Software & Tech
Rising Food Import Prices Highlight Need to Source Domestically
Buying American means more jobs in manufacturing, but possibly losses in others like transportation, packaging and warehousing. The key to avoiding this is to have the complete supply chain functioning domestically.
Made in America.com
July 26, 2021
Striving for Sustainability in Global Food Systems
July 17, 2021
How COVID-19 Highlighted Problems with U.S. Food Supply Chain
July 11, 2021
Lewis & Clark AgriFood Push Innovative Agriculture Forward
July 8, 2021
3 Lessons Agricultural Industry Can Take From the Pandemic
June 26, 2021
Sustainable Food Chains Matter: Obtaining Global Vision
June 24, 2021
Supply Chain Visibility
Discover Insights into Supply Chain Visibility with Top Execs
The Supply Chain Network (SCN) Summit is the premier virtual event aimed at educating logistics professionals on critical issues impacting the supply chain industry.
August 3, 2021
L.I.N.K. | PwC Answers the Question: Is It Time to Re-Shore the Supply Chain?
Associate editor Brielle Jaekel breaks down the issue of offshoring with Mark Hermans from PwC in this week's L.I.N.K. episode.
PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC)
August 3, 2021
Importance of Technology for ‘Buy American’ Executive Order
As manufacturing and supply chain leaders prepare for “Buy American,” it is essential to consider the upcoming challenges that they may face and invest in the right technology that will propel them forward and encourage scalability and growth.
August 2, 2021
Sustainable Food Chains Matter: Sustainability Still Matters
Research shows that sustainability still matters, according to Sarah Watt, senior director, analyst, and Susan Boylan, director, analyst, Gartner Inc.
June 23, 2021
Protein Commodities Take Slow Route to Online Marketplace Efficiencies
Virtual marketplaces can play a critical role in flattening the process, automatically marrying producers with processors directly and ensuring fair and equitable pricing.
June 20, 2021
How Cannabis Packaging Turns Sustainable
As the cannabis industry continues to scale, the education and availability of sustainable packaging solutions will depend on thought leaders and businesses.
June 13, 2021
Organic Valley Makes Strives to Reach Carbon Neutrality
The company has reinforced its commitment to bringing ethically made organic food to consumers everywhere.
May 28, 2021
Bowery Farming Raises $300M in Latest Funding Round
Bowery will use the money to expand its network of smart indoor farms across the United States.
May 26, 2021
FFAR Incites Research for In-Between Season Crops
FFAR gives an almost $2 million grant to the University of Minnesota to discover markets for crops that farmers can grow between season to push sustainability in agriculture.
Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR)
May 10, 2021
L.I.N.K. | FMI Describes the Importance of Combatting Food Waste
In the latest podcast episode of L.I.N.K., associate editor Brielle Jaekel sit down with an FMI executive to learn about the state of food waste in the food supply chain.
FMI - The Food Industry Association
May 4, 2021
AeroFarms Breaks Ground on World’s Largest Advanced Aeroponic Indoor Vertical Farm
The new farm will advance AeroFarms’ leadership in plant science and technology and expand its leafy greens business to the Mid-Atlantic region with brick-and-mortar retail and e-commerce partners.
May 3, 2021
Global Investment in Agrifood Tech Surged in 2020
Sub-sectors including digital technologies, precision agriculture, plant sciences, ag marketplace and FinTech also broke investment records in 2020.
April 29, 2021
Freight Farms’ New Container Farm Makes Way for Smart Small-Space Farming
Some notable features entail the re-imagined workspace, the enhanced farmhand automation software and the dynamic new proprietary LED technology.
April 29, 2021
Smithfield Foods Looks to Increase Water Conservation Efforts
Smithfield Foods will begin conducting a comprehensive watershed and water-use analysis across its operations to increase efficiencies and ensure sustainable sourcing and practices companywide.
April 23, 2021
Sysco and Cargill Partner to Scale Sustainable Grazing Practices
The companies will provide $5 million in funding in order to accelerate the implementation of sustainable grazing practices over the next five years.
