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- Almena, A.; Fryer, P.J.; Bakalis, S.; Lopez-Quiroga, E.
- Sustainable Production and Consumption 2019
- case studies; economic analysis; food storage; food transport; infant foods; manufacturing; models; process design; social benefit; supply chain; transportation; United Kingdom
- ... Centralized manufacturing methods have been increasingly implemented in the food manufacturing sector. Proving to be more efficient in terms of production, centralization also involve rigid and lengthy supply chains with high both environmental and cost impacts. Distributed manufacturing, based on local production at small scale, represents an alternative that could provide flexibility to the curr ...