Resources that inspire innovation and drive growth
Five companies pushing the renewable energy trend
Four companies that represent ‘waste becomes fuel’ trend
Five companies pushing the ‘transportation efficiency’ trend
Five companies that represent ‘ag improvements’ trend
Five companies innovating in ‘regenerative agriculture’ trend
Five companies pushing the organic trend
The ‘sourcing responsibly’ trend: five innovators
Five brands showing plant protein love
Five brands pushing the ‘evaluating trade-offs’ trend
The ‘waste reduction’ trend: five innovators
On trend: five companies that put planet, people before profit
Five brands pushing the ‘efficient materials’ trend
The ‘time honored heritage ingredients’ trend: five innovators
Five companies pushing the ‘circular economies’ trend
Five natural products that represent the ‘plants elevated’ trend
The ‘responsible packaging’ trend: five innovators
Five companies innovating in ‘allergens & intolerances’ trend
Five companies pushing the ‘plant-based ethics’ trend
Five natural products that represent the ‘time honored processing’ trend
Five companies innovating in the ‘novel alternatives’ trend
The ‘sugar vilified’ trend: 5 innovators
Five natural brands pushing the ‘healthy fats’ trend
Five plant-based companies innovating in ‘eat more plants’ trend
Five companies innovating in ‘responsible meat & dairy’ trend
Five protein-packed companies innovating in ‘more protein please’ trend
What’s NEXT? Product trends & innovations driving the growth of health & wellness brands
The NEXT Data & Insights team shared an exciting new view into the product trends and innovations that are driving growth for health and wellness brands in the market today. Presented at Natural Products Expo East 2019.
How evolving consumer values are boosting the good food movement
The average consumer’s values are changing in ways that continue to drive natural products sales – here’s the lowdown.
9 ways your brand can support the regenerative movement
Learn how to engage with farmers, consumers and policy-makers to build a foundation for the growing regenerative agriculture movement.
Is the expectation of scale holding you back?
The consumer success model is shifting from products designed to win long-term to a portfolio designed to shift faster and more frequently. Can the food industry adapt?
The Changing Consumer: Where Are We Now?
Presented at NBJ Summit, July 2021
The 2021 State + Future of US Natural & Organic: What Brands Need to Know
Presented at Spark Change’s Spark Brand Success, March 2021
The 2021 State of the Industry: Supplements
Presented at the Inside the Bottle Virtual Summit, January 2021
Certifications: What role should they play in your marketing strategy?
Presented at SupplySide West 2019
Engaging the Connected Consumer: Taking Instagram to the NEXT Level
It’s no secret that social media is quickly replacing traditional marketing channels as the way to reach younger consumers. The NEXT Data & Insights team dove into the rapidly growing area of influencer marketing and why brands in the natural and organic space need to to do more than just drive consumer awareness and trial. Presented at Expo West 2019.
What’s NEXT? Product Trends & Innovations Driving Health & Wellness Growth
Over the past 5 years, the NEXT Data & Insights team has asked more than 500,000 U.S. consumers to predict whether other people would buy specific products. Because each product is coded by the trends is embodies, we can also say which trends are drivers of the market. Presented at Expo West 2019.
Consumers’ values and needs push natural foods to innovate, advance
The natural foods industry has the power to improve nutritional deficits, social inequalities, the environment and climate through its practices. Discover trending products and innovations that are rising to the challenge this Natural Products Expo West 2019 session.
Watch the Presentation
Dollars & Trends: How Investors Decide Where to Put Their Money
Exploration of natural and organic product trends through the lens of investors and progressive consumers; how to improve your investment pitch and what you can do to stand out in a competitive marketplace. Presented at Expo West 2018.
A New Frontier in Product Innovation: Whole Foods
Natural foods experts and pioneers talk about what a whole food is, why consumers are looking for more whole foods, what they expect and some things brands should keep in mind to succeed both as a business and with consumers.
Ingredient Trends: From Birth to Maturity
A model for evaluating the growth of an ingredient trend. Created through the combined data and partnership of New Hope’s NEXT Data & Insights team and Nielsen. Presented at Expo East 2018.