Griffith Foods, Chicago, USA (2016)

Griffith Foods, Chicago, USA (2016)

The Future of the Global Food Industry

Project Overview

Griffith Foods is a product development partner specializing in food ingredients, serving global and regional food companies worldwide. With facilities across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, Griffith Foods is a purpose driven company who ‘blends care and creativity to nourish the world’. The company’s sustainability platform of people, planet and performance is balanced with their purpose and values via an ongoing pursuit for excellence both within the company and in their global impact. Future iQ was contracted to lead a Scenario Planning process with 40 members of Griffith Foods’ worldwide leadership team in order to explore the future of the global food industry. Following on from this successful process, Future iQ presented an innovation forum entitled, “The Future of Food – Some Perspectives” with Griffith Foods at the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference in Dubai in October 2016.

Future iQ's Role in this Project

    • Pre Workshop Surveys of members of Griffith Foods leadership team to ascertain their thoughts and priorities regarding the future of the global food industry across 5, 10 and 15yr spectrums.
    • Production of the Future of Food Research Publication to assist in the background reading and knowledge of global trends which may impact the food industry.
    • Delivery of 2 day Scenario Planning workshop, with 40 members of the leadership team to explore the future of the global food industry.
    • Playing The Future Game simulation learning tool as part of the Scenario Planning process.
    • Stakeholder Engagement Communication Kit for the results of the Scenario Planning process to be brought out to the Griffith Foods team and customers.
    • Presentation of The Future of Food innovation forum with Griffith Foods at the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference in Dubai