Trends platform

Bridge2Food Food Technology Professionals Platform

6th Sports & Performance Nutrition 2016
14-16 June 2016

Bridge2Food Food Technology Professionals Platform

5th Healthy Ageing 2016
12-14 October 2016

Ingredients Platform

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2nd Top Class Protein Nutrition 2016
23 & 24 June 2016

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9th Protein Summit 2016
19-21 September 2016

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11th Food Proteins
Course 2016
8-10 November 2016

LinkedIn groups run by Bridge2Food

Bridge2Food Food Proteins Group on LinkedIn


Food Proteins

Sports & Performance Nutrition

Confectionery, Bakery & Snacks

Coated Foods

Food Technology Professionals

Healthy Ageing

International Food Business Network (IFBN)




Research & Consultancy



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Bridge2Food is offering various research and consultancy opportunities to clients, who are active in trend, protein ingredients and technology markets as a result of our activities in these different platforms, such as:

  • Regional or National Food market developments
  • Specific Food Categories
  • Innovations
  • Technology
  • Sourcing
  • Industry contacts and reviews
  • Market information         

For individual clients we carry out a market update service on specific food categories in different markets.


We have carried out projects for FMCG companies and food ingredient companies, as well for national authorities. And we have facilitated innovation in food chains.

Business to Consumer - Project examples

  • Market assessments
    • Indicate market drivers and dynamics
    • Logistic and distribution opportunities and constraints
    • Players
    • Retail store checks analysis

  • Category analysis
    • Analyse market shares
    • Pricings and costs
    • Innovations
    • Brand positioning

  • Consumer product tests
    • Organize focus groups
    • Consumer analysis
    • In-home tests of existing products
    • New products or concepts

Such tests are suitable to test your product vs. competition, to test suitability for a foreign market or to assist you in further category development.

Business to Business - Project examples

  • Industry and customer analysis
  • Monitor trends and developments in new ingredients and to find right customers which fit the suppliers' profile, the required ingredient functionality and positioning.
  • Product tests
  • Test ingredients in various end products to establish the functionality and pricing.
  • Product improvements
  • Assist in tailoring formulation cost, to improve product processes and or product qualities.

Research must be carried out by specialists. We will discuss in detail with the client the input of own specialists or external partners for specific jobs.

More information

Please contact Gerard Klein Essink or call him at +31 30 225 2060 for specific inquiries and to learn more about how Bridge2Food can assist you in achieving your goals.


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