Market concentration and the healthiness of packaged food and non-alcoholic beverage sales across the European single market.

Last updated on 24-9-2022 by Stefanie Vandevijvere

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the relationship between market concentration and diversity, as indicators of market structure, and the healthiness of food and beverage sales across Europe. DESIGN: Market share data per country were used to calculate market concentration, assessed by the four firm concentration ratio and market diversity, assessed by the number of companies with ≥1% market share and the number of companies uniquely present in one European country. The healthiness of food sales was assessed by applying the NOVA-classification (level of processing). Simple and multiple linear regress…

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