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Dr. Isaac Olvera

Dr. Isaac Olvera is a commodities and data analyst at ArrowStream, he is a blockchain traceability expert, and holds a Masters in Forecasting and Simulation modeling as well as a PhD in Animal Science, Production Economics. Isaac formerly worked with Informa Economics within the various meat proteins with a heavy emphasis on beef.

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Brazil's Recent Mad Cow Disease Cases are Worth Monitoring

Posted by Dr. Isaac Olvera on Sep 9, 2021 4:17:43 PM

Late last week, Brazil announced the discovery of two cases of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or, more colloquially known as Mad Cow disease.

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Topics: Market Intelligence, Supply Chain Disruption, Food Supply Chain, Inventory Visibility, Supply Chain Data

2021 Chicken Markets Influenced by Hatchery and Labor Issues

Posted by Dr. Isaac Olvera on Aug 25, 2021 2:19:15 PM

The chicken markets have been influenced by hatchery issues and a lack of labor, and it doesn't appear to be improving any time soon.

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Topics: Market Intelligence, Supply Chain Disruption, Food Supply Chain, Inventory Visibility, Supply Chain Data

Coronavirus Starts to Impact Restaurant Consumers

Posted by Dr. Isaac Olvera on Mar 5, 2020 9:25:46 AM

The coronavirus (COVID-19) remains atop the market’s mind, but the trickledown effects impacting the U.S. restaurant industry are among the most significant unknowns. The U.S. central bank made an emergency cut on Tuesday, the first emergency move (and the largest rate cut) since the 2008 financial crisis in an effort to “boost household and business confidence,” but the rate cut isn’t likely to improve wider spread consumer fears, at least not in the near-term.

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Topics: Market Intelligence

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