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Changes in Food Development, Marketing and Distribution to Consumers

Changes in Food Development, Marketing and Distribution to Consumers

“CHANGE HAS NEVER HAPPENED THIS FAST, and it will never be this slow again.” Andria Long, Growth Advisor, drew upon her years of innovation experience working with consumer-packaged goods (CPG) companies to lay out thought-provoking challenge scenarios for the future...

Consumer Sales Data on Plant and Animal Proteins

Consumer Sales Data on Plant and Animal Proteins

HIGH-PROTEIN DIETS mean different things to different people. So stated Kasey Farrell, Data Product Manager, Product Intelligence Team SPINS, while setting the stage for her talk “The Age of Protein: Emerging Opportunity for Plant-Based Alternatives.” Historically,...

Development Considerations for Keto-friendly Foods

Development Considerations for Keto-friendly Foods

DAVID PLANK, A SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW at the University of Minnesota and Managing Principal of WRSS Food and Nutrition Insights, offered valuable insights into developing keto-friendly food products in his presentation titled “Product Challenges in the Development of...

Disruption Impact on Future of Food Presentation

Disruption Impact on Future of Food Presentation

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...

Non GMO Certification Presentation

Non GMO Certification Presentation

Hard to believe that what started as a consumer driven movement over 11 years ago is now one of the strongest crusades in the natural products industry. According to Nielsen, sales of food labeled “non-GMO” grew more than $8 billion from 2012 to 2016, reaching nearly...

High on Protein: Insights into a Consumer Search for Health

High on Protein: Insights into a Consumer Search for Health

The following presentation is from the "2016 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar: Business Highlights Summary" special report. While the Consumer Confidence Index climbed to 96 in March 2016, other household financial statistics weren’t as hopeful. “Consumers...

The Quest for Protein: Challenges and Opportunities

The Quest for Protein: Challenges and Opportunities

February 17, 2016—Global Food Forums, Inc.—The following is an excerpt from the "2015 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar Business Highlights Report."  Global Food Forums, Inc.’s third annual Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar was held in Oak Brook, Ill.,...

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