Chris Schmidt

January 26, 2014
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2016 Protein Trends & Technology Seminar

(Pre-conference: Business Strategies)

Previous speaker at the 2014 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar

Presentation: A Global Perspective: An Overview of the Global Protein Landscape

Speaker: Chris Schmidt, Senior Consumer Health Analyst, Euromonitor International

In his role as Consumer Health Company Analyst, Chris monitors financial and brokerage reports; company disclosures and industry developments to track the performance of the largest, most dynamic players in the Consumer Health arena.

His work is a resource and point of comparison for the company’s expansive network of in-country analysts.  Additionally, this information serves as a guideline for the global, regional and country-level performance of Consumer Health companies. Chris’ expertise focuses on the vitamins and other dietary supplements and sports nutrition categories of Consumer Health and has become Euromonitor’s specialist in these product areas.

Additional responsibilities involve the publication of Euromonitor’s industry-leading global company reports, which involve corporate strategies within the Consumer Health system as well as writing Consumer Health market insight and trend monitoring articles for

Chris Schmidt graduated Cum Laude from Northwestern University. Other awards include a DAAD Undergraduate Grant and a Congress-Bundestag Scholarship. He studied at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität.

About Euromonitor:

Euromonitor International is the world’s leading independent provider of strategic market research. We create data and analysis on thousands of products and services around the world.

As independent market research experts, you can rely on us for unbiased historic trends and forecasts for every region, country, category, channel and consumer. Our innovative market research products, reliable reports and daily updates from expert analysts make Euromonitor International an essential resource for every organization.

Euromonitor International’s extensive network of in-country analysts provides the depth of local business information required in today’s international business environment. Our global industry specialist teams ensure the international consistency of our research.

With offices around the world, analysts in over 80 countries and market research on every key trend and driver, we give you powerful access to the real story behind consumer change. Emerging countries or developed economies: we identify the next opportunity first.

2016 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar (Business Strategies Pre-Conference) Presentation:

A Global Perspective: An Overview of the Global Protein Landscape

Riding a global wave of consumer interest, protein remains one of the hottest ingredients of the day. An anchor of the sports nutrition category, protein’s evolving public profile is helping it crash other categories and greatly expand its demographic appeal. Drawing on Euromonitor International’s Passport system, Senior Consumer Health Analyst Chris Schmidt will delve into the market and consumer drivers underlying protein’s rapid rise in the global sports nutrition, weight management and dietary supplements categories.

2014 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar Presentation Description:
Protein’s Rise in the Global Health & Wellness and Supplement Arenas

Consumer interest in protein-enhanced products is at an all-time high. As the industry positions itself to benefit from soaring demand, an understanding of the categories and geographies driving growth is paramount. Join Euromonitor as we provide an overview of protein products across the foods and supplements arenas and delve into the consumer trends that are turning this ingredient into a global superstar.