Consumer goods and the food industry


The food industry is in a phase of stagnation to furthest extent possible. Many markets are saturated, the obstacles for innovations are too great in addition to being coupled with considerable investment. Furthermore, for German manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), cost pressure is increasing due to the strong position of the retail market and excess capacity existing in many areas of the food industry.

On account of the many years of experience, our consultants possess in the consumer goods and food industry, candidus understands all of the specifics and demands of the industry in great detail. Therefore, as your partner, we can advise you on all strategic and operative issues in a knowledgeable and comprehensive manner.

A consistent company alignment to existing and future challenges is more important than ever! Especially with regard to rationalization-related subjects including cost savings or value engineering, expansion plans or growth through innovation, companies have to be prepared with the knowledge of best practices. Only in this way can they continue to react successfully and profitably in the market.


We offer you customized solutions that build upon our expertise:




Select project references in consumer goods and food industries


Operational excellence project with an emphasis on optimizing production and logistics costs:
General results:

  • Consolidated European production and distribution network
  • Design and adaption of planned operative process based on SAP
  • Lowering costs from around 12 % in the processes observed

Operational excellence project with an emphasis on optimizing production and logistics:
General results:

  • Lowering costs in the field of production by 10 % in the first year
  • Minimizing overcapacity in plants and targeted acquisition of production capacities in the plant sold
  • Lowering costs in the field of warehousing and distribution logistics by 11 % in the first year
  • Optimizing the utilized capacity in outbound logistics by 20 %