Center for Food Demand Analysis and Sustainability (CFDAS)
The Center for Food Demand Analysis and Sustainability (CFDAS) at Purdue tracks consumer insights and the economics of the food system. Timely reports on trends and emerging topics guide research on nutrition and plant innovations and reveal how policy impacts food markets.
These insights not only help consumers make more informed decisions but also help farmers, agribusinesses and policymakers improve the food system.
Dashboards make our food system more understandable by consumers and by the people working throughout the food system.
A monthly consumer survey tracks trends in food demand, satisfaction, food security and other food sustainability behaviors.
Gen Z households are struggling more to put food on the table compared to those of Millennials, Gen X and Boomers, according to the Consumer Food Insights report.
Purdue University and the U.S. Forest Service recently announced the new and improved Alien Forest Pest Explorer interactive web tool. The user-friendly dashboard combines information from multiple sources to show the impact of different forest insects and diseases, and the potential…