"Food Processing, Second Edition provides incisive coverage of the growth, economic development, and business management of the U.S. commercial food processing industry. This revised edition addresses the many important changes that have affected the industry in the last decade, from new technologies and international trade agreements to the influx of foreign investment and the development of emerging markets around the world. Providing a full-scale analysis of the forces that will shape competitive advantage into the next century, this book is essential reading for food processing managers, buyers, marketers, and their professional advisers."--BOOK JACKET
"A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 647-657) and index
1. Introduction -- 2. Brief History of the Industries -- 3. Processing and the U.S. Food System -- 4. Industrial Structure and Business Organization -- 5. Industry Growth -- 6. Geographic Location -- 7. Input Utilization -- 8. Input Procurement Strategies -- 9. Household Demand for Food -- 10. Distribution Channels for Food -- 11. Product and Promotion Strategies -- 12. Technological Change -- 13. The Globalization of Food Processing -- 14. The Futures of Food Processing -- App. D. Industry Descriptions