Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry: Improving Production and Processing addresses the principle that food supply needs of the present must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Responding to sustainability goals requires maximum utilization of all raw materials produced and integration of activities throughout all production-to-consumption stages. This book covers production stage activities to reduce postharvest losses and increase use of by-products streams (waste), food manufacturing and beyond, presenting insights to ensure energy, water and other resources are used efficiently and environmental impacts are minimized. The book presents the latest research and advancements in efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly food production and ways they can be implemented within the food industry. Filling the knowledge gap between understanding and applying these advancements, this team of expert authors from around the globe offer both academic and industry perspectives and a real-world view of the challenges and potential solutions that exist for feeding the world in the future. The book will guide industry professionals and researchers in ways to improve the efficiency and sustainability of food systems. Addresses why food waste recovery improves sustainability of food systems, how these issues can be adapted by the food industry, and the role of policy making in ensuring sustainable food production Describes in detail the latest understanding of food processing, food production and waste reduction issues Includes emerging topics, such as sustainable organic food production and computer aided process engineering Analyzes the potential and sustainability of already commercialized processes and products

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  • Author : Charis Michel Galanakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 442 pages
  • ISBN : 0128119616
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry
  • Author : Charis Michel Galanakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry: Improving Production and Processing addresses the principle that food supply needs of the present must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Responding to sustainability goals requires maximum utilization of all raw materials produced and integration of activities throughout all production-to-consumption stages. This book covers production stage activities to reduce postharvest losses and increase use of by-products streams (waste), food manufacturing and beyond, presenting insights to ensure

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 November 2018
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Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources that underpin agricultural production, climate change, and hunger, poverty and malnutrition, a multi-faced understanding is key to identifying practical solutions. This book gives stakeholders a common vision, concept and methods

A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System

A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on a Framework for Assessing the Health, Environmental, and Social Effects of the Food System
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 17 June 2015
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How we produce and consume food has a bigger impact on Americans' well-being than any other human activity. The food industry is the largest sector of our economy; food touches everything from our health to the environment, climate change, economic inequality, and the federal budget. From the earliest developments of agriculture, a major goal has been to attain sufficient foods that provide the energy and the nutrients needed for a healthy, active life. Over time, food production, processing, marketing, and

Imagining Sustainable Food Systems

Imagining Sustainable Food Systems
  • Author : Alison Blay-Palmer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2016
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What defines a sustainable food system? How can it be more inclusive? How do local and global scales interact and how does power flow within food systems? How to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to realizing sustainable food systems? And how to activate change? These questions are considered by EU and North American academics and practitioners in this book. Using a wide range of case studies, it provides a critical overview, showing how and where theory and practice can converge to

Food Fears

Food Fears
  • Author : Alison Blay-Palmer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 April 2016
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The industrial food system of the West is increasingly perceived as problematic. The physical, social and intellectual distance between consumers and their food stems from a food system that privileges quantity and efficiency over quality, with an underlying assumption that food is a commodity, rather than a source of nourishment and pleasure. In the wake of various food and health scares, there is a growing demand from consumers to change the food they eat, which in turn acts as a

Sustainable Food Systems

Sustainable Food Systems
  • Author : Robert Biel
  • Publisher : UCL Press
  • Release : 05 December 2016
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Faced with a global threat to food security, it is perfectly possible that society will respond, not by a dystopian disintegration, but rather by reasserting co-operative traditions. This book, by a leading expert in urban agriculture, offers a genuine solution to today’s global food crisis. By contributing more to feeding themselves, cities can allow breathing space for the rural sector to convert to more organic sustainable approaches. Biel’s approach connects with current debates about agroecology and food sovereignty,

Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems

Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems
  • Author : Afton Halloran,Roberto Flore,Paul Vantomme,Nanna Roos
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 May 2018
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This text provides an important overview of the contributions of edible insects to ecological sustainability, livelihoods, nutrition and health, food culture and food systems around the world. While insect farming for both food and feed is rapidly increasing in popularity around the world, the role that wild insect species have played in the lives and societies of millions of people worldwide cannot be ignored. In order to represent this diversity, this work draws upon research conducted in a wide range

