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Food & Drink

In a diversified and increasingly demanding food & drink sector, we find and attract senior executives to lead dynamic organisations.

Whether you are or are looking for an R&D Director, a Commercial Vice President, or expert on the Circular Economy, our knowledgeable team can find the right person.

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Key Trends in Food & Drink

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A More Demanding Consumer

Consumers want food that is good for them and good for society despite global trade tensions; locally-sourced, sustainably produced food, with trendy flavours and environmentally friendly packaging, at the right price. Industry leaders are responding by creating products that are good for the body, the environment and the community.

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The Rise of Local (Farm to Counter)

A new generation of consumers wants natural, farm-fresh produce, without pesticides, direct from the farmer – who expects to be compensated fairly. As consumers, today’s generation is more vocal about demanding a fair farm-to-counter supply chain – and expects leaders and companies to innovate and, if needed, disrupt the status quo.

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Transparency & Trust

Consumers are demanding increased transparency through the entire production value chain. They want to know the origin of their food and whether it was produced ethically. They expect full disclosure on ingredients, additives and the manufacturing process. Any leader in this field must be capable of creating value, influencing stakeholders and changing business processes.

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Digital Revolution

Technology, artificial intelligence and big data are having a major impact on the food & drink sector. Tech-savvy leaders with vision are needed to help this sector achieve a circular economy, while managing changes that see farmers increasingly apply targeted approaches to reduce additives and chemicals required to grow produce.

Latest News in Food & Drink

July 7, 2020

Four key factors impacting the water dispenser industry in 2020

Food & Drink

According to a report by Zenith Global, the value of the UK water dispenser market increased to £192 million in 2019. The total combined revenue from bottled water dispensers, mains-fed units […]

July 7, 2020

Nestlé Canada to offload Pure Life bottled water brand

Food & Drink

Nestlé has agreed to sell its Canadian Pure Life bottled water business to private bottled water company Ice River Springs for an undisclosed sum. The deal includes two factories located in […]

July 2, 2020

DuPont promises to “expand innovation beyond imitation” with new meat and dairy-free solutions

Food & Drink

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) has launched a new eco-centric brand designed for the co-creation of plant-based beverages, dairy alternatives, meat, fish and seafood – Danisco Planit. Meat shortages throughout the […]

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