Business Breakfast
A unique series of events hosted across various
cities with engaging content delivered by
thought-leaders and researchers, followed by
a networking session for industry professionals.
Business Breakfast
A unique series of events hosted across various
cities with engaging content delivered by
thought-leaders and researchers, followed by
a networking session for industry professionals.


What consumers will eat in 2024: Food & Beverage Consumer Trends for 2024

Event Details

24 April 2024
2 PM - 3.15 PM Singapore (GMT+8)

This session will be delivered in English

Singapore Expo
1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150

About This Session

This session will delve deeper into the ever-evolving nature of consumer behavior and understanding how top brands can leverage these emerging trends to forge new paths in product development, marketing and innovation within the Food and Beverage sector.

Hot off-the-plate insights into consumer trends –

• Greenprint of growth: Companies takes a back seat

• Decline in traditional processed foods: Embracing nutritional innovation

• A table for all: Fulfilling diverse consumer wishes with no allergies and alternative proteins

• Culinary Kaleidoscope: Navigating category crossovers and with gamification of gastronomy

• Penny-wise provisions: Balancing affordability and nutritional value

• Generative AI for CPG: Gen AI’s evolving role and impact on the F&B sector

About The Speakers

Somsubhra GanChoudhuri

Co-founder and CEO, Ai Palette

Somsubhra GanChoudhuri (Som) is the co-founder and CEO of Ai Palette, a Singapore based Artificial Intelligence startup, backed by the Government of Singapore and investors from Silicon Valley and Europe. Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning, Ai Palette helps its customers to identify new growth opportunities by spotting and analyzing emerging consumer trends.

Som is a marketer by training, salesperson by expertise and passionate about product innovation; having worked closely with some of the world’s largest FMCG brands for more than a decade. He has been awarded as Top50 Innovators at World Innovation Congress. Ai Palette was selected as the, Top 10 CPG Analytics startup globally, Top 5 FMCG AI startup by Stratus insights in 2021, Top10 Food & Retail tech startup at kickstart Innovation Switzerland 2020.

Kristine Mickevica​

Growth Director, Ai Palette

Kristine Mickevica is the Growth Director at Ai Palette and is the go-to person for insights into competitive selling, identifying and communicating real-time consumer insights for CPG brands, across Asia, EMEA and the Americas.

She is responsible for sustaining successful relationships with Ai Palette’s long-standing clients including Diageo, Mondelez, Kelloggs, Nestle and more.

Jurgen Kennedy

Director, Plant Based Foods, AAK

Jurgen Kennedy is the Director and Advisory Board Member at the Australasian Plant Based Association and Director, Plant Based Foods, AAK. With a wealth of experience spanning diverse industries such as technology, healthcare, and consumer goods, Jurgen brings a dynamic approach to crafting compelling marketing strategies.

Beyond his professional achievements, Jurgen is dedicated to fostering collaborative environments where innovation flourishes and team synergy thrives. By championing a culture of continuous learning and strategic thinking, he empowers those around him to push boundaries and unleash their full potential.

Simon Hague

General Manager, Kerry

Simon Hague is the General Manager at Kerry. Simon has over 20 years’ experience across multiple roles in innovation, commercial and marketing, working with some of the biggest global foodservice brands. His inquisitive mind for anthropology and cultural trends, passion for foodservice, and extensive travels, make him a sought-after expert in his field, and a strong supporter of Kerry’s ambition to provide sustainable food and beverage solutions to more than 2 billion consumers by 2030.

Simon’s reputation extends to him being a notable champion of Kerry’s work in diversity and inclusion. In 2021, he was named Top 100 OUTstanding Future Leader of the Year by Yahoo Finance and Involve. He also received the 2023 Kerry Inspiring People Award for Courage, and sits on the Advisory Council and Steering Committee Member for the Partnership for Global LGBT Equality as the Kerry Group representative, in partnership with the World Economic Forum and UNHCR. Having previously lived in UK, Hong Kong and the Philippines, Simon is now based in Singapore.


This a free-to-attend event for trade professionals. There is a seating capacity limit. Please note, only attendees with a valid confirmation code will be allowed to attend.

Registration will close on 19 April 2024

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