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Agricultural industries

  • The Business of Foodby GARY ALLEN; KEN ALBALA

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 85.00

    The business of food and drink is for better and worse the business of our nation and our planet, and to most consumers how it works remains largely a mystery. This encyclopedia takes readers as consumers behind the scenes of the food and drink industries. The contributors come from a wide range of fields, and the scope of this encyclopedia is broad,... more...

  • Chocolate Fortunesby Lawrence L. ALLEN

    AMACOM 2009; US$ 3.99

    Could there be a more intriguing East-meets-West story than one about the introduction of chocolate?that very symbol of Western indulgence?to legendarily austere China? more...

  • From Kitchen to Consumerby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    This book contains all the factual, technical, and resource information anyone would need to successfully market and establish a food manufacturing business. It covers such topics as choosing a food product, developing that product,legal and economic aspects of the food marketing business, successful marketing, advertising, packaging, and food safety.... more...

  • The Summer of Beer and Whiskeyby Edward Achorn

    PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 26.99

    Chris von der Ahe knew next to nothing about base¬ball when he risked his life?s savings to found the franchise that would become the St. Louis Cardinals. Yet the German-born beer garden proprietor would become one of the most important?and funniest?figures in the game?s history. Von der Ahe picked up the team for one reason?to sell more beer. Then... more...

  • The Spillover Effects of a Downturn in China's Real Estate Investmentby Ashvin Ahuja; Alla Myrvoda

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    Real estate investment accounts for a quarter of total fixed asset investment (FAI) in China. The real estate sector's extensive industrial and financial linkages make it a special type of economic activity, especially where the credit creation process relies primarily on collateral, like in China. As a result, the impact on economic activity of a... more...

  • Global Agricultural Trade and Developing Countriesby M. Ataman Aksoy; John C. Beghin

    World Bank Publications 2004; US$ 34.99

    Global Agricultural Trade and Developing Countries presents research findings based on a series of commodity studies of significant economic importance to developing countries. First, the book sets the stage with background chapters and investigations of cross-cutting issues. Trade and domestic policy regimes affecting agricultural and food markets... more...

  • Trusting Trade and the Private Sector for Food Security in Southeast Asiaby Hamid R. Alavi; Aira Htenas; Ron Kopicki

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    Trusting Trade and the Private Sector for Food Security in Southeast Asia challenges policymakers who oversee the rice sector in Southeast Asia and reexamines deep-rooted preceptsabout their responsibilities. The authors argue that fixating on national self-sufficiency hasbeen costly and counterproductive, and cooperation can both improve rice productionat... more...

  • Candyfreakby Steve Almond

    Algonquin Books 2004; US$ 16.95

    Perhaps you remember the whipped splendor of the Choco-Lite, or the luscious Caravelle bar, or maybe the sublime and perfectly balanced Hershey's Cookies 'n Mint. The Marathon, an inimitable rope of caramel covered in chocolate. Oompahs. Bit-O-Choc. The Kit Kat Dark. Steve Almond certainly does. In fact, he was so obsessed by the inexplicable disappearance... more...

  • China's Cotton Industryby Björn Alpermann

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 145.00

    This book examines the political economy of the cotton processing industry, analyzes the process of cotton policy making and looks at how local governments and the former monopolist cope with the changes brought about by marketization. more...

  • Die Verkleinerung der Yakhautbooteby Diana Altner

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 66.97

    Bis zum Beginn des letzten Jahrhunderts gehörten Yakhautboote als Fähr- oder Fischerboote zu den Wahrzeichen der Flüsse in Zentraltibet. In einigen entlegenen Regionen gab es Tibeter, die mangels anderer Ressourcen ? und trotz ihrer sozialen Ächtung als ?Fischtöter? im buddhistischen Tibet ? dem Fischfang nachgingen. In ihrer Studie widmet sich die... more...