2021 was a landmark year as the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic persisted in varying degrees throughout the world. The Food and Beverage (F&B) industry experienced significant growth, despite reduced physical interaction with consumers. Like most manufacturing industries, F&B had to deal with unprecedented levels of disruption, such as unreliable and costly supply chain volatility. Continued evolution of consumer tastes and preferences, as well as unique industry demands, have forced companies to adapt.