Food Industry News and Comment

Trends In Agriculture

Fewer Farmers - More Food How does food yield increase by 70% by 2050? In 1800, 80 % of Americans worked on farms. By 1900, the industrial revolution had forced that number to 41% with higher yields from farm machines making up the difference. Today, less than 2% of the...

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Trends In Agriculture

In 1800, 80 % of Americans worked on farms. By 1900, the industrial revolution had forced that number to 41% with higher yields from farm machines making up the difference. Today, less than 2% of the US population is involved in farming. For 218 years, certain people have been living...

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Amazon's Purchase of Whole-Foods

The hype generated by Amazon’s purchase of Whole-Foods for $13.7 billion has been palpable and enduring. It has afforded the behemoth online retailer a key entry point into the grocery business, a collection of stores from which it can evolve its e-commerce footprint, and an opportunity to gather valuable shopper...

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