Recyclability. Sustainability. Waste Collection.

Waste reduction in our daily lives has become a need to protect our planet. Packaging waste is one of the top responsibilities that businesses have to address. Companies are participating in bringing eco-friendly materials throughout the packaging lifecycle.

At FutureBridge, we work with our clients in gauging innovative solutions to meet their sustainability objectives, including identifying business opportunities and providing feasible and adaptable approaches to reach their goals.

Emerging Non-thermal Technologies in Food Processing

Industrial Manufacturing

Non-thermal food processing is being explored as a sustainable alternative to traditional heating methods such as gas burners, steam, etc. It is also beneficial in terms of product shelf-life as some non-thermal technologies can improve the shelf life by around 2-3...

Food Trends for 2023

Whats on the menu? Food Trends for 2023

Food and Nutrition

As we navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of the food industry, innovative technology from other sectors could be key to shaping a more sustainable and healthy future. Listen to Edward Bergen (Senior Analyst for Food & Nutrition at FutureBridge) on EIT Foods’...

Sugar Gummies – Reinventing as Healthy Sweets

Food and Nutrition

Sugar-reduced gummies especially vitamin and mineral supplement gummies are becoming increasingly popular across the globe. One reason is the increased diabetic population while another strongest driver behind the growth is the increased demand for a convenient and...

Reinventing Value Systems in F&N industry

Food and Nutrition

The food & nutrition industry transformation has triggered collaborations and partnerships in the value system networks. Innovation and expanding value networks are influenced by consumer and industry macro trends. While shifts in value networks and supply chains...

Strategic Growth Fields

A convergence of 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%
  • Robotics 94% 94%
  • Internet of Things (IoT) 87% 87%
  • Immersive Technologies 92% 92%
  • 3D / 4D Printing 85% 85%

Business Objectives

Some examples of diverse business objectives we have worked with our clients

Strategy & Futures

  • What are the future prospects of green packaging?
  • What are sustainable packaging innovations by the competitors?
  • Who are the new entrants in the innovative packaging space?

Research Development & Innovations

  • How is IP evolving in the packaging domain?
  • What are the major R&D strategies of new players in obtaining the new materials?
  • How is competition investing in their R&D?

Growth & Market Development

  • What is the market growth rate of fiber-based packaging?
  • What are the business models adopted by peers to gain consumer acceptance in edible packaging?
  • How E-commerce is driving packaging innovation & solutions?

Manufacturing, Production & Logistics

  • What are the various challenges in manufacturing smart packaging?
  • Which are the manufacturing hotspots in Europe?
  • Who can be potential co-manufacturers for reusable packaging?

Client's Success Stories