Cocoa production is highly concentrated in two countries and is exposed to the risks of climate change, particularly in reducing the available arable land for production. Cargill one of the largest producers of cocoa is focused on improving sustainability of the product through a comprehensive approach.
Smithfield Foods produces almost 19 million hogs per year as part of their business model which sells over 8 billion pounds of processed meat. As climate change impacts the costs of many of their production inputs, are they positioned to survive?
The United States' largest private company and the global food giant, Cargill, is currently in the process of implementing a climate change mitigation and adaptation plan as part of its long-term risk management strategy.
Farming the desert The desert is an unlikely place for a dairy farm, but for Saudi-based Almarai, when you source everything but the cows abroad, suddenly you can create the most productive dairy farm in the Middle East. Food […]
Cargill recently announced that it was piloting the use of blockchain in its supply chain. The question remains, is this a gimmick aimed at driving publicity or the start of the next digital revolution in agribusiness?
One of the largest agrochemicals businesses wants to address one of the toughest challenges in our generation: feeding the growing world population in a sustainable way.
The U.S. demand for avocado cannot be met by domestically-grown product. With an extremely high dependance of imports from Mexico, who would be mostly affected by Trump walking away from NAFTA, Mexican producers and exporters or U.S. consumers?
If ADM wants to retain its position as a leader in agribusiness it will need to face climate change head-on. Climate change will exert unprecedented stress on its highly complex supply chain and the time to act is now.
Founded in 2009, Gotham Greens is the largest urban agriculture company in the world. Can Gotham continue to refine and grow its hyper-local, hydroponic farming model and become the new agricultural mainstream in the US?
In the search for an answer to the question of how we will feed a growing population, Blue River Technology has created a robot that kills plants and weeds so that others may flourish while protecting the planet in the process.