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?
Cocoa production is highly concentrated in two countries and is exposed to the risks of climate change, particularly in reducing the available arable land for production. Cargill one of the largest producers of cocoa is focused on improving sustainability of the product through a comprehensive approach.
Is coffee under threat? Could you imagine a year without coffee? While this idea may seem far-fetched to the millions of individuals who rely on their morning espresso to fuel their day, it is certainly an area of concern for […]
Is your favorite snack doing more harm than good? How does climate change impact almond production? Is almond farming fueling environmental degradation?
In the face of isolationism, how will Driscoll's continue to supply berries to anti-oxidant hungry Americans?
Farming the desert The desert is an unlikely place for a dairy farm, but for Saudi-based Almarai, when you source everything but the cows abroad, suddenly you can create the most productive dairy farm in the Middle East. Food […]
Local food producers have played a key role in economic development across rural areas in the US. Whole Foods built a model that scaled this ecosystem and provided access to eager consumers. How will Amazon’s acquisition affect the local-first philosophy that Whole Foods has championed?
Pinnacle Foods reaches 85% of American households. But its brands’ raw materials – agricultural products – are at risk due to climate change. What is the company doing to address this existential threat?
If ADM wants to retain its position as a leader in agribusiness it will need to face climate change head-on. Climate change will exert unprecedented stress on its highly complex supply chain and the time to act is now.
Failure to Act on Climate Change Will Hurt General Mills’ Top and Bottom Lines