An uncommon advisory firm for uncommon business conditions
Blueberry business group ltd
PULL THE FUTURE OF THE FOOD INDUSTRY INTO YOUR ORGANIZATION TODAY
We Are Blueberry
The business advisory and facilitation firm founded in 2000.
We work with food industry chief executives and boards to provide future-focused insights and unbiased perspectives that rise to the challenges of the 21st century operating environment.
Our team of top-notch professionals brings over 40 years combined industry experience to blue chip and upper middle market food companies throughout the value stream.
What We Know For Sure
2018 marked the end of the food industry as we know it.
The food industry is accelerating faster than anyone expected.
The compounding effect of acceleration means that 10 years of forecasted progress is now realized in 2 years.
At this rate, no organization will remain relevant in the 21st century food industry without being world-class at doing two essential things at the same time:
Both critical "engines" must now co-exist, side-by-side, on equal footing in the organization.
We know this for sure, and Blueberry's services are built entirely around helping food companies do just that.
Map the Meaningful Outside
Start by knowing the road you're on.
We create a customized presentation for the chief executive (and board) featuring ambiguous signals and unique implications from shifts in the operating environment -- Now, Soon and Later.
This information is needed to a) evaluate known and unknown risks in the organizations' current business portfolio, b) improve returns, and c) identify the right playgrounds and growth models that may include acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, investments, innovation and more.
Improve Results Now
We evaluate how well your organization is mastering the value that compels a) consumers to choose your products and b) channel customers to work with your company vs competitors or substitutes.
Our method uncovers paths to revenue and earnings improvement such as:
Invent Models for Tomorrow
We are trained in Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur's award-winning canvases and tools that describe, challenge, and invent growth engines and investor-grade business models that secure your organization's place in the future of the food industry:
NEW! The Food Industry Learning Board
90-minute knowledge sessions in a lunch-and-learn format that accommodates executive schedules.
No contract commitments, no prolonged time constraints, no lengthy meetings....only what you need to know right now about food industry business conditions.
NEW! The Food Industry Innovation Masterclass
Designed to help elevate Innovation to a Profession inside your organization.
Two half-day sessions at your location, our masterclass will share the practices that enable:
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Our Value Promise
President and co-founder of Blueberry Business Group, Debra's lifelong industry career includes executive roles with domestic and global food manufacturers. Consulting since 2000 at the CEO and board levels, she is a renowned business improvement specialist, facilitating development of investment-worthy growth strategies for blue chip and upper middle market food, beverage and CPG companies. Public speaker, industry commentator and white paper publisher, Debra is former Chair of Executive Programs and Top to Top for The Women's Foodservice Forum. She is trained and certified in Strategyzer's Thinkers 50 award-winning business design and development methodologies.
An exceptional sales and marketing executive career spanning over 28 years, Scott's corporate history lists prominent public and private consumer packaged goods companies. Joining Blueberry in 2008, his track record of generating revenue growth enables clients to successfully develop sales and sales management techniques that optimize customer relationships and translate complex growth objectives into successful field implementation. Scott is focused on customer and customer group net profitability for Blueberry clients.
Bill is specialized in leadership development, change management, strategy definition and training. He applies extensive expertise working with diverse Fortune 1000 firms' leadership and integration teams during acquisitions, divestitures and other changes in ownership. Published author of articles and studies throughout his industry career, Bill is a Certified Lean Expert, Certified Lean Analyst, and board Member for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence Midwestern Region.
Subject Matter Experts
Blueberry is affiliated with individuals and firms for contracted services including doctorate-level Executive Assessment and Organizational Behavior, Executive Search, Human Resources, Legal and other practitioners when necessary or as requested to advance our client objectives.
"Blueberry is an exceptional firm that finally helped us 'turn the corner' in delivering the results we expect. We were so impressed with the quality of their services that we continues to engage them to help drive our change management and implementation plans."
- CEO, North America Food Manufacturer
"Blueberry Business Group has a unique ability to identify the core drivers behind business issues and ask challenging questions others are unwilling or afraid to ask. Combined with their food industry experience, they are a critical asset to senior leaders.”
- President, Global Food Manufacturer
"Blueberry defines quality industry knowledge, trust, honesty and candor. They deliver value that will last well into our future.“
- CEO, National Supermarket Chain
"Their unique perspectives changed our business and set us on our growth path.“
- CEO, Global Food Manufacturer
"Blueberry stands out as an astute observer of industry dynamics, a trusted adviser, partner, and outstanding resource for any company seeking a more fine-tuned strategy and robust execution throughout their enterprise.”
- CEO, North America Foodservice Trade Association
Let's Connect: Call, text or email
Blueberry Business Group Ltd.
Greater Chicago Area, Illinois, USA
815-877-6200 - Office
847-769-8537 - Cell and Text
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