Essays about: "global food supply"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words global food supply.

  1. 1. Evaluation of the In-House Production of Insulation Material for Meal Kits - A Case Study at HelloFresh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Anne Bauer; [2020]
    Keywords : in-house production; food packaging; insulation material; sustainability; paper-based; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Meal-kit boxes are considered a solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the food waste in the supply chain and households. Nevertheless, the consumers are concerned about the amount of packaging that comes with such a box, which is connected to higher carbon emissions than a grocery store meal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Side Streams Throughout the Food Supply Chain in Västra Götaland - A Study of Reported Data, Interviews with Food Producers and a Simplified LCA Case Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Emma Kihlberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Food waste; Food loss; Side streams; Food supply chain; Västra Götaland; Food producers; LCA; Life cycle assessment; Sidoströmmar; Livsmedelskedjan; Livsmedelsproduktion; Livscykelanalys; Matsvinn; Matavfall; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Vikten av resurseffektivitet i livsmedelskedjan är tydlig, eftersom denna sektor är en av de största bidragarna till negativ klimatpåverkan globalt. Målet med den här uppsatsen var att utforska sidoströmmar av mat inom livsmedelskedjan i Västra Götaland, för att kartlägga hur mycket som redan är täckt i statistiken och vilka luckor i datamaterialet som finns för framtida forskning att täcka. READ MORE

  3. 3. Skills and competencies for sustainable food systems : case study of young market gardeners in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Lotten Lundgren; [2020]
    Keywords : market gardening; sustainability; food system; skills; competencies; lock-in; transition;

    Abstract : Global food systems are locked into a sociotechnical regime where actors are dependent on high external inputs and economies of scale, and systemic innovation is necessary to meet sustainability targets. Recent research into the development of education for fostering sustainability leaders, such as the Horizon 2020-project NextFood, have largely focused on mainstream agriculture, despite the importance of niches in driving systems change. READ MORE

  4. 4. To waste or not to waste : food waste governance in Lund municipality in 2018

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dzmitry Vaskovich; [2020]
    Keywords : food waste; local governance; A-B-C model; sustainability science; sustainable consumption; food supply chain; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food waste is a growing global problem. Even in Sweden, being one of the most sustainable countries in the world, the food waste levels are high. Understanding the role of local governance is crucial to tackle the problem of food waste. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adoption of Digital Precision Agriculture Technology and Farm Data: A Case Study on Swedish Grain Farmers and On-Combine Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Quality Measurement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Julia Stålhammar; Ludvig Dietmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Diffusion theory; innovation adoption; precision agriculture; near- infrared spectroscopy; grain value chain; agricultural cooperative; big farm data; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The agricultural industry is going through immense changes due to the rapid growth of the global population and climate change, creating increased pressure on the food supply chain. The use of precision agriculture (PA) technologies have shown benefits that could help solve these challenges. READ MORE