LEARNING FROM THE PAST TO SHAPE THE FUTURE

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Summer 2013

This is the twelfth edition of VIEW and it provides a timely opportunity to review the underlying theme and key messages set out in the leading articles.

The common theme has been the raw material resource challenge that continues to face food companies. The challenge arises from a wide range of critical uncertainties based on the juxtaposition of the expectation of a continued expansion of global demand and potential supply bottlenecks for raw materials. EFFP, as evidenced by its VIEW articles, can fairly lay claim to an early appreciation of the implications of this challenge for food companies and it has sought to translate its study of the issues into strategic responses via key messages published in VIEW and through our work with food companies and farmers.

Key Points

Fig 3: The affordability of food
Figure 10: A raw material approach to sustainability
Figure 12: Comparative Contributers to Knowledge Capital
Figure 2: Three key challenges

 

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