- Distribution Channels
- 2 – Early adoption
It can be difficult for alternative protein companies to know the most important customers or partners to build relationships with in the complex food industry landscape. There is a need for resources and services that make it easier to locate, filter, and prioritize sales and partnership efforts. Additionally, startups would benefit from a more direct connection or introduction mechanism to ease the transactional burden of locating the correct point of contact within each company, which would also add value to existing companies looking for new partners, customers, and trends.
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Open-access product formulation specifications could provide clear metrics and objectives for product developers on attributes like taste, price, nutrition, and ingredient ratios.
Opportunity exists for a broker, marketplace, directory, or other exchange platform to facilitate B2B sales of plant-based foods as ingredients to manufacturers of frozen and prepared foods.
Dedicated brokers, consultants, directories, and other matching mechanisms could help connect alternative protein companies to engineering/design/construction firms with relevant experience and interest in the alternative protein sector.
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