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Thai Food Culture in Transition: A Mixed Methods Study on the Role of Food Retailing

Kelly, Matthew; Banwell, Cathy; Dixon, Jane; Sleigh, Adrian; Seubsman, Sam-ang


In the modern world a globalized food system has emerged, dominated by transnational food companies. Local food cultures, environments, and diets are being transformed with increased food availability and diversity reducing malnutrition worldwide; however, increased energy availability is driving an epidemic of obesity and diet-related disease. In Thailand modern food retail now controls 50% of food trade and the nutrition transition-a shift to diets higher in processed foods and animal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-415921-1.00027-0


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