March 6, 2012

Tim Forrest, Food Marketing and Distribution Consultant, Will Travel to Croatia to Speak to the Institute for Adriatic Crops on March 8th

(For Immediate Release)
International Food Consultant, Tim Forrest, will fly from Jacksonville, Florida to Split, Croatia to speak March 8th to the Agriculture Ministry during the Produce Production, Postharvest, and Marketing Extension Symposium sponsored by the Institute for Adriatic Crops. Participants will include farm advisors, along with agribusiness representatives, and growers in the Dalmatian region.
St. Simons Island, GA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012
Tim’s presentation entitled ‘Consumer Driven Innovation – Focused Channel Actions for Food Processors’ will provide international insight into the use of consumer facing packaging, distribution, promotions, and internet vehicles such as cooperative websites for consumer and marketplace acceptance based on his 25 years of experience with the largest branded food companies in the world. The conference focus is on pomegranate, a crop common in Croatia that is gaining popularity as a crop in Georgia.
Also, during the trip Tim will tour agricultural areas in the region. Dr. Slavko Perica, Director of The Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation, will welcome Tim and the UGA delegation to the event and introduce him during the conference.
This event was made possible via the planning and organization of the The University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Enviromental Sciences, Sarah Workman, and Juan Carlos Diaz Perez with funding from the USDA/NIFA International Science and Education grant program.
Later in the year, Tim Forrest is slated to speak at Food Fare in Hanover, Germany.
The Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation is state-owned entity and it operates as a public research institute, under the direction of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.
The Institute for Adriatic Crops
Put Duilova 11
PO Box 288
21000 Split
Croatia
Tim Forrest, Senior Advisor and CEO, Tim Forrest Consulting
With a highly successful career based on win-win relationships, Tim Forrest connects clients with opportunity and growth. Tim launched Keebler Cookies into Saudia Arabia almost two decades ago and has considerable international success. His 25 years of innovative marketing, 100's of millions in sales, distribution, and international consulting experience, have made him nothing short of an institution. He knows the North American Consumer Products industry like no one else, and is a master at helping companies create and extend their success in this complex enviroment.
Building markets for Nestle, Unilever, the famous Mr. Wally Amos, or smaller food entrepreneurs; Tim powers growth and his clients agree sharing insight into how Tim's creativity doubled their sales volumes, developed 'sell out' consumer programs, and catapulted them into international markets, along with leading a record 20 vendors into the club channel, 10 items onto QVC Television, introducing food companies to Disney and Walmart, and he just recently pioneered one of the world's largest Organic product launches. When not traveling for work, Tim lives on an island with his family including triplet 10 year olds and enjoys activities with them including beach photography.
Tim Forrest
620 Sea Island Road
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
http://www.timforrest.com
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