The food industry is experiencing fundamental shifts in consumer demand, competitiveness, stagnant developed markets, fragmented niches of growth, and digitalization (e-grocery). Consumer behaviour in gathering information that affect the purchasing decision, volatile commodity prices, tightened regulations, increasingly powerful retailers and weather volatility that change the agricultural supply that all affect the nature of the food industry’s business model as we know it.

These changes impact every facet of the food industry and directly threatens the traditional business model. But they also open up for new opportunities.

We specialize to help food companies rethink their business models and build differentiating operating models to attain sustainable and profitable growth.

We stand out as the only company specialized to enable executives and their teams build capabilities.

Our focus is to build digital and operational capabilities in teams to sharpen execution, improve consumer insight, branding and marketing effectiveness and rebalance the ecosystem relationship and transform financial risk, control and compliance. Simplifying the operational complexity to improve margin improvement and build capabilities to improve performance across business functions, manage costs sustainably, drive working capital improvement, understanding the cost to serve and manage pricing effectively.

We differentiate as the only company specialized with proven standards, repeatable practices and patterns of success in every segment of the food industry: Agriculture, food manufacturing, food processing, food wholesale and distribution (logistics, transportation, warehousing), food service (including catering), groceries, farmers markets, public markets and other food retail businesses.

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Executive key topics

The key topics chosen by food executives today to address fundamental disruptions includes:

  • Growth strategy: Define profitable growth
  • Shareholder value: Value-based cost reduction to boost yield, margins and customer satisfaction
  • Digital innovation: Differentiating customer experience

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  • The future of food shopping: Personal, digital and virtual
  • Food Product Design: Design-2-Value
  • Differentiating Operating Model
  • Strategy execution: Align business strategy to performance metrics and budget
  • Industry 4.0: Transform workforce and machine productivity
  • Manufactoring 4.0: Future of productivity
  • Smart Supply Chain: Interconnected & Intelligent
  • Smart factory: The future of food processing
  • Information workflow: Improve consumer insight, brand and marketing effectiveness
  • Financial transformation: Risk Control & Compliance
  • Food safety: Big data revolution of the food chain
  • Local requirements and consumer empowerment
  • The food chain data revolution: Reducing cost of goods

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