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The 11 Most Powerful Women in Food

Alice Waters
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The 11 Most Powerful Women in Food

Food is power, or at least an instrument of power — economic, political, moral. Those who control our food supply have significant influence over our lives, for better or worse. They decide, to a greater extent than we know, what and how we eat — and even if we eat, in extreme cases. Every year since 2011, we’ve set out to identify the most powerful people in the food world, and today we’re recognizing the top 11 women.