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The CGF Partners with Forest Trends and Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 for Their Climate Week Event in NYC News Update 16 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability The CGF Partners with Forest Trends and Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 for Their Climate Week Event in NYC The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce that it is an official partner of “Going All-In To Address Commodity-Driven Deforestation”, a Climate Week NYC event organised by Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 and Forest Trends. The event will take place on September 20th at Rockefeller Foundation at 4pm. The global movement to eliminate the deforestation […]
New CHL China Report Explores Big Data and Nutrition Trends During COVID-19 News Update 03 Jun 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives New CHL China Report Explores Big Data and Nutrition Trends During COVID-19 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), in collaboration with the Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS), has published a report analysing big data on Chinese consumer nutrition, as it relates to trends observed during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks a key milestone in the CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s work to drive healthier lives for consumers […]
Detecting Global Consumer Trends in Bakery, Patisserie and Chocolate to Inspire Innovation Blog 03 Jun 2019 Global Summit Detecting Global Consumer Trends in Bakery, Patisserie and Chocolate to Inspire Innovation To create the best consumer goods and to anticipate what will come next, companies need to truly understand consumers’ needs and expectations. What do they value most and why, and what drives them to buy certain goods?   The importance of consumer research for business-to-business companies Investing heavily in detailed consumer insights can help business-to-business […]
Consumer Trends in the Post Covid-19 Era Podcast 24 Oct 2021 Corporate Consumer Trends in the Post Covid-19 Era   In the October episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Oliver Wright, Senior Managing Director at Accenture. Oliver shares insights on key consumer trends uncovered by Accenture during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as his thoughts on how our industry can harness the opportunities brought about by these behavioural shifts.  
Trends in the CPG Industry Podcast 17 Dec 2021 E2E Value Chain Trends in the CPG Industry In this episode of The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) podcast series, Justin Honaman, Amazon’s Head of Worldwide Business Development, Consumer Products – Food & Beverage, has a lively discussion with E2E Director, Rudy Hagedorn, about some of the biggest trends observed in the consumer packaged goods industry today.   
What’s on our Plates in 2018? – Three Actionable Trends in Well-being Blog 16 Jan 2018 Health & Wellness What’s on our Plates in 2018? – Three Actionable Trends in Well-being Happy 2018! As one year ends and another year begins, it’s helpful (and fun!) to reflect upon events that that impacted our work and the people around us, and look to the future to see what is to come. As an active member of the CGF’s Health & Wellness Steering Committee, through my work with […]
Trends & Tech Disrupting the Retail & Consumer Space Podcast 13 Feb 2020 E2E Value Chain Trends & Tech Disrupting the Retail & Consumer Space In this 20th episode of the End-to-End Value Chain Podcast series, we are live from New York City at the first E2E SpringBoard event of 2020. We hear from returning guest, Klaus Boeckle of Sapphire Ventures, along with Mehdi Daoudi, CEO and Co-Founder of Catchpoint, Andreas Glänzer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Adverity, and […]
Today’s Consumer Trends: Snackification Podcast 07 Nov 2019 E2E Value Chain Today’s Consumer Trends: Snackification The CGF End-to-End Value Chain podcast series gets insights from industry experts working towards collaborative solutions that benefit the entire value chain. In this 14th episode, you will hear from Tim Collins, Managing Director, Aimia Intelligent Shopper Solutions, talking all about one of the latest consumer trends: snackificiation. Read more on this on Tim’s blog […]
European Retail: Challenges & Trends of Tomorrow Podcast 30 Oct 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit European Retail: Challenges & Trends of Tomorrow The October episode of the CGF podcast, recorded at the fourth Sustainable Retail Summit, features Stephen Wynne-Jones, Editor of European Supermarket Magazine, who provides his insights in to the big challenges facing the industry, his predictions on future retail trends as we move into a new decade, and his highlights from this year’s SRS.   […]
E2E Value Chain Podcast: Emerging Trends and the Intelligent Enterprise Podcast 25 Jul 2019 E2E Value Chain E2E Value Chain Podcast: Emerging Trends and the Intelligent Enterprise In this episode of the End-to-End Value Chain podcast series, we hear from Dane Poeske, Vice President of Rizing Consumer Industries, sharing his insights about emerging trends and the intelligent enterprise. Have a listen as we take a deep dive into B2C in 2 hours or less, the circular economy, and industry 4.0.    Sign Up […]
Big Data on Chinese Consumer Nutrition: Covid-19 Trends Analysis Publication 31 May 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Big Data on Chinese Consumer Nutrition: Covid-19 Trends Analysis
Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future Blog 12 Feb 2021 Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future   This is the time of the year when everybody becomes a futurist. With a quick scan of the web you can find plenty of pundits trying their hands at guessing the future – whether it is “5 Supply Chain Trends We Should Watch in 2021” or “13 Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Trends” there is no […]
Press Release 13 Jun 2013 Business Basics More Important Than New Approaches to Growth, The Consumer Goods Forum and KPMG Find  — Sales growth, product innovation and cost reduction programs come top for senior executives in 2013, over newer trends including mobile sales and online media  — Findings released during The Consumer Goods Forum’s annual summit in Tokyo    TOKYO, 13th June 2013 – According to new research from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and KPMG […]
Snack Attack: Are You Prepared for the Latest Trend? Blog 12 Sep 2019 E2E Value Chain Snack Attack: Are You Prepared for the Latest Trend? Did you know that how we eat and think about food is changing? Long gone are the days of three square meals. Consumers today want a diet that’s compatible with their ever-busy lifestyle and are increasingly turning to snacks. Mintel’s Snacking Motivations and Attitudes 2019 report shows that 95% of American adults snack at least […]
Press Release 25 Jun 2013 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch Significant Recommendations that have the Potential to Alter the Industry Landscape Two megatrends, ‘Digital World’ and ‘Fight for Resources,’ are addressed as part of the Future Value Chain series    PARIS, 25th June 2013 – A report published today by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global parity based network for the consumer goods industry, together with Capgemini calls for the consumer goods and retail industry […]
Press Release 10 Jan 2011 Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Aligns on Common Objectives for New Value Chain Collaboration 2020 Future Value Chain worldwide workshops generate ambition for new initiatives to improve consumers’ lives through better business strategies   PARIS and New York, 10th January 2011 – During the past year, executives from across the retail  and consumer goods industry have worked together, as part of the Future Value Chain initiative, to focus on […]