Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry

Written By Charis Michel Galanakis
Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 January 2018
  • ISBN : 0128119616
  • Pages : 442 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry written by Charis Michel Galanakis which was release on 02 January 2018, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

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 : 0128119616
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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 ...

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • Total pages : 594
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : 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 ...

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 Date : 2020-03-30
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : 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 ...

Imagining Sustainable Food Systems

Imagining Sustainable Food Systems
  • Author : Alison Blay-Palmer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-13
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : 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 ...

Farmers Cooperatives and Sustainable Food Systems in Europe

Farmers  Cooperatives and Sustainable Food Systems in Europe
  • Author : Raquel Ajates Gonzalez
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-06-13
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : Farmers' cooperatives are very prevalent in the European Union, where they account for approximately half of agricultural trade and thus are key to articulating rural realities and in shaping the sustainability credentials of European food and farming. This book analyses to what extent farmers' cooperatives are working to benefit their ...

Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems

Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems
  • Author : Afton Halloran,Roberto Flore,Paul Vantomme,Nanna Roos
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-14
  • Total pages : 479
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : 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 ...

Sustainable Food Production

Sustainable Food Production
  • Author : Shahid Naeem,Suzanne Lipton,Tiff van Huysen
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-02
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : Industrial agriculture is responsible for widespread environmental degradation and undermines the pursuit of human well-being. With a projected global population of 10 billion by 2050, it is urgent for humanity to achieve a more sustainable approach to farming and food systems. This concise text offers an overview of the key issues in ...

Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

Forgotten Agricultural Heritage
  • Author : Parviz Koohafkan,Miguel A. Altieri
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-11-25
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : 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 ...

Farm to Table

Farm to Table
  • Author : Darryl Benjamin,Lyndon Virkler
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : In Farm to Table, Darryl Benjamin and Chef Lyndon Virkler explore both the roots of our current, corporate food system malaise, and the response by small farmers, food co-ops, chefs and restaurateurs, institutions, and many more, to replace the status quo with something more healthy, fair, just, and delicious. Today's ...

The Food System

The Food System
  • Author : Geoff Tansey,Anthony Worsley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-18
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : Food is a massive industry and the many key players involved have very different interests. In wealthy nations those interests can range from corporate survival and maintaining profitability in a market with limited demand, to promoting a healthy diet and ensuring food safety. For the poor, the emphasis is all ...

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 Date : 2020-04-17
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : 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 ...

Agroecology Now

Agroecology Now
  • Author : Colin Ray Anderson,Janneke Bruil,M. Jahi Chappell,Csilla Kiss,Michel Patrick Pimbert
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-07
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : This open access book develops a framework for advancing agroecology transformations focusing on power, politics and governance. It explores the potential of agroecology as a sustainable and socially just alternative to today’s dominant food regime. Agroecology is an ecological approach to farming that addresses climate change and biodiversity loss ...

Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions

Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions
  • Author : Jay D. Gatrell,Paula S. Ross
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-06
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in local food systems-among policy makers, planners, and public health professionals, as well as environmentalists, community developers, academics, farmers, and ordinary citizens. While most local food systems share common characteristics, the chapters in this book explore the unique challenges and ...

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 Date : 2019-10-10
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : 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 ...

Biodiversity Food and Nutrition

Biodiversity  Food and Nutrition
  • Author : Danny Hunter,Teresa Borelli,Eliot Gee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-05-15
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : This book examines the challenges and impacts of poor diets and nutrition from current food systems and the potential contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services in addressing these problems. There is a strong need for a multi-level, cross-sectoral approach that connects food biodiversity conservation and sustainable use to address critical ...