Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-575) 85 pp

August 1987

Developing an Integrated Information System for the Food Sector

An information system for the food sector that integrates measures of prices, quantities, and values provides more information about many developments in the food sector than a system that separately measures prices, quantities, or values. This system allows greater understanding of the sources of food, outlets, food purchasers, and productivity in food marketing.

Keywords: food expenditures, food sales, food prices

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