An expert panel will discuss what is behind food prices at an interactive forum hosted by the Food Institute at the University of Guelph. "Food Prices: Myths and Realities" will examine agricultural economics in Canada, bringing together three senior business executives and a U of G professor for the discussion.
Panel of experts:
- Geography professor Ben Bradshaw, Environmental Governance and Resource Management
- Rob Dick, senior director, national supply chain, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada
- Claudio Gemmiti, senior vice-president, innovation and strategic growth, Club Coffee
- Sandra Farwell, vice-president of brand management and private label, Wal-Mart Canada
Guelph professor Sylvain Charlebois, who studies food economics, will moderate the panel discussion.
Location: PJ’s Restaurant in the Atrium, University of Guelph
Time: 5:30 p.m. registration, 6 p.m. dinner, 6:30 to 8 p.m. business forum
Cost: $50 per person
Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/foodpricesmythsandrealities