OC&C Global 50

The OC&C/Grocer Global 50 report is the definitive report on the fortunes of world’s largest fmcg companies. See below for in-depth analysis on the performance globe’s biggest consumer goods suppliers, the challenges they are facing and how they are attempting to overcome flatlining global growth

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OC&C Global 50 shows the fmcg giants in good health


The world’s 50 biggest fmcg companies continued their resurgence before lockdown hit, posting their highest levels of organic growth since 2015

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OC&C Global 50 report 2019: how fmcg giants reinvented the wheel


The latest top 50 report shows organic growth is returning. How have the global giants managed it?


Organic growth makes return to the world’s largest fmcg players


The world’s largest fmcg companies have rediscovered organic growth as measures taken to address competitors, customers and shifting consumer tastes have begun to bear fruit.

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OC&C Global 50 2018: consumer goods giants supercharge growth


For the world’s largest consumer goods players, struggling to find meaningful growth, the new mantra is clear: ‘If you can’t beat them, buy them’

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World's 50 largest fmcg companies, ranked by global sales


The OC&C/Grocer Global 50 provides a detailed breakdown of the global sales and growth rates of the world’s 50 largest consumer goods companies

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World's biggest fmcg companies rely on M&A to rediscover growth


Headline growth for the OC&C Global 50 jumped to 5.7% in 2017 from just 0.5% in 2016 and 0.3% in 2015

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OC&C Global 50: Top Performers


This year’s top performing companies in fmcg

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OC&C Global 50: Tobacco's lessons for the fmcg industry


It comes as little surprise that tobacco is the again the standout performer in the fmcg universe - what lessons can the rest of the industry’s learn from tobacco’s enduring success?

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OC&C Global 50: M&A lever yet to be pulled


Forecasts of 3G Capital’s rivals reacting to its deal-making with large-scale consolidations of their own have come to very little as Global 50 M&A slumped last year


OC&C Global 50: Commodities provide bottom line solace


The headline growth picture for the Global 50 is unremittingly grim, but there was some solace for the world’s biggest fmcg suppliers when it came to the bottom line.

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Does zero-based budgeting work for fmcg? The jury is out


There is nothing wrong with ZBB in principle. But it is not a silver bullet, says The Grocer finance editor Alec Mattinson

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OC&C Global 50 2017: Can zero equal hero?


Is zero-based budgeting (ruthless cost cutting) the required method for boosting margin now?

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Global fmcg giants see sales fall for first time since 2003


Sales across fmcg’s 50 biggest players dropped by 0.7% in 2016, the first drop since 2003, the latest OC&C/Grocer Global 50 report reveals


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