Food Business Strategy

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

The 7th annual Global Food Forums® Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar was held May 21-22, 2019 in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Tuesday, May 21st — 2019 Protein Seminar Pre-Conference Program: Protein Business Strategies The Business Strategies program focused on...

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 1

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 1

IN THE WORDS OF ONE INDUSTRY WAG, “If you need to attend a class on innovation, you’re no innovator.” If you agree, not so fast! A panel entitled “Managing Innovation: From Entrepreneurial Startups to Going Mainstream” offered attendees of the 2019 Protein Trends...

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 1

Business Insights from Entrepreneurial Companies—Part 2

“Managing Innovation: From Entrepreneurial Startups to Going Mainstream” offered attendees of the 2019 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar a practical “how to” guide for innovators. It exposed pitfalls and proffered practical solutions to the challenges that...

Convenient Protein Nutrition Innovation Presentation

Convenient Protein Nutrition Innovation Presentation

What is convenient nutrition and how are these products mainstreaming? How are lilfestyle diets opening up opportunities for new market segments? This presentation focused on innovation of these products. Innovation at all levels and functions is a valuable...

Managing Innovation Presentation

Managing Innovation Presentation

PANEL: Managing Innovation: Entrepreneurial Startups to Going Mainstream Innovation at all levels and functions is a valuable organizational trait. From technology-based start-ups to mainstream companies, from concept ideation to creative operational efficiencies and...

2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

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Innovative Challenger Brands Panel Presentations

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel Presentations

June 1, 2018 — At the 2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar, Kara Nielsen, Vice President, Trends & Marketing, CCD Innovation moderated a group of successful entrepreneurs. This post links to other posts related to those "Innovative Challenger Brands...

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel Part II

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel Part II

June 2, 2018 — This is the second of two posts on findings gathered from a successful food entrepreneurs panel convened by Global Food Forums. In this post, topics related to authenticity and transparency as well as exit strategies are delved into. Click here to...

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel on Proteins – Part I

Innovative Challenger Brands Panel on Proteins – Part I

June 2, 2018 — The food and beverage industries today enjoy a historical confluence of rapidly shifting consumer trends and low barriers to entrepreneurship, generating a flood of innovation. To explore the motivations as well as technical and business challenges of...

IKEA Kickstarter Funds Flying SpArk Insect Protein Producer

IKEA Kickstarter Funds Flying SpArk Insect Protein Producer

(Posted 9/17/2017) Start-up companies submitted more than 1,200 applications from 86 different countries, thereby jumping at the opportunity to become part of the first "IKEA Bootcamp" start-up accelerator. One of those company's chosen was the new Israeli food-tech...