Short Food Supply Chains: European and Bulgarian Practices Cover Image

Къси вериги за доставка на храни: европейски и български практики
Short Food Supply Chains: European and Bulgarian Practices

Author(s): Dobroslav Emilov Mollov
Subject(s): Economy, National Economy, Agriculture, Energy and Environmental Studies
Published by: Университет за национално и световно стопанство (УНСС)
Keywords: Supply Chains; Short Food Supply Chains; Sustainability; Rural Development
Summary/Abstract: In recent times there is a rising interest in short food supply chains. This is due to the fact that these they are a convenient tool for the realization of the production of small producers and processors and a way to connect directly with consumers. Consumers themselves receive an opportunity to gain access to highquality, traditional and fresh food. Short food supply chains are a factor for the development of the local economy and promote the implementation and following the principles of sustainability. The report aims to clarify the essence, the main features and benefits of short food supply chains. It provides examples of European and Bulgarian practice and comments the challenges facing our country to take advantage of the mechanism of these supply chains.

  • Page Range: 194-203
  • Page Count: 10
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: Bulgarian