An environmental assessment of food supply chains: a case study on dessert apples.

@article{Jones2002AnEA,
  title={An environmental assessment of food supply chains: a case study on dessert apples.},
  author={Andy Jones},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={560-76}
}
  • Andy Jones
  • Published 2002 in Environmental management
The contemporary food system provides consumers with convenience, extensive choice, and the year-round availability of fresh produce. In this paper these achievements are recognized within the context of the associated environmental impacts. While many analyses have considered the energy and material efficiency of various options for food production and packaging, very few studies have investigated the environmental impacts of the transport components of food supply chains. This is surprising… CONTINUE READING

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