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Spatial Structure of the Food Industry in Germany

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  • Gouzhary, Izhar
  • Margarian, Anne

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Food production and food processing, nowadays, are economic activities in which local and global strategies are interconnected. Moreover the importance of the food industry in total manufacturing is growing; local production systems are competing on the global market by producing specific quality goods or products. Many local regions have attempted to improve their economic situation by encouraging the growth of manufacturing activities. The basic objective of this study to determine and analyze the patterns of food manufacturing and the spatial changes between 2007 and 2001 in the 439 regions in Germany.

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  • Gouzhary, Izhar & Margarian, Anne, 2010. "Spatial Structure of the Food Industry in Germany," 116th Seminar, October 27-30, 2010, Parma, Italy 95330, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:eaa116:95330
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    Spatial analysis; Food; Germany.; Agribusiness; Agricultural and Food Policy; Community/Rural/Urban Development; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Labor and Human Capital;

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