By Ken Albala, Gary Allen
The enterprise of food and drinks is for larger and worse the enterprise of our country and our planet, and to such a lot shoppers the way it works continues to be principally a secret. This encyclopedia takes readers as shoppers behind the curtain of the food and drinks industries. The individuals come from quite a lot of fields, and the scope of this encyclopedia is huge, overlaying from nutrients businesses and types to the surroundings, overall healthiness, technological know-how and know-how, tradition, finance, and extra. The greater than one hundred fifty essay entries additionally disguise these matters which were and stay of perennial significance. old context is emphasised and the point of interest is principally on enterprise within the United States.
Most entries comprise additional analyzing. The frontmatter comprises an Alphabetical checklist of Entries and a Topical checklist of Entries to permit the reader to fast locate topics of curiosity. quite a few cross-references within the entries and blind entries supply different seek innovations. the individual and topic index is one other in-depth seek instrument. pattern entries: ads, Agribusiness, Altria, Animal Rights, Betty Crocker, famous person cooks, Chain eating places, Commodities trade, Cooking know-how, Culinary Tourism, Eco-terrorism, Environmental safeguard service provider, Ethnic nutrients enterprise, eu Union, Flavors and Fragrances, nutrition security, meals provider undefined, Genetic Engineering, net, hard work and hard work Unions, advertising to young ones, McDonald's, Meat Packing, North American loose alternate contract, meals Labeling, natural meals, bird undefined, sluggish nutrients, junk mail, tv, dealer Joe's, Tupperware, television Dinners, complete meals, Williams-Sonoma, Wine Business