Transition towards sustainable consumption and production? The case of organic food in Denmark

Michael Søgaard Jørgensen

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    Abstract

    The chapter discusses the mechanisms in the shaping of organic food as strategy in the Danish food sector since the 1980’ies as a contribution to the discussion of strategies for the development of a more sustainable production and consumption of food. The background of the chapter is the major achievements in Denmark within organic food since the 1980’ies, but also the recent years’ reduction in organic agricultural area.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCase Studies in Sustainable Consumption and Production – Food and Agriculture
    EditorsUrsula Tischner, Eivind Stø, Unni Kjernes, Arnold Tukker
    Number of pages312
    Place of PublicationSheffield
    PublisherGreenleaf Publishing
    Publication date2010
    Pages82-102
    ISBN (Print)978-1-906093-24-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    SeriesSystem Innovation for Sustainability
    Number3

    Keywords

    • sustainable consumption and production
    • sustainable transition
    • organic food

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