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Saving Food Production, Supply Chain, Food Waste and Food Consumption

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateur : Galanakis Charis M.

Couverture de l’ouvrage Saving Food

Saving Food: Production, Supply Chain, Food Waste and Food Consumption presents the latest developments related to food loss and food waste and the actions the industry can take to save food. Emphasis is placed on global food losses and food waste, environmental impacts of food consumption and wasted food, wasted nutrients, raising awareness via collaborative networks and actions, the effect of food governance and policy in food losses, promotion of sustainable food consumption, food redistribution, optimizing agricultural practices, the concept of zero waste, food security and sustainable land management, optimizing food supply and cold chains, food safety in supply chain management, non-thermal food processing/preservation technologies, food waste prevention/reduction, food waste valorization and recovery.

Intended to be a guide for all segments of the food industry aiming to adapt or further develop zero waste strategies, Saving Food: Production, Supply Chain, Food Waste and Food Consumption analyzes the problem of food waste from every angle and provides critical information on how to minimize waste.



  • Describes in detail all different aspects related to saving food and food security, including raising awareness, food redistribution actions, food policy and framework, food conservation, cold chain, food supply chain management, food waste reduction and valorization
  • Guides all segments of industry on how to employ zero waste strategies
  • Analyzes key issues to create a pathway to solutions

1. Introduction in global food losses and food waste 2. Food security and sustainable land management to save food 3. Optimizing agricultural practices 4. Food preservation technologies 5. Non-thermal food processing/preservation technologies 6. Innovative packaging that saves food 7. Optimized cold chain to save food 8. Optimized food supply chains to reduce food losses 9. Reducing food losses in supply chain through value stream mapping: a case study in the dairy sector 10. Food waste valorisation 11. Food consumption and wasted food 12. Suboptimal food? Food waste at the consumer-retailer interface 13. The concept of zero waste

All members of the food industry trying to adapt zero waste strategies including retailers, supply chain specialists, food scientists, food technologists, engineers, professionals, agriculturalists, policy makers and producers. The book could also be used in post-graduate courses addressing food loss, food waste and supply chain management, food waste valorization, sustainable food production, sustainable agriculture.

Dr. Galanakis is a dynamic and interdisciplinary scientist with a fast-expanding work that balances between food and environment, industry and academia. His research targets mainly the separation and recovery of functional macro- and micro-molecules from different food by-products, as well as their implementation as additives in food and other products. He is the research & innovation director of Galanakis Laboratories (Chania, Greece) and the coordinator of Food Waste Recovery Group (SIG5) of ISEKI Food Association (Vienna, Austria). He serves as an editorial board member and subject editor of Food and Bioproducts Processing and Food Research International, whereas he has published dozens research articles, reviews, monographs and conference proceedings. He has edited 4 books entitled "Food Waste Recovery" (Academic Press, 2015), "Innovation Strategies in the Food Industry" (Academic Press, 2016), “Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components” (Academic Press, 2017) and “Olive Mill Waste” (Academic Press, 2017). Follow Dr. Galanakis via Twitter, LinkedIn, ResearchGate or Blog. Join his open discussion forums at the Food Waste Recovery & Innovation 2020 LinkedIn group or the Food Waste Recovery FB Page

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Ouvrage de 432 p.

21.6x27.6 cm

Disponible chez l'éditeur (délai d'approvisionnement : 14 jours).

145,45 €

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