Brands illusion

This brilliant infographic by Oxfam shows how only 10 companies own all the world’s food brands:

the-brands-illusion-infographicOut of the hundreds of products at our disposal, only ten major corporations manufacture the bulk of what we toss in our shopping carts. Massive corporations squash entrepreneurial diversity and make it nearly impossible for startups and small businesses to compete. According to Oxfam’s report, “The world’s largest food and beverage companies have a lot of power – but you have more. And because they’re not using theirs enough to help poor communities or the planet, you can use yours to change the way they do business.”

Image via Oxfam

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