Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry

Written By U Sonesson
Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2010
  • ISBN : 0857090224
  • Pages : 432 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry written by U Sonesson which was release on 30 September 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Life cycle assessment (LCA) of production and processing in the food industry is an important tool for improving sustainability. Environmental assessment and management in the food industry reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment, as well as key aspects of environmental management in this industry sector. Part one discusses the environmental impact of food production and processing, addressing issues such as nutrient management and water efficiency in agriculture. Chapters in Part two cover LCA methodology and challenges, with chapters focusing on different food industry sectors such as crop production, livestock and aquaculture. Part three addresses the applications of LCA and related approaches in the food industry, with chapters covering combining LCA with economic tools, ecodesign of food products and footprinting methods of assessment, among other topics. The final part of the book concentrates on environmental management in the food industry, including contributions on training, eco-labelling and establishing management systems. With its international team of editors and contributors, Environmental assessment and management in the food industry is an essential reference for anyone involved in environmental management in the food industry, and for those with an academic interest in sustainable food production. Reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment Discusses the environmental impact of food production and processing, addressing issues such as nutrient management and water efficiency in agriculture Examines environmental management in the food industry, including contributions on training, eco-labelling and establishing management systems

Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry

Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry
  • Author : U Sonesson,J Berlin,F Ziegler
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-09-30
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Life cycle assessment (LCA) of production and processing in the food industry is an important tool for improving sustainability. Environmental assessment and management in the food industry reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment, as well as key aspects of environmental management ...

Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry

Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry
  • Author : U Sonesson,J Berlin,F Ziegler
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-02
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Life cycle assessment (LCA) of production and processing in the food industry is an important tool for improving sustainability. Environmental assessment and management in the food industry reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment, as well as key aspects of environmental management ...

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing
  • Author : Joyce I. Boye,Yves Arcand
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-01-10
  • Total pages : 681
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Examining the full cycle from farm to fork, this book reviews the current status of green processing in the agriculture and agri-food sector, and provides strategies for enhancing the use of environmentally-friendly technologies for production and processing....

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry
  • Author : Charis Michel Galanakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : 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 ...

Life Cycle Assessment Handbook

Life Cycle Assessment Handbook
  • Author : Mary Ann Curran
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-08
  • Total pages : 640
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The first book of its kind, the LCA Handbook will become an invaluable resource for environmentally progressive manufacturers and suppliers, product and process designers, executives and managers, and government officials who want to learn about this essential component of environmental sustainability....

Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri food Sector

Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri food Sector
  • Author : Bruno Notarnicola,Roberta Salomone,Luigia Petti,Pietro A. Renzulli,Rocco Roma,Alessandro K. Cerutti
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-01-06
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The book presents an overview of the International practices and state-of-the-art of LCA studies in the agri-food sector, both in terms of adopted methodologies and application to particular products; the final purpose is to characterise and put order within the methodological issues connected to some important agri-food products (wine, olive ...

Microbial Decontamination in the Food Industry

Microbial Decontamination in the Food Industry
  • Author : Ali Demirci,Michael O Ngadi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-06-26
  • Total pages : 840
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The problem of creating microbiologically-safe food with an acceptable shelf-life and quality for the consumer is a constant challenge for the food industry. Microbial decontamination in the food industry provides a comprehensive guide to the decontamination problems faced by the industry, and the current and emerging methods being used to ...

High Throughput Screening for Food Safety Assessment

High Throughput Screening for Food Safety Assessment
  • Author : Arun K. Bhunia,Moon S. Kim,Chris R. Taitt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-09-06
  • Total pages : 550
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Recent advances in array-based detectors and imaging technologies have provided high throughput systems that can operate within a substantially reduced timeframe and other techniques that can detect multiple contaminants at one time. These technologies are revolutionary in terms of food safety assessment in manufacturing, and will also have a significant ...

Towards Sustainable Global Food Systems

Towards Sustainable Global Food Systems
  • Author : Ruerd Ruben,Jan Verhagen
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : One of the major knowledge challenges in the domain of Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems refers to the integration of perspectives on consumption, patterns that support public health, inclusive value chains, and environmentally sustainable food production. While there is a long record of the analysis of separate interventions, this special ...

Case Studies in Novel Food Processing Technologies

Case Studies in Novel Food Processing Technologies
  • Author : C J Doona
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-10-28
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Novel food processing technologies have significant potential to improve product quality and process efficiency. Commercialisation of new products and processes brings exciting opportunities and interesting challenges. Case studies in novel food processing technologies provides insightful, first-hand experiences of many pioneering experts involved in the development and commercialisation of foods produced ...

Robotics and Automation in the Food Industry

Robotics and Automation in the Food Industry
  • Author : Darwin G Caldwell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-03
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The implementation of robotics and automation in the food sector offers great potential for improved safety, quality and profitability by optimising process monitoring and control. Robotics and automation in the food industry provides a comprehensive overview of current and emerging technologies and their applications in different industry sectors. Part one ...

Life Cycle Assessment Student Handbook

Life Cycle Assessment Student Handbook
  • Author : Mary Ann Curran
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-07-10
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : This student version of the popular bestseller, Life Cycle Assessment Handbook, is not a watered-down version of the original, but retains all of the important information and valuable lessons provided in the first book, along with helpful problems and solutions for the student learning about Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). As ...

Raw Material Scarcity and Overproduction in the Food Industry

Raw Material Scarcity and Overproduction in the Food Industry
  • Author : Suresh D. Sharma,Arpan R. Bhagat,Salvatore Parisi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-04-09
  • Total pages : 54
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : This book describes the consequences of an increased demand for food for human consumption for the global food industry. In four concise chapters, the authors explore the trend for the overproduction of food, the concomitant diminution of raw materials and the increase in environmental concerns. Chapter one describes the variations ...

Instrumental Assessment of Food Sensory Quality

Instrumental Assessment of Food Sensory Quality
  • Author : David Kilcast
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 658
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Instrumental measurements of the sensory quality of food and drink are of growing importance in both complementing data provided by sensory panels and in providing valuable data in situations in which the use of human subjects is not feasible. Instrumental assessment of food sensory quality reviews the range and use ...

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry
  • Author : Marian Garcia Martinez
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-01-22
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Food and beverage companies are increasingly choosing to enhance internal idea development by pursuing an ‘open innovation’ approach, allowing the additional exploitation of external ideas and paths to market. Drawing on a range of important case studies, Open innovation in the food and beverage industry investigates the challenges and opportunities ...