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Food: from farm to fork statistics

Food: from farm to fork statistics

This pocketbook provides the reader with information on how the food chain evolves in Europe; it presents a range of statistical indicators for each step of this chain from the farm to the fork, passing from production on the farm, through food processing, to logistical activities such as importing, transporting and distributing, before reaching the end consumer either through purchases made in retail outlets or through the consumption of food and drink in cafés, bars and restaurants. Its aim is to give a summary of the data currently available within Eurostat s Food: from farm to fork database. The publication structure follows closely the approach adopted by the European Commission on food safety policy, and the indicators presented have been developed with this in mind. This publication may be viewed as a compendium of the data available within Eurostat on the food chain.

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Release date: 22/06/2011
 

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Product Code: KS-32-11-743
ISBN: 978-92-79-20239-1
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.2785/13787
Theme: Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Collection: Pocketbooks