Finally, products at the end of the chain are ready for consumption.
What does this part of the food value chain look like?
The end point of the value chain is when the products are ready for consumption. This can be anything from a new icing to an animal feed to a pharmaceutical.
A nutritionist or dietitian advises a client in regards to food selection, maintenance eating programs and modifications of diets to meet certain desired outcomes. They research and keep up-to-date with new studies and nutritional recommendations for health conditions and diseases.
Extension agents are employed by land-grant universities and serve the citizens of that particular state by serving as an expert or teacher on a topic relating to economics, community development, agriculture, family, animal production, diet and nutrition. Furthermore, they may be required to speak at industry events on a wide variety of topics.
Products that are safe and ready for consumption by consumers are the end goal of the food value chain. The following example is from the Guandy Candy Company showing how their business has produced candy for consumers for many years.
Are you interested in connecting the business world with agriculture? The agribusiness systems career pathway is a great way to work in both the business world and agriculture by completing activities that contribute to successful agricultural production.