Inspiring Innovative Initiatives with Audarshia Townsend
Audarshia Townsend is the Content Director for Informa Market and a veteran food and beverage journalist covering the latest trends and innovations across the food industry. As Content Director for Informa Markets, she oversees the development of quality content in various forms, from written articles to visual media. Her keen eye for industry trends and her passion for innovation propels her to keep an informed and insightful pulse on the ever-changing landscape of the food and beverage industries. In addition, you can often find her delving into initiatives that support everyone from food companies to founders to small business owners.
Today’s episode is hosted by Diana Fryc of Retail Voodoo, connect with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dianafryc/
-How Audarshia became a food and beverage insider.
-The affect that the pandemic had on recent food trends across the country.
-Innovation continues to push both the plant-based and big CPG industries toward product betterment.
-Impactful women leaders across the food and beverage industry and community.
ABOUT THE GUEST:
Content Director, Food & Beverage Insider, Informa Markets
00:00 | Introduction
03:15 | The Making of an Insider
05:02 | Informa Market
06:44 | Working with Naturally Network
08:48 | Becoming a Food & Beverage Insider
17:14 | Nashville’s Diverse Culinary Scene
21:32 | Plant-Based Innovations
28:47 | Current Food Trends
30:48 | Innovative Moves Coming from Ice Cream & Beverage
35:17 | Women Leaders
40:55 | What’s Next for Audarshia
43:26 | Links & Resources
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“Transparency in the plant-based narrative is crucial for improved taste and product quality. Companies are actively improving their innovations in plant-based products.” – Audarshia
“African cuisine is now available in mainstream grocery aisles, allowing people to easily enjoy African dishes at home. It’s incredible that it took so long for this to happen, it’s truly remarkable.” – Audarshia