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Food supply chain management and logistics : from farm to fork

Author: Samir Dani
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2015.
Series: BusinessPro collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is important for the food industry to innovate both with regards to demand management and sustainability of food sources for a growing population. Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics covers the food supply chain from "farm" to "fork, " taking into consideration the various challenges and supporting mechanisms to make sure the food that reaches the consumers' plates is safe."--
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Dani, Samir.
Food supply chain management and logistics
(DLC) 2015015894
(OCoLC)902659942
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samir Dani
ISBN: 9780749473655 0749473657 0749473649 9780749473648 9781523103676 1523103671
OCLC Number: 915039192
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 11 nov. 2015).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Awards: Winner of Prix des Associations 2015 (UK)
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (260 p.)
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
01 Introduction to food supply chains --
The actors in a food supply chain --
Types of food chain --
Factors influencing food supply chains --
Case example: The milk-processing value chain --
Summary --
Part One Food production --
02 Food production --
Entities in the agriculture supply chain1,2 --
Agriculture and poverty alleviation4 --
The barriers to the development of the agri-industry --
Future steps for the agriculture sector --
Case example: Cargill works with producers on finance and risk management8 --
Case example: Nestlé works with dairy farmers9 --
Case example: ITC Ltd India empowers farmers through technology10 --
Case example: Microfinance models within the food sector11-15 --
Summary --
03 Food manufacturing --
The importance of food processing --
Changing market conditions --
Food processing2,3 --
Food packaging --
Inventory management6 --
Food safety --
Procurement --
Case example: 3D printing of food7-9 --
Summary --
Part Two Operational challenges --
04 Food retailing --
The retail environment --
How does the food reach the consumer? --
Online grocery retailing --
Challenges to the future of food retailing12 --
Case example: Retailers turning more to 'dark stores'15-18 --
Summary --
05 Food logistics --
Movement of food --
ICT future trends in agri-food logistics4 --
Packaging in logistics --
Temperature-controlled supply chains --
Case example: The dabbawala18-21 --
Case example: The journey of green beans from Kenya to UK supermarkets22 --
Case example: The fresh cut-pineapple supply chain from Ghana23 --
Summary --
06 Challenges in international food supply chains --
International food supply chains --
Factors affecting the future of international food systems --
Managing challenges in international food supply chains --
International politics and food. Case example: The growth of the Brazilian agriculture industry5-9 --
Case example: The impact of the Fukushima disaster on Japanese food exports10-15 --
Case example: The cucumber fallout between Germany and Spain16-19 --
Summary --
07 Collaboration and relationships --
Trends in supply chain relationships --
Current relationship models within the food sector --
Other trends within supply chain collaboration --
Case example: Starbucks and collaborative relationship with suppliers6 --
Summary --
08 Food sourcing and procurement --
Sourcing --
Sourcing models --
Purchasing models --
Supplier segmentation --
Supplier development --
Strategic sourcing --
Sustainable procurement --
Case example: Mondelez International15,16 --
Case example: PepsiCo --
responsible and sustainable sourcing17 --
Summary --
09 Risk management --
Risk management and uncertainty --
Risks in the supply chain --
Risks in the food supply chain --
Managing supply chain risks --
Managing risks in food supply chains --
Case example: China milk scare21-26 --
Case example: Sudan 127-29 --
Case example: Salmonella Typhimurium in peanut butter30,31 --
Case example: UK horsemeat scandal32-34 --
Case example: Cadbury salmonella contamination, 200635-38 --
Summary --
10 Technology trends in food supply chains --
Traceability and use of technology --
Food production --
Food processing in a technological context --
Food packaging in a technological context --
Food logistics --
Summary --
Part Three Sustainability and future challenges --
11 Food regulation, safety and quality --
Attributes to consider when designing food supply chains --
Food regulation and its effect on safety --
Food laws and regulation --
Reference standards --
Compatibility standards --
Private food standards --
Other initiatives within the food supply chains --
Case example: EU ban on imports of Indian mangoes14. Case example: The horsemeat scandal and food fraud16 --
Summary --
12 Food innovation --
Classification of innovation methods --
Innovation systems --
Case example: Indian curry in the UK --
Product development in food supply chains --
Innovations within food supply chains9 --
Case example: Types of functional products11-14 --
Case example: Detecting counterfeit whisky through the bottle15 --
Summary --
13 Sustainability challenges in food supply chains --
Sustainability --
the origins of the idea --
Sustainable supply chains --
Sustainable food supply chains --
Measuring sustainability --
Developing sustainability within food supply chains --
Case example: Various initiatives within food supply chains --
Case example: Just Eggs --
recycling egg shells to make filler for plastics30 --
Summary --
14 Food sector and economic regeneration --
Infrastructure development for the food sector --
Food hubs --
Moving up the value chain --
Case example: Food infrastructure in India and new mega food parks14,15 --
Case example: Rubies in the Rubble16,17 --
Case example: Development of smallholder agro-processing in Africa18 --
Summary --
15 Food security and future challenges --
Food security --
Drivers of change affecting food security --
Factors affecting the future of the food supply chain --
Balancing demand and supply sustainably --
Case example: Partners in Food Solutions24,25 --
Case example: Coca-Cola and water conservation26 --
Case example: International wheat initiative to improve wheat security29-31 --
Summary --
Additional reading --
Index.
Series Title: BusinessPro collection.
Responsibility: Samir Dani.

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