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Ryan’s notes: In this essay question, we are not directly asked to ‘analyze’ or ‘discuss’ both the positive and negative sides of the stated position. Thus, I chose a side and responded to the question in an argument essay format. Today’s food travels thousands of miles before it reaches customers. Why is this? Is this a positive or negative trend? In today’s world, the laws of supply and demand dictate the distances foodstuffs must travel before they are consumed. Often certain geographical areas are favourable for the production of particular foods. It is argued that the extreme distances some foods travel before reaching their consumers reflect positive trends occurring around the world. This will be shown by looking at the cultural and economic benefits that derive from international trade in edible goods. For one, the trading of food between countries can be seen as evidence of cultural amalgamation, and this is a positive thing. For example, Japanese sushi,
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