Please join us on June 3, 2015 at 11:00am EST for a thought leader call on the Avian Flu (AI) and the effect it is having on the food and restaurant industries with Dr. Thomas Elam.
AI has reached epidemic levels and as we have been keeping you updated, we are bringing in a thought leader to speak to the affects AI is having on the food and restaurant industry.
Dr. Thomas Elam, President of FarmEcon LLC will be meeting with us to discuss the topic and provide his insights that have been built up over his 40 year career. Dr. Elam has been recognized for his knowledge on the industry in numerous publications and written in-depth research on the topic. Dr. Elam brings a real business mind to the conversation, having been a professor of both economics and statistics. His education includes a BS degree in Economics with a minor in mathematics from Union University, Jackson, TN (1969), he also earned MS (1971) and PhD (1973) degrees in Agricultural Economics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Eggs are an important input for many products besides just table eggs, such as, baked goods, pasta, chocolate, ice cream, cosmetics, etc. The amount of companies that are currently being affected is large. The following is a selected list of affected publicly traded companies: MCD, PNRA, POST, CALM, HRL, TSN, DIN, ADM, GIS, K, DNKN, NESN, BDBD.
In this call we will discuss what losing 25% of your breaking eggs supply will do to food and restaurant industry supply chains and when it will make an impact on the bottom line.
Call details and materials to be provided on the morning of the call.
If you have any questions heading into the call please let us know.