Indian agriculture industry is segmented, scattered and primitive. SV Agri is a promising new start-up that is building to streamline the potato supply chain in India. But how should they incorporate climate change in the services that they offer?
Agricultural retailers, in an ever-competitive landscape, have yet to prove whether they can transition from distributor to partner. The question that will be debated in the next decade is whether they can make themselves essential in the digitized supply chain. If not, can we expect an “Amazon” for seed and crop-protections? And data-driven insights from a cloud-platform rather than a local agronomist?
Back in 2011, Egypt was rocked by social protests partially caused by climate change-related weather patterns effecting the global wheat market. Has Egypt prepared for the likelihood of a return of high and volatile wheat prices?
Climate change poses a serious threat to coffee cultivation. Will we still be able to cool off with Frappuccinos in an ever-warmer world?
How can Danone increase supply chain sustainability without becoming less profitable than its competitors?
Changes in the policy of immigration law enforcement have had and will continue to have a negative impact on the ability of some companies to manufacture and distribute goods to customers due to loss of labor. Recently, a large U.S. […]
Blockchain digital supply chains can help global food companies like Cargill build consumer trust and drive operational efficiency. This seems like a no-brainer, but the devil will be in the details.
How will Cargill implement blockchain to disrupt how food is delivered from farm to table? A new initiative at Cargill’s North American turkey farms offers a glimpse into the future.
Smithfield Foods produces almost 19 million hogs per year as part of their business model which sells over 8 billion pounds of processed meat. As climate change impacts the costs of many of their production inputs, are they positioned to survive?
Is “sustainable beef” an oxymoron? The world’s largest beef producer claims they’re working on it – but will it be enough?
Is your favorite snack doing more harm than good? How does climate change impact almond production? Is almond farming fueling environmental degradation?