The Pros and Cons of Being Big

The food sector has faced a barrage of issues recently. Much of it is summarized in this report launched recently by Oxfam America called “Behind the Brands”.  The report analyses the largest food companies (in the interests of full transparency many of them are BT customers) across a range of sustainability dimensions, including nutrition and obesity, environment, tracing and trust, poverty and international development.  There is a well balanced review of the report by Marc Gunther here.

But in contrast we need to consider observations I noticed by Emma Duncan of the Times.  In theUK, and I am sure …

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