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This chart shows who makes the food you buy at the grocery

Over the past three decades, control of many industries has become concentrated in just a few firms as corporations have systematically bought out their smaller competitors, creating enormous international conglomerates. This chart, from a report by Oxfam, shows 10 companies that own many familiar brands of soft drinks, candy and processed food. A tip of the hat to Conrad Hackett.

Max Ehrenfreund | July 8 at 10:54 am
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