New AgriNovus Indiana study identifies tech, business models as key areas of innovation to improve federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 

2022-07-18T09:36:28-04:00July 14, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS (July 14, 2022) — AgriNovus Indiana, a non-profit focused on growing Indiana’s agbioscience economy, released a study today identifying the need for technology and new business models to improve the $100+ billion annual federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Authored by national food policy expert and Snee Family Endowed Chair at Baylor University, Dr. Craig Gundersen, the study, Leveraging Technology to Improve Food Insecurity, identifies challenges hindering SNAP recipients and recommends adoption of technologies and process improvements to help food-insecure Americans. “SNAP is a critical safety net for millions of Americans,” said Mitch Frazier, president and CEO of AgriNovus Indiana. “This new research provides data and key recommendations to inspire innovators to bring new approaches to better connect food supply to those who are food insecure.” Key recommendations identified in the study include: Identifying ways to eliminate delivery costs [...]