Matt Tripodi on the COVID-19's pandemic impact on pulse trade

Matt Tripodi on the COVID-19's pandemic impact on pulse trade

Global Account Director at Euromonitor International

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Dario Bard, Reporter

Matt Tripodi, Global Account Director at Euromonitor International, talks with GPC about what the COVID-19 pandemic means for the future of the pulse industry, from the supply chain issues of the moment to the spike in consumer demand as people stock up on nutritious, shelf-stable foods. “The future for pulses is bright,” says Matt. “Weather the storm of COVID-19 and the supply chain disruptions. On the other side of this are consumers waiting for more pulses.”

Matt Tripodi on the COVID-19's pandemic impact on pulse trade
Matt Tripodi on the COVID-19's pandemic impact on pulse trade
Matt Tripodi on the COVID-19's pandemic impact on pulse trade

0:39 Can you tell us about your personal and professional background?

1:39 Can you give us an overview of Euromonitor's international work?

2:42 How is it that you predicted the increased sales of pulses with the Covid-19 pandemic?

4:13 What is the impact of the pandemic on pulse trade?

6:43 You mentioned the pandemic could be a sort of accelerator fo consumers adapting to a pulse-rich diet.

10:05 Could you give us a sense of the opportunity you see for the pulse industry with the growing plant-based segment?

12:56 What segments and countries do you as biggest market opportunities?

17:20 What advice do you have for the pulse industry?

 

Matt Tripodi / Euromonitor / Covid-19

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