What is it about?

This article develops the measurement of the food loss and waste to the length of the Brazilian food supply chain.

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Why is it important?

Our findings show the amount of FLW generated at different stages of the chain.


Writing the article was a challenge. I hope this article contributes to the discussions on the subject, especially for Brazilian stakeholders. I also hope the article can connect readers and researchers, as well as instigate new dialogues.

Glenio Piran Dal' Magro
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

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This page is a summary of: Estimating the magnitude of the food loss and waste generated in Brazil, Waste Management & Research The Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy, March 2019, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/0734242x19836710.
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