When it comes to food, the world has become a very small place, thanks entirely to the shipping companies that transport Australian beef to your dinner plate, or famous Russian Caviar for your entrée. Believe it or not cod, caught off the Norwegian coast, is shipped to China where they filet it. It’s then shipped back to Norway, where it’s sold. The world’s got used to a “moveable feast!” Another example is half of all the peas grown in Europe are packaged – wait for it – in Kenya.
Ice cream from Switzerland, chocolates from Belgium, marinated chicken and French fries are transported across the world in one state – frozen. [Read more...]