The global food industry is a $9 trillion, highly-consolidated behemoth. That market might and economic concentration translates directly into political, social, and cultural capture that shapes everything from how we eat and how our food is grown to the very way we think about food.
Junk Food Marketing
In just one year, the food industry spent $13.4 billion on marketing—the majority of which was spent marketing unhealthy products. What’s worse, leading marketers like McDonald’s, Pepsi, and Coke disproportionately target Black and Latino/Hispanic children with marketing for junk food.