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Opportunities in the Fresh Produce Supply Chain

We watched as 2020 unleashed volatility on our food and agribusiness supply chains. In the fresh produce supply chain, disruptions impacted the seed industry, growers, shippers, wholesalers and retailers. While consumer behaviors and preferences also shifted during...






Opportunities in Sustainability

Article How do supermarkets and discounters communicate about sustainability? A comparative analysis of sustainability reports and in-store communication by Saber, M. and A. Weber. Journal International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management,...



Value Chain Evolution Through Data Usage

Author: Dr. Brady Brewer, Assistant Professor The agricultural sector is highly competitive. At every level of the value chain, participants compete for market share, cost advantages or any other strategic advantage. With advancements in technology, customer...



Creating Value Through Blockchain Technology

As we navigate a world of constant advancement and disruption, could the phenomenon that is blockchain technology be the next innovation that could truly drive efficiencies—and much more—in the food supply chain? Recently, the Purdue University Center for Food and...



Revolutionizing Drone Imagery

 At the touch of a button, a farmer downloads an application to their phone. They open the app, and with another touch of a button, they’ve just ordered drone imagery that will cut costs, reduce chemical waste and precisely spray only the acres necessary in the...



Creating a Sustainable Supply Chain

Journal Authors: Stuart Orr and Akshay Jadhav Journal: Creating a sustainable supply chain: the strategic foundation, Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 39 Issue: 6, pp.29-35, https://doi.org/10.1108/JBS-11-2017-0157 (2018) Reviewer Dr. Allan Gray, Executive Director...



The Blockchain: A New Form of Trust

Article How the Blockchain Ushers in a New Form of Trust Interview with Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania Reviewer Dr. Nathan DeLay, Assistant Professor Summary Speaking about his book, The Blockchain and the New Architecture of...



Audio Blog: Disruption

Whether you’re in input supply, food processing or something in between, the changes in what’s demanded by your market are fast-paced. Rapid-fire changes in technology, consumer demands, and new target demographics require long-term and strategic thinking. New...



Disruption and Chaos

Disruption and chaos. A fundamental transformation of the food system. The agri-food system is changing and your organization is no doubt working through the ways to cultivate competitive advantage in an industry that’s moving at warp speed. It can be intimidating at...