Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Koch Brothers may have strangle-hold on current food industry

How the Heirs of a Multi-Billion Dollar Oil Dynasty are Taking Over the Food Supply, and No One is Noticing | NationofChange: "So, with these developments, how could the Koch brothers not take notice of the fortunes they could make in the food industry.  With billions at their beck and call and already owning a conglomerate of petrochemical companies, they soon took off and quickly became the world’s largest producer of nitrogen fertilizer, primarily aimed at supplying big agriculture and industrial farms.  Koch Fertilizer’s expanded product portfolio now includes ammonia, urea, UAN, phosphate, potash, and sulfur-based products, in addition to a variety of more modern and high powered final product mixed fertilizers."

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