Postharvest losses of fruit and vegetables during retail and in consumers’ homes: Quantifications, causes, and means of prevention

Postharvest losses of fruit and vegetables during retail and in consumers’ homes:... •The extent of fruit and vegetables losses during retail and consumption are reviewed.•Causes of home wastage of fruit and vegetables are discussed.•Innovative technologies and other means to reduce fruit and vegetables losses are discussed.•Researchers are encouraged to become more engaged with logistics and food supply-chain operations.•Researchers are encouraged to incorporate consumer behavior science into postharvest research. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Building and Environment Elsevier

Postharvest losses of fruit and vegetables during retail and in consumers’ homes: Quantifications, causes, and means of prevention

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
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0360-1323
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10.1016/j.postharvbio.2017.11.019
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Abstract

•The extent of fruit and vegetables losses during retail and consumption are reviewed.•Causes of home wastage of fruit and vegetables are discussed.•Innovative technologies and other means to reduce fruit and vegetables losses are discussed.•Researchers are encouraged to become more engaged with logistics and food supply-chain operations.•Researchers are encouraged to incorporate consumer behavior science into postharvest research.

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Building and EnvironmentElsevier

Published: Mar 15, 2018

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