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Explain the benefit of global food trade to developing nations and developed (wealthy) nations.

Explain the benefits and drawbacks of buying locally grown foods.

If you had a choice to buy granny smith apples would you buy them locally or globally? Why?

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Global Food Trade

Explain the benefit of global food trade to developing nations and developed (wealthy) nations.

Explain the benefits and drawbacks of buying locally grown foods.

If you had a choice to buy granny smith apples would you buy them locally or globally? Why?

Explain the benefit of global food trade to developing nations and developed (wealthy) nations.

The Industrial Revolution was followed by an increasing push towards trading food between nations. Until then, countries were responsible for producing their own food. Even today you will find a variety of food in the grocery stores that are imported from developing countries. Developed countries can enjoy food all year round because of global food trade. Each country has a responsibility to provide food security for its people. Exporting ...

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A Comparison of global food trade to developing nations and developed (wealthy) nations. The comparison includes benefits and drawbacks of global food trade.

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