The Concept of Sustainable Food Chain (Case Study - The Dairy Food Chain)


The paper proposes definition of food chain in natural and economic approach. In paper is presented classical economics approach to issues of sustainable development. Idea of sustainable food chain and its goals were defined. Also macroeconomics and micro-economics interpretation of sustainable development and econometric model of sustainable dairy food chain were shown. For analysing impact of activities on sustainable development linear programming was suggested. This article shows that life styles are the base and driv-ing force behind sustainable development. Latest technological and economical solutions in dairy sector and their links with sustainable development were described.


Dairy; Food health safety; Food production monitoring; Linear production monitoring; Linear programming; Sustainable development; Classical economy

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Published : 2008-12-31

Sznajder, M. (2008). The Concept of Sustainable Food Chain (Case Study - The Dairy Food Chain). Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development, 8(2), 155-163. Retrieved from

Michał Sznajder
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu  Poland

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