Are farmers baffled by blockchain and dissuaded by data? Do they get fed up with feed apps and antagonized by algorithms. No, say industry tech experts, that may be the perception but the reality is far more nuanced.
African swine fever hampered animal feed sales and soy crush operations, and trade disruptions and uncertainty created challenges across the company even as cost-cutting measures boosted quarterly net earnings, according to Cargill’s third-quarter results.
Nestlé has come out top in relation to soy in the latest Forest 500 report that rates food manufacturer, trader, retailer, food service and financial institutions’ efforts to tackle commodity led deforestation in all sourcing regions.