In a press release, RizePoint foresees what the food sector will look like in 2023. Their top 10 predictions include a focus on sustainable food production, emphasizing DEI, retraining, and depending on digital solutions. Businesses in the food industry will have to put in a lot of effort to pay the bills and fulfill consumer orders. To ensure an educated, reliable, and productive workforce, diversity in the workforce must be fostered. Manage the safety and QA certifications of your vendors with the use of digital solutions. Food businesses must succeed at all three delivery, pickup, and in-person delivery models since customers have become accustomed to them. In an era where every dollar matters, IT solutions may save quality teams as much as 70% on audits and inspections.
“Food companies (and the wider food sector) should be aware of the most important trends and projections for 2023 as we continue to confront major risks to our food supply. We should prioritize DEI, change the way we train, and concentrate on sustainable food production in the upcoming year. Digital solutions may also assist increase transparency, accuracy, safety, and quality. Fortunately, computer solutions have grown more accessible and economical for all sizes of food enterprises” RizePoints CEO Kari Hensien Explained.
- A focus on sustainable food production. Climate change is putting food production at risk. Therefore, there will be a renewed effort around sustainable food production, like vertical farming, hydroponics, and aquaponics.
- Continued efforts to overcome conflicts. The food industry continues to face major, concurrent crises, including production delays, food shortages, and extreme weather impacting crops. Food businesses will have to work hard to keep the lights on and deliver products (and promises) to customers.
- The supply chain will become more transparent. It’s critical to implement safety and quality protocols for your business, but it’s not enough. You must also inspect safety, quality, and traceability all along the supply chain. Thanks to more affordable, accessible tech tools, this is now possible for brands of all sizes and budgets, and you can get started without a big investment. Focus on what the regulations require and use digital solutions to seamlessly manage your vendors’ safety and QA certifications.
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