A Food Industry Web Guide

Why The US Soybean Market is In Upheaval

For years, China has been the largest market for US Soybeans but sales to China are down 94% from the 2017 harvest. The steep drop is due to retaliation for tariff actions taken by the Trump administration in 2018. Rather than pay the increased price for soybeans, the Chinese are turning to [...]

2019-06-25T12:46:15-04:00November , 2018|

The Three Primary Objectives of Modern Food Traceability Systems

There's more to it than just food safety Traceability means the ability to record, track and verify a product's history and location as it moves through a supply chain. Technology such as barcodes or RFID tags along with traceability software systems make tracing almost any product possible. However, there are unique challenges and [...]

2019-11-26T16:48:09-05:00January , 2017|

AGCO Corporation CEO Interview: The Pulse On Agriculture

AGCO Corporation is an agricultural equipment manufacturer. They make a line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage and tillage equipment and compete in the US with John Deere. Martin Richenhagen, Chairman & CEO of AGCO, shares his thoughts with Jim Cramer on Mad Money on the outlook of his business. Cramer [...]

2019-06-21T21:05:27-04:00February , 2016|

Federal agencies to create seafood traceability program

The National Ocean Council Committee to Combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Seafood Fraud announced its proposal for creating a U.S. seafood traceability program — the next step the U.S. government is taking to ensure that global seafood resources are sustainably managed and not fraudulently marketed. The agency hopes the proposal [...]

2019-06-27T18:29:36-04:00February , 2016|