Advancing technologies continue to have broad implications for the food landscape. Consumer expectations are being driven to higher levels that impact where, when and how they obtain food. Their increased access to data has propelled the need for greater transparency and disruptive forces are pressuring traditional food manufacturers in other ways. There is unprecedented competition from entrepreneurial startups and unforeseen competition from outside the food industry. This presentation provided insights into factors and examples driving these changes and delved into what it means for product development, innovation and the future of food. Most importantly, how can organizations learn to quickly evolve to survive and succeed?
Andria Long, Insights & Strategy Executive / Former VP Innovation & Consumer Insights at Johnsonville speaking on “Disruption Impact on Future of Food” at the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar.