive/vehicle, food/beverage, restaurants, sporting goods, hardware/appliance/tool, home-related, electronics/technology, and electronic media.
The company designs, integrates, installs and supports complex material handling systems for the industrial, food/beverage
, wine and spirits and retail industries.
Health claims have become an important, in some instances, necessary step when considering a new food/beverage
Gamma-Clear is a proprietary material technology for producing clear oriented polypropylene (OPP) containers for a wide variety of food/beverage products.
Gamma-Clear containers are 'narrow-neck' and provide numerous possibilities for new packages for food/beverage producers.
Growth by industry for ADC manufacturing software Compound annual growth rate through 2007 Pharmaceuticals 12.4% Electronics 9.1% Food/Beverage
9.0% Automotive 8.9% Consumer products 8.7% Metals 5.8% Source: Venture Development
As a side effect, it is difficult today to find "character" branding as we know it for food/beverage products.
Despite that, Vietnam and Thailand food/beverage exports into the U.S.
Based on consumer spending by product segment, consumer penetration/usage trends and projected data, industry retail sales for 2007 (and growth versus 2006) are as follows: Functional/Fortified Foods & Beverages: $39 billion (12%); Vitamins, Minerals, Herbal & Dietary Supplements: $22 billion (7%); Organic Foods/Beverages: $19 billion (25%); Natural Food/Beverages
: $14 billion (4%); Natural/Organic Personal Care: $8 billion (29%); and Natural/Organic General Merchandise: $1.5 billion (21%).
Only 3% of all properties associated with licensed food and beverages fall into the top tier of licensed properties (those with food/beverage retail sales of $500 million per year or more); at the other end of the spectrum, 44% generate annual retail sales of $25 million or less.
The Food/Beverage Licensing Report identifies distinct characteristics associated with this sector, including regulatory, food safety and quality issues; how ingredient sales, recipes and flavor formulations affect payments; the high investment required to secure placement at retail, and more.