Free Webinar: Plant-Forward Product Trends to Attract 2019’s Mindful Consumer

Wednesday, February 6 at 2:00 p.m. EST/ 11:00 a.m. PST 

almond barsAs flexitarian and plant-based diets continue to gain popularity, how can manufacturers implement other trends in product development to make plant-based ingredients stand out? How are consumer behaviors evolving? What can you do to say ahead of the curve? Join the Almond Board of California (ABC) for this free, 45-minute discussion on key industry trends influencing consumer preferences for plant-based snacks. Lu Ann Williams (Director of Innovation at Innova Market Insights) will showcase product examples from around the globe with a special focus on labeling and marketing of plant-based products, and Andy Ford (Senior Director of Innovation & Ideation at Brado Creative Insight) will share consumer insights related to bridging the gap between snacking and meals and how almonds are a cornerstone ingredient for forward-thinking formulations.



almond clustersRegister now through the Food Navigator portal linked here. You’ll hear from and engage with these industry experts and have the opportunity to ask your own questions about plant-based product development during the 10-minute Q&A session after the presentation! Please submit any burning questions in advance within the Food Navigator registration form.

To register for this free webinar, please click here.




Speaker Backgrounds

Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation, Innova Market Insights 

Lu Ann Williams Lu Ann has been active in the food industry globally for more than 20 years and is an expert in trends driving the food and beverage industry. An active global technology scout and frequent speaker at industry events, at Innova Lu Ann leads a team of analysts that track new trends in more than 70 countries.










Andy Ford, Senior Director of Innovation & Ideation, Brado Creative Insight


Andy Ford Andy Ford has been involved in consumer insights his entire career, working in the advertising agency business, creating an in-house consultancy and software platform that drove consumer research and messaging, and developing the Innovation discipline at Brädo to assist brand teams in creating products.