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Sustainable Sourcing in the Food Industry: Global Challenges and Practices


Oliver Von Hagen


International Trade Centre (UN/WTO)

Stephan Manning


University of Massachusetts at Boston - College of Management

Juliane Reinecke


University of Warwick - Warwick Business School

September 17, 2010

Moderne Ernaehrung Heute, Official Journal of the Food Chemistry Institute of the Association of the German Confectionery Industry, Vol. 4, p. 1-9, October 2010

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This article discusses recent developments in sustainable sourcing in the food industry, with special emphasis on sustainability standards and certification. It concludes that sustainability product certification is an increasingly important strategy for promoting sustainability and responsibility on a global scale and for satisfying rising consumer demands. We also discuss challenges with regards to standards adoption and the multiplicity of standards.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 10

Keywords: Sustainability, Food Industry, Standards, Certifications, Global Value Chain

JEL Classification: F13, F16, F18, F53, F55, F59, L15, L32, O13, O19, P45, P48, Q11, Q17, Q28, Q56, L2, L5

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Date posted: September 19, 2010 ; Last revised: July 24, 2012

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von Hagen, Oliver and Manning, Stephan and Reinecke, Juliane, Sustainable Sourcing in the Food Industry: Global Challenges and Practices (September 17, 2010). Moderne Ernaehrung Heute, Official Journal of the Food Chemistry Institute of the Association of the German Confectionery Industry, Vol. 4, p. 1-9, October 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1678472

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Oliver Von Hagen (Contact Author)
International Trade Centre (UN/WTO) ( email )
54-56 Rue de Montbrillant
Geneva, 1202
Switzerland
Stephan Manning
University of Massachusetts at Boston - College of Management ( email )
100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125
United States
Juliane Reinecke
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School ( email )
Gibbet Hill Rd.
Coventry, West Midlands CV4 8UW
United Kingdom
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