Welcome to another exciting episode of the Growing Our Future Podcast, where Aaron Alejandro brings you insights, experiences, and expertise to help plant the seeds of greatness for a better future. In this episode, Aaron is joined by Dr. Justin Ransom, the Senior Director of Sustainable Food Policy at Tyson Foods. Dr. Ransom shares his knowledge and expertise on the future of food and how to shape it to meet the growing demand for production and feeding the world.
Dr. Ransom’s impressive background in the food industry and agriculture is highlighted, including his educational journey and previous roles at USDA, McDonald’s, and OI Group. He explains that his career path was not linear but led him to focus on shaping the future of food. The conversation delves into the significance of sustainability in the food industry, addressing challenges such as population growth and climate change. Dr. Ransom emphasizes the need for circularity and waste reduction in food systems.
Aaron and Justin also discuss the abundance of opportunities in the food business for young individuals with agricultural backgrounds, extending beyond traditional farming roles. Listeners are invited to gain valuable insights from Dr. Ransom’s expertise in shaping a sustainable future of food.
Watch Full Interview:
- The Journey to Sustainable Food Policy
- The Scope of Dr. Ransom’s Role
- Opportunities in the Food Business
- The Interconnectedness of Agriculture and Food Systems
- The Role of Sustainability in Shaping the Future of Food
- Redefining Sustainability as doing More with Less and Leaving a Better Planet
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