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  • Animal farming and environmental interactions in the Mediterranean regionby Isabel Casasús; Jozo Rogosic; Andrea Rosati; Igor Stokovic; Dunixi Gabiña

    Springer 2012; US$ 109.00

    Livestock production systems are the result of an interaction between domestic animals and the environment, modulated by man, that dates back to Neolithic times. As a consequence of this interaction among the wide diversity of animal resources, natural habitats and population needs, very different farming systems have developed across the Mediterranean... more...

  • Food Tyrantsby Nicole Faires

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95

    When author and homesteader Nicole Faires decided to retrofit an old school bus and tour America?s small farms with her husband and two small children, she expected to learn a lot, be inspired, and have some fun.  But what she fou more...

  • Local Foodby Tamzin Pinkerton; Rob Hopkins

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 15.74

    So you buy your vegetables as locally as possible, eat organic and seasonal food where you can, and are perhaps even coming to grips with managing an allotment. However, as the scale of the recession and rising fuel prices start to be keenly felt, you may be wondering what else you can do? Local Food offers an inspiring yet practical guide to what... more...

  • Immobilienrecht in Dänemarkby Gerhard Ring; Line Olsen-Ring

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2013; US$ 11.56

    Beim Immobilienerwerb im Ausland gilt es eine Vielzahl länderspezifischer Regelungen und Besonderheiten zu beachten, Probleme zu bewältigen und sich vor Gefahren abzusichern. Das ebook informiert über alle wichtigen Aspekte beim Immobilienerwerb in Dänemark, auch unter steuerlichen und erbrechtlichen Gesichtspunkten. Besonders hilfreich für die Praxis:... more...

  • Agribusiness Supply Chain Managementby N. Chandrasekaran; G. Raghuram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The agribusiness supply chain includes a number of processes such as supply management, production management, and demand management to customers through a competitive distribution channel. Each step of the way can be plagued with issues such as diversity of production and demand, bulkiness of produce, perishability, and seasonality. Highlighting... more...

  • Food Choice and Sustainabilityby Richard Oppenlander

    Publish Green 2009; US$ 9.99

    What we choose to eat is killing our planet and us, yet use of the word ‘sustainable’ is ubiquitous. Explanation of this incongruity lies in the fact that sustainability efforts are rarely positioned to include food choice in an accurate manner. This is due to a number of influencing cultural, social, and political factors that disable... more...

  • Sustainable development approaches in the food and beverage industry: A comparison between Nestlé SA and Kraft Foods Inc.by Lars Siegert

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.92

    The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the necessity and implementation of sustainable development in business. Thereby, the study focuses on the food and beverage industry, and uses the examples of Nestlé SA and Kraft Foods Inc. First, the literature review builds the theoretical framework of sustainable development. On the basis of secondary... more...

  • Food and Wine Events in Europeby Alessio Cavicchi; Cristina Santini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.00

    Food and wine events have gained popularity internationally. Their importance in local economic development has grown, especially in Europe, as they are seen as a source of income for local economic systems, a way for creating new job positions and effective tools for promoting and increasing typical product awareness and demand. This book for the... more...

  • Economics and Management of the Food Industryby Jeffrey H. Dorfman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This book analyzes the economics of the food industry at every stage between the farm gate and the kitchen counter. Central to the text are agricultural marketing problems such as the allocation of production between competing products (such as fresh and frozen markets), spatial competition, interregional trade, optimal storage, and price discrimination.... more...

  • The Food Systemby Geoff Tansey; Anthony Worsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Food is a massive industry and the many key players involved have very different interests. In wealthy nations those interests can range from corporate survival and maintaining profitability in a market with limited demand, to promoting a healthy diet and ensuring food safety. For the poor, the emphasis is all too often on simply getting enough to... more...