The risk of being overweight in all the wrong areas: a review of the food and beverage sector
Driven by population and economic growth in Asia, there are opportunities to capitalise on the rising demand for food and changing consumer trends. However, with the increasing problem of obesity, the food and beverage sector is exposed to a number of other sustainability issues. Food for thought for investors...
AMP Capital recently conducted a major review of the food and beverage sector. This paper explores some of the key sustainability drivers, what they mean from an investor’s perspective, and the links between investment returns and companies’ management of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks.
In this paper we discuss…
How the food and beverage sector is subject to a set of relatively strong sustainability drivers
What the obesity issue means for investors
How population growth in Asia means export opportunities for Australian companies
Read the full report here.