Paul Lightfoot, BrightFarms: No one should get sick from salads. Consumers have growing doubts about the standard of our nation’s produce due to the recent Romaine recalls and it’s crucial that the industry re-build that trust. Local, indoor farming can help solve the structural challenges facing the produce supply chain.
VOX POP: What is keeping food & beverage execs awake at night as we head into 2019? Recession Team work Traceability Direct to consumer Misleading marketing Distributors Trend or fad? Animal ag Fragmentation Scaling up Access to capital Costs Overinvestment Hiring, scaling, lawsuits Safety Feeding the world, sustainably Challenging business environment Commoditization Hiring