An investor-inspiring recent read from food-supply-chain technology specialists Culterra Capital delves into the important but oft-overlooked ‘in-between’ world of food supply-chain tech.
Sanitarium Health Food Company, the name behind iconic Australian food products such as Weet-Bix, netted two major awards including the top gong at Woolworths’ Supplier of the Year 2020 awards in December.
The federal government’s Supply Chain Resilience Initiative, part of its Modern Manufacturing Initiative, has been canvassing industry views on supply-chain vulnerabilities. It will use these to develop roadmaps for each identified ‘priority area’.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for shorter, more resilient supply chains and for diversified, fresh and locally-grown food, says a recent story in the Financial Times.
FIAL’s recent ‘Capturing the Prize’ report found Australia’s food and ag sector could unlock $200b+ in value and 300,000 new jobs by 2030 if the sector can collaborate to capitalise on 19 identified growth opportunities. Get involved.
From community vegie gardens to vast vertical farms, city-based cropping ventures are proliferating as the coronavirus pandemic up-ends food supply chains and heightens food-security fears.
World-leading metabolomics expert and head of the CRC’s Research Program 3, Professor Nicholson is one of just 10 Australians included on this year’s six-continent, 60-strong Power List.
Capitalising on significant opportunities for economic development will require re-tooling the region’s supply chains to make them more collaborative, connected and high-tech, finds a CRC for Developing Northern Australia study.
To minimise costly food losses in the journey from farm to fork, it makes sense to invest in logistics software that spans the entire supply chain.