OC&C Strategy Consultants is a leading international strategy consulting firm, dedicated to providing high-level assistance to senior executives of major corporations. The firm serves a wide range of clients across Europe and in the US from offices or affiliates in Boston, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, London, Milan, Paris, Prague, Rotterdam and Sao Paolo. The food and beverage industry represents a particular area of specialisation for OC&C. The firm's experience spans virtually every product category, and clients include manufacturers, primary producers, retailers and investment institutions. The firm's services include corporate and portfolio strategy, business unit strategy and profit improvement, and mergers and acquisitions support. Enquiries related to this survey should be directed to Michael Jary, Director, at OC&C Strategy Consultants, 65 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TD. Tel: 0171 834 7447 Fax: 0171 828 5349. OC&C's recent publication Shareholder Value Management is available on a complimentary basis exclusively to senior executives in the Food and Beverage industry from the address above. Further information can be found on the World Wide Web at www.occ.co.uk/occ/ {{COVER FEATURE }}