Why Tim Forrest Consulting?

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How We’re Different

Tim Forrest knows the food business. He brings over three decades of experience and deep practical knowledge of the entire product development, distribution and consumer retail lifecycles. Efficient and hands-on from the get-go, he is involved in every client relationship and truly cares about every client’s success.

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Insights That Matter

Throughout his career, Tim has tapped into detailed shopper data from and for the world’s biggest brands. These insights drive our thinking and are incorporated into our plans, products, strategies, processes and retailer presentations. Our data sources include:

  • Syndicated Data
  • Nielsen Scan Data
  • Consumer Market Reports
  • Industry Reports
  • Census Databases
  • Retail Link

Speaking Engagements

Tim is in high demand as a speaker on the topics of channel segmentation, maker, retailer and foodservice topics, smart growth of food businesses, and agricultural cooperatives. He has spoken at these events and locations:

  • Food Fare, Europe
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Florida
  • University of Nebraska
  • Athens Technical College
  • James Madison University
  • Georgia Extension Food Meeting
  • America’s Food and Beverage Show
  • Agrirama Consumer Products Workshop
  • German American Chamber of Commerce
  • Institute for Adriatic Crops, Croatia
  • Georgia Pomegranate Growers Association
  • International Agribusiness Conference and Expo
  • Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development
  • Virginia Specialty Food and Beverage Education Center
  • International Women’s Advisory Council, World Trade Center
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Expertise in Action

The following resources are examples of the experience and insights Tim brings to the table for each and every client:

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Industry veteran Paul Barron gets the inside scoop from Tim Forrest on restaurant location selection and tips to open your first or multiple locations.

In this episode with Matt Aaron, Tim goes into detail about the valuable principles and practices of his Food Consulting Business. He explains why price leadership – offering exceptional value and pricing accordingly – is one of the most important things in the food industry.

Tim shares the peppers and salts of successfully marketing BBQ Rubs and Sauces. Sighting experiences with previous clients, he highlights the power of starting small and forming genuine and lasting relationships with your all-important first customers.

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