By Christian Fischer, Monika Hartmann
This ebook is the results of a number of years of study job related to tips to larger hyperlink farmers, processors and outlets with one another so as to be sure and increase the provision of meals items which meet shopper wants and needs. The booklet is dependent in 3 elements. beginning with an outline relating to major advancements within the agri-food zone with relevance for chain relationships (chapter 1), half I is principally all in favour of offering the theoretical foundations for analysing agrifood chain relatives (chapters 2, three and 4). development in this conceptual foundation, the second one half provides in-depth empirical facts for various international locations, nutrition chains and chain levels concerning the problems with belief and sustainable relationships in agri-food chains (chapters five to 14). The pork (beef and pigmeat) is the point of interest of chapters five, 7 and nine. Cereals (bread and malting barley) are analysed in chapters five, 7, eight, 10 and thirteen. Horticultural items (fresh produce and wine) are investigated in chapters 6, 12 and 14. locally, the reviews disguise Europe, North the United States (the USA), China, Australia and the Philippines. whereas such a lot stories have been carried out in built markets, chapters 6 and 12 examine the particularities of transition or constructing economies. As to person agri-food chain stakeholders, a few chapters (chapters five to twelve, 14 and 15) provide and talk about separate findings for farmers, foodstuff processors or shops. in keeping with the theoretical and empirical findings within the first components of the publication, concepts for agribusiness managers (chapter 15) and policy-makers (chapter sixteen) are defined within the 3rd half. bankruptcy 17 discusses avenues for destiny research. Read more...
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People belonging to the high-income segments, more than others, consider additional, not necessarily health-related production processes as well as the way food is distributed also as important factors for their purchase decision. , Grunert, 2005). Though social and environmental Building Sustainable Relationships in Agri-food Chains: Challenges from Farm to Retail 33 accountability of an enterprise is not always directly honoured by a higher demand for its products (Scordamaglia, 2008), not to adhere to those norms increasingly implies a risk of being attacked by the public and especially by non-governmental organizations (NGOs), such as Foodwatch and Greenpeace (Heyder and Theuvsen, 2008).
In addition, it is not uncommon for standards to change their domain. For example, private voluntary standards can develop to legally mandated ones if adopted by state actors and authorized with legal power. Moreover, standards, originally implemented as public voluntary standards, might need re-classification as private voluntary ones if they are subsequently acquired by private bodies (Henson and Humphrey, 2008). There is, however, not only a continuum between public and private standards but also a close connection as will be shown below.