Special lunchtime event
On November 17, join us as we discuss food prices and budgeting with Dr. Simon Somogyi, Arrell Chair in the Business of Food at the University of Guelph. Simon is the Arrell Chair in the Business of Food and University of Guelph’s lead researcher on Canada’s Food Price Report. During this episode, Simon will provide insight into why food prices have been rising. Also featured in this episode is Chef Megan Johnston who will prepare a delicious meal entirely made from frozen food. Register now to watch the online event live on Thursday, November 17 from 12 to 1 p.m.
You can register through eventbrite
About Canada’s Food Price Report and Dr. Simon Somogyi
Canada’s Food Price Report is an annual report published by the University of Guelph and Dalhousie University. Researchers from the University of British Columbia, University of Saskatchewan, the University of Guelph and Dalhousie University use financial indicators, recession signals, currencies and Canada-specific information to forecast retail food prices. The 2023 Food Price Report will be released this December.
Dr. Simon Somogyi is the University of Guelph lead on the Food Price Report. He also is the Arrell Chair in the Business of Food and Director of the Longo’s Food Retail Laboratory in the School of Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics. He has a PhD in Agribusiness Marketing from the University of Adelaide, Australia and he is a teacher and researcher in the area of agri-food value chains, food business and international market development. Over the past decade he has lead and contributed to research and development value chain projects in countries such as China, Japan, Australia, Pakistan, The Philippines, Indonesia, Kenya and Canada. He is often featured in the media discussing food prices and supply chain issues.
About Deep Dish Dialogues
Deep Dish Dialogues is an online monthly event series that showcases chefs and food experts and dives into impactful subjects. Each episode features new guests and a recipe connected to the topic. The audience has the chance to learn how to make new dishes while learning more about food, sustainability and our communities. This series is brought to you by the University of Guelph’s Arrell Food Institute and the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management at the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics.