A panel of food industry managers discussed the challenges of the food chain with emphasis on the retail component. Major issues identified included the supply chain with the advent of web-retail, industry image with consumers, environmental issues and workforce challenges. Panelists included Pam Lund (Momenta LLC), Lynn Wilson (Momenta LLC), Herb Aschkenazy (Oregon Freeze Dry), Jay Bornstein (Bornstein Seafood), Harry Fosberg (Acosta Brokers) and Craig Smith (CSA Environmental Consultants).
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