Reports on trends flow into our inboxes all year long. To help us dig into what trends will stick and which will fade away, we're giving you a peek into industry metatrends: the trends of the trends. We've invited Dr. Rachel Cheatham, founder & CEO of the Foodscape Group, t
o present the keynote address at our Innovation Café event.
Designed to engage a large audience around a big question, the Café will
garner your insights and reactions on an important subject and give you the opportunity to meet a good number of industry professionals.
We'll also introduce you to our new class of Cappers, the ten companies we'll be selecting to participate in our nine-month accelerator.
Uncover the trends of the trends in the global foodscape. You'll be able to explore how your company and product offerings fit into the metatrends of 2018. Dr. Cheatham's team pulled together 135 publicly available trend reports, logged 2,882 raw data points, and distilled 1,050 trends into a Top 10.
RACHEL CHEATHAM, PhD
Rachel Cheatham, PhD, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She is Founder & CEO of Foodscape Group, LLC, a nutrition strategy consultancy designed to help companies, brands and entrepreneurs conceptualize, develop and market healthier foods based on global wellness trends and insights.
She has been a commercial television producer, Director at the International Food Information Council, and Senior Vice President at Weber Shandwick, a global public relations firm. She is a Professional Member of the Institute of Food Technologists, and member of the American Society of Nutrition and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.