Sustainable Sourcing in the Food Industry: Global Challenges and Practices
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
10 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last revised: 26 Apr 2015
Date Written: September 17, 2010
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.
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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