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- Wiley 2015; US$ 89.95
Although the food industry is beginning to make headway with its sustainability initiatives, substantially more progress is needed in order to feed the world’s growing population sustainably. The challenge is that the topic of sustainability can seem overwhelming and there is limited information that is specific to the food industry. Written... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
This ebook with Barry Babin (Max P. Watson Jr. Professor of Business at Louisiana Tech University) as guest editor represents a significant step in the association between the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS), the International Journal of Wine Business Research, and the wine research community overall. The first three papers in this issue are from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
An international group of scholars, drawn from the United States, Europe and Australia and from a number of academic disciplines, explores the history of marketing in the food and drink industries, focusing on the meaning of brands, the ways in which they add value and the surrounding business strategies. more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 115.95
While access to affordable food is the norm for some, it is not a reality for all. This comprehensive interdisciplinary book explores way to find solutions to the ever-increasing problem of food supply. Critical in its analysis, but still taking an optimistic view, the text discusses the practical problems of both nutrient excesses and deficiencies... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 168.00
Aquaculture now provides more than 50% of the global supply of fisheries products for direct human consumption. This conference proceedings addresses key policy challenges of the aquaculture sector. Policy makers, academics, industry representatives, NGOs and international organisations gathered to discuss the critical economic, environmental and social... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Within the international agri-food community at least four theoretical targets are attracting increasing attention. They are: (1) the established notions of networks and commodity chains that are being revisited by way of critical engagement informed by the insights of in-depth empirical work, (2) the metrics of calculation and institutional embedding... more...
- CRC Press 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...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99
This book examines how agricultural innovation arises in four African countries Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda through the lens of agribusiness, public policies, and specific value chains for food staples, high value products, and livestock. Determinants of innovation are not viewed individually but within the context of a complex... more...
- Zed Books 2004; US$ 38.95
This volume examines how far agribusiness corporations are responding to the opportunities and pressures resulting from emerging environmental awareness. In particular, in what ways are they changing their R & D and business practices in order to develop new environmentally oriented products, services and methods of production? These questions are... more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 120.00
Reviews the regulatory hurdles facing genetically modified crops in gaining access to the European Union and proposes a regulatory strategy to overcome such challenges. more...