From agro-inputs to food retailers, the biggest companies in the Industrial Food Chain are merging, but not necessarily gaining (or even keeping) market control. New actors, big and small, are moving in to take advantage of game-changing developments that include new technologies and changing consumer preferences, and behind the newcomers and the old guard are a handful of vastly more powerful asset managers and investment brokers. Through all these changes, government regulators, consumers, and the people who provide our food know less about the Industrial Food Chain than ever.
Between BlackRock and a Hard Place
Submitted on 15 October 2018
Is the Industrial Food Chain Unravelling... or Rewinding?