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By Christian Fischer, Monika Hartmann

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ISBN-13: 9781845936426

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This ebook is the results of a number of years of study task relating to how you can greater hyperlink farmers, processors and shops with one another with a purpose to ascertain and enhance the availability of meals items which meet patron wants and needs. The booklet is dependent in 3 elements. beginning with an outline relating to major advancements within the agri-food region with relevance for chain relationships (chapter 1), half I Read more...

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2009; Commission of the European Communities, 2009; Palpacuer and Tozanli, 2008). , 2009), on food product quality (Palpacuer and Tonzanli, 2008), or on the value-added repartition (Commission of the European Communities, 2009). , 2009), there seems to be a perception that such concentration affects the sourcing decisions of food processors and manufacturers and thus results in more food products being made from low-cost international ingredients rather than European ones (Palpacuer and Tonzanli, 2008).

2007) ‘Proactive fast-tracking’ diffusion of supermarkets in developing countries: implications for market institutions and trade. Journal of Economic Geography 7, 399–431. Regmi, A. and Gehlhar, M. (2005) Introduction. In: Regmi, A. and Gehlhar, M. (eds) New Directions in Global Food Markets. Agricultural Information Bulletin 794, pp. 1–4. Economic Research Report 56. USDA, Economic Research Service, Washington, DC. pdf. , Takeshima, H. and Unnevehr, L. (2008) Convergence in global food demand and delivery.

10 For instance, while social standards serve at present as a means to differentiate from competitors, it might be that with child labour and workers’ protection gaining in relevance, the further development of the Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) standard and similar initiatives will lead over time to setting some kind of minimum social requirements (Schmid, 2007). 38 Monika Hartmann et al. Competition and concentration Cooperative relationships between organizations can create private benefits for the involved parties but may become collusive to the point where they undermine competition, thus resulting in a loss of public welfare (Palmer, 2001).

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