global food system

Food industry: Feeding the future, feeding a growing planet

Feeding The Future, Feeding A Growing Planet

It’s a simple question: Will we be able to feed everyone if the population of the planet rises from about 7 billion people today to 9-10 billion in 2050? Several experts at Citi have tried to anwer this question, starting from mentioning Thomas Malthus’ Essay on the Principles of Population, and concluding that  food industry in its current format is unsustainable for future demand.