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Market Monitor: Food & Beverage

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Market Monitor: Food & Beverage

Making the right decisions for your business starts with having the most accurate and current information available. Our Food & Beverage  Market Monitor keeps you up to date on the events, trends, and market forces that shape and guide the industry.

  • After reaching unprecedented levels in 2021, the slowdown of U.S. Food & Beverage transaction activity that persisted throughout 2022 continued into the first half of 2023.
  • However, some of the underlying data points to stabilizing market conditions and provides optimism for a robust second half of the year.
  • During the first half of 2023, 37 U.S. Food & Beverage M&A transactions (26% of total) were completed by financial investors, up from 13 (9% of total) during the second half of 2022.
  • With Americans snacking more than ever in a post-COVID world (71% of consumers in 2023 snack at least twice per day), M&A transaction activity in the Snacks & Confectionary subsector has been prevalent over the past year.

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