Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Chronic labour shortage forecast for U.K. food and drink industry post Brexit

As part of a series of in depth articles on the effect of Brexit on various U.K. industries, Willis Towers Watson recently released its insights on the food and drink industry. Brexit has added to mounting concerns over a chronic … Continue reading →

The risk manager of the future

Some people miss the good old days. I don’t. I’ve been around since the days when business was done on a napkin with people who were more like buddies than business partners and yes, when the deal was done, there … Continue reading →

Food Safety Risk: An Unusual Recipe

When agriculture officials recently cleared Midwestern poultry farmers to restock after last spring’s Avian flu epidemic, it was a reminder of what the outbreak dramatically demonstrated: that food supply lines are vulnerable. Continue reading →

Gestores de risco do setor alimentício conquistam seu “lugar à mesa”

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Empresas de alimentos e bebidas enfrentam um conjunto interessante de questões: Reputação da marca Garantia de segurança alimentar Continuidade dos negócios Responsabilidade cibernética Aquisição de talentos e retenção em níveis operacional e sênior Aferição Continue reading →

Food and Beverage Risk Managers Now Get a Seat at the Table

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Food and beverage companies face a heady mix of issues: Brand reputation Food safety and security Business continuity Cyber liability Talent acquisition and retention at operational and senior levels Benchmarking Risk managers are being challenged to look at all of … Continue reading →

A Lot on Their Plate: Food and Beverage Industry Faces Reputational Risk

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I had the chance to catch up recently with Greg Benefield, Food & Beverage Leader for Willis North America, and he did not hesitate when I asked about the risks facing this broad industry sector: the number-one risk management issue … Continue reading →

Horsemeat Contamination in the Supply Chain

The horsemeat food scandal in the UK underscores the need for supply chain insurance products which provide adequate protection for quality issues. Continue reading →