Food+City is a catalyst for supply chain innovation to improve how we feed cities.
We’re not the only ones thinking about food systems, food tech and the food supply chain. Check out these recent books, films, podcasts and other media that are making our brains buzz.
High-tech tracking is everywhere in food today — from RFID tags in strawberry crates to temperature sensors in dairy shipments. Urban planner Laurie Zapalac shares a case study of new tracking tools used by Boston’s seafood industry that leverage big data to ensure food safety, sound fishery management — and to let you know who raised your oyster.
Brain Food: What we’re reading, watching and listening to right now.
In rural India, where dairies may have only one or two cows and the power grid is spotty at best, improving the supply chain from producers to distributors requires fresh thinking and a surprisingly simple solution. Entrepreneur Sorin Grama shares his story.
Vending machines are the ultimate in self service. We’ve collected an array of options — from the Automat to custom quinoa-bowl kiosks. Just push a button.
Practically the perfect package: durable, stackable, long-lasting — and in a pinch you can cook right in it. Over 250 years, cans have transformed food processing, shipping and even shopping.