University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives
Journal of Cooperatives

Title Seizing Control: The International Market Power of Cooperatives, by Lee Egerstrom, Pieter Bos, and Gert van Dijk
Author(s) Allen Gerber
Series Volume 12
Issue Date 1997
Abstract The authors raise difficult questions for cooperative members, boards, and management as farmers attempt to move closer to consumers through value-added processing. They have concluded that, if they wish to have some control over their own destines and get closer to the ultimate consumer, they will need to work together through cooperatives.

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