Food Science, Production, and Engineering in Contemporary Economies

Food Science, Production, and Engineering in Contemporary Economies

Andrei Jean-Vasile (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)
Release Date: May, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 473
ISBN13: 9781522503415|ISBN10: 1522503412|EISBN13: 9781522503422|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0341-5


As the population of the world continues to surge upwards, it is apparent that the global economy is unable to meet the nutritional needs of such a large populace. In an effort to circumvent a deepening food crisis, it is pertinent to develop new sustainability strategies and practices.

Food Science, Production, and Engineering in Contemporary Economies features timely and relevant information on food system sustainability and production on a global scale. Highlighting best practices, theoretical concepts, and emergent research in the field, this book is a critical resource for professionals, researchers, practitioners, and academics interested in food science, food economics, and sustainability practices.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Common Agricultural Policy
  • Food Consumption Expenditure
  • Food Cultural Values
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Health Determinants
  • Irrigation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Development

Reviews and Testimonials

Economics, business, philology, and other scholars from Europe, Mexico, and Thailand present 17 chapters on food science, production, and engineering, covering best practices in refrigeration, business investment strategies, consumption models, customer perceptions of dark-dining, the role of irrigation in the development of agriculture, developing students' language skills and cultural awareness through food topics, organic products, economy and common European agricultural agricultural policy, and more.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Andrei Jean-Vasile is Lecturer at Petroleum -Gas University of Ploiesti, Department of Business Administration. He holds a PhD in economics at National Institute of Economics Research - Romanian Academy of Sciences. He holds a B.S. degree in Administrative Sciences (2005) and in Banks and Finances (2007) from the Petroleum and Gas University of Ploiesti. He has M.A. degree in Economics, Administrative and Business Management (2007) earned at the same university. Jean Andrei is Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management (USA), Associate Editor of Economics of Agriculture (Ekonomika poljoprivrede) -Serbia, scientific reviewer for International Business Information Management Association Conferences – IBIMA. He is also member of scientific organizations as: The Balkan Scientific Association of Agrarian Economists, Serbia (December 2008). Particularly issues like business investments process, economic efficiency and valuing economic and human potential are among his research and scientific interests, where he has published articles (over 20), scientific books(4) and conferences presentations.