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Knowledge Ridge Delivers First Hand Actionable Insights in the Retail / Packaged Foods & Meats Sector in Italy and France for a Global Japanese Think Tank

<ul><li style="text-align: justify;"><strong><u>Client Need:</u></strong></li></ul><p style="text-align: justify;">A global Japanese think tank approached Knowledge Ridge for first-hand expert insights in the Retail / Packaged Foods &amp; Meats sector in Italy and France. The client needed specific pinpointed expert insights related to the volume/value of production-export of Meat (Buffalo/ Poultry) &amp; RTE in India, preferably by fish species and end-product type. Furthermore, perspectives were essential into the detailed value chain of frozen meat &amp; RTE products along with the future outlook for export volumes of these products. Technical requirements for exports like temperature requirements for storing &amp; transporting Frozen Meat (Buffalo/ Poultry along with costs/value-add associated at each value chain level were also required. The specifics of the technical, regulatory, and other export-related challenges for these products were a part of the client&rsquo;s questions to be answered by Knowledge Ridge experts who operated in this arena.</p><ul style="text-align: justify;"><li><strong><u>Knowledge Ridge Solution:</u></strong></li></ul><p style="text-align: justify;">Knowledge Ridge researchers selected relevant experts from the Retail / Packaged Foods &amp; Meats sector in Italy and France. They were phone interviewed to understand their direct involvement and were shortlisted based on their expertise and experience in providing a deep dive into the detailed value chain of frozen meat &amp; RTE products along with the future outlook for export volumes of these products. This included Senior General Managers, Supply Chain Managers, Export Managers, and Key Account Managers from the retail, packaging, and export functions of large companies involved in this sector. Subsequently, experts were identified and shortlisted, and their biography was drafted as per Knowledge Ridge&rsquo;s phone interviewing process. The final list of experts was sent to the client for their selection.</p><ul style="text-align: justify;"><li><strong><u>Knowledge Ridge Impact</u></strong></li></ul><p style="text-align: justify;">Knowledge Ridge identified 18 experts from the Retail / Packaged Foods &amp; Meat sector. The client selected 14 experts and conducted hourly phone consultations with each of them. This resulted in the client gaining first-hand perspectives and actionable insights into the volume/value of production-export of Meat (Buffalo/ Poultry) &amp; RTE in India, preferably by fish species and end-product type. Some of the selected experts shared their expertise on the value chain of frozen meat &amp; RTE products along with the future outlook for export volumes of these products. Other selected experts provided their perspectives on technical requirements for exports like temperature requirements for storing &amp; transporting Frozen Meat (Buffalo/ Poultry), along with costs/value-add associated at each value chain level, along with insights on regulatory, and other export-related challenges for these products.&nbsp;</p>