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

2020-07-31T15:46:00+01:00

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

2019-07-09T14:04:00+01:00

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

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

2019-07-05T15:50:00+01:00

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

2018-07-06T14:39:00+01:00

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

2018-07-05T21:23:00+01:00

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

2018-07-05T21:02:00+01:00

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

2017-07-07T00:01:00+01:00

This year’s top performing companies in fmcg

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

2017-07-07T00:01:00+01:00

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

2017-07-07T00:01:00+01:00

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

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OC&C Global 50: Commodities provide bottom line solace

2017-07-07T00:01:00+01:00

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

2017-07-07T00:01:00+01:00

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?

2017-07-07T00:01:00+01:00

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

2017-07-06T23:59:00+01:00

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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