Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains (Woodhead by C Mena, G Stevens

By C Mena, G Stevens

Foods and drinks provide chains are advanced, continuously evolving structures, concerning many contributors and half and therefore, enormous demanding situations. This quantity identifies six key demanding situations in handling food and drink provide chains. every one component to the e-book specializes in one. those contain the basic function of courting administration in provide chains, the energetic alignment of provide and insist, assorted methods to powerful and effective technique administration, caliber and security administration, the powerful use of latest applied sciences, and the supply of foodstuff as a sustainable and accountable job.

Show description

Read Online or Download Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition) PDF

Similar food science books

Emerging Technologies for Food Processing

Rising applied sciences for nutrition Processing offers a accomplished evaluate of recommendations in nutrition processing, stresses subject matters important to the foodstuff at the present time, and pinpoints the tendencies in destiny learn and improvement. This quantity comprises 27 chapters and is split into six components overlaying issues resembling the most recent advances in non-thermal processing, substitute applied sciences and techniques for thermal processing, the newest advancements in nutrition refrigeration, and present themes in minimum processing of greens, culmination, juices and cook-chill prepared food and transformed surroundings packaging for minimally processed meals.

Food Identity Preservation and Traceability: Safer Grains

A pragmatic Roadmap to IPT Integration From child formulation and peanut butter, to E. coli-tainted peppers and salmonella-tainted pistachios, no foodstuff product or technique of its construction is proof against hazards. And whereas those dangers might by no means be totally eradicated, id maintenance and traceability (IPT) platforms help you confirm the resource and quantity of illness, thereby decreasing the customarily lethal effects.

The Call of the Mild

In accordance with the hit united states community sequence a brand new novel enthusiasts should be absolutely "psyched" approximately. .. Shawn Spencer has confident each person he is psychic. Now, he is both going to scrub up-or be figured out. .. Shawn Spencer has regularly hated the wilderness-by which he capacity whatever outdoor the supply radius of his favourite pizza position.

Principles of Food Processing (Food Science Text Series)

The method of instructing the suggestions of nutrients processing to the undergrad­ uate meals technology significant has developed over the last forty years. In so much lower than­ graduate nutrition technological know-how curricula, nutrition processing has been taught on a commodity foundation. in lots of courses, numerous classes handled processing with emphasis on a special commodity, akin to fruit and veggies, dairy items, meat items, and eggs.

Extra resources for Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition)

Sample text

Pdf; last visited 21/06/09). fao (2009). org/docrep/011/ai482e/ai482e01. htm; last visited 15/06/09). frazão e, meade b and regmi a (2008). gov/AmberWaves/February08). geary sm, disney dr and towill d (2006). ‘On bullwhip in supply chains – historical review, present practice and expected future impact’, International Journal of Production Economics, 101, 2–18. lee h, padmanabhan s and whang s (1997). ‘Information distortion in a supply chain: the bullwhip effect’, Management Science, 43(4), 546–58.

The balance of power and the way in which companies choose to exercise that power have substantial implications for the structure and management of the chain. 4 Product diversification Product diversification has also been dramatic in recent years; the average number of products on offer in USA supermarkets increased from 14,145 in 1980 to 49,225 in 1999 (Richards and Hamilton, 2006). These changes have been made possible by developments in food processing, storage, distribution and retailing. © Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2010 Delivering performance in food supply chains: an introduction 9 Diversification is generally positive for the consumer, but from a supply chain management perspective it presents many challenges.

Modern chains, on the other hand, are global and complex, offering a vast array of products to cater for the ever-changing needs of consumers. Changes in the food system have brought many benefits for the consumer: economies of scale have helped to keep costs down; quality and hygiene standards ensure food is safe to eat; convenience foods have made cooking easier and quicker; food preservation methods have reduced the need for frequent purchases and allowed the consumption of out-of-season foods; and online shopping has allowed customers to buy food from the convenience of their home (or office).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.88 of 5 – based on 11 votes