Carlotta Mast

Executive Director of Content & Insights

Carlotta leads the team producing all content and conference programming for the New Hope Network’s Natural Products Expos, NBJ Summit, Esca Bona, Natural Foods Merchandiser, newhope.com, Nutrition Business Journal, the NEXT portfolio and Delicious Living. In addition she is the chief author of The NEXT Natural Products Industry Forecast. With 20 years of experience, Carlotta has her finger on the pulse of new health, wellness and natural product trends and the forces shaping consumer attitudes and behaviors.

Carlotta is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences and has been interviewed about the natural products industry, regulatory issues and market performance by media outlets including The New York TimesCosmopolitan, NPR, ABC News, BusinessWeek and many others.

In 2013, Carlotta co-founded a paleo snack company called Wholly Bites, which hit the market well before Whole Foods Market and other retailers began adding paleo sections to their stores.

A Colorado native, Carlotta is the president of Naturally Boulder, a trade group with the mission of nurturing community, leadership and innovation in the Colorado natural products industry.

Carlotta is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Journalism.

Sessions

July 18, 2017

1:40 PM  -  2:45 PM

Palos Verdes Ballroom 4&5

NBJ State of the Industry

With politics, technology, innovation and consumer connection changing the landscape for supplements and functional foods and beverages at an ever-quickening pace, the state of the nutrition industry is a story of opportunities for the smart and the fast. This makes keeping up more essential than ever for manufacturers and brand holders, retailers, ingredient suppliers and … Continued

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July 18, 2017

5:40 PM  -  5:50 PM

Palos Verdes Ballroom 4&5

July 19, 2017

8:50 AM  -  9:10 AM

Palos Verdes Ballroom 4&5

July 19, 2017

11:15 AM  -  11:30 AM

Palos Verdes Ballroom 4&5

The Future of Supplement Retail: An Interview with Colin Watts

Vitamin Shoppe is at the center of the rapidly changing supplement retail market, wrestling everyday with new challenges and bringing to life new ways to connect with shoppers and remain competitive in the 21st Century buying landscape. We will talk with Vitamin Shoppe CEO Colin Watts about how he leads in this complex environment, what … Continued

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July 19, 2017

12:30 PM  -  12:45 PM

Palos Verdes Ballroom 4&5

July 20, 2017

3:45 PM  -  4:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballroom 4&5