In the United States alone, the FDA estimates that 30%–40% of the food supply is wasted. That’s approximately 35 million tons annually. Or on a more human...Read More
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation of the food service industry faster than anyone had ever predicted. Adoption of IoT technologies, such as remote sensors, analytical software, and omnichannel delivery platforms have been immensely helpful to alleviate the ongoing customer behavior changes, labor shortages, and supply chain issues. That’s all great news. But there’s still more we...
While the nation transitions into months of cooler weather we only need to look back to the previous summer to acknowledge that our world continues to get much warmer with July 2021 being the hottest month ever recorded. On-the-job heat illness is now as threatening as the COVID-19 pandemic to the health and safety of food service workers.
The COVID-19 crisis has radically altered the largest global retail category, food and beverage, and the post-pandemic market may very well prove to be the historic tipping point in the digital transformation of the grocery sector.
This post is the second in our series about how grocers are dealing with the legacy of COVID-19 in a post-pandemic market. In this post, we look at the issue of sustainability, and how consumers and business remain committed to their goals.
This post is the first in a series of three that look at how the grocery sector is dealing with the legacy of COVID-19 in a post-pandemic market. In this first post, we focus on the broken supply chain and see how the public sector is trying to fix it, in large part by recommending digital technologies.
In the second post, we survey how grocers are committed to sustainability goals despite the ongoing challenges of...
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