From Farm To Fork: innovations In The Chicago Food Industry

Date Added: Mar 2010
Format: PDF

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship at the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business and the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC) are pleased to sponsor and present this White Paper, From Farm to Fork: Innovations in the Chicago Food Industry. This paper and a conference by the same name held in April 2009, is part of the Polsky Center's Exploring Entrepreneurship Series - which focuses on one industry a year that plays a vital role in the regional economic growth. The Exploring Entrepreneurship Series is made possible by the generous contribution of the Donald W. Hamer, '58 Small Business Initiative. This paper captures key points made during the conference and further explores the trends and opportuni?ties for innovation within this sector.