October 26, 2021
Weathering Supply Changes | Top Ten Topics Q3 2021
This quarter, leading figures in the food production system discussed the most difficult challenges facing the industry — from weather patterns to supply chains. The United Nations Food Systems Summit served as a focal point, but is just the beginning of many conversations. Highlights from this report include:
- Drought across the western United States stymied crops and forced farmers to reconsider water management.
- Commentaries on protein production contrasted meat industry consolidation with alternative protein startup expansion.
- Corporate, national and global policies juggled food security, climate change and the pandemic.
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 ...
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 ...