13: Nathan Carson on the Future of Food Supply Chains and the Geopolitics of Food

13: Nathan Carson on the Future of Food Supply Chains and the Geopolitics of Food

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13: Nathan Carson on the Future of Food Supply Chains and the Geopolitics of Food

In this episode Jacob talks to Nathan Carson, Inventory Control Manager at Chemical Dynamics- a family owned and operated liquid fertilizer manufacturing company based in Central Florida. Previously, Nathan worked for EY’s agribusiness team in Chicago and specialized in identifying mega-trends that are driving the future of agriculture. 
 
Timestamps: 
 
Intro 00:00 
Food and geopolitics: how drought led to the Arab Spring 2:00 
China’s African Swine Fever epidemic and how it affected COVID-19 7:25
Centralization of agriculture 11:40
How should food supply chains…and how will they change? 20:37
Agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa 32:23 
The dangers of exporting to China…and exporting in general 40:53
Why is America so fat? 47:12
Nathan’s uplifting final takeaway 53:48
Outro 57:08 

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