Urban Food Futures' new article: Food processing: the missing link in sustainable food systems

Processing facilities are a missing link between local food and new markets, however, they face a double challenge: that of matching local production, high fixed operating costs and demand for local products. When thinking about opening new processing facilities for local food, it is necessary to carry out a full value chain assessment first.


https://urbanfoodfutures.com/processing


Key messages:


·         Processing facilities are a missing link between local food and new markets.


·         They face a double challenge: that of matching local production, high fixed operating costs and demand for local products.


·         When thinking about opening new processing facilities for local food, it is necessary to carry out a full value chain assessment first.