Professor David Hughes

International Speaker on Global Food and Drink Industry Issues…

Around the world, David speaks to senior agribusiness and food industry managers about global food industry developments that are and will affect their businesses and industry. Energetic, engaging, humorous and insightful, David gains the very highest evaluations at seminars, conferences and Board level discussions in every continent he visits

Poultry Market Intelligence Forum – February 2020

Recent Radio Presentations

Introducing Doctor Food

An Introduction to Dr Food Weekly Food Business Insights

I hope you enjoy the below extracts from my Dr Food Weekly Food Business Insights

What? 5 punchy slides each with a distillation of a very recent interesting global food industry development, plus present and future implications for businesses.

When? Weekly, almost. How? You receive an email with a link to the page in our platform for the slides and a video where David wraps up the news and joins the dots for you! Ideal for consumption on your smartphone with a cup of coffee or tea!

 Who? Managers with career ambitions, civil servants, progressive farmers students, food industry anoraks!

 Why? Insights with business direction, career development, looking smart and in touch when talking to bosses and colleagues, and being the “Go To” person on global food industry developments in your business and personal tribe

How much? 1st Month for free. Then £12/€13/$15 per month.

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Avoiding the Commodity Trap: Pink Lady a Trailblazer in Branding Fresh Apples

European "Big Food" Put Pressure on Brazil to Reduce Deforestation of the Amazon

Developments in European Farming Policies. Dr Food Weekly Insights No 44.
Your Indoor & Vertical Farming is Fashionable. Dr Food Insights Goes Here
Moving On from Heron Ingredientes to Dynamic Duos. Dr Food Insights
Enforceable Guidelines for Businesses Making Environment Claims are Needed and Soon

Keep up with my Recent Twitter Feed

Heads Up! Some Food Industry Issues to Keep an Eye on this Month.

Fertiliser production highly concentrated worldwide with China 25% of N, 38% of P and Russia/Belarus 33% of K. China & Russia are the principal N & P exporters, with Russia/Belarus 35% off K exports. Reassuring to know that it’s all in such safe hands 😱

For those of you interested in the world of meat marketing, here’s a recent podcast I did for "Australia Pork". It’s audio only and best listened to in the car or when sitting comfortably.
Take care and mind you don’t get Omicroned!

Plant-based pure water has an over the top Californian Zen-like ring to it but it hales from normally pragmatic Australia! I wish Aquabotanical well but bottled plant-based water may be too much of a stretch even for the more verdant consumer. 😇


Headline News About Food Security and Environmental Impact Present Challenges and Opportunities for the Food Industry

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