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.