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Food & Beverage (North America) 2021

The food and beverage benchmark is primarily representative of food, beverage and alcohol production and distribution firms. The employees include a mix of front-office professionals, production and distribution.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Food & Beverages

    64%

  • Food Production

    15%

  • Wine and Spirits

    13%

  • Restaurants

    9%

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

72% of Food and Beverage (North America) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 43% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 21 and is in the bottom 32% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

68%

1% above global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

71%

Same as global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

86%

1% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

57%

2% below global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

80%

4% below global average

The highest scoring question for Food & Beverage North America had 91% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+0% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Food & Beverage North America were generally least favourable about Learning & Development, and were most negative towards 'I have seen positive changes taking place based on recent employee survey results' with 10% of people disagreeing (-2% below average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 19% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+1% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 9% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-1% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.6 stars (-0.3)

Work Life Balance

3.6 stars (-0.2)

Compensation and Benefits

3.7 stars (+0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.4 stars (-0.1)

Recommend to Friend

67.0% (-4)

CEO Approval

72.0% (-12)

How does Food and Beverage (North America) compare?

Organizations in Food & Beverage North America tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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