In the past, innovation in agriculture lagged behind consumer electronics and telecoms. Today, that’s changing. As food futurist Tony Hunter explains, food istechnology. In this episode, Hunter shares his view of tech-fueled advances in food production and distribution around the world.
Topics include: supply chain disruption, new tech for farming, strategies for waste reduction, changes to food supply caused by the pandemic, the distinction between food security and food sovereignty, alternative proteins like lab-grown meat, vertical farming using hydroponics, genomics, microbiome, cellular agriculture, synthetic biology, plant molecular farming, how computing technologies like artificial intelligence accelerate innovation. If you’re interested in the future, then you really must tune into the changes afoot in the food industry. As Tony explains, food and drink are the only absolute non-discretionary items for daily human needs.
The Future of Food, learn more with food futurist Tony Hunter
Tony Hunter – Food Futurist
Leadership is all about managing change. As the leader of a Food, Beverage or Ag business, you know that technological change in our industry is increasing exponentially. These changes can often be existential threats or they can be turned into major opportunities. In the midst of this disruption, what decisions can you make over the next 1, 3, 5 or 10+ years to ensure the survival of your company?
My FutureCUBED method can help your company understand the industry trends and be prepared for the Future of Food. You can help ensure your organisation’s survival in the middle of this disruptive environment. See my Horizon scanning, FutureMind Foresight and Strategic implementation and integration pages for more details.
Brett King is a world-renowned entrepreneur, futurist, speaker, international bestselling author, and media personality. China’s President Xi Jinping cited his book Augmented: Life in the Smart Lane on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in his 2018 national address; the same book that was listed as a Top 10 non-fiction book in North America. In 2019 his book Bank 4.0 was awarded the Top Book by a Foreign Author in Russia for that year.
Robert Tercek is an award-winning author, entrepreneur, and educator focused on the process of dematerialization and innovation. In his professional capacity, Mr. Tercek is a seasoned business executive with deep expertise in digital media and internet services. He is a prolific creator of interactive programs and products. He has designed and launched successful consumer experiences on every digital platform, including digital television, game consoles, broadband Internet, and mobile networks.
In 2021, Mr. Tercek was recognized as the Humanitarian of the Year by the Media Excellence Awards for his leadership in designing and launching COVID SMART, an interactive training program designed to keep workers safe on the job during the pandemic.
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