Guest Speaker – Phil Lempert – Tuesday Oct. 1st
The Joyce Wolitzer ’76 and Steven Wolitzer Nutrition Seminar,
HealthNutS, and the Division of Nutritional Sciences Present 2014 Consumer and Food Trends
Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru®
Food Industry Expert, Distinguished Author and Speaker
Tuesday, October 1st, 4:30pm*
MVR Hall G-71
*Reception to follow
2014 Consumer and Food Trends:
Health and wellness alternatives. Rising food costs. The size and type of protein on our plates. Fruit and vegetable portions. What do these things matter to the consumer? And what can we expect to come in 2014? Join Phil Lempert, leading food industry analyst and correspondent for the Today Show, as he shares his perspective and insights on the triangle of food producers, retailers, and consumers – and top consumer and trend predictions for 2014.
As one of America’s leading consumer trend-watchers and analysts, Phil Lempert is recognized on television, radio and in print. For more than 20 years, Phil has served as food trends editor and correspondent for the Today Show, reporting on consumer trends, food safety and money-saving tips, as well as showcasing new products. He has also made regular appearances on The View, The Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20, CNN, CNBC and FOX. He has authored several books, including Healthy, Wealthy and Wise. Phil Lempert was one of the pioneers of the new information media, founding SupermarketGuru.com in 1994. The website is now one of the leading food and health resources on the Internet, visited by more than 9 million people each year.