This is a list of notable co-operative enterprises by country. Co-operatives are business .... Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is a dairy products company in Canada producing butter, sour cream, cottage ... Ant Hill Cooperative · Arizmendi Bakery, San Francisco, California · Associated Food Stores · Associated Grocers of ...


Starting a consumer food cooperative is a way of creating a market for your food ... on this topic, see the links listed below of articles posted on related Web sites.


While the modern co-operative movement has been in existence for more than ... the people who use its products or services, or are employed by the business.


some circumstances, a cooperative can be a useful business model to start or keep a grocery ... areas as cooperatives, the majority of existing grocery or food cooperatives in the. US focus on ... help meet demand for these products that may exist in the area, and can provide .... ultimately a business and has similar require-.


Learn how Food Co-ops are benefiting our economy and communities. ... “Food co-ops do 2 ½ times more business with local farms and product makers than ...


Few agricultural marketing cooperatives have nationally prominent brand names. ... Several have branded food products with strong ... Vegetable Company, including its Birds Eye brand. .... while being organized similar to a Limited Liabil- .


Keywords: food cooperatives, local foods, competition, business strategies. .... differences in consumer preferences for local products associated with various ...


A cooperative is a private business organization that is owned and controlled ... Food cooperatives and buying clubs gain access to grocery products using a ... When artisans use similar supplies and materials they can use the cooperative for ...


Local products at food co-ops around the country average 21% of total co-op .... of greenhouse gas emissions associated with business travel and utilities by ...