Risk management on the farm: A holistic approach

In business, any decision you make carries some potential for risk. Often, the farm businesses we work with think mainly about production risks like weather and price, but risk takes many other forms. Taking a holistic view of risks on your farm can help you to…READ MORE

Top Food Trends for 2014

Every January, the nation’s chefs, grocery chains and restaurant associations put out the expected food trends for the coming year. This year was no different, and while some will come as no surprise, you’ll find that others are both quirky and intriguing. Interestingly, different sources have…READ MORE

Set Goals and Stay Focused in 2014

2013 was an exciting year full of changes in the food and agriculture industry. Mobile technology seems to be changing faster than ever, Canada announced a trade deal (in principle) with the European Union, several notable food plant closures were announced, commodity prices dropped and the…READ MORE

Will super grains bring super opportunities?

Amaranth, quinoa, chia, and millet are just some of the names that are gathering steam in the food industry.  As relative newcomers to grocery store aisles in North America, these super powered grains are packed with a powerful nutritional punch.  More commonly known as ancient grains…READ MORE

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