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RETAIL FOOD WASTE MANAGEMENT
RETAIL FOOD WASTE MANAGEMENT

Author(s): Radojko Lukić, Dragana Vojteski KLJENAK
Subject(s): Economy, Business Economy / Management
Published by: Academia de Studii Economice - Centrul de Cercetare in Administratie si Servicii Publice (CCASP)
Keywords: food value chain; root causes; cost effects; waste; technology

Summary/Abstract: Food losses and waste are substantial on the global level. With the aim to achieve efficient management of food losses, it is necessary to find out the root causes, the locations of their origins, effects and efficacious activities aimed at minimising them. Identifying areas is of quite significant for improving cost effectiveness, efficiency in resource use and future activities directed at “optimization” of food losses. Food is lost throughout the food supply chain. This paper focuses on the research of root causes, effects and treatments of losses in the retail sector as a stage of the food supply chain. By minimizing the food losses and waste, and by using the modern technologies in addition to other means, performances of the modern retail sector can be improved substantially.

  • Issue Year: 6/2014
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 023-039
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: English