Global Intellectual Property Center

Counterfeit food & consumer products cost $10-15B

Counterfeit food & consumer products cost $10-15B

Economic adulteration and counterfeiting of global food and consumer products is expected to cost the industry $10 to $15 billion per year. Source: Grocery Manufacturers Association and A.T. Kearney, “Consumer Product Fraud: Deterrence and Detection”, January 2010.