Q: Food vs Fuel? A: Wrong question…We need more efficient markets!
Supply Chain View from the Field
MARCH 13, 2015
Looking at vegetable oils, with a global population of 7B people, each consuming the recommended 40g of dietary fat per day, 365 days per year, would require just over 100M metric tons of oil. We are currently according to the USDA producing over 160M metric tons of refined vegetable oil alone. We have another 100M metric tons from animal sources. The problem became poverty was increased in Haiti, because they lost the income they had enjoyed from growing rice.