Talking Points: 22 Months and Counting

In this end-of-year note, let me share some of the recurring topics that my colleagues and I have been discussing with our clients and networks. The themes will be familiar to you all, and like something else we know, have evolved (mutated?) over the past 22 months of this pandemic.

1. Remember When? – Some of Those Pre-Covid Drivers Remain Highly Relevant

2. Three Enduring Habits – Food E-commerce, Working (and Eating More) From Home, and ESG Issues Are All Pandemic ‘Winners’

3. Myriad Macro Pressures – Inflation, Labor, and Supply Chains are Adding Another Layer of Complexity to Our World

4. The Future of Packaged Food – Reasons to Be Optimistic