The present paper studies the demand for food of the mass catering system in Lombardy (IT) and the current supply of organic and local food. The aim of the study is to understand if there is the potential to activate LAS driving force able to meet the demand of public procurement of the mass catering. It shows the first results of the research project Bioregione which has the aim of developing approaches and tools to design a regional food systems capable of economic self- sustainability and to generate systemic positive effects. Through adirect surveyinterestingdatawere foundabout the extent ofpublic cateringin Lombardy, the amount of conventional and organic productsdemanded. Thesedata were comparedwith the current production of conventionaland organicfoodto define the relationshipbetweenlocalsupply and demand.
|Titolo:||Mass catering and local agrifood systems in Lombardy|
|Parole Chiave:||mass catering; Local Agrifod Systems (LAS); organic food|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore AGR/01 - Economia ed Estimo Rurale|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2013|
|Tipologia:||Book Part (author)|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||03 - Contributo in volume|