July 26, 2021
Returning to Abnormal | Top Ten Topics Q2 2021
In a quarter marked by reevaluation of supply chains and sourcing, stewardship practices emerged as the leading topic of conversation among influential figures in food production. Highlights include:
- On-farm stewardship practices drew interest from consumer-facing brands and policymakers alike.
- Drought spread across the West, dimming outlook for the nation’s food supply.
- A tight labor supply limited the ability for food companies to resume normal operations.
- Increasing demand for protein brought chicken wing shortages and encouraged investment in meat alternatives.
War and Price | Quarterly Report
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 ...
Gearing Up for Global Challenges | Top Ten Topics – 2021 in Review
Quarterly Report | January 25, 2022
In a year when administrations changed in the United States, the food industry faced global problems. The causes and effects ...
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 ...
It’s Been a Long 12 Months | Top Ten Topics Q1 2021
Quarterly Report | April 27, 2021
We're proud to share our first-quarter 2021 report.After four quarters, the fingerprints of the pandemic are still all over the ...
The COVID Shuffle | Top Ten Topics of 2020
Quarterly Report | January 27, 2021
We're proud to share our 2020 year-in-review report.In a turbulent year, influential voices shifted discussion to previously quiet topics, including ...