Agri-food chain relationships by Christian Fischer, Monika Hartmann

By Christian Fischer, Monika Hartmann

This publication is the results of a number of years of study task concerning the way to larger hyperlink farmers, processors and outlets with one another to be able to make sure and increase the provision of nutrients items which meet buyer want and desires. The publication is dependent in 3 components. beginning with an outline concerning major advancements within the agri-food region with relevance for chain relationships (chapter 1), half I Read more...

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Moreover, standards, originally implemented as public voluntary standards, might need re-classification as private voluntary ones if they are subsequently acquired by private bodies (Henson and Humphrey, 2008). There is, however, not only a continuum between public and private standards but also a close connection as will be shown below. , 2009). Standards and inter-organizational relationships Private standards in the agri-food sector follow two main objectives: risk management and product differentiation.

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