Risks in Sustainable Food Supply Chain Management

Risks in Sustainable Food Supply Chain Management

Yogesh Kumar Sharma (Graphic Era University (Deemed), India), Sachin Kumar Mangla (University of Plymouth, UK) and Pravin P. Patil (Graphic Era University (Deemed), India)
Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 15
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5709-8.ch006

Abstract

Sustainability is the important factor in the food sector, due to the large demand worldwide. Sustainability in food sector is not accepted globally as per the growing demand of food. Because of business risks, uncertainty, government policy, technology, innovation, etc. So, in this article we will discuss about the risks in adoption of sustainable food supply chain management (SFSCM) and ranking the risks by using Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (FAHP) technique. We acknowledged various SFSCM related risks and suitable correlation among the identified risks. Ranking the risks by using Fuzzy AHP approach based on their priorities. Nine risks were identified from literature survey and expert's views. Risks like safety, technology, and legal and monetary of food, etc., are barriers in successful adoption of sustainability in the food sector. The risks related some terms which were found according to Indian culture and lifestyle of Indians.
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This section summarizes the literature on sustainable food supply chain management, risks and the use of Fuzzy AHP for the successful adoption of SFSCM.

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