KANSAS CITY, MO. – Deciphering the evolving supply chain continues to be a balancing act for meat and poultry processors as the pandemic’s threat shows signs of ebbing and consumers begin transitioning to pre-COVID-19 purchasing and eating habits.
According to a market specialist at Bronx, NY-based Baldor Specialty Foods, transparency and effective communication with customers is key during this period.
In this week’s MEAT+POULTRY podcast, Baldor’s meat and poultry expert, Sophie Mellet-Grinnell, talked about how the company is meeting the changing needs of customers as foodservice traffic has shown signs of improvement going into summer and how that affects product flow.
She also explained how the company will handle distribution changes and how Baldor works to adjust prices on a day-to-day basis to stay competitive while maintaining established relationships with customers.
Finally, Mellet-Grinnell explained her outlook on what the rest of 2021 will likely look like for Baldor Specialty Foods and its customers.