Food Business Strategy

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...

Protein Trend Spotting Presentation

Protein Trend Spotting Presentation

What is a trend and how does one identify them? This presentation examined how and where to uncover trends. From farmers’ markets, food trucks, independent grocery stores and restaurants to retail concepts like juice bars as well as trade shows, crucial insights can...

Staying Relevant with the Evolving Consumer Market

Staying Relevant with the Evolving Consumer Market

Staying relevant with the evolving consumer market is important in identifying trends. People in the food and beverage industries need to get out of their laboratories and into the hidden corners of consumer food markets, if they want to catch the leading edges of...

Investments & Acquisitions in Protein Industries

Investments & Acquisitions in Protein Industries

In 1960, experts estimated that the amount of food needed by the world in 1990 would double. Today, experts are saying the same doubling of the food supply will be needed by 2050, said Matthew Roberts, CSO for Nature’s Bounty (NBTY), in his Protein Trends &...

Framework for Foresight Presentation

Framework for Foresight Presentation

"Framework for Foresight" was presented at the 2016 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar by Mike Lee, MBA, CEO and Founder, Studio Industries. Abstract: Guided frameworks were used to help audience members improve their food innovation efforts by thinking more...

Algae Proteins Presentation

Algae Proteins Presentation

"Algae Proteins" was presented at the 2015 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar by Matthew Carr, Ph.D., Executive Director, Algae Biomass Organization. Abstract: The emergence of algae as a viable source of proteins has garnered much attention in media and the...