Visual Confirmation That 10 Companies Own Pretty Much the Entire Food Supply

A French blog, Convergence Alimentaire, has assembled a road map of the 10 largest multinational brands that run a racket on supermarket shelves. From the Convergence Alimentaire website (after a quick drive through Google translate):

Hundreds of brands that we find on the supermarket shelves give the impression that our money goes to many different companies. But that's not the case: a large majority of these brands are owned by a handful of companies. The following chart provides an overview of where our money actually goes.

Click here for a larger picture.

It's not completely updated with recent purchases, and it's really just the tip of one endcap, but it's interesting nonetheless.

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