XTC is a consulting agency at the service of all manufacturers, distributors and service providers involved in the design and marketing of new consumer products, particularly food products. In 1995, XTC designed database™, the first worldwide database of food innovations on the Internet, as well as the Trend Tree, a food trend segmentation tool used today throughout the world.
Kantar is the world’s leading evidence-based insights and consulting company. We have a complete, unique and rounded understanding of how people think, feel and act; globally and locally in over 90 markets. By combining the deep expertise of our people, our data resources and benchmarks, our innovative analytics and technology, we help our clients understand people and inspire growth.
NPD Group is an international company specialized in the study and analysis of out-of-home consumption behaviour. NPD has a department dedicated to food expertise. This Food Service division is active in 13 countries and is accompanying SIAL for the first time. The company's mission is to decipher trends in out-of-home catering worldwide through quantitative and qualitative studies.