At the beginning of time, humans sourced food locally first as hunter-gatherers then as agriculturalists. Fast forward to the 21st century, our food comes from different parts of the globe. Cranberries from the US, meat from Canada, rice from India, apples from Australia. With a pro-global supply chain comprising of multiple stakeholders like the producer, regulatory agencies, banks, food manufacturing companies, and importers spanning different countries and continents there are quite a few challenges.
Written by: Prashant Thomas