Tastewise study reveals consumer motivations for consuming sustainable food and beverage products
January 28, 2020
Tastewise leverages real-time insights of consumers’ motivations and preferences to help companies advance products and practices to meet the needs of today’s sustainability trends and anticipate emerging food trends.
Coalition for Global Protein to convene the food and agriculture sector to address feeding the world’s growing population while benefiting people, animals and the planet
January 23, 2020
To mark the launch of the Coalition, Tyson Foods is convening leaders from the global protein industry, which includes all forms of protein, as well as academia, non-governmental organizations and financial institutions this week at Davos, Switzerland, alongside the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
Pollinator Partnership's Bee Friendly Farming program engages farmers in the promotion of pollinator health on their lands
January 15, 2020
Pollinators are essential to the production of many nutrient rich fruits, vegetables, and nuts, including almonds. In fact, every almond that is produced exists because a honey bee pollinated an almond blossom.
New National Restaurant Association survey identifies top restaurant menu trends for the coming year
January 14, 2020
Diners will see many more alternatives in restaurants this year, as owners and operators adopt eco-friendly packaging, plant-based proteins, revamped classic cocktails, specialty burger blends (mushroom-beef burgers, etc.), and unique beef and pork cuts, which all made the list of top 10 trends.
Shoppers make conscious decisions to purchase based on a growing list of factors
January 14, 2020
This month, I’d encourage industry professionals to pause, reflect and resolve to enhance your brand’s relationship—it’s emotional appeal—to those same consumers. Why? More shoppers are making pointed, conscious decisions to buy—or not buy—based on a growing list of factors.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances unveils 2020 Spark trends
January 13, 2020
The Spark trends platform at Bell is the origin of imagination and where the journey begins to predicting what’s next. It’s the source of what’s possible. It’s the essence of creativity and the future of what’s to come.
Biorigin achieves Gold rating in EcoVadis, enters top 1% of suppliers for corporate social responsibility
January 9, 2020
Biorigin was ranked among the 1% of the 55,000 companies participating in the EcoVadis 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment, with a score of 68/100. This result earned Açucareira Quatá S.A. a gold rating for the first time.
The International Food Information Council Foundation identifies trends to watch in 2020
January 8, 2020
“Each year, our team of registered dietitians, nutrition experts and consumer researchers takes a look at what we can expect in the coming year,” Joseph Clayton, president and CEO, said in a statement. “In 2020, we predict that topics surrounding sustainability, alternative foods and healthy diets will move in some unexpected directions.”
In a book due out this spring, I introduce the concept of Leadering (vs Leadership), because a dynamic environment demands we shift from thinking of leadership as a static noun, to embracing it as a dynamic verb.