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Innovation’s criticality to success in food and nutrition has never been greater. The changes wrought by the pandemic have accelerated long-brewing trends like sustainability and delivery innovation and transformed consumer preferences like mindful indulgence and alternative proteins irrevocably.

As the industry finds its footing in this post-acceleration world, sector leaders look to transformative technologies and solutions to respond, adapt and grow.

At FutureBridge, our Food and Nutrition practice uses its extensive experience to solve your complex business challenges. We help you identify and thrive from transformation, develop and embrace new tech, and create and capitalize on new opportunities.

Food and NutritionNutrition and Wellness

Alternative Proteins

Protein ingredients such as chickpea, fava bean, mung bean, coconut, and fungal protein are upcoming in the alternative protein segment due to their capability of mimicking animal protein. Read summarized insights for alternative proteins w.r.t. trends in technology,...

Food and NutritionNutrition and Wellness

Alternative Proteins Post-COVID: Investing in a Meatless Future

In the first quarter of 2020, plant-based protein companies in the US raised a total of $741 million in investment – nearly matching a record $747 million raised in the whole of 2019. Experts predict that there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future...

Food Waste Valorization: Transitioning from a Linear to a Circular Bioeconomy

Food and Nutrition

The world is confronted with the depletion of natural resources due to their unsustainable use, increased global competitiveness,...

Emerging Technologies of Sugar Reduction: Searching for a Sweet Success

Food and NutritionNutrition and Wellness

As food makers look to develop better-for-you options that are lower in sugar they are seeking out innovative approaches to the...

Packaging Innovation

Food and NutritionPackaging and Delivery Innovation

Sustainable packaging types such as recycled packaging, rPET, paper packaging, and metal packaging are emerging innovations in the...

Future of Food: Top 5 Technology Trends of 2021

Food and Nutrition

Our 2021 food and nutrition industry trend predictions have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The novel coronavirus...

Food & Nutrition Insider

Hyper Intelligence Platform-as-a-Service

We track techno-commercial trends impacting
& shaping the Future of Food

Our Platform provides actionable insights on
technologies, products, IP, markets & regulations
We help you identify & connect with technology
developers and enabling ecosystem players

Food & Nutrition Insider

Hyper Intelligence Platform-as-a-Service

We track techno-commercial trends impacting
& shaping the Future of Food

Our Platform provides actionable insights on
technologies, products, IP, markets & regulations
We help you identify & connect with technology
developers and enabling ecosystem players

Strategic Growth Fields

​A convergence of consumer trends, industry transformations, and exponential technologies creates a pool of opportunities

Reduction & Reformulation

  • Sugar, salt & fat reduction
  • Clean label
  • Functional healthy ingredients
  • Alternative proteins

Nutrition & Wellness

  • Pro/Pre/Syn-biotics
  • Specialized nutrition
  • Changing diet preferences
  • Personalization

Packaging & Delivery Innovation

  • Convenient & interactive packaging
  • New business models & demand moments
  • Connected packaging & traceability
  • Waste reduction & valorization

Sustainable Value Networks

  • Sustainable sourcing
  • Process innovation & digitalization
  • Advanced sustainable agriculture
  • Industrial manufacturing innovations
Exponential Digital Technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence 85% 85%
  • Synthetic Biology 90% 90%
  • Drones & Robotics 83% 83%
  • Blockchain 94% 94%
  • Immersive Technologies 85% 85%
  • Internet of Things 87% 87%

Industry Participants

We help industry leaders keep pace with critical issues across their value network

Agricultural Production

Inputs and Trading

Food Manufacturing

Ingredients

Retail & Consumer Channels

Packaging

Our Solutions

Our solutions combine a unique blend of research, consulting, and hyper-intelligence platform Food & Nutrition Insider for deep insights
With our techno-commercial acumen, we unearth growth opportunities, connect technologies with markets and deliver business impact

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Foresight & Weak Signals
Key Industry Trends & Exponential Technologies
Technology Landscape & Deep Dive
Markets & Regulations Assessment
Technology Roadmaps & Horizon Planning
Business Disruption Monitoring & Opportunity Rada
Solutions Scouting & Benchmarking
Technology, Market & Business Model Evaluation
Innovation Pipeline Development
Partner & Supplier Identification & Assessment
Business Continuity: Key Data, Competitive Positioning, and Customer Analysis
Partner/Supplier Collaboration & M&A Support
Meeting facilitation with potential partners/suppliers Strategic fitment assessment Deal facilitation
Technology Commercialization
Company / Technology Benchmarking & Due Diligence
Technology Implementation Ecosystems

