Are you meeting consumer expectations?

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Around a thousand people joined us in June, for an exploration of some of the most important and impactful topics, trends, and insights in our industry. We’d like to share with you some of the top highlights from Food Matters Live in June, is it time to invest in these invaluable insights for your success in 2021, and catch up on the content with an on-demand ticket? Look at some of the content stream highlights below. Don’t have time to fit in all the content right now? Dip in and out when you have the time to. And there’s a chance to expand your knowledge even more, as we equip you with the tools you need for 2022 at our next event, 16-17th of November.

Content Stream Highlights

Webcast: Mainstreaming Sustainable Diets

Insight:

“By 2035 alternative proteins could reach full parity in taste, texture and price with conventional animal proteins. 11% of all meat, seafood, eggs and dairy eaten around the globe is likely to be alternative, with the potential to push this to 22%.”

From session:

“Reaching peak meat: assessing opportunities and developments in plant-based and meat and fish alternatives”

Webcast description:

What will it take to fix our food system and our planet? How can we create global shift in behaviour towards more sustainable diets? What will it really take to mainstream sustainable diets?

Webcast: Future of Nutrition and Health

Insight:

“Making products healthier is not always just about removing fat, sugar, salt and calories…consumers are increasingly searching out foods in store that can help them meet specific health needs such as a healthy heart, lowering cholesterol or brain health.”

From session:

“Exploring Positive Nutrition: improving nutrition by what is added, not what is taken away”

Webcast description:

How does gut health impact on COVID-19 and the COVID vaccination? What lies ahead of the future of personalised nutrition and digital health? How is plant-based innovation advancing sustainable and functional nutrition?

Webcast: Connecting with Consumers

Insight:

“76% of online grocery shoppers say a service where product packaging is collected and re-used appeals to them. Marketing ethical behaviour as convenient as possible has significant value.”

From session:

“What are the latest consumer trends driving innovation in packaging design?”

Webcast description:

How have consumer behaviours and expectations changed since early 2020? Creative minds from the fields of consumer insights, packaging design, digital marketing and eCommerce came together to explore how consumer behaviours and expectations have changed since early 2020. What is the impact on brands and how are they responding?

Webcast: Retail trends & consumer insights

Insight:

“Engage the consumer in real life… In a blind tasting of their ‘chicken’ (not chicken) nobody noticed it wasn’t chicken. Strip away negative preconceptions about plant-based food – it’s here and now, it’s part of the future.”

From session:

“Future consumer trends: where is the plant-based sector headed?”

Webcast description:

How have consumer behaviours and expectations changed since early 2020? Invaluable insights to stay one step ahead of the latest consumer trends. From plant based, low sugar, better-for you to immune health, active nutrition, the future of free-from to the healthy brands transforming the retail and direct-to-consumer landscape.

Webcast: Nutrition in the community

Insight:

“Malnutrition remains a serious issue… child malnutrition doubled in the first half of 2020. And yet, Government announced £100 million of funding to support children, adults and families to achieve a healthy weight due to obesity.”

From session:

“Incentivising healthy weight: the best approach?”

Webcast description:

The UK is in a state of nutritional emergency…  New thinking and ideas to tackle obesity in adults and young people, assessing best practice in communities to combat childhood obesity, and an exploration in the connection between nutrition and mental health, among other themes.

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