Feb 2014 podcast on Taste Matters. Monica Gelinas talks about ingredient integrity and product development with Karen Karp. http://www.heritageradionetwork.org/episodes/5507-Taste-Matters-Episode-117-Monica-Gelinas-GritWork OR https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/taste-matters-episode-117/id468953819?i=249885989&mt=2
A bit of sustainable sourcing and purchasing training 101 with a current client’s recent new hire. Thought it was good to share with those who may be interested in some guiding principles. Namely, best practices that will make life easier
When I lecture about sustainable food, one of the central tenets is having well-thought out product development. Especially for high-growth companies, the products or the brand look is more critical than thinking through where those inputs (ingredients and packaging) come
1. How can we better measure sustainability? 2. How can we design more sustainable products? 3. How can we avoid socially-negligent suppliers? 4. How can we instill sustainability in our suppliers? 5. Who can we trust to drive sustainability?
5 Tips: How-To start effective and sustainable procurement 1. Growth Know what stage of growth you’re in. It’s not as easy when you’ve been doing business for generation(s) and need to start asking qualitative questions to secure supply – not