This course provides ways to analyze food production supply chains in terms of production engineering knowledge. Fundamental topics include agricultural production, manufacturing, retailing, logistics, sustainability and so on. Understand the the food production sector and reduce food losses and wastes is the challenge of century XXI.
DANI, Samir. Food supply chain management and logistics: from farm to fork. London: Kogan Page, 2015.
CHANDRASEKARAN, N.; RAGHURAM, G. Agribusiness supply chain management. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2014.
McCULLOUGH, Ellen B.; PINGALI, Prabhu L.; STAMOULIS, Kostas G.; et al (Ed.). The transformation of agri-food systems: globalization, supply chains and smallholder farmers. Rome : London ; Sterling, VA: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ; Earthscan, 2008.
PULLMAN, Madeleine; WU, Zhaohui. Food supply chain management: economic, social and environmental perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2011.
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