Food Industry Research

Research is an integral part of the Cornell Food Industry Management Program—a leading source of academic research on the retail and manufacturing sectors of the food industry. The goal of FIMP’s research program is to improve food system efficiency and performance by providing timely and useful information to managers.


Selected papers, publications, and research briefs produced by FIMP are listed below. Publications under each topic are listed chronologically and then alphabetically by lead author. To obtain printed copies, please contact us at