The global food industry, as you might expect, is an economic behemoth. In the United States alone, according to International Business Times, the average person spends more than $2,200 a year on foodstuffs. Globally, food sales exceed $12 trillion.
As in any other industry where a lot of money can be made, counterfeiters have literally spent centuries finding more effective ways to emulate the most popular and expensive foods in the world. Using cheaper production methods and even cheaper ingredients, fraudsters today have infiltrated some of the most lucrative food industries on the planet. What are some of the most commonly ripped off foods? The answer might shock you.
Three Popular Foods That Are All Too Commonly Counterfeited
- Olive Oil: The Ancie (more…)
29 Sep 2014