Retail & Consumer Channels

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The retail industry is one of the most dynamic and fast-paced due to huge competition. Hence the industry leaders are always on top of monitoring and understanding the trends and consumer behavior to keep up with the fast trending space.

Clients leverage FutureBridge’s experience in technology and innovation strategies to enable our clients to implement top solutions and models to provide consumer benefits.

War on Plastic: The Next Generation of Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Food and Nutrition

In little more than a century, plastic has gone from being a hero packaging material to one of the world’s greatest environmental problems. According to the EPA, approximately 70% of plastics in the US are destined to landfills, where they will take from 10 to 1000...

Packaging Innovation in the Food & Nutrition Sector: Good for Profit and the Planet

Food and Nutrition

Good for-profit and the planet…. Food loss and waste cause about $940 billion per year in economic losses while food & beverage packaging accounts for almost two-thirds of total packaging waste. This inefficiency has enormous economic, environmental, and social...

Market Opportunity Assessment for Small Packaging Format

Food and Nutrition

A Global Food Manufacturing Company wanted to understand the small serve food packaging formats (≤3 portions or 100g) that are available in the top 10 markets worldwide.

Technology Landscape & Regulatory Intelligence on Sustainable Packaging

Food and NutritionPackaging and Delivery Innovation

The Client wanted to align its packaging strategy in accordance with the EU regulations. Due to changing and stricter regulations in Europe and the possibility of heavy taxes being levied, companies are working on initiatives to fulfill the regulations. In context to...

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 drivers and modulators?
  • What technologies are more adaptable?
  • Who can be the potential consumers?

Research Development & Innovations

  • What are potential markets to penetrate?
  • How does overall market growth seem?

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

Food and Nutrition

Innovative Seed Technology

Quick overview Due to the change in the regulatory landscape, the materials used for the coating of seeds are rigorously controlled. The engagement helped the Client to explore various technologies and compositions to identify materials for seed coating. Additionally,...

Food and NutritionPackaging and Delivery Innovation

Packaging in E-commerce

Quick overview E-commerce packaging has a huge impact on business and its success. With pandemic hitting our lives, E-commerce packaging and its value have become essential for all industries. Our client was able to identify packaging trends and opportunities in new...

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