An overview of sustainable practices in food processing supply chain environments

Ojo, Olumide Olajide, Shah, Satya ORCID: 0000-0001-5575-7682 and Coutroubis, Alec (2018) An overview of sustainable practices in food processing supply chain environments. In: IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), 10-13 Dec. 2017, Singapore.

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Abstract

Climate change has been a great challenge that the world is facing, it is a menace to the society and it is causing more damage than expected. The researchers are working tirelessly to reduce its impact on the planet in order to save the future. Mitigation of greenhouse gas emission and other sustainable practices is encouraged every day to make the world a better place to live Sustainable practice has been identified as one of the major tools to control this greenhouse gas emission especially in the emergent nations where industrialisation is now growing rapidly. This paper discusses and analyses the food security and food processing industry in the emergent nations. It also reviews literature on food processing, supply chain environments, sustainability and sustainable practices in relation to how these could help in promoting the sustainable development and environmental protection goals in the emergent nations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Business, Accountancy and Law > Business Logistics Innovation and Systems Research
Business, Accountancy and Law > Business Management
Institute of Management
Institute of Management > Bolton Business School
Depositing User: Professor S.R. Shah
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2019 07:27
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2019 07:27
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2547

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