I keep coming back to the subject of labor because it is the biggest issue in the produce industry. It will remain so long after the situation in the United States approaches something closer to normal.
A recent study looked at grocery store density in relation to one specific concern: food waste. It concluded that the two are related, but in a complex way.
Last week I set out some of the basic requirements for a solution to the farm labor issue. This week I will look at one possible solution.
It’s my custom, when I interview sources, to ask what their greatest concern is for their business or the industry. The answer almost always comes back the same: labor.
In this time of uncertainty, we take comfort in the things we can count on. By that, we mean continued avocado growth in the U.S.
The chairman of meatpacking giant Tyson Foods says the food supply is breaking. Let's examine if that's true.
Online grocery retail had already been steadily growing, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, with people homebound, it has exploded. To meet consumer demand, retailers must turn to automation, analysts say.
Americans are known worldwide as a vitamin-happy people, so this shortage shouldn’t be surprising. But medical recommendations don’t necessarily support the boom in supplements.
The last few weeks have shown us both how fragile our fresh food supply chains are in the UK, but they have also shown us how resilient they can be too.
A study indicates that organic produce has benefited even more than conventional during the pandemic. There are several possible explanations.