What is it about?
What are drivers of productivity of food companies across sectors and countries?
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Why is it important?
The food manufacturing sector is essential in providing daily foods for citizens by turning agricultural crops into edible foods for humans. From the supply side, the food industry is one of the important production sectors in the economy because it is the largest economic sector within manufacturing in many countries. In addition, from the demand side, food spending often accounts for a significant portion of household budgets all over the world, particularly for low-income households. Furthermore, during the COVID-19 lockdown and amid economic recovery from the pandemic, food insecurity has risen in many countries. Therefore, it has become increasingly important to improve productivity of food production for the well-being of human beings.
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This page is a summary of: Food companies' productivity dynamics: Exploring the role of intangible assets, Agribusiness, August 2023, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/agr.21839.
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