Digital transformation is the key to the future of food and agriculture. New partnerships like one between Bayer and Microsoft can help enable advancement of digital transformation in agriculture. This strategic partnership will work to build a new cloud-based set of digital tools and data science solutions for use across the food and agriculture industry.
By 2050, the world’s population will reach 9.6 billion with 65% of us living in urban areas. Our land, water, soil, and environment are all under siege and the USDA says that climate change is going to create challenges for farmers. Add on the shortage of farm labor and truckers and it’s easy to see why indoor farming is a necessity.
Looking for ideas on how to re-engage your shoppers on cooking demos and/or live streams? Or to showcase culinary tips along with nutrition insights? Make your next demo is more engaging by partnering with a local chef. Join Shari Steinbach, MS, RDN, Dietitian for Michigan Beans, and Personal Chef Paul Penney as they present an interactive cook-along promoting easy, delicious soup recipes that will assist your customers with eating healthier, reducing waste and saving money. Recipes to be provided in advance of this presentation.
To manage in the present work environment, being able to lead with emotional intelligence is now more important than ever. In fact, there is a strong correlation between a superior performance as a leader and a high level of emotional intelligence. Having a solid understanding of your own emotions and those of your employees can lead your team to a state of increased mindfulness, respect and productivity. Emotional intelligence is imperative to your success as a leader. Here are the top 5 emotional intelligence skills needed to improve leadership effectiveness.
While on a recent vacation in Ireland, of course I had to check out the local grocery stores. I am sure many of you do the same thing while vacationing! Click through the slideshow above to gain an understanding of how Irish grocery stores are bringing healthy living to their shoppers, based on my visits to SuperValu stores, of which there are more than 200 in Ireland.
With a goal of ending hunger and increasing healthy eating and physical activity in the U.S. by 2030 so that fewer Americans experience diet-related diseases, such as diabetes, obesity, and hypertension, the Biden-Harris Administration has announced a September conference on hunger, nutrition and health. The following five pillars have been established as the focus of the conference:
This year’s Food and Health Survey marks the 17th time the International Food Information Council (IFIC) has surveyed American consumers to understand their perceptions, beliefs, and behaviors around food and food purchasing decisions. Below are some of the compelling findings retail dietitians may use to inform their work with consumers.