Food waste: Challenges and opportunities in sustainable operations

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Luciana Marques Vieira
Marcia Dutra de Barcellos
Gustavo Porpino de Araujo
Mattias Eriksson
Manoj Dora
Daniele Eckert Matzembacher


The call for papers for this Special Forum resulted in a very competitive selection of 37 being submitted. After
several rounds of blind review, six papers were selected for this Special Forum. They clearly illustrate the challenges
of carrying out research into sustainable operations and food waste reduction. They examine a variety of units
of analysis and theories, which are embedded in different geographical contexts, and use a variety of analytical
methods. What they all have in common is that they reveal just how applicable research aimed at finding solutions
for reducing food waste is. In this introductory article, we summarize the contributions of each of these six papers
to the literature.


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MARQUES VIEIRA, L. .; DUTRA DE BARCELLOS, M. .; PORPINO DE ARAUJO, G. .; ERIKSSON, M. .; DORA, M.; ECKERT MATZEMBACHER, D. . Food waste: Challenges and opportunities in sustainable operations. RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 61, n. 5, p. 1–4, 2021. DOI: 10.1590/S0034-759020210502. Disponível em: Acesso em: 14 jul. 2024.


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