Current strategies for animal welfare in the food service sector in Norway, UK and Italy

Higgin, Marc and Roe, Emma (2009) Current strategies for animal welfare in the food service sector in Norway, UK and Italy. In, Kjaernes, Unni, Bock, Bettina, Higgin, Marc and Roex, Joek (eds.) Farm Animal Welfare within the Supply Chain. Regulation, Agriculture and Geography. Cardiff, UK, Cardiff University, 215-280. (Welfare Quality Reports, 8 Part IV: Chapte).


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Food service is a vast and diverse market within Europe, and the world, as such it is notoriously hard to define. The definition used here has been the commercial provision of prepared food and/or drink to people who are away from their homes, for consumption shortly after purchase. The structure of the food service markets for Norway, Italy and Sweden is outlined in Chapter 26. This includes in-depth account of the current and potential market for welfare-friendlier foodstuffs in these countries. Chapter 27 describes a canteen-based experiment of offering a welfare-friendlier food product to consumers. Chapter 28 is a synthesis of the research findingss and some concluding points

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 190264784 (paperback)
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Keywords: food service, supply, Norway, Italy, UK, Europe, animal welfare
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography > Economy, Culture, Space
ePrint ID: 72068
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
July 2009Published
July 2009Submitted
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:03

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