April 22, 2021
Green Life Farms to Build New Hydroponic Greenhouse in Florida
Green Life Farms is constructing its second hydroponic greenhouse in Lake City, Florida.
Green Life Farms
April 9, 2021
Tailored Lighting Key to Greater Indoor Farming Productivity
Next-generation indoor farming systems can be tailored, adjusted and optimized to affect specific genetics to address the needs of a plant, providing what that particular crop requires.
AgriFORCE GROWING Systems Ltd.
March 22, 2021
5 Business Issues Facing Agricultural Commodities Companies
Managing complex supply chains, over-use of spreadsheets, growing amounts of data, analytics and mobility are some of the most common issues affecting agri-commodities companies.
Eka Software Solutions
March 5, 2021
Cannabis Sales Expected to Reach $55.9B by 2026
BDSA expects that the global cannabis sales market will increase to $55.9 billion in 2026, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 17%.
March 4, 2021
2020 Exposed Vulnerable Food Supply Chain. What's in Store for 2021?
Improved shelf life, taste and pesticide-free growing practices will drive consumer demand for produce grown in controlled environments.
March 4, 2021
No, You Cannot Transmit COVID-19 Through Food Packaging
There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted through food or food packaging, per the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
February 22, 2021
11 Ways the Blue Wave will Affect Cannabis Supply Chains
Cannabis will change, and the supply chain will evolve with federal legalization. We can only hope that legislation is thoughtful and creates the sort of supply chain that businesses can thrive in while staying compliant.
February 19, 2021
Texas’ Food Supply Chain Struggles as Cold Front Continues
A week into an unprecedented winter storm, Texas' food supply is starting to dwindle.
February 18, 2021
How Consumers, Data and AI are Shaping New Food Automation Frontier
With data and AI, the food system has a huge opportunity to evolve to solve food insecurity.
February 11, 2021
Top 5 Technologies Transforming Food and Agriculture in the Next Decade
Digital tools are continuing to revolutionize agriculture, improving product yield and quality and reducing environmental impact, according to the study.
February 9, 2021
Material Handling Equipment
Ultimation Industries Announces $1,500 Scholarship for Innovative Vertical Farming Material Handling Ideas
The scholarship will be award to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs in accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States.
February 1, 2021
UPL, TeleSense Collaboration Aims to Reduce Food Waste
The partnership aligns with UPL’s aim to support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its mission to make every single food product more sustainable.
January 28, 2021
Registration Open for SCN Summit: Sustainability Webcast
Register today for SCN Summit: Sustainability, where industry experts detail why sustainability matters amid a pandemic, how companies can achieve a sustainable supply chain and what NOT going sustainable means for the future.
January 22, 2021
How E-Signatures Helped USDA Digitize Processes in Record Time
USDA’s Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) agencies joined OneSpan to detail what it took to ensure government workers had the tools needed to deliver essential services to farmers and ranchers at unprecedented speeds.
January 22, 2021
New Year, New Administration – What’s Next for our Nation’s Supply Chains
Here’s what a new president and a newly revamped way of moving products through the chain means for the future of the supply chain.
January 18, 2021
Ocean Ports & Carriers
North Carolina Ports Partners with the Scoular Company to Expand Agricultural Opportunities
Council of State approved the long-term lease for Scoular to develop an at-port facility that will receive, store, and load agricultural products.
North Carolina Ports
January 13, 2021
UNFI Commits to 10-Year Targets in Waste Reduction, Climate Action and Food Access
One of UNFI's goals is to establish science-based emissions reduction targets covering operational and value chain emissions (scopes 1, 2, and 3) by 2022.
United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI)
January 12, 2021
Meat Will Be a Key Ingredient for Americans Resolving to Eat Better in 2021, Says Survey
Applegate found that 72% of those surveyed believe meat should be part of a healthy diet and that 55% are resolving to cut back on sugar.
January 6, 2021