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.

http://www.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.