2015 年 22 巻 2 号 p. 82-84
This symposium aims to overview the relationship between globalization and food system, and to seek its desirable direction in the future. Five aspects of globalization and food system will be investigated, namely, 1) the present situation of globalization and regional integration, 2) the influence of globalization on developing countries in case of coffee products, 3) international economic linkages and foreign direct investments in food system, 4) international business developments of food companies, and 5) the expansion of Japanese food and cuisine abroad. Corresponding presentations will provide us with useful information and enlightening insights. Two commentators will give us thought-provoking views as well.