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 from offices in Boston, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, London, Palo Alto, Paris, Rotterdam, and Tokyo and associate offices in Italy, Eastern Europe and South America. The food and drink 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, e-business strategy, business unit strategy and profit improvement, and mergers and acquisitions support. This Index was compiled by Zoe Keeler, James Micklethwait, Hetal Popat and Richard Smith. Enquiries related to this survey should be directed to Martin Deboo or Michael Jary, Directors at OC&C Strategy Consultants, 65 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TD. Tel: 020 7834 7447. Fax: 020 7828 5349. Further information can be found on the World Wide Web at www.occstrategy.com. {{COVER FEATURE }}