Commodities Watch


For more than 15 years, Market Vision, Inc. has helped restaurant operators absorb and interpret commodity market data, keeping chains proactive in their buying and contracting. The company looks at macroeconomic trends, links their relationship to commodity markets and identifies the wildcards that could disrupt a supply chain. Market Vision's third-party independent analysis is meant to support long-range corporate planning. In addition, Market Vision hosts two conferences each year aimed at bringing together chains and vendors to discuss hot issues and network with peers.

John Barone

John T. Barone is a commodities analyst and president of Market Vision, Inc. He is highly active in speaking, presenting and educating within the foodservice industry. His focus on macroeconomics has helped restaurateurs understand the new and dramatic global forces that are driving commodity prices and recognize the need to reformulate supply chain approaches and risk management solutions. Barone holds a BA in Mathematics and an MBA in Quantitative Analysis from Rutgers University.

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