- Chicago is known as a key leader in the food and agriculture innovation space. In fact, Chicago’s food and beverage manufacturing industry is the largest in the United States generating $9.3 billion annually. Within this, there is a lot of space for Chicago to tap into food innovation which they have taken full advantage of. In 2021, Chicago’s food innovation startups raised $723 million in venture capital.
Source: Forbes. Read the full article here.
- China’s logistics industry has begun to resume gradually. Since April 18th, 2022, the traffic of trucks on the freeways has increased 10.9%, freight volume on railways and roads has increased 9.2% and 12.6%.
Source: Hellenic Shipping News. Read the full article here.
- There has been a lot of talk around the metaverse and what it may mean for the future – but, what does that mean for restaurants? For fast-food and casual restaurants, the metaverse will give restaurants the opportunity to leverage gamification to build loyalty, ways to reach and reward audiences (including new customers), and the metaverse can act as a new and unique way to order food.
Source: QSR Magazine. Read the full article here.