Many people today are concerned not only with the price, quality, and safety of the food they consume, but also its sustainability. In order to support sustainable production and the delivery of healthy and nutritious foods, we design and implement strategies that focus on the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of supply chains. As a consequence, we explore the various factors that affect the sustainability of food production, identify potential areas of intervention, and put forward proposals that are based on the proactive involvement of producers.
We perform research and provide support services to both decision-makers and the various actors involved in food production value chains. Our primary activities include:
Keywords: supply chain sustainability, reduction and conversion of food waste, certifications and quality trademarks, food labeling, food safety and hygiene, marketing of food commodities, food and wine tourism.
Prof. Patrizia Pinelli (University of Florence)
Sustainable Food Commodities Unit Coordinator
Leonardo Borsacchi – PhD in Commodity Sciences