Alcohol Outlook: Gen Z Pregaming and Exploring New Flavors

CNB, RBC Capital Markets, City National Bank, Food Institute Podcast, Alcohol Outlook

Click Below to Subscribe

This episode is sponsored by: City National Bank

What are the prospects for the alcoholic beverage market? City National Bank Vice President Steve Ramirez and RBC Capital Markets Managing Director Nik Modi join The Food Institute Podcast to discuss the outlook for beer, wine, and spirits, with a focus on emerging legal drinking age consumers, new flavor profiles, and celebrity-backed brands.

More About Steve Ramirez:
Steve Ramirez is Vice President and Relationship Manager with City National Bank and is responsible for coverage in the Southwest region. Steve joined City National Bank in July 2015, and served as an assistant vice president in City National Bank’s Leveraged Lending group before taking his current role.

Steve earned a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Applied Economics and Management, and is co-chair for the Los Angeles Chapter for the Cornell Alumni Ambassador Network.

More About Nik Modi:
Nik Modi is a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets, where he has responsibility for coverage of Beverage, Household Personal Care, Packaged Food and Tobacco industries. The companies under Nik’s coverage total over $1 trillion in combined market value.

Nik has consistently been ranked as one of the top analysts across the consumer space by Institutional Investor’s All Star Analyst Survey. He has also been top rated across various analyst polls, including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and Forbes.

Thanks to Our Sponsor: City National Bank
City National’s Food & Beverage group combines financial expertise with an insider’s understanding of opportunities, challenges and trends. We get in the fields, the manufacturing plants and the warehouses to discover what our clients face, day in and day out. Because we’re more than transactions — we get out from behind the desk and into our clients’ world. From processing and manufacturing to production and distribution, we’ll provide you with the solutions and advice you need to achieve your strategic financial objectives. For more information, visit www.cnb.com/foodandbeverage.

More with CNB:
Will Consumers Continue to Eat at Home?