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Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains by G Stevens, C Mena

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Value chain analysis of the UK food sector

K. Zokaei,     Cardiff University, UK

Abstract:

The chapter reports on the findings from a major research project into the UK agri-food industry commissioned by the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs over a period of four years. Several researchers were involved in this project which mapped 33 extended supply chains in detail and produced a portfolio of findings across four primary food sectors that is cereals red meat horticulture and dairy. This chapter puts forward the data collection protocol deployed during this extensive project which should serve as a practical step-by-step guide to analysis of supply chains for readers. It is explained that there is a dearth of methodologies ...

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