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Fruit And Vegetable Supply-Chain Management, Innovations, And Competitiveness: Cooperative Regional Research Project S-222

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  • Epperson, James E.
  • Estes, Edmund A.

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As price increases have become largely infeasible, large retail concerns are pursuing profits through greater efficiencies in the distribution system and from suppliers. The pressures of Supply-Chain Management in the fruit and vegetable industry indeed have reached the producer/shipper level. This process is accentuated as the global economy continues its rapid evolution while upward pressures on costs are just as compelling in the form of new environmental and food safety laws. The purpose of Cooperative Regional Research Project S-222 is to provide knowledge that will lead to improved production and marketing efficiencies, improved market access strategies, better risk management strategies, and improved producer and consumer well-being.

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Article provided by Food Distribution Research Society in its journal Journal of Food Distribution Research.

Volume (Year): 30 (1999)
Issue (Month): 3 (November)
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Handle: RePEc:ags:jlofdr:27221

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Keywords: Agribusiness;

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  1. Ahumada, Omar & Villalobos, J. Rene, 2009. "Application of planning models in the agri-food supply chain: A review," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 196(1), pages 1-20, July.
  2. McCluskey, Jill J. & O'Rourke, A. Desmond, 2000. "Relationships Between Produce Supply Firms And Retailers In The New Food Supply Chain," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 31(03), November.
  3. Rosa, Franco, 2012. "Planning the Sustainable Agro-fuel Supply Chain," Congress Papers 124130, Italian Association of Agricultural and Applied Economics (AIEAA).
  4. Rosa, Franco, 2011. "Strategies for the Agro-food Sector," 2011 International European Forum, February 14-18, 2011, Innsbruck-Igls, Austria 122023, International European Forum on Innovation and System Dynamics in Food Networks.

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