Future of Beverages,

24 Aug, 2021

14:00

Pre-Event Networking

(Participants are strongly encouraged to Log on to get acquainted with CMT MEET Platform)

15:00

Welcome Remarks & Moderator's Introduction

15:05

THE FUTURE OF BEVERAGES

Global beverages landscape is facing disruption across consumer, brands, and route to market. With their focus on rapidly evolving consumer needs, startups are challenging incumbent brands. But, more worryingly, competitive advantages that beverage companies had spent decades and a fortune in building are being rapidly unbundled. In this session, we unpack some of the key macro trends driving those changes and how beverage companies are evolving to stay competitive and deliver sustainable business growth.

  • Evolving consumer demographics
  • The changing route to market
  • Sustainability – Be an activist

Mr. Sudip Sinha, Director - RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness

Rabobank Singapore

15:25

Live Q&A

15:30

FUTURE OF BETTER-FOR-YOU BEVERAGES, INNOVATION IN JAPAN AND SINGAPORE

  • Key growth drivers, markets & trends (including changing market landscape with less sugar initiative in ASEAN)
  • Innovation in Functional beverage, Challenges in contradictory markets

Ms. Rieko Shofu, Group CEO

POKKA Pte Ltd

15:45

Live Q&A

15:50

NOOTROPIC BEVERAGES FOR COGNITIVE HEALTH - THE FUTURE OF FUNCTIONAL BEVERAGES?

  • The mission to develop the 'world's smartest beverage' - Arepa
  • Customer segments and drivers
  • Investing in clinical research
  • Protecting IP

Mr. Angus Brown, Co-Founder / CEO

Arepa

16:05

Live Q&A

16:10

PROSPECT OF CBD-INFUSED BEVERAGE IN THAILAND

  • Navigating Thai CBD regulation and market potential

Yongsit Rojsrikul, CEO

Tipco Foods PCL

16:25

Live Q&A

16:30

Networking Break

(20 minutes Virtual Interaction at CMT Connect & Networking Lounge)

16:50

INNOVATING FOR THE ADULT BEVERAGE MARKET - KEY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

17:05

Live Q&A

17:10

NEXT-GENERATION INGREDIENT INNOVATION

Senior Representative
Kerry Ingredients

17:25

Live Q&A

17:30

INNOVATION IN SUGAR REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY

17:45

Live Q&A

17:50

Closing by CMT & End of Event

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