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  • April 15, 2024
  • Monday, 11:00 am to 11:45 am

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2024 Food & Drink Trends for Canada

Monday, 11:00 am to 11:45 am
April 15, 2024


2024 Food & Drink Trends for Canada

Monday, 11:00 am to 11:45 am
April 15, 2024


Event Details

May 7, 2024
11:00 am – 11:45 am

Session Description

Diving into the 2024 Food and Drink Trends, this webinar will look at four key trends in the Canadian market, why they are important and what companies in the Maritimes can do to engage with these trends.


Lynn Dornblaser, Mintel Analyst  

Lynn Dornblaser brings more than 30 years of product trend knowledge to her work at Mintel, which she joined in 1998. She applies her unique perspective on the market and new product development to tailored client research and to extensive public speaking. 

Prior to joining Mintel, Dornblaser covered new product trends at several trade magazine publishing companies, as editor and editorial director of publication New Product News. She has been quoted by major US news organizations, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, and CNN. In addition, Dornblaser has also served as keynote lecturer and speaker for numerous industry groups and sales forums.  

Dornblaser holds a BS in Journalism from the University of Illinois and has also contributed to a textbook on new product development. She can usually be found in the aisles of a supermarket somewhere in the world. 

About Mintel 

Mintel is the expert in what consumers want and why. As the world’s leading market intelligence agency, our analysis of consumers, markets, product innovation and competitive landscapes provides a unique perspective on global and local economies. Since 1972, our predictive analytics and expert recommendations have enabled our clients to make better business decisions faster. Our purpose is to help businesses and people grow. To find out how we do that, visit


Chelsea Meisner, Food Scientist – Beverage Specialist

Chelsea Meisner provides experience into the development, scale up and commercial production of new food and beverage products. She comes to Perennia with 16 years of experience in all aspects of product development from concept to commercialization, manufacturing, and quality control. Her areas of interest and specialty are beverage development, specifically craft alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and brewing. 


Registration is required.
Please register by the end of the day on May 6, 2024. 




Chelsea Meisner 
Phone: 902-957-3427