Are Traasdahl, co-founder and CEO of Miami-based Crisp Technologies, said that a root cause of the food waste problem is slow-moving, inaccurate data in an industry that has a particularly complex supply chain — one affected by weather, pricing, production, logistics and consumer shifts.
A new data modeling tool is available from Crisp that leverages real-time European consumer food-buying data to help U.S. grocers and food manufacturers better predict American consumer behaviors during the pandemic. As European countries were impacted by the COVID-19 virus two-to-four weeks ahead of the US, the real-time grocery data from Europe enables U.S. retailers and food suppliers to forecast what consumer demand will be for their particular products. Read the full article at CSRWire here
We often read or hear stories of global food insecurity. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates that one in every nine people suffers from hunger across the globe. At the same time, as a result of inefficiencies throughout the food supply chain system, an estimated 1/3 of all food produced is either lost or wasted. Read Are Traasdahl's full article in SEE change here.
It's one of the questions that bedevils companies at every step in the seafood supply chain: How much demand exists for your product, right now, and how much do you need to ship?
Crisp is a forecasting platform specifically developed for the food supply chain, with a mission to reduce food waste by delivering accurate, precise demand forecasts, thereby setting the stage for optimal production, inventory, and service levels... Click here for the full story in OPN.
When attempting to tackle the problems we face in our industry, it is often helpful to look outside the industry—after all, a pair of fresh eyes can do wonders for innovation. Are Traasdahl, Founder and CEO of Crisp, has just about the freshest eyes there are in terms of the wide-ranging expertise he brings to the industry. With more than 20 years of experience in mobile and digital technology. Read the full interview in ANUK here