A consumable product is a product that is produced in order to satisfy the wishes or needs of a consumer.
They are regularly used up or changed, and an office must maintain a stable supply of these products in order to function. Groceries and personal care products are consumables seen in the home. Conversely, things like appliances are not placed in the classroom but are considered durable consumer goods.
Companies that operates in the consumble sector is often more stable with less risk involved. This is due to the fact, that people will always need food, drinks. The products that these companies sell, are nessesary for survival, so if a crash were to come. People would still need food, drinks etc.
These companies are good for long-term investments, that will last for life and most of them increase more than the market over a period where a crash have occured.