January 12, 2021

Italy

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66% in 2020 spent more on F&B

According to a survey conducted recently among Italians about the main changes in their perception in 2020 compared to past years, 66% of respondents declared that they have been spending more on food & beverage this year than in previous years. The Consumption Observatory of ShopFully, an Italian tech company working in Drive-to-Store, asked Italians

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Packaging segment slows down in 2020

The preliminary figures from the MECS-Ucima Research Department reveal a slowdown for the packaging machinery sector. 2020 turnover drops to €7.6 billion (-5%), small falls in both domestic sales (-6.8%) and exports (-4.5%). The seemingly unstoppable growth of the Italian packaging machinery industry has suffered a temporary setback. According to the preliminary figures compiled by