Rising food prices will accelerate growth of private label in 2011

November 18, 2010

One of the current challenges facing the food industry is the rising price of commodity ingredients. How will this impact the food industry in the coming year? In the new ePerspective post, Judi M. Rossetti, Director of Corporate Finance for Fitch Ratings Ltd., uses her industry expertise to forecast what 2011 will look like for the food industry, specifically the packaged food sector. While she expects that the rating outlook for the U.S. packaged foods sector will remain stable in 2011, rising input costs, aggressive competition, and value-conscious consumers will see the continued growth of private-label food products. Read her other predictions for the packaged food segment and share your insight and thoughts by visiting IFT’s ePerspective.

Judi Rossetti’s ePerspective