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CIFST Webinar: Supply chains and food CPG - Readiness for a post-pandemic future

  • 3 Feb 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • Webinar

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Topic: Supply Chains and Food CPG - Readiness for a Post-Pandemic Future:

As a result of COVID-19, a spotlight has been placed on the risks and real impacts on supply-chains in the food consumer goods space. From meat processing plant closures, to 300% increases in demand for ginger, or surge in demand for canned goods and baker's yeast, CPGs are aware of the 'new normal' in a post-pandemic world. The risk of outbreaks, climate-related droughts, geopolitics, and trade disputes are all factors to be aware of. CPGs are looking more critically at their inventories, packaging, ingredients, distribution and logistics. Heightened attention on supply chain relationships, timely data analytics and intelligence, and the technological tools to monitor end-to-end visibility from farms to consumers, will be important for Canadian CPGs as we move into this new decade.

Event Details:

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. EST

Our Speaker:

Mark Juhasz - Research Associate, Dalhousie University

Mark Juhasz is Research Associate at the Agri-food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University. He has a Ph.D. from the OAC at the University of Guelph, and has worked for nearly 20 years in agri-food and CPG consumer and market research with public, private and NGO organizations across Canada and internationally.

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