Enabling sustainable food systems

Enabling sustainable food systems
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 01 August 2020
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Sustainable food systems are fundamental to ensuring that future generations are food secure and eat healthy diets. To transition towards sustainability, many food system activities must be reconstructed, and myriad actors around the world are starting to act locally. While some changes are easier than others, knowing how to navigate through them to promote sustainable consumption and production practices requires complex skill sets. This handbook is written for “sustainable food systems innovators” by a group of innovators from Asia, Africa,

Sustainable Food Supply Chains

Sustainable Food Supply Chains
  • Author : Riccardo Accorsi,Riccardo Manzini
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 June 2019
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Sustainable Food Supply Chains: Planning, Design, and Control through Interdisciplinary Methodologies provides integrated and practicable solutions that aid planners and entrepreneurs in the design and optimization of food production-distribution systems and operations and drives change toward sustainable food ecosystems. With synthesized coverage of the academic literature, this book integrates the quantitative models and tools that address each step of food supply chain operations to provide readers with easy access to support-decision quantitative and practicable methods. Broken into three parts, the

Agricultural Research for Sustainable Food Systems in Sri Lanka

Agricultural Research for Sustainable Food Systems in Sri Lanka
  • Author : Buddhi Marambe,Jeevika Weerahewa,Warshi S. Dandeniya
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 March 2020
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A food system comprises the entire range of actors and interlinked activities related to food production, processing, distribution, marketing and trade, preparation, consumption, and disposal. When a food system operates without compromising the needs of future generations, it is considered to be a “Sustainable Food System.” The present-day food systems in Sri Lanka are diverse, and the natural and physical environment, infrastructure, institutions, society and culture, and policies and regulations within which the food systems operate, as well as the

Sustainable Food Production - a Primer for the Twenty-First Century

Sustainable Food Production - a Primer for the Twenty-First Century
  • Author : Shahid Naeem,Suzanne Lipton,Tiff Van Huysen,Outreach and Operations Coordinator Tiff Van Huysen
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 September 2020
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This concise text offers an overview of the key issues in sustainable food production for all readers interested in the ecology and environmental impact of agriculture. It details the ecological foundations of farming and food systems, showing how to create sustainable alternatives to the industrial production methods used today.

Rethinking Food and Agriculture

Rethinking Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Ammir Kassam,Laila Kassam
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 18 October 2020
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Given the central role of the food and agriculture system in driving so many of the connected ecological, social and economic threats and challenges we currently face, Rethinking Food and Agriculture reviews, reassesses and reimagines the current food and agriculture system and the narrow paradigm in which it operates. Rethinking Food and Agriculture explores and uncovers some of the key historical, ethical, economic, social, cultural, political, and structural drivers and root causes of unsustainability, degradation of the agricultural environment, destruction

Developing Sustainable Food Systems, Policies, and Securities

Developing Sustainable Food Systems, Policies, and Securities
  • Author : Obayelu, Abiodun Elijah,Obayelu, Oluwakemi Adeola
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 17 April 2020
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A food system is sustainable if it delivers food and nutrition security for all without compromising the economic, social, and environmental bases to generate food security and nutrition for future generations. Sustainable food systems are vital in ensuring global health and ending malnutrition in all its forms. Assessing important dimensions of the food system such as nutrition, sustainable agriculture, food loss and waste can provide stakeholders with necessary information to evaluate the strength of their country’s food systems and

Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

Forgotten Agricultural Heritage
  • Author : Parviz Koohafkan,Miguel A. Altieri
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 25 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKForgotten Agricultural Heritage

Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller scale systems that have survived the test of time and provide more sustainable solutions while still maintaining food security in an era of climate change. This book provides a unique compilation of this forgotten agricultural heritage and is based on objective scientific evaluation and evidence of the

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Through Sustainable Food Systems

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Through Sustainable Food Systems
  • Author : Riccardo Valentini,John L. Sievenpiper,Marta Antonelli,Katarzyna Dembska
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 10 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKAchieving the Sustainable Development Goals Through Sustainable Food Systems

This publication offers a systemic analysis of sustainability in the food system, taking as its framework the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations. Targeted chapters from experts in the field cover main challenges in the food system and propose methods for achieving long term sustainability. Authors focus on how sustainability can be achieved along the whole food chain and in different contexts. Timely issues such as food security, climate change and migration and sustainable agriculture are