The Disturbing Truth About The Food You Eat

Why freedom of choice is just an illusion
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I do like a good infographic, and the folks at have put together this tasty, and lengthy, infographic detailing the companies that own the food that you buy. While it’s very US focused, you’ll recognise a lot of what’s listed below from Irish supermarket shelves.

Grocery Shopping Manipulation: Disturbing Data On How Big Food Companies Create The Illusion of Free Choice

And people wonder why it’s hard for the small producer to get a look in at times.

Written by Ken McGuire

Writes and talks a lot about food, spending way too much time in the kitchen or behind the lens taking photos. Digital Media Specialist by day, broadcaster by night, living in Kilkenny with Mrs. Any Given Food and two crazy rescue hounds.