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Future internet and the agri-food sector : State-ofthe-art in literature and research

  title={Future internet and the agri-food sector : State-ofthe-art in literature and research},
  author={Richard J. Lehmann and Robert Reiche and Gerhard Schiefer},
The food sector is one of the most important sectors of the economy, encompassing agriculture, the food industry, retail, and eventually, all members of society as consumers. With its responsibility of serving consumers with food that is safe, readily available, affordable and of the quality and diversity consumers expect, the food sector needs to be efficient, to build on an appropriate organization and control of processes, and to provide assurance on the safety and quality of its products… 
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