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Cheap and Plentiful

Episode 2 of 3

Charlotte Smith continues her investigation into the global food chains that give us what we want to eat, whenever we want it. All well and good, but how do they work financially?

Charlotte Smith continues her investigation into the complex global food networks that are able to give us what we want to eat, whenever we want it. In episode two, Charlotte looks at how money flows around the food chain and at the drive for ever more efficient production. Why have the Netherlands been so successful both as producers and exporters of food - and how are fraudsters making money out of the complexities of the global food system?

Producer: Chris Ledgard.

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28 minutes