There is a kind of paradox in talking about Generation Z (defined as people born roughly between 1995 and 2010).
The U.S. chile industry offers a paradoxical situation: a decline in the sector that grows crops for processing, but a comparatively bright future for at least parts of the fresh market category.
Ethnically diverse foods have become much more available over recent decades. Furthermore, Generation Z represents the leading edge of the country’s changing racial and ethnic makeup.
There hasn’t been a fresh produce supplier in the UK that hasn’t been impacted by Covid-19 in some shape, form or manner. The big ticket items the fresh produce sector needs to address though, won’t go away.
Depending on whom you talk to, artificial intelligence—AI—is either the god that will deliver us from all of our miseries or the devil that will extinguish our last faint spark of humanity.
After having written many stories about the USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box program, I got to experience it first-hand.
It’s a widespread complaint: The H-2A program doesn’t work well, and it should be fixed.
Why did something happen in a particular way? What did we learn from it? How can we use the past to make the future better?
A team of biologists at Harvard, MIT, and Boston University has developed a method for installing bar codes into fruits and vegetables.
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.