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Department
Geography
Course
GGRA02H3
Professor
Michael Bunce
Semester
Winter

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GGRA01 Lecture Four The Global SupermarketOctober 11 2011 Global Agribusiness and food systems QuestionsWhere does our food come fromWho controls its production and distributionHow do geographical concepts applyThe globalized supermarket FactorsThe plantation system th Social changesearly 19 20 centuarypopulation growth and urbanizationDemand for food grew in Europe and north America and population moved from rural to urban From agriculture occupations to industrial occupations Main change occurred in food consumption stop producing it yourself no longer able to grow on food have to pay cash and buy food immediately economy plays role established a cash marketby 1930 urban populationrural in Canada continue growing demand for food Transportation and storage innovations Steam engines ships and railwaysRefrigeration canning freezingstrong foodtechnological changes which made it possible to move long distances and move foods like grains and meats c
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