The Food Lab Office Hours Fall 2012

Brown Bag Lunch Office Hours   Got an idea for a food business? Come to office hours and join us for a brown bag lunch! Great way to meet other food entrepreneurs. Every Tuesday, Noon - 1pm Room 3.112, Sutton Hall Contact: Professor Metcalfe Read more [...]

Walmart and South Africa

Critics of our global food system will find the recent news about Walmart in South Africa disturbing. The Wall Street Journal reports that South African food companies are working hard to transform their products and business practices so they can work with Walmart. While this may appear a form of American cultural hegemony, South Africans are anxious to join the global food chain by joining forces with the U.S. food company. One South African food company executive said, “We are desperate not Read more [...]