Opinion: Is indoor farming critical to the local food economy?
Bea Miñana, Associate Consultant at Agritecture, looks at the rise and growing role of indoor farming in food supply systems.
What to expect from trucking during Covid-19
Steve Raetz of C.H. Robinson says to be best informed on the trucking market and its capabilities in this unique environment is to study both the spot and the committed segments.
Opinion: Expedited supply chain demands lead to tomorrow's standard processes
Todd Bernitt, Vice President of Managed Services for Robinson Fresh, says retailers who can utilize expedited supply chain models will be the best poised for growth.
Opinion: After coronavirus, the time may be right to look at PMA/United merger once again
Jim Prevor looks at whether, in the post-Covid-19 world, it would make sense to re-examine the idea of combining the national produce associations.
Opinion: Africa must work towards a united voice for banana workers
Paul Lievens of Banana Link takes a look at a recent report published jointly by Banana Link and the International Union of Foodworkers (IUF) which examines the situation of workers employed in banana export production in Africa.
Changing consumer behavior during Covid-19 and its impact on omnichannel produce purchasing in retail
Gina Garven of Robinson Fresh says that although most supply chains and production of fresh fruits and vegetables are largely undisturbed during Covid-19, consumer behaviors are changing rapidly.
Opinion: If Australian cafes, restaurants have clarity, growers do too
Bill Bulmer, chair of Australia's AUSVEG, says growers that service the foodservice sector need confidence that if they start planting perishable crops now that they will have an avenue to market when the crop is ready to harvest.
Opinion: Air travel demand and the cargo impact
Keith Nehring, senior product development manager at C.H. Robinson, examines some of the mid to long-term impacts of Covid-19 on the air freight market.