In its CPG Outlook 2022 report, the Consumer Brands Association cited three major trends that will influence the remainder of the year for the CPG industry. 1, Inflation: the manufacturing costs for products have been increasing for a few months parallel to the supply chain disruptions, Russia’s invasion, and the ongoing pandemic. Although the price rise for CPG products was less (8.0%) than the overall consumer inflation (8.5%), industry cost absorption will eventually reach an inevitable breaking point. 2, working model revolution: pandemic has reshaped the fully remote or hybrid working model as 59% of Americans want the work schedule flexibility, as compared to the 39% of individuals who demand predictable and set work schedules, according to the Consumer Brands-Ipsos poll. Keeping this trend in mind, Consumer Brands’ members are considering to offer flexibility to recruit for 1200 openings in CPG manufacturing. 3, Sustainability expectations: America has 10,000 multi-systems of recycling that lead to confusion for 71% of Americans. As per the Ipsos poll, 65% believe that similar recycling rules should be implemented across the nation.