Consulting, Training, Inspiration
When you need to develop new brands, find direction or rescue old brands, our job is to help you get it right – with optimised positioning and sharper execution.
We work together with our clients – and often their agencies – as expert consultants, coaches and trainers.
With our FourFactors co-innovation Toolbox we bring your whole team to a successful choice of strategy, brand positioning and brand execution.
This is how we can help you and your team to take better decisions:
Learn about WHAT is happening and WHY, and more importantly, what opportunities this bring for your Brand
Find the sweet-spot for where your Brand should play.
Depending on your Brand and its context we can help you customize the optimal Market Entry Strategy.
We can help you develop a successful strategy that positions your brand in a unique way.
For the sharpest brand execution, we develop innovation concepts together with you.
We develop detailed briefs that guides your creative agency to the sharpest brand execution possible.
Our creative team can develop logo, packaging and web design, to make your brand come alive.
Learn about the FourFactors® of Success and how to apply them. This will take the guesswork out of food and health marketing.
Get to utilise the FourFactors® of Success in your daily work
Custimized training sessions on how to apply the FourFactors® of Success to reach your targets
Our team consists of a number of highly regarded and inspirational key note speakers. Let us tell your audience WHAT is happening, WHY it is happening, and HOW to make this happen for their brands.
Our experienced team can help you facilitate and moderate your workshops for the most actionable results
With our global team and hubs on strategic places across the globe we can offer you inspirational and actionable trend safaris customized based on your specific needs and wishes.
We plan and conduct inspirational and actionable in-house seminars for you and your team
Examples of our success cases:
B2B Brand & Portfolio Repositioning:
From Technology to Value Proposition
Akzo Nobel had developed a new sodium reduction technology that incorporated a huge number of added value benefits for the customer. So how to successfully position this technology in the market place, without drowning in all the potential attributes and benefits? How to establish OneGrain® Proposition with a unique differentiator and make it relevant to different customer segments.Read More
Brand repositioning case study:
Creating a platform for international growth
Already in 2012 Oatly was a well established Swedish brand in the dairy free niche category. But when the market started to grow, it was struggling to carve out a distinct position for itself. “The real challenge was that we started to behave like a generic brand and compete on price without being able to leverage our uniqueness”, says Björn Öste, Co-founder and co-owner of Oatly.Read More
Brand repostioning & Global roll-out case study:
Becoming the global expert in cholesterol lowering
Back in 2008, Benecol was a well respected functional food brand. However, it was under attack by better-resourced competitors in dozens of different countries. While Benecol was still recruiting new countries, the company lacked clarity about what the brand should stand for and how it should behave. The challenge was to bring clarity to the company’s marketing, and therefore clarity to it’s consumers...Read More
Innovation culture case study:
Improving innovation capability by innovation culture
In 2016 Orkla Foods Sweden (OFS), one of Sweden's leading food companies, set out to understand and define their Innovation Culture aiming at improving their innovation capability. OFS manage a broad brand portfolio, with brands all the way from lifestyle to mass market in the innovation life cycle. This big brand spectrum makes it a challenge to match internal innovation culture with consumer culture.Read More
Brand direction case study:
Differentiating nutrition in a growing economy
In 2011, Raimbek Bottlers launched ‘Juicy Junior’. This was a new approach to juice in Kazakhstan. The main message was targeting the mums with a fruit goodness and no added sugar message. Even though the product was fantastic, the company knew its performance could be improved.Read More
Disciples of The Church of Healthy Eating
There is a new wave of engaged and convicted consumers, who's purchase choices increasingly are influenced by emotional, and almost “religious" beliefs, rather than facts and rational arguments. These consumers are not only convicted that their food choices are important for their own well-beeing; they believe that they can do good by the food choices they make, and they are not afraid to preach about their convictions to others. We call these consumers the "Disciples of the Church of Healthy Eating".Read More
Rukmini Gupte presenting at SEAChange IV
Rukmini Gupte is invited as presenter to SEAChange IV in Singapore. SEAChange stands for Sustainable Evidence-based Actions for Change, and is an invitation-only-event focusing on Affordable, Accessible and Sustainable Nutrition.Read More
“Successful innovation starts & ends with the consumer”
Meet Deepak Gunvante
We are happy to introduce and welcome Deepak Gunvante as the newest member of HMT’s global taskforce. Deepak brings three decades of experience within the Food & Nutrition innovation field from Unilever, GSK Consumer Healthcare and General Mills. Deepak is joining HMT as an Expert Consultant and our partner for India. Moreover, he will be our main point of contact within the Asia Pacific region.Read More
Game changing trends call for Gamechanger Innovation
The global nutrition industry is in flux. Driving forces such as digitization, increased consumer power, health and sustainability are radically changing the rules of play. The need for innovation has never been greater, but how do you work successfully and long-term with innovation in an environment that is changing faster than ever? What trends are relevant and which can be dismissed as short-term fads?Read More
Critical Success Factors when
commercialising personalised nutrition
The revolutionising concept of Personalised Nutrition and its individually tailored diets possesses multiple promises for society such as preventing diseases. Still, the commercialisation of the concept has had a slow progress. My master thesis from Lund University in collaboration with Healthy Marketing Team have identified 5 commercial barriers within personalised nutrition. The question is: how can these be faced?Read More