Tag: supply chain

New consumer app tracks product journey and carbon footprint

New consumer app tracks product journey and carbon footprint

June 24, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, a new app called Almond allows consumers to learn about the product they scan including where each ingredient has come from, the supply chain route and its carbon footprint. Consumers scan the unique hidden codes printed on the product packaging to learn more about the product they are consuming and earn […]

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A successful supply chain strategy: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Equinox

A successful supply chain strategy: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Equinox

August 21, 2016 |

In developing a bioconversion project, the steps are numerous, interconnected and complex. Conducting a feasibility study, feedstock supply & market analysis, developing a business plan, funding initial development, choosing process technology, selecting a design/builder, selecting a site, applying for air permit, raising the balance of equity, negotiating marketing agreements, utility and transportation agreements, selecting risk management options, obtaining debt financing, hiring a […]

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Business strategies for transitioning the bioeconomy to a landscape with long-term profitability

Business strategies for transitioning the bioeconomy to a landscape with long-term profitability

May 11, 2016 |

By Mahmood Ebadian, Ph.D. Special to The Digest Regardless of the type of industry, the primary goal of any supply chain is to fulfill the customers’ needs efficiently and effectively over the lifetime of the business. An efficient supply chain is capable of maximizing the use of resources across the supply chain as planned while […]

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Future Farm, Future Crop: Utopia or Dystopia? Part 1 of 5

Future Farm, Future Crop: Utopia or Dystopia? Part 1 of 5

August 9, 2015 |

As America’s farmers hit retirement age and technology options explode, what comes next?  The Digest commences a five-part series today. The average age of the US farmer reached 58.3 years in the USDA’s 2012 Census of Agriculture. For sure, farmers have been older than the general population for some time. Why is it becoming important now? […]

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Creating Sustainable Supply Chains for Cellulosic Biofuels

Creating Sustainable Supply Chains for Cellulosic Biofuels

July 17, 2014 |

Growers reporting increased yields, revenues with stover harvest. Natural Resources Conservation Service says “By making wise management decisions, removing residue can be done sustainably.” What are the opportunities and the must-knows, for growers and project developers? For those who were not able to register for our Digest webinar on “Creating Sustainable Supply Chains for Cellulosic […]

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