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Groundbreaking Tech Innovations That Will Transform The Global Food Supply Chain In The Next Five Years

Posted at 10:22 AM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 10:24:33-05

In 2024, the world’s population is expected to reach eight billion. Over the next five years, this global population growth will continue to impact and strain agriculture, food and water production, and other resources that are crucial for the planet’s sustainability.

That’s why IBM’s 2019 “5 in 5,” focuses on how research, innovation, and technology development today can help transform the food supply chain of tomorrow.

The tech company sees a future where technologies transform every stage of the food chain – from seed to table – in order to increase global food production, curb food waste, improve food safety and the spread of foodborne illnesses, and radically change how we recycle plastics.