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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

June 4, 2020

Danone’s Volvic water brand achieves carbon neutrality

Food & Drink

Danone-owned mineral water brand Volvic has received B Corp certification, as well as being certified as carbon neutral by the Carbon Trust. According to a statement from Volvic, it is the […]

June 4, 2020

Coca-Cola Consolidated to invest $55m in new US facility

Food & Drink

Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest Coca-Cola bottler in the US, is investing $55 million to build a new distribution and warehouse facility in Whitestown, Indiana. With its new 400,000 square-foot facility, […]

June 4, 2020

Campbell Q3 results: Soup sales surge by 35% amid pandemic

Food & Drink

Campbell Soup has released its third quarter results for fiscal 2020, highlighting favorable gains in its meals and beverage segment, which enjoyed tidal sales of soup. The company’s Meals & […]

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