Optimizing supply chains in times of normalcy is important enough. During a pandemic that has upended virtually every chain domestically and globally, supply chain management is critical and requires a nimble, creative strategy. Learn more about the importance of diversification before, during and after a crisis and get insights on finding new markets and repairing existing ones.
Supply chains have – at the same time – become more complex and transparent, leading manufacturers to focus on optimizing efficiencies for the benefit of their customers and their own businesses. Get insights on these new dynamics and how to leverage actional data and customized solutions.
New technologies, emerging business models and shifts in consumer expectations are impacting the food industry at an accelerated pace. Companies are embracing the need for change, seeking smart solutions to some of the industry’s biggest challenges and working to make a lasting imprint on the way we shop, cook, eat and produce food for years to come. Take a look at seven areas of change that are set to influence the future of food.
How are farmers and food manufacturers using technology to meet today’s increased consumer expectations? And how will they innovate production, procurement, manufacturing and distribution processes to boost food supplies by 25% to feed a growing population over the next two decades? Innovation in four key areas will be discussed: 1. Consumers, 2. Farming, 3. Ingredients/Procurement, 4. Processing/Distribution.
The U.S. red meat and poultry industry is financially healthier than it has been for many years. The industry is well-balanced in terms of supply and demand, and processing capacity versus available numbers of livestock and poultry. Learn more about the industry in this e-zine sponsored by INTL FCStone.