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Who Owns What in the Organic food industry
Phil Howard, author of these charts, is assistant professor at Michigan State University's Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource
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See how ownership of organic companies transitioned from 1995 to 2007, in an animated sequence [9MB], produced by Phil Howard in collaboration with Skye Bender-deMoll, an author of SoNIA (Social Network Image Animator).
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COMMENTS? Click here to read chart author Phil Howard's comments and discussion in our forum - and make your own comment.
List of assets owned by food companies (Wikipedia)
MORE ON CORPORATE ORGANIC FOOD:
Organic companies swallowed up by Big Ag
The Future of Organic Products: Brands or Private Labels?
Whole Foods 'Organics' From China!
What Happens When Big Corporations Take Over Green Companies
Organic Inc - Natural Foods and How They Grew
Who's Really Behind Organic Food Brands Like Amy's and Odwalla?
The battle for the soul of the organic movement
Mega-producers tip scales as organic goes mainstream
SOME NEWS ON CORPORATE ORGANIC FOOD:
AP, Miami Herad - May 23, 2013.
Stephanie Strom, New York Times - July 14, 2012
Ari Le Vaux, Denver Post - July 26, 2009
Samuel Fromartz, Huffington Post - July 7, 2009.
The Cornucopia Institute - October 13, 2008.
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