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
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Download or read book entitled Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry by author: Charis Michel Galanakis which was release on 02 January 2018 and published by Academic Press with total page 442 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 ...

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 ...

Agroecology

Agroecology
  • Author : Stephen R. Gliessman
  • Publisher : CRC PressI Llc
  • Release Date : 2014-11-01
  • Total pages : 405
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : Agroecology is a science, a productive practice, and part of a social movement that is at the forefront of transforming food systems to sustainability. Building upon the ecological foundation of the agroecosystem, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the essential foundation for understanding sustainability in all ...

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 ...

Food System Sustainability

Food System Sustainability
  • Author : Catherine Esnouf,Marie Russel,Nicolas Bricas
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-25
  • Total pages : 303
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : An exploration of the duALIne project's insights, presenting state-of-the-art research in food sustainability and identifying priority areas for further study....

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 ...

Crisis and Opportunity

Crisis and Opportunity
  • Author : John E. Ikerd
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : With the decline of family farms and rural communities and the rise of corporate farming and the resulting environmental degradation, American agriculture is in crisis. But this crisis offers the opportunity to rethink agriculture in sustainable terms. Here one of the most eloquent and influential proponents of sustainable agriculture explains ...

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 ...

Sustainable Food Processing

Sustainable Food Processing
  • Author : Brijesh K. Tiwari,Tomas Norton,Nicholas M. Holden
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-10-14
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : With global inequalities becoming more pronounced, ingredient costs climbing, and global warming a major political issue, food producers must now address environmental concerns, social responsibility and economic viability when designing their food processing techniques for the future. Sustainable food processing is all about finding new ways of meeting present needs ...

Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions

Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions
  • Author : Dr Jay D Gatrell,Ms Paula S Ross,Professor Neil Reid
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2012-09-01
  • 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 ...

Remaking the North American Food System

Remaking the North American Food System
  • Author : C. Clare Hinrichs,Thomas A. Lyson
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : Examines the resurgence of interest in rebuilding the links between agricultural production and food consumption. With examples from Puerto Rico to Oregon to Quebec, this work offers a North American perspective attuned to trends toward globalization at the level of markets and governance and shows how globalization affects specific localities....

Rebuilding the Foodshed

Rebuilding the Foodshed
  • Author : Philip Ackerman-Leist
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 321
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : Droves of people have turned to local food as a way to retreat from our broken industrial food system. From rural outposts to city streets, they are sowing, growing, selling, and eating food produced close to home--and they are crying out for agricultural reform. All this has made "local food" ...

Sustainable Food Systems

Sustainable Food Systems
  • Author : Terry Marsden,Adrian Morley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-21
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this framework. Building on over ten ...

Agricultural Research for Sustainable Food Systems in Sri Lanka

Agricultural Research for Sustainable Food Systems in Sri Lanka
  • Author : Ranjith Premalal De Silva
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-22
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : Read online Agricultural Research for Sustainable Food Systems in Sri Lanka written by Ranjith Premalal De Silva, published by Springer Nature which was released on . Download full Agricultural Research for Sustainable Food Systems in Sri Lanka Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy

The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy
  • Author : Philip Sloan,Willy Legrand,Clare Hindley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-06-12
  • Total pages : 426
  • ISBN : 0128119616
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Summary : The issues surrounding the provision, preparation and development of food products is fundamental to every human being on the planet. Given the scarcity of agricultural land, environmental pollution, climate change and the exponential growth of the world’s population where starvation and obesity are both widespread it is little wonder ...