Food Distribution — Limitations on Supplies and Consumption

  • J. C. Abbott
  • George C. Warner
  • Juan del Canto
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 7)


This chapter examines the factors in food distribution that result in unsatisfactory levels of consumption for large parts of the world’s population.


Latin American Country Basic Food Food Distribution Wholesale Market Marketing Channel 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Abbott
    • 1
  • George C. Warner
    • 2
  • Juan del Canto
    • 3
  1. 1.Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsRomeItaly
  2. 2.US/AIDLimaPeru
  3. 3.Division of Applied NutritionInstitute of Nutrition of Central America and PanamaGuatemala CityGuatemala

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