Convergence in Global Food Demand and Delivery

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Regmi, Anita; Takeshima, Hiroyuki; Unnevehr, Laurian J.;
(2008)
  • Subject: food expenditure, food delivery, food demand convergence, retail food sales, foodservice sales, food label claims, supermarket sales, fast-food sales, global food market., Agricultural and Food Policy, Consumer/Household Economics, Financial Economics, Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety, International Relations/Trade,
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Using food expenditures and food sales data over 1990-2004, this report examines whether food consumption and delivery trends are converging across 47 high- and middle-income countries. Middle-income countries, such as China and Mexico, appear to be following trends in ... View more
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