January 25, 2022
Gearing Up for Global Challenges | Top Ten Topics – 2021 in Review
In a year when administrations changed in the United States, the food industry faced global problems. The causes and effects of climate change managed to compete with the pandemic for importance in 2021. Highlights from the leading voices in food and agriculture production include:
- Policymakers and the private sector pursued stewardship practices to minimize food production’s impact on the planet.
- Extreme weather events stymied crop growth and disrupted food distribution.
- Vaccines prompted conversations about worker safety; meanwhile, worker shortages further complicated supply chain problems.
Supply Chain Stability, But at What Cost? | Top Ten Topics 2022
Quarterly Report | January 24, 2023
The pandemic may have eased, but 2022 saw no shortage of disruptions. Supply chains have adapted, innovated and recovered, but ...
Withering Weather | Top Ten Topics Q3 2022
Quarterly Report | October 27, 2022
Third-quarter conversations turned toward interactions between nature and agricultural production as harvest approached. At the same time, food price inflation ...
Overlapping Crises | Top Ten Topics Q2 2022
Quarterly Report | August 3, 2022
In the second quarter, intertwined topics rose to the top of conversations among the leading voices in food, beverage and ...
War and Price | Top Ten Topics Q1 2022
Quarterly Report | April 27, 2022
In the first quarter of 2022, Russia's invasion of Ukraine added fresh disruptions to long-term supply chain problems. Between drought ...
Weathering Supply Changes | Top Ten Topics Q3 2021
Quarterly Report | October 26, 2021
This quarter, leading figures in the food production system discussed the most difficult challenges facing the industry — from weather ...