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What's Ahead in 2023?

About This Webinar

From surging inflation to extreme weather patterns to a more eco-conscious consumer, food and beverage businesses had to adapt and overcome in 2022, but what does the new year hold?

Watch the replay of this FI-exclusive webinar as we invited a panel of industry thought leaders to discuss some of the major trends coming in 2023. The panel provided key insights into:

• Consumer and shopper insights for food manufacturers, food retailers and foodservice operators
• How inflation is impacting the consumer, and how to best meet their needs
• High-potential CPG food trends that will likely gain traction in 2023

Watch to prepare your business for 2023 and beyond!


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Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Trendologist and Associate Director, Datassential
Mike Kostyo is the resident Trendologist and an Associate Director at Datassential, the food industry's leading market research and trends company. At Datassential, Kostyo oversees the company's seven TrendSpotting magazines, custom client publications, and he leads trend immersion tours and ideation sessions across the country. Kostyo was a recurring guest on Fusion TV's "The AV Club Show"; has been featured on WGN Radio, CBS Radio, and Gimlet Media's "Why We Eat What We Eat" podcast; is regularly featured in newspapers and magazines; speaks at numerous conferences across the country annually; and he was a judge on Food Network's "Eating America." He has a master’s in gastronomy from Boston University, plus certificates in the culinary arts, baking arts, wine, and artisan cheese production. In his spare time he teaches cooking classes and co-founded a monthly food swap in Chicago.
Webinar hosting presenter
CEO, Jabba Brands
In 2008, Solomon founded 16 Handles, New York City's first self serve frozen yogurt shop. Using his background in growing restaurant chains in the restaurant industry, his new restaurant concept would become the segment leader in NYC and grow to over 40 locations internationally. He organically built and then sold the company in 2022 without raising outside capital.

Also in 2008, he co-founded Greeno Products- a supplier of custom and off the shelf disposables (cups, lids, cutlery) for the foodservice industry.

Jabba Brands was created to invest and advise companies and founders in the food and beverage and restaurant technology spaces. The Jabba approach to business incorporates brand strategy, business development, and a lifestyle focus for the millennial and Gen Z consumer.
Webinar hosting presenter
CEO of Jump Rope Innovation (JRI)
Robyn Carter is the founder and CEO of Jump Rope Innovation, a trends and innovation consultancy that brings consumer and category trends together in service of smart innovation. Robyn is also co-founder of IT! Factor, a tool that brings social media Influencers together with brands for future-forward research and idea development. Jump Rope serves some of the world’s top CPG companies - including Unilever, Mondelez and Mars Wrigley – as well as clients in other industries such as nutritional supplements and foodservice.

Robyn founded Jump Rope Innovation in 2005, shortly after her son was born, so she is well versed in some of the parent-while-you-work challenges that many are facing today.

Before founding Jump Rope Innovation, Robyn’s previous life was spent in advertising, working in both Account Management and New Business, helping to create and implement communications strategies for some truly iconic brands such as Capri Sun, Red Stripe, and Maxwell House. She graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Industrial & Labor Relations.
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