Food Production Systems, Trade, and Transnational Corporations:
A Global Value Chains Approach to Consumption and Healthy Diets*
Gary Gereffi Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness Department of Sociology
Michelle Christian Department of Sociology
Duke University Durham, NC / USA
April 19, 2008
*The authors gratefully acknowledge the valuable research assistance they received in preparing this paper from Joonkoo Lee, Kim Rogers, Yisel Valdes, and Aileen Zhang.