1. Introduction: the Basics of the Food Industry 2. Cost Economics for Processing Plants 3. Pricing Economics for Food Processing 4. Trade among Regions 5. The Economics of Storage 6. Plant Location and Size Decisions 7. Risk Management 8. The Economics of the Marketing Sector 9. Price Discrimination 10. Imperfect Competition and Game Theory 11. Spatial Competition 12. Food Retailing and the Food Service Industry 13. Launching a New Product 14. Special Organizational Features in the Food Industry
Jeffrey H. Dorfman is Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Georgia, USA.