Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry

Written By U Sonesson
Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2010
  • ISBN : 0857090224
  • Pages : 432 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry written by U Sonesson which was release on 30 September 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Life cycle assessment (LCA) of production and processing in the food industry is an important tool for improving sustainability. Environmental assessment and management in the food industry reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment, as well as key aspects of environmental management in this industry sector. Part one discusses the environmental impact of food production and processing, addressing issues such as nutrient management and water efficiency in agriculture. Chapters in Part two cover LCA methodology and challenges, with chapters focusing on different food industry sectors such as crop production, livestock and aquaculture. Part three addresses the applications of LCA and related approaches in the food industry, with chapters covering combining LCA with economic tools, ecodesign of food products and footprinting methods of assessment, among other topics. The final part of the book concentrates on environmental management in the food industry, including contributions on training, eco-labelling and establishing management systems. With its international team of editors and contributors, Environmental assessment and management in the food industry is an essential reference for anyone involved in environmental management in the food industry, and for those with an academic interest in sustainable food production. Reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment Discusses the environmental impact of food production and processing, addressing issues such as nutrient management and water efficiency in agriculture Examines environmental management in the food industry, including contributions on training, eco-labelling and establishing management systems

Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry

Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry
  • Author : U Sonesson,J Berlin,F Ziegler
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-09-30
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Life cycle assessment (LCA) of production and processing in the food industry is an important tool for improving sustainability. Environmental assessment and management in the food industry reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment, as well as key aspects of environmental management ...

Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri food Sector

Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri food Sector
  • Author : Bruno Notarnicola,Roberta Salomone,Luigia Petti,Pietro A. Renzulli,Rocco Roma,Alessandro K. Cerutti
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-01-06
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The book presents an overview of the International practices and state-of-the-art of LCA studies in the agri-food sector, both in terms of adopted methodologies and application to particular products; the final purpose is to characterise and put order within the methodological issues connected to some important agri-food products (wine, olive ...

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing
  • Author : Joyce Boye,Yves Arcand
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-01-11
  • Total pages : 686
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : This book will review the current status of the agriculture and agri-food sector in regard to green processing and provide strategies that can be used by the sector to enhance the use of environmentally-friendly technologies for production, processing. The book will look at the full spectrum from farm to fork ...

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry
  • Author : Charis Michel Galanakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry: Improving Production and Processing addresses the principle that food supply needs of the present must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Responding to sustainability goals requires maximum utilization of all raw materials produced and integration of ...

Life Cycle Assessment Handbook

Life Cycle Assessment Handbook
  • Author : Mary Ann Curran
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-08
  • Total pages : 634
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The first book of its kind, the Life Cycle Assessment Handbook: A Guide for Environmentally Sustainable Products will become an invaluable resource for environmentally progressive manufacturers and suppliers, product and process designers, executives and managers, and government officials who want to learn about this essential component of environmental sustainability. As ...

Life Cycle Assessment Student Handbook

Life Cycle Assessment Student Handbook
  • Author : Mary Ann Curran
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-07-10
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : This student version of the popular bestseller, Life Cycle Assessment Handbook, is not a watered-down version of the original, but retains all of the important information and valuable lessons provided in the first book, along with helpful problems and solutions for the student learning about Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). As ...

Microbial Decontamination in the Food Industry

Microbial Decontamination in the Food Industry
  • Author : Ali Demirci,Michael O Ngadi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-06-26
  • Total pages : 840
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The problem of creating microbiologically-safe food with an acceptable shelf-life and quality for the consumer is a constant challenge for the food industry. Microbial decontamination in the food industry provides a comprehensive guide to the decontamination problems faced by the industry, and the current and emerging methods being used to ...

Case Studies in Novel Food Processing Technologies

Case Studies in Novel Food Processing Technologies
  • Author : C J Doona
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-10-28
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Novel food processing technologies have significant potential to improve product quality and process efficiency. Commercialisation of new products and processes brings exciting opportunities and interesting challenges. Case studies in novel food processing technologies provides insightful, first-hand experiences of many pioneering experts involved in the development and commercialisation of foods produced ...

Assessment of Carbon Footprint in Different Industrial Sectors Volume 1

Assessment of Carbon Footprint in Different Industrial Sectors  Volume 1
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2014-01-04
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Carbon footprint is one of the important environmental impacts, which has received greater attention from the public, government and media. It is one of the important topics of even any government’s agenda as well and every nation is trying its best to reduce its carbon footprint to the maximum ...

Robotics and Automation in the Food Industry

Robotics and Automation in the Food Industry
  • Author : Darwin G Caldwell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-03
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The implementation of robotics and automation in the food sector offers great potential for improved safety, quality and profitability by optimising process monitoring and control. Robotics and automation in the food industry provides a comprehensive overview of current and emerging technologies and their applications in different industry sectors. Part one ...

Combating Climate Change

Combating Climate Change
  • Author : Manjit S. Kang,Surinder S. Banga
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-26
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : The effects of climate change can already be felt around the world, and they will likely impact all facets of human civilization-from health, livelihood security, agricultural production, and shelter to international trade. Since anthropogenic factors are mainly to blame for the current trends in global warming, human intervention will be ...

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry
  • Author : Marian Garcia Martinez
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-01-22
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Food and beverage companies are increasingly choosing to enhance internal idea development by pursuing an ‘open innovation’ approach, allowing the additional exploitation of external ideas and paths to market. Drawing on a range of important case studies, Open innovation in the food and beverage industry investigates the challenges and opportunities ...

Modeling Food Processing Operations

Modeling Food Processing Operations
  • Author : Serafim Bakalis,Kai Knoerzer,Peter J Fryer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Computational modeling is an important tool for understanding and improving food processing and manufacturing. It is used for many different purposes, including process design and process optimization. However, modeling goes beyond the process and can include applications to understand and optimize food storage and the food supply chain, and to ...

Sustainable Diets

Sustainable Diets
  • Author : Pamela Mason,Tim Lang
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-03-27
  • Total pages : 354
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves hard. This book explores what ...

Innovative Food Processing Technologies

Innovative Food Processing Technologies
  • Author : Kai Knoerzer,Pablo Juliano,Geoffrey W Smithers
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-06-29
  • Total pages : 510
  • ISBN : 0857090224
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Summary : Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Extraction, Separation, Component Modification and Process Intensification focuses on advances in new and novel non-thermal processing technologies which allow food producers to modify and process food with minimal damage to the foodstuffs. The book is highly focused on the application of new and novel technologies, beginning ...