Kemin Industries CEO Chris Nelson signs an agreement renewal in 2017 with Ertharin Cousin, then-executive director of the World Food Programme. Photo provided Starting around 4 a.m. on Oct. 9, Kemin Industries colleagues in Asia began pinging president and CEO Chris Nelson’s cell phone with the news: the United Nations World Food Programme, a Kemin […]

A screenshot shows the food recovery platform’s Daily Route Planner, which food insecurity nonprofits will use to manage drivers and routes of food pickup and deliveries. This platform is in development, and the final portal design is subject to change. Screenshots provided by Polk County IT Department Can food insecurity be addressed through a software […]

Can food insecurity be addressed through a software program? With custom software created for area nonprofits, Polk County’s IT Department is developing the answer.  Tasked by the Polk County Board of Supervisors in early summer 2019, Polk County developers began studying up to 15 nonprofits addressing food insecurity and hunger in the county to learn […]