The aim of this book is to provide statistical information on the various food industries. Each chapter covers one particular industry or a group of related industries and is organized in the same way. Statistical details are given on industry structure, the European Community, output, inputs, capital, labour, international transactions, stocks, consumption, prices, supplies and disposals, financial information, research and development, advertising and market research, official investigations and improvements and comments.
"will be of enormous value to market researchers, economic historians, and anyone else investigating the patterns of food distribution and consumption in Britain. (The author) was invited by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Royal Statistical Society to research and write the impressive volume..." -Hampstead and Highgate Gazette
General statistical sources for the food industries; group 411 - organic oils and fats; group 412 - slaughtering of animals and production of meat and by-products; group 413 - preparation of milk and milk products; group 414 - processing of fruit and vegetables; group 415 - fish processing; group 416 and 419 - grain milling and bread, biscuits and flour confectionary (including breakfast cereals); group 420 - sugar and sugar by-products; group 421 - ice-cream, cocoa, chocolate and sugar confectionary; group 418 and 423 - starch and miscellaneous foods (excluding tea, coffee and breakfast cereals); tea and coffee; concluding remarks. Appendices: Reconciliation of standard industrial classification (1980) with standard industrial classification (1968) for class 41/42 "food, drink and tobacco manufacturing industries"; names and addresses of trade associations, unions and other professional organizations connected with the food industries; statistical inquiries relating to the food and feed processing industries; headings used for identifying expenditure information in the "Family Expenditure Survey".
Series: Reviews of United Kingdom Statistical Sources
For Ages: 18 years old
Number Of Pages: 816
Published: 1st December 1995
Publisher: CHAPMAN & HALL
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78
Weight (kg): 1.62
Edition Number: 1