Beyond the Shelf: DJ Bodden of Farmer Connect
How much do you actually know about our food supply chain? In its most simple form, we’d like to think that our food goes from the farmers/producers to the distributors, to the store, and then to the consumer. But it’s rarely that simple. In fact, typically there are a lot more steps to the process. And with the growing trend of consumers wanting to know more about where their food is coming from, transparency is key in making consumers happy. This week on Beyond the Shelf, we spoke with DJ Bodden, who is the Chief Operations Officer of Farmer Connect. They have created a system that allows consumers, and other farmers, to trace the source of their food to the original grower. From there, Farmer Connect allows people to learn more about who is growing their food and support them through monetary donations.
Beyond the Shelf dives into the food and beverage industry with guests from all corners of the business including founders/CEO’s, marketers, chefs, dietitians, researchers, and other influencers. Topics range from trends in retail and production to expert tips on marketing to inspiring stories from growing companies, popular chefs, and much more! From ChefsBest – taste and quality experts in the food and beverage industry.