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.


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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Food Waste: The World Can’t Afford It

A growing population, intensifying climate change, and geopolitical tensions are creating conditions that are adversely affecting global food security. However, another, less obvious factor — food waste — is exacerbating the food

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Growing Food in the Dark

The term “in the dark,” when applied to a person, generally means someone living in a state of ignorance or who is uninformed. However, a team of scientists from UC Riverside and

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Grocery Prices: How High Will They Go?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has raised its 2022 food inflation forecasts again reports Jim Wiesemeyer (@Jim_Wiesemeyer).[1] This means today’s grocery food price hikes are the highest in 42 Years. According

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Conflict Worsens Global Food Insecurity

“Conflict breeds hunger,” writes Marie Haga, Associate Vice-President of External Relations and Governance at the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development. “It can displace farmers and destroy agricultural assets and food stocks.

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