ArrowStream to Speak on Foodservice Commodities Trends Predicted to Impact the Supply Chain at IFMA’s COEX Virtual Conference

IFMA COEX 2021 Speaker

CHICAGO, March 29, 2020 — ArrowStream, Inc. (“ArrowStream”), the leading end-to-end supply chain management platform for the foodservice industry, will speak at the virtual Chain Operators Exchange 2021 (“COEX”), put on by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association’s (“IFMA”) April 12-14, 2021.

ArrowStream’s lead food and agriculture economist, Dr. Isaac Olvera, will discuss the opportunities and threats that foodservice restaurants, manufacturers and distributors will continue to face within their supply chain as the industry moves towards a post-pandemic environment and consumers fully return to dining out.

Join us Wednesday, April 14 at 1:45PM CDT as Dr. Olvera looks at the most recent data and shares his analysis on consumer behaviors, commodity inflation and other industry trends in order to help companies prepare for anticipated opportunities and threats that are predicted to change the foodservice supply chain.

Those interested can watch a preview below of some of the trends Dr. Olvera will be discussing:

ArrowStream will be one of several industry leaders in attendance discussing insights and best practices that leaders can use to shape their businesses. Over three days, the event includes keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and relationship building opportunities.

For foodservice operators, manufacturers and distributors who would like to schedule a meeting with ArrowStream, please contact us to coordinate a time.

Dr. Isaac Olvera - Lead Economist at ArrowStream

Dr. Isaac Olvera

Dr. Olvera is ArrowStream’s lead food and agricultural economist focusing on livestock, meat, and poultry, grains, and oilseeds as well as emerging trends in consumer buying behaviors both at retail as well as foodservice. Dr. Olvera holds a PhD from Texas A&M University in Animal Science, Production Economics where his research concentration was in the economic effects of sustainable practices in beef cattle production.


The IFMA Chain Operators EXchange (COEX) is the foodservice industry’s only conference truly by operators, for operators. With an agenda built by a committee of 30+ chains of all sizes, the program delivers real-time, pertinent insights and best practices that leaders in supply chain, culinary, marketing and general management can use to shape their businesses.

About ArrowStream

ArrowStream is the leading end-to-end supply chain management platform for the foodservice industry, helping clients capitalize on data to improve their business. ArrowStream serves thousands of chain restaurant operators, distributors and suppliers with a single integrated network of applications and industry data, providing unmatched levels of transparency, control and actionable insight to protect their clients’ brands, mitigate risks and optimize profitability. For more information, visit

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