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Bringing you a compilation of the biggest trends facing the industry from some of the most knowledgeable industry leaders, recorded live at IFE Manufacturing , part of Food, Drink & Hospitality Week 2024.

Disruptive Forces In Food And Drink: The Trends Revealed

From human health to environmental impact, our food system is under increasing pressure. Join thefoodpeople's Charles Banks to discover how some of the emerging forces re-shaping the food industry will affect you: from AI and molecular farming to the ‘pillars of protein’. And take part in the debate around ultra-processed & hyper palatable foods.


  • Charles Banks, Co-founder - thefoodpeople


The Impact Of Rising Prices On Global Consumers In 2024

In this presentation, FMCG Gurus detailed how the cost of living crisis continues to influence consumer behaviours and attitudes at a global scale. Their consumer insights revealed perceptions of price sensitivity, price comparison, and value, and how this affects purchasing habits and consumption patterns. They also exposed how consumers can maintain and grow retailer and brand loyalty, by developing strategies that align with evolving need states.


  • Will Cowling, Marketing Manager - FMCG Gurus


Who Cares, Who Does? Identifying The Top Categories For Sustainable Shoppers

Who Cares? Who Does? is Kantars highly anticipated thought leadership piece on sustainability within FMCG. Natalie Babbage, Director at Kantar, takes you through globally acquired ground-breaking research over five years in the making. This session uncovered exactly what 'sprouting' trends and new truths are shaping today's eco-conscious consumers, what their thoughts are on waste, and what their expectations are of brands and the government for 2024 and beyond.


  • Natalie Babbage, Director, LinkQ - Kantar


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