The chairman of the world's largest food company says organic foods have 30% less yield than normal agriculture and "wouldn't allow us to feed the world today." Certainly, wealthy people in areas rich in agriculture, like Austria, Germany, and the U.S., have the privilege to pay higher prices for organic foods. But he views it as a "romantic" notion that is not scalable.
The recent rise in food prices is just the first warning sign that the way we produce food may not be working so well. There are some important changes that need to be made to continue to feed a growing population.
Do I need to be green in B2B? In fact, signs indicate that B2B will undergo a tectonic shift to green in the near future. In the first of three articles, Marc Stoiber explores green as the new differentiator in B2B.