Progress: It is no secret that our centralized food system grants a large amount of influence to a small number of packaged food corporations like Mars and Nestle. These manufacturing giants make daily decisions about where to source ingredients, which not only determine
Big food companies will simply not make this shift until we have a sweeping farm bill reform and food policy changes to our subsidies. To transform from conventional agriculture to regenerative agriculture requires an ethical and cultural shift. This shift threatens and challenges the premise of capitalism. It is great to see companies acknowledge that this is the trend and that economy is tied to ecology. However, if this transition is only seen through the lens of profit, it will never be realized.