Czech Republic Food & Drink Report Q2 2015

Jan 28, 2015 - Business Monitor International - 117 pages - USD $1,295
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The recovery in private consumption remains on track supported by a number of factors. Low inflation benefited real income and private consumption growth in 2014, and this will remain the case in 2015. Low levels of household indebtedness - the household debt to GDP ratio is one of the lowest among regional peers - will also underpin the rebound in private consumption. In addition, the labour market continues to show signs of sustainable recovery, as reflected in the steady drop in unemployment, accompanied by growing number of vacancies, suggesting unemployment has further to fall. Reflecting the rebound in private consumption, retail sales have accelerated in the last months of 2014.

Headline Industry Data (local currency)
  • 2015 per capita food consumption (local currency terms): +1.9%; compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to 2019:+3.0%
  • 2015 alcoholic drinks value sales (local currency terms): +2.3%; CAGR to 2019: +4.1%
  • 2015 carbonated soft drinks value sales (local currency terms): +3.4%; CAGR to 2019: +5.0%
  • 2015 mass grocery retail sales (terms): +4.1%; CAGR to 2019: +6.6%
Key Company Trends

AB Inbev Acquires Czech Brewery : AB Inbev bought a small Czech brewery in July 2014 aiming to bolster the company's claim to the use of the Budweiser brand while fighting a local contender. The company is in the process of taking over Pivovar Samson, based in Ceske Budejovice, known in German as Budweis; the place of origin of the world-famous Budweiser beer. The acquisition puts an end to an historical dispute dating back roughly a hundred years in many jurisdictions over the company's use of the Budweiser name in different markets in a context where it has no operations in the actual town. AB Inbev produces 400mn hectolitres of beer a year and uses the Budweiser brand in the US, as well as Asia and South America.

The Czech Republic Food & Drink Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s market assessment and independent forecasts for food and drink expenditure, consumption, sales, and imports/exports and forecasts for the mass grocery retail sector. The report also includes analyses of major regulatory developments, the background macroeconomic outlook and competitive landscape comparing national and multinational companies by leading products and services, sales, investments, partners and expansion strategies.

BMI's Czech Republic Food & Drink Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the food and drink industry and the mass grocery retail market in Czech Republic.

Key Benefits
  • Benchmark BMI's independent food and drink industry forecasts for Czech Republic to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Czech food and drink market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in Czech Republic through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments.
  • Exploit latest competitive intelligence on your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity) and Competitive Landscape Tables.

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, covering food and drink manufacturing and consumption and the mass grocery retail market.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the food, drink and mass grocery retail sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI’s Food and Drink Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Indices provide investors (food and drink manufacturers and mass grocery retailers) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points to provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Food Forecasts

BMI’s food chapter is divided into sections such as Meat, Fish, Confectionary, Dairy and Canned Foods, and provides insight into each market’s food industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. The chapter includes the following elements:
  • Industry Forecast scenario – Historical data series and a forecast to end-2019 for growth of key indicators within a market’s food industry. Indicators include food consumption, food consumption as % of GDP, canned food sales, confectionery sales and food and drink imports and exports, among others.
  • Industry developments – A summary of corporate developments, including news on M&As, FDI, expansions, closures and financial results, in addition to analysis and explanation of the latest industry events and how these could influence further investment.
  • Market Overview – An overview of the structure of the market, introducing the key players and discussing underlying trends.
Drink Forecasts

Segmented the same way as BMI’s food chapter, the drink section provides insight into each market’s drink industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. Forecast indicators include alcoholic and soft drink sales by value, volume and sub-sector and tea and coffee sales, among others.

Mass Grocery Retail Forecasts

Segmented the same way as BMI’s food and drink chapters, the mass grocery retail section provides insight into each market’s grocery retail industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. Forecast indicators include mass grocery retail sales by format (including supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience and discount stores) and a breakdown of the organised retail sector versus the traditional sector, among others.

Competitive Landscape

Illustration of the mass grocery retail and food and drink industries via rankings tables comparing revenues, number of outlets and number of employees. This chapter also includes data-rich, in-depth regional analysis of the market position, business strategies and investment potential of the region’s leading mass grocery retail and food and drink operators.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate Company SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.


The Food & drink Reports draw on an extensive network primary sources, such as multilateral organisations, government departments, industry associations, chambers and company reports.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.

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