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Cover for Understanding a food systems approach.

The call to adopt a food systems approach has been made increasingly over the past two decades. A systems perspective contends that the only way to understand a problem fully is to understand the elements (parts) in relation to the system (whole). Systems science and research has been pursued in a...

Author(s)
Strassner, C.; Kahl, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Commodities for consumption.

This chapter examines the unique aspects of risk management for those items that are identified as commodities for consumption, such as agricultural goods or materials bought and sold as an article of commerce. They may be raw, unprocessed products such as grain or fresh fruits. They may also be...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer motivation and involvement in food and drink.

This book chapter defines and describes the concept of consumer motivation and involvement, describes the theories that relate to consumer motivation, describes the influences of motivation on the purchase and consumption of food and drink, including the factors that motivate as well as those that...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer personality in food and drink.

This book chapter defines and describes the concept of personality, describes the theories that are associated with consumer personality, describes the influences of personality on the purchase and consumption of food and drink, and explains the implications and applications of knowledge of...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Consumer self-concept in food and drink.

This book chapter defines and describes self-concept, describes the theories which explain or relate to self-concept, describes the influences of self-concept on the purchase and consumption of food and drink, and explains the approaches that are employed by agribusinesses in dealing with issues...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Situational factors in food and drink.

This book chapter understands the concept of situational factors, explains the theories and frameworks that relate to situational factors, explains the influences of situational factors on the purchase and consumption of food and drink, and explains how knowledge of situational factors that affect...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contemporary issues, developments and transformations in the food and drink sector.

This book chapter explains the generic contemporary issues in the food and drink sector, explains the transformations at food and drink production, processing, distribution and consumption levels, and explains the implications of the contemporary issues, developments and transformations in food and ...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aroids: postharvest quality and marketing.

Cocoyam, taro and other aroids (Alocasia, Amorphophallus and Cyrtosperma) have much potential in terms of fresh and processed products and are, in fact, industries with considerable expansion potential, especially as biofunctional foods. Taro is already processed and prepared into many consumable...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable diets: the public health perspective.

Sustainable diets are a prerequisite for public health directly through their impact on nutrition and indirectly through their impact on the environment. Dietary patterns have implications for the use of finite resources, biodiversity and the production of waste including greenhouse gas emissions....

Author(s)
Lawrence, M.; Baker, P.; Wingrove, K.; Lindberg, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing the environmental impact of diets.

At the global level, the planetary boundaries approach addresses the current global environmental state and helps to prioritize the most pressing issues related to the agri-food system as a driver. These issues are climate change, nitrogen and phosphorus cycle disruption, land-use change and...

Author(s)
Dooren, C. van
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter

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