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Corporate Responsibility in the Food Industry

Too hard to swallow?

Food is a global industry, led by multinational corporations. Brand-labelled, processed foods dominate the market and the majority of profits are made from value-added industrial-scale production and distribution, rather than primary crop-growing and animal husbandry. Within this context, Arthur D. Little held a 'Naked Lunch' to examine the role of the food company, and in particular where their corporate responsibilities should begin and end.

This document summarises the discussions from this event, highlighting the complexities of the supply chain in the food industry and the steps that some companies are taking to derive value and new opportunity through corporate responsibility.

 

Released: August 2002

Download File Corporate_Responsibility_in_the_Food_Industry_01.pdf (.PDF, 105 Kb)

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