When You Buy Organic, You're Supporting…
Breaking news: The internet provides all sorts of modern conveniences and information that’s more accessible than ever. If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’re well aware of this and potential redundancy aside, it’s not all that uncommon for a typical internet user to be completely unaware of several aspects of the world we live in due to the plethora of interests life offers and the diverging nature of where one gets their news in one form or another, and one seemingly uncommon nuance is the structure of the corporate world. This is a veg community site…so what does this have to do with our world? A lot, actually, as you’ll see in the above infographic.
What you’re looking at is which major companies own various subsidiary companies that operate within the “organic industry” and in some cases, how much the subsidiaries were purchased for (and when). Phil Howard, Associate Professor in the Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University put this together. Take a look to see who you’re really buying from.
Image source: http://www.cornucopia.org/who-owns-organic/