June 19, 2018 — Chicago, IL

Event: Cold Pressure Council Annual Conference

Topic: Consumer Research Insights on HPP and Premiumization Opportunities in an Evolving Food & Beverage Landscape

This presentation provides an overview on the consumer mega trends that are driving demand for high pressure processing (HPP) products. These trends include “clean label” foods and beverages; food safety; food sustainability; increased shelf life for ecommerce penetration and fresh prepared foods; smaller brands taking share from “big food”; and convenience/on-the-go products. 


Tuesday, June 19, 2018      
Westin Chicago Northwest
Chicago, IL

Time: 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.

About Rob Wilson

Rob Wilson is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting’s Chicago office. He specializes in the Consumer Products and Retail sector with a more specific focus in the Food and Beverage practice. Rob advises clients on a range of critical strategic business issues, including growth strategy, price pack architecture strategy, trade spend optimization, merger and acquisition support, profitability enhancement, and organizational transformation.

Rob received his BSE in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan and his MBA, with honors, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Rob is an instructor during Merger Week at the Kellogg Graduate School's executive education center, the premier executive program focused on acquisition best practices.

Cold Pressure Council Annual Conference

The Cold Pressure Council Conference features best practices, the latest market trends and tips for packaging HPP products, with insight from leading food processor and services supplier experts.

About L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private- and public-sector organizations, private equity firms, and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded in 1983, L.E.K. employs more than 1,200 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to www.lek.com.