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Environmental Impact of Agro-Food Industry and Food Consumption

  • 1st Edition - November 18, 2020
  • Editor: Charis M. Galanakis
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 1 3 6 3 - 6
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 1 3 7 0 - 4

Environmental Impact of Agro-Food Industry and Food Consumption covers trends associated with the impact of food production on the environment using lifecycle analysis and the s… Read more

Environmental Impact of Agro-Food Industry and Food Consumption

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Environmental Impact of Agro-Food Industry and Food Consumption covers trends associated with the impact of food production on the environment using lifecycle analysis and the standard methods used to estimate the food industry’s environmental impact. The book discusses city-scale actions to estimate the environmental impact of food systems, including the meat chain, feeding crops to farmed fish, the confectionary industry, agriculture, tea processing, cheese production, the dairy industry, cold chain, and ice cream production. Food waste and consumption in hospitality and global diets round out these interesting discussions.

Written for food scientists, technologists, engineers, chemists, governmental regulatory bodies, environmentalists, environmental technologists, environmental engineers, researchers, academics and professionals working in the food industry, this book is an essential resource on sustainability in the food industry.