Future of Food

Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI brings indoor farming to its distribution centers

The distributor and vertical farming company Square Roots entered a new agreement to add Square Roots' indoor farms on-site at select UNFI distribution centers.

Technology

Could Cultured Meat Hit U.S. Shelves Next Year?

A growing number of cultured-meat players worldwide are seeing investment from venture-capital firms as well as conventional meat producers as interest in more-sustainable meat production rises.

The pandemic has effectively shut down centerpieces of the fresh department, putting industry ingenuity to the test, the author says.

The Lempert Report: The integration of trees with crops and livestock provides stability in food production.

The Lempert Report: Robots and new gadgets will better allow farmers in the future to decide what to sow, when to fertilize and how much to irrigate.

The $50 million Greycroft Albertsons Fund, launched less than two years ago, is developing 16 companies providing the retailer with a peek at the future of food.

The author offers up five strategies consumer brand makers can adopt to chart their path to new growth while balancing costs.