Throughout January we will be bringing you the key trends set to shape the agri-food supply chain. From sustainability to ethical standards, we look at how the latest industry insight and trend analysis will be driving the industry.
The future of the agri-food supply chain: 2022 and beyond
The rising cost of living, spiking energy prices and worker shortages have all combined to increase pressure on the food industry throughout the pandemic.
The main goal for agri-food supply chains in the near future is to increase supply chain resilience in the face of the unexpected. COVID-19 created an imbalance between supply and demand of products, greatly affecting supply chains globally.
This global supply chain disruption is a reminder that something that can feel distant, like a port, ship or factory in China or the US, connects directly to all of us. Affecting the ability of agri-food products, fresh or processed, to travel freely across national borders.