Tag: AI

AI Becoming Key to Customer Retention

As many shoppers trade down brands in the wake of rising inflation these days, what retailers need to do to attract these customers differs based on their usual value proposition.

Food Innovations Center Stage at Recent CES Show

The highly anticipated Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas had a decidedly different feel this year. The trade show, which wrapped up January 8, was significantly smaller than pre-pandemic days and featured multiple Covid precautions. …

Acquisitions Driving Autonomous Farming Movement Forward

Acquisitions are quickly changing the face of the so-called “smart farming” landscape. The latest example of that evolution comes via Fieldin, the world’s largest smart farm operations management company, which recently acquired agricultural autonomous driving company …

Retailers Tackling Out-of-Stock Issues with Artificial Intelligence

Proper inventory management is a top concern for retailers. Out-of-stock items and inefficient replacement strategies can result in lost sales, reduced customer satisfaction, and lower loyalty levels. In response to these challenges, companies like Walmart …

Personalized Nutrition Turning Consumer Diets Inside Out

As consumers become increasingly health conscious and the risk for chronic diseases such as obesity keeps rising, a new wave of nutrition-minded biotech companies have been analyzing DNA/biological compounds to reimagine our relationship with food. These services …

Key Themes from the BMO Farm to Market Conference

This Episode of the Food Institute Podcast is Sponsored by: BMO Dive into the key themes from the 16th Annual BMO Farm to Market Conference with Erica Kuhlmann during her first appearance on the Food …

Is Viome the Future of Food?

Viome has built an AI-driven platform that analyzes the interaction between food, a person’s microbiome, and human cells to develop precision nutrition to prevent and reverse chronic diseases. On April 15, The Food Institute presented …

Walmart, Kroger and Other Retailers Continue to Innovate

Walmart is tapping automation to help its store fleet handle last-mile grocery delivery, adding local fulfillment centers (LFCs) that will turn parts of them into mini warehouses and speed up fulfillment for local customers. The …

AI, Automation and Their Impact on the Food Industry

Register Here! AI & AUTOMATION WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE FOOD INDUSTRY There is no question that artificial intelligence (AI) and automation have disrupted the food industry. From food manufacturing to foodservice and retail, …

AI, Automation and Their Impact on the Food Industry

There is no question that artificial intelligence (AI) and automation have disrupted the food industry. From food manufacturing to foodservice and retail, many companies have already started implementing AI and automation in a variety of …

Grocers Invest in New Technology to Increase Efficiency

Food retailers are partnering with technology companies to make their operations more efficient as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Giant Eagle now operates FlyBuy Pickup, a curbside and in-store pickup program. FlyBuy, using location technology from …

Is AI the Next Phase of E-Commerce?

Many e-commerce businesses are beginning to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) to help in searching, sorting, and finding relevant data. Giants such as Amazon, eBay, and Flipkart are standing on the cutting edge of …