- The Plate
In 4 Charts: The Past, Present, and Future of Food Security
If we’ve learned one thing throughout Cargill’s 150-year history, it’s that the global food system has always been changing, and it will need to keep changing to meet the needs of tomorrow.
Today, we have a food system supported by a global network of actors from farm to fork. Many factors – including urbanization, infrastructure, government policy, evolving consumer preferences, rising incomes and climate change, to name a few – trigger shifts and disruptions in how food is grown, handled and distributed.
As we continue the conversation about how the world feeds itself, it’s worth taking a step back to look at the bigger picture. How did we get to where we are today? And what must we do to sustainably meet