The Business Functions for Whom We Create Value

Insights
Strategize
Implement Disruption
How can I be faster and more dynamic in product development?
What can I learn from other industries in sustainability?
When can digital technologies give me an advantage?
Where will suitable and lucrative unmet needs be?
What are my competitors planning to do?
Where will regulations close or open my markets for novel ingredients?
How do I find new market segments?
What retail innovation concepts can disrupt my business?
What are the capabilities of startups in my industry?
How do I find good M&A targets in innovative packaging?
What are future scenarios for my industry?
Early Signals
Technology Landscape, Roadmaps and Scenario Planning
Opportunity Identification
Policy Drivers & Regulations Assessment
Market Potential, Attractiveness & Outlook
Competition Analysis & Benchmarking
New Use Cases and Business Models
Innovation Pipeline Development
Partner/Supplier Collaboration & M&A Support

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Diverse technological advancements will define future of connected mobility

  • Insights
  • Strategize
  • Implement Disruption
  • How can I be faster and more dynamic in product development?
  • What can I learn from other industries in sustainability?
  • When can digital technologies give me an advantage?
  • Where will suitable and lucrative unmet needs be?
  • What are my competitors planning to do?
  • Where will regulations close or open my markets for novel ingredients?
  • What retail innovation concepts can disrupt my business?
  • What are the capabilities of startups in my industry?
  • How do I find good M&A targets in innovative packaging?
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  • Insights
  • Strategize
  • Implement Disruption
  • Early Signals
  • Technology Landscape, Roadmaps and Scenario Planning
  • Opportunity Identification
  • Policy Drivers & Regulations Assessment
  • Market Potential, Attractiveness & Outlook
  • Competition Analysis & Benchmarking
  • New Use Cases and Business Models
  • Innovation Pipeline Development
  • Partner/Supplier Collaboration & M&A Support
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  • Insights
  • Strategize
  • Implement Disruption
  • What clean label innovations will disrupt my industry?
  • What intelligent packaging innovations should I ignore?
  • Which healthy ingredients’ claims have clinical evidence?
  • How can I “health-ify” discovery innovation? traditional products?
  • Where can I find disruptive personalized nutrition innovations?
  • What are the nutritional needs of aging demographics?
  • Who are my university partners for future ingredient discovery innovation?
  • How will the demands for sustainability and traceability impact my future R&D direction?
  • Which start-ups can help me digitally transform my logistics and retail?
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  • Insights
  • Strategize
  • Implement Disruption
  • Early Signals
  • Technology Landscape, Roadmaps and Scenario Planning
  • Opportunity Identification
  • Market Potential, Attractiveness & Outlook
  • Competition Analysis & Benchmarking
  • Solution Scouting
  • New Use Cases and Business Models
  • Innovation Pipeline Development
  • Partner and Supplier Identification & Assessment
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  • Long Term
  • Insights
  • Strategize
  • Implement Disruption
  • Predicting the movements in volume numbers in my industry?
  • Who are tomorrow’s competition?
  • Where can I find new start-ups?
  • Materials availability, cost & technology change overtime? Will it impact my potential?
  • Where will unmet needs be?
  • What are the key consumer trends? Impact on my business?
  • What can the start-ups in my industry do?
  • Where can I disrupt other industries?
  • New business models?
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  • Insights
  • Strategize
  • Implement Disruption
  • Technology Landscape, Roadmaps and Scenario Planning
  • Opportunity Identification
  • Policy Drivers & Regulations Assessment
  • Market Potential, Attractiveness & Outlook
  • Competition Analysis & Benchmarking
  • New Use Cases and Business Models
  • Innovation Pipeline Development
  • Partner and Supplier Identification & Assessment
  • Partner/Supplier Collaboration & M&A Support
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  • Insights
  • Strategize
  • Implement Disruption
  • How can I be faster and more dynamic?
  • What innovations will disrupt my industry in the next few years?
  • What can I learn from other industries?
  • What applications are other industries using?
  • Are there any solutions out there that improve quality, efficiency?
  • Where will regulations close or open my markets?
  • Find new partners?
  • What can the start-ups in my industry do?
  • Materials availability, cost & technology change overtime? Impact?
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  • Medium Term
  • Long Term
  • Insights
  • Strategize
  • Implement Disruption
  • Technology Landscape, Roadmaps and Scenario Planning
  • Policy Drivers & Regulations Assessment
  • Competition Analysis & Benchmarking
  • New Use Cases and Business Models
  • Innovation Pipeline Development
  • Partner and Supplier Identification & Assessment
  • Partner/Supplier Collaboration
  • Technology Implementation Ecosystems
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Client's Success Stories

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Innovative Snacks Concepts

Food and Nutrition

Leading food & beverage company wanted to explore and identify unique/differentiated snack concepts that can be produced...

Functional Beverages Technology Landscape

Food and NutritionReduction and Reformulation

The Client wanted to understand the functional beverage landscape and the unmet needs of the consumers. What are the current and...

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