Agriculture, as an investment sector, is in its infancy. Even though agriculture accounts for 3% of global economic activity, related public markets are still severely under-developed. In addition, the sector has recently been out-of-favor; so many investors are either ignoring or overlooking its longer-term potential.
Growing up in the ‘70s and ‘80s was very different from today. My favorite sandwich was the classic PB&J. Today, I would be out of luck — most schools in the U.S. don’t allow peanut butter due to the prevalence of life-threatening peanut allergies. I don’t remember any kids with a food allergy while growing up, let alone a life-threatening one. Fast forward to today, and of course we all know food allergies pervade in our schools and society.
In Episode 10 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, host Chris Cahill speaks with Charles Smith, founder and managing partner of Pegasus Intellectual Capital Solutions, a boutique investment bank, about the great growth and diversity of investment opportunities in agriculture and aquaculture. Their discussion will also include an exploration of investment opportunities driven by astounding technological advances in robotic tillage and in farming seafood.