Category: Food and Drink

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Addressing Global Food Security

According to McKinsey & Company partners, Daniel Aminetzah and Nicolas Denis, the world could be facing a significant food crisis in the near future. They explain, “The pandemic. Supply chain strains. Climatic

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Food Security and National Security

Some reality television shows, like the History Channel’s Alone, feature contestants who volunteer to live rough for a period of time. The focus of these shows is watching contestants’ search for food

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Russia’s War in Ukraine Impacts the World

Earlier this year, U.S. presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis insisted, “While the U.S. has many vital national interests — securing our borders, addressing the crisis of readiness within our military, achieving energy security

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Stop Food Waste Day 2023

Tomorrow, 26 April 2023, is international Stop Food Waste Day. According the Stop Food Waste Day website, “Stop Food Waste Day is the largest single day of action in the fight against

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The Future of Global Food Security

When Russia invaded Ukraine, which is one of the world’s breadbasket countries, a bright light was shone on the global food supply chain. The Economist notes, “Vladimir Putin’s attempt at grain blackmail

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The Future of Food Security

One of the topics discussed at the recent COP-27 gathering in Egypt was global food security. Patricia Scotland (@PScotlandCSG), Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, told COP-27 participants that every available tool must be

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Food Labels and Food Waste

There are growing worries about global food security. Earlier this year, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, stated, “This year’s food crisis is about lack of access. Next year’s could be about lack of

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Revitalizing the Food Supply Chain

A recent article published by the World Economic Forum ran under a headline declaring the global food supply chain dead.[1] I believe the headline is both harsh and hyperbolic. Nevertheless, it draws

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