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Food & Beverage
Podcast: How Restaurant Operators Can Manage Through A Multitude of Continued COVID-Driven Challenges

By Mark Samson, Charvi Gupta, Steve Katz (host)

In this podcast, Mark Samson and Charvi Gupta of Getzler Henrich discuss ways in which restaurant operators can approach issues ranging from the continued labor supply shortage to rising food cost and the need to restructure their leases.

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Real Challenges, Real Solutions

Food & Beverage
Real Challenges, Real Solutions

By Mark Samson and Charvi Gupta

In this article we take a look at the many unique challenges facing the restaurant industry and specific action steps that operators can take now to help them not only survive, but thrive, in the coming year and beyond.

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Food & Beverage
Large Price Fluctuations Impact Food Markets

By Patrick Jensen

In this article we take a look at the impact COVID-19 has had on the food market over the first full year of COVID-19, how those across the industry have reacted in response, and steps that lenders can take to minimize downside risk among their food portfolio companies in the current environment.

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Food & Beverage
Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series: Ongoing Impact of Pandemic on Seafood Industry

By Guest Dean Hogencamp, Steve Katz (Host)

Dean Hogencamp, seafood product specialist at Hilco Valuation Services joins the Hilco Global Smarter Perspectives Podcast Series to talk about the outlook for the seafood industry based on numerous factors, not the least of which is the significant and ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on foodservice.

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Retail Seafood Demand is Helping to Offset COVID-19 Foodservice Losses, but Aging Inventories are Increasing Risk

By Dean Hogencamp

In this article we look at the continued struggles of the seafood industry in foodservice and how some companies which have the capability, have pivoted quickly to meet unprecedented levels of retail demand. We also look at the complex landscape asset-based lenders must navigate to best support their seafood portfolio companies and limit their own downside risk during this crisis period.

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Indicators Suggest Modest Growth for Craft Brewers That Evolve, Connect and Prepare Now for Post-Pandemic Re-Start

By Adam Stump

In this article, we discuss the state of the craft brewing business today, where it stood at the start of 2020 and how brewers’ own experiences and actions throughout this crisis may well be the key to unlocking a profitable future for their operations as the category recovers later this year.

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Food & Beverage
Food Industry Grappling with Challenges and Uncertainty of Recovery Timeframe from Global Pandemic

By Patrick Jensen

In this article we look at how pandemic-driven business closures, ensuing consumer purchasing behavior and supply chain dynamics are impacting the retail, production, distribution, and foodservice segments of the food industry.

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