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Sustainable Dairy Production

ISBN/ASIN: 9780470655849,9781118489451 | 2013 | English | pdf | 271/271 pages | 1.98 Mb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in sustainable dairy production, helping the industry to develop more sustainable dairy products, through new technologies, implementing life cycle analysis, and upgrading and optimization of their current production lines. It aims to stimulate process innovations, taking into account environmental, economic and public relations benefits for companies. Topics covered include: How to set up a sustainable production lineHow to quantify the carbon foot print of a dairy product by using life cycle analysisCurrent technologies to improve the carbon foot printWhat measures can be taken to reduce the global warming potential of the farmReduction of water use in dairy productionMarketing sustainable dairy productsBench marking of dairy products against other food productsPotential future technological developments to improve the carbon foot print for the following decadesContent:
Chapter 1 Introduction (pages 1–8): Peter de Jong
Chapter 2 Greenhouse gas emissions from global dairy production (pages 9–30): Theun V. Vellinga, Pierre Gerber and Carolyn Opio
Chapter 3 Life cycle assessment (pages 31–53): Maartje N. Sevenster
Chapter 4 Sustainability and resilience of the dairy sector in a changing world (pages 55–86): Roel Jongeneel and Louis Slangen
Chapter 5 Dairy processing (pages 87–118): Arjan J. van Asselt and Michael G. Weeks
Chapter 6 The Role of packaging in a sustainable dairy chain (pages 119–161): Erika Mink
Chapter 7 The business case for sustainable dairy products (pages 163–189): Jaap Petraeus
Chapter 8 A case study of marketing sustainability (pages 191–219): Grietsje Hoekstra, Corine Kroft and Klaas Jan van Calker
Chapter 9 Cradle to Cradle for innovations in the dairy industry (pages 221–241): Wil A.M. Duivenvoorden
Chapter 10 The future of sustainable dairy production (pages 243–250): Peter de Jong

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