5. Life Cycle Assessment Across the Food Supply Chain

  1. Cheryl Baldwin
  1. Lisbeth Mogensen,
  2. John E. Hermansen,
  3. Niels Halberg,
  4. Randi Dalgaard,
  5. J.C. Vis and
  6. B. Gail Smith

Published Online: 30 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118467589.ch5

Sustainability in the Food Industry

Sustainability in the Food Industry

How to Cite

Mogensen, L., Hermansen, J. E., Halberg, N., Dalgaard, R., Vis, J.C. and Smith, B. G. (2009) Life Cycle Assessment Across the Food Supply Chain, in Sustainability in the Food Industry (ed C. Baldwin), A John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118467589.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813808468

Online ISBN: 9781118467589

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Keywords:

  • life cycle assessment;
  • food supply chain;
  • food production;
  • environmental impact;
  • food consumption strategies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Comparison of Environmental Impact of the Agricultural Production of Food Products

  • Comparison of Environmental Impact of Different Foods

  • Environmental Impactsof Different MealS

  • How Unilever Uses Sustainability Tools and Metrics

  • Conclusions