Dr David Hughes
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Dr. David Hughes is a much sought-after speaker at international conferences and seminars on global food industry issues, particularly consumer and retail trends.

David has lived and worked in Europe, North America, the Caribbean, Africa and South East Asia and has extensive experience as an international advisory board member with food companies and financial service organisations on three continents.

For 20 years, he was a Non-Executive Director of Berry Gardens Ltd – a U.K. farmer-owned berry fruit business (£230 million turnover in 2015). With his American business partner, David established, grew and sold a branded fresh produce business which served supermarkets in the USA. Around the globe, he works with food and beverage supply chain companies – including farm input, growers, manufacturers and ingredient companies, retailers and food service firms – to assist them in management training, strategy and Board level decision-making. David’s views are frequently sought by TV, radio and the printed press.

Dr Hughes is able to mentor on the following subjects:

  • Strategic decision making in agribusiness, food processing, retailing or related industry
  • Investment decisions in food value chains
  • Investment decisions for Agtech, Foodtech and Bio-tech
  • Ag and food marketing strategies

Learning experiences developed by Agribusiness Academy and Dr Hughes are listed below.

  • Grid List
USA Food and Agribusiness Trends for Graduates
FREE
Dr. David Hughes, an authority in food & agribusiness space, will present the agriculture, food, retail, consumer and sustainability developments...
Certificate in Industry Readiness
$600.00
Want to find your first job in food and agribusiness? Found your first position but want to progress more quickly?Enroll...
Global Agribusiness & Food Sustainability Trends
$100.00
In this executive seminar, Dr. David Hughes provides you with detailed insights on the global agribusiness and food sustainability trends.Dr Hughes...
Mastering Market Realities in Global Meat
$75.00
This is an unmissable webinar for anyone working in the global meat value chain. Available on-demand, in the webinar Dr....
Mastering Market Realities in Global Meat
$75.00
This is an unmissable webinar for anyone working in the global meat value chain. Available on-demand, in the webinar Dr....
2017 Q1 Review
FREE
In this podcast, we're joined by Dr David Hughes, an international speaker on the food and drink industry, about Quarter...
Business Models for Food Chains
$300.00
Are you seeking ways to achieve sustained growth and profitability? Do you need to learn the skills to bring these...
Food Processing
$300.00
This program is specially designed for professionals and entrepreneurs seeking to expand their business & knowledge horizons in Food Processing.Designed and...
Hortiprenuership
$300.00
This program is specially designed for professionals and entrepreneurs seeking to build a meaningful business in horticulture value chains. Designed...
How Big Food is Adapting to Consumer Behaviours
$50.00
Consumer food choices (e.g plant based protein products, free-from products etc.) clearly indicate a growing interest in food and drink...
How to Setup a Competitive Food Business
$100.00
If setting-up a food business sounds exciting and you are looking to venture in that direction for the first time...
Lessons from the European Vegetable supply Crisis
$25.00
This case project takes the scenario of the 2017 vegetable crisis (Iceberg Lettuce and Broccoli) and asks some entrepreneurial questions from...