The Hartman Group’s A.C.T. (Anthropology. Culture. Trends,) series of summits that explore the evolving culture of food and beverage are a unique knowledge-sharing experience unlike any other industry conference. An A.C.T. summit is a transformative one-day experiential, educational platform that focuses on culture as the pathway for companies across the food and beverage industry to understand the broader contexts that create consumer desires. These experiences support or complement new product innovations, marketing initiatives and growth strategies. Here are key insights shared at the Food Culture Forecast A.C.T. events from 2014 through 2017.