Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-811) 98 pp

August 2002

The U.S. Food Marketing System, 2002

The U.S. Food Marketing System, 2002 provides a detailed overview of the structure, performance, information systems, new technology, and foreign direct investment of the food manufacturing, wholesaling, grocery retailing, and food service sectors, including a comprehensive set of appendix tables containing sales, concentration, trade, productivity, and other indicators.

Keywords: Food Marketing System, consolidation, concentration, trade, sales, technology, profits, foreign direct investment

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