Biomimicry is the practice of drawing inspiration from nature to solve human problems and inspire innovation. A small but growing number of products now imitate natural plants and animals, with untapped opportunity for manufacturers to acknowledge the potential application of biomimetic techniques in their processes and products.
– Consider emerging opportunities and threats in the CPG market and gain insight into potential future consumer behavior.
– Identify interesting new and emerging concepts, products, and ideas on offer in retail, foodservice, online spaces, and beyond.
– Understand how new concepts and ideas fit into – or challenge – current consumer trends.
– Gain insight and inspiration for innovation programs and new product development.
Consumption is outstripping bio-capacity. As the pressure on the planet’s limited resources increases, interest in sustainability will only heighten. Therefore, bio-utilization – using biological ingredients in product formulations – is being increasingly replaced with more sustainable ways of obtaining natural ingredients.