“Help wanted.” “Short staffed.” “We appreciate your patience.”

It’s hard to walk into any business these days without seeing one or more of these phrases. You may find yourself waiting a little longer for a table at your favorite restaurant only to discover they’ve taken your favorite meal off the menu due to product shortages and delivery delays.

Labor shortages have impacted the food system at every level. And there’ve been a lot of theories about what’s causing this growing challenge. Join Marcy Tessmann, our President and CEO, as she discusses the labor shortages with experts from across the food system. Hear from ag economist Jeffrey Luckstead, executive chef Joe Heppe, and labor and employee relations director Adam Sroufe as they share their expert experience and insights on where the labor shortage is heading and what solutions should be considered.

C.O.nxt Insight

At C.O.nxt, we’re fully prepared to help companies navigate this new reality. Our team of subject matter experts focuses on food and agriculture—farm field to processing to entrée on a plate. We always have our finger on the pulse of food trends that are shaping the industry. We can help you build a new brand, protect a current one or target the right audiences. Let’s talk when the time is right to handle your next strategic marketing and communications challenge: Marcy Tessmann, marcy@co-nxt.com.