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agriculture-nutrition2.jpgFrom farm to fork, the Visionary Science's Agriculture & Nutrition Research Program monitors a wide array of individual food and agriculture markets that make up the entire food and agriculture value chain. We help our clients identify the key challenges facing the food and agricultural industry sector in order to be successful in this market space today and tomorrow.

More specifically, we help our clients understand the future of the global socioeconomic environment and the impact on the total demand, and regional distribution of demand, for agriculture products.

The overarching mission of Frost & Sullivan's Food & Agricultural practice is to provide continuous cutting-edge strategic market insights on the global food and beverage value chain in order to provide our client's the information it needs to make more-informed and less-uncertain business decisions, whether it is to take advantage of an opportunity or to guard against a potential threat.

Meet the Team

Chris-Shanahan.jpgChristopher Shanahan

Global Program Manager

Natasha.jpgNatasha D'Costa

Associate Director

Tosin-Jack.jpgTosin Jack

Senior Industry Analyst

There is a significant and growing need in the agriculture and nutrition industry sector to adopt new tools, knowledge, and processes that helps them meet the needs of a growing number of consumers with increasingly stricter green, safe, healthy, and ethical requirements and given increasingly constrained natural resources. These tools, knowledge, and processes includes a wide set of goods and services from many food and agricultural markets and enabling industries such  as automation, precision measurements and sensors, bio-based agrochemicals, seeds and traits that are ethically produced and cultivated free from undesired qualities, new retail business models, and even food supplement markets.

Companies that have a truly global market and product strategy, a focus on health and wellness, and adopt an environmentally- and socially-responsible sustainability agriculture and nutrition strategy will come out on top and be the global leaders of the agriculture and nutrition industries in the future.

Innovations in Food Safety, Milk Processing, Plastic Recycling, and Anti-wrinkle Technology

This Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features features trends in milk processing and plastic recycling. The TOE also focuses on various technological innovations in food safety and anti-wrinkle technologies.

The Industrial Bioprocessing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on…

Innovations in Food Packaging, Food Color, Gold Processing, and Coffee Supply Chain

This Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features trends and innovations in sustainable food packaging and natural food colors. The TOE also focuses on various technological innovations in gold processing, and efficient coffee supply chain solutions.

The Industrial Bioprocessing TechVision Opportunity…

Global Curcumin Market, Forecast to 2023

This research service identifies the major industry challenges, technology and market trends, market drivers and restraints, regulatory and consumer trends in the global curcumin 95% extract (as an ingredient) market. Value chain analysis and trends in value addition of curcumin ingredients are…

Innovations in Food Safety Diagnostics, Food Packaging, Viticulture, and Bread Production

This Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features trends and innovations in food safety and food packaging. The TOE also focusses on various technology innovations in viticulture, sugar, bread production, and edible water packaging.

The Industrial Bioprocessing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE)…

Post Holdings Continues its Acquisition Route to Growth and is Set to Acquire Weetabix

The recent news on Post holdings Inc. acquiring Weetabix does not seem to be out of place, in terms of mergers and acquisitions in the food industry. There is continued expectation that the food industry will continue to get consolidated, as market participants across the supply chain try to meet…

Innovations in Sustainable Milk Production

This Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features trends and innovations in the milk production sector. The TOE also focusses on various technology innovations in the dairy industry. The TOE has special focus on sustainable practices in dairy industry across the world and provides insights on alternative…

North American Agricultural Biologicals Market, Forecast to 2022

The North American agricultural biologicals market has witnessed double-digit growth from 2012 to 2016 and will observe only slower growth from 2017 to 2022. Consisting of the biofertilizer, biostimulant, and biopesticide market segments, key growth factors driving the agricultural biologicals…

Innovations in Agriculture, Leather, Chocolate, and Tire Manufacturing Industry

This week's IBP TOE features trends and innovations in the agriculture sector. The TOE also focusses on various technology innovations in leather, chocolate, and tire manufacturing industry.

This Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features trends and innovations in biological solutions for treatment…

Global Antioxidants Market, Forecast to 2021

This research service identifies the regulatory, product, market, and technology trends as well as the major drivers and restraints in the global antioxidants market. The study focuses on different food end application segments (oils and fats, bakery and confectionery, meat and poultry, dairy, and…

Innovations in Biopackaging for Food and Beverage Industries

This Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features trends and innovations in producing biopackaging materials that are completely biodegradable. These non-toxic, non-hazardous, and plastic-free materials do not pollute landfills. The TOE edition also focuses on various technology innovations, which have…

Frost & Sullivan's Agriculture & Nutrition Research Team can deliver a bespoke workshop to your organisation to highlight the emerging trends in food, agriculture, and nutrition, and identify the impact to your organisation. This is flexible around your needs, where we can attend your strategy day or workshop as an external expert keynote speaker, through to full facilitation of a workshop to ensure your delegates are fully engaged with food, agriculture, and nutrition opportunities and their relevance to their department. Full written follow-up reports and actionable strategies are provided thereafter.

“Frost & Sullivan executed our order for a global market analysis in an excellent way. Regular phone and face to face consultations provided us within the predetermined time period and an estimated cost frame with data which enabled us to start a new significant project development in our company.”


Expertise Areas

Frost & Sullivan's expertise in Agriculture & Nutrition research and consulting includes work in the following strategic and operational areas.

Nutritional & Functional Ingredients

Nutritional-&-Functional-In.gifFrom vitamin A to zinc, and all of the specialty health ingredients between, our research team is world renown for having a clear view of the Nutritional & Functional Ingredients opportunity space.

Preservation, Sensory & Textural Ingredients

Preservation-Sensory-Textur.gifThe look, the feel, and stability of all of the processed food and beverages we eat would be a whole lot different if it wasn’t for key specialty ingredients tracked by our research team.

Enabling Food & Agriculture Technologies

Enabling-Food-Agriculture-T.gifThe agricultural and nutrition value chain faces significant industry challenges as it aims to feed the world, and requires enabling technologies and services to ensure the value chain sustainability for years to come.


Agrochemicals.gifToday's global food and agricultural system is increasingly reliant on using mission critical chemicals and materials in order to protect crops from damaging agents and enhance its yield. Key markets covered in this track include fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, herbicides, seed dressers, plant health ingredients, and plant protection agents.

Animal Feed Ingredients

Animal-Feed-Ingredients.gifAnimals have many of the same nutritional needs as humans, plus special needs that optimizes animal growth, production performance, and product quality.


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