Factors Explaining Growth of Small and Medium-Large Food­ Manufacturing Businesses in the United States

This study analyzes factors influencing growth of small and medium-large food-manufacturing establishments in the United States. The results provide evidence suggesting that small food manufacturing establishments tend to grow in areas with a relatively low per-capita income and in areas where the number of small establishments is large relative to the number of medium-large establishments. Incontrast, the number of medium-large establishments tends to increase in areas with a relatively high per-capita income and in areas where the number of small establishments is small relative to the number of medium-large establishments.


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Issue Date:
2009-03
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/162108
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/162108
Published in:
Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume 40, Number 1
Page range:
1-7
Total Pages:
7




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