How did COVID-19 impact the food supply chain? In this episode of the Xtalks Food Podcast, Sydney discusses how the pandemic caused significant food shortages last fall. Hear clips from Sydney’s interviews with Nader Mikhail, CEO and founder of Elementum, and Sam Agyemang, co-founder of HaulerHub, who discuss the media frenzy that caused food hoarding and how tech will eventually help improve the efficiency of the food supply chain.
Also in this episode, Mira talks about Rowdy Mermaid’s new mushroom-based sparkling beverages and the technology used by the company to extract beta-glucans from reishi mushrooms. The team discusses their likelihood of trying out the sparkling immunity tonics and explore whether they will find success in the crowded functional beverage market.
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