Decentralising Food Supply Chains

Speaker's Corner

Economies of scale have produced a perpetual cycle toward ever increasing centralisation in the world of commerce. Centralisation has benefited society immeasurably over the last 100 years and we simply couldn’t have created the quality of life that most of us enjoy without it. But has it gone too far? Pete believes that the food industry hurtled past the sweet spot around 40 years ago and we’re now witnessing a correction with the emergence of decentralised food systems with all the fantastic benefits that they bring.