LCA of pork products & evaluation of alternative super-chilling techniques

Alexandra Bonou, Morten Birkved

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    Abstract

    This LCA study has two aims: 1) The environmental assessment of Danish pork products (Danish Landrace breed): The purpose is to put the pork production system into perspective and to identify the relative contribution of different life cycle stages; 2) The comparative assessment of alternative after cooling technologies, which affect the products’ shelf life: The purpose is to identify the technology leading to least environmental impacts in a life cycle perspective; also to facilitate a benchmarking of these technologies relative to existing after-cooling approaches i.e. freezing.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherTechnical University of Denmark
    Number of pages63
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Bibliographical note

    This report represents deliverable 4.3 of the project “Bæredygtigt svinekød til det globale marked” (GlobalMeat) funded by the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark, The Danish AgriFish Agency (journalnr.: 34009-13-0699 )

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