What is the Food Supply Chain?
A food supply chain or food system refers to the processes that describe how food from a farm ends up on our tables. The processes include production, processing, distribution, consumption and disposal.
The food we eat reaches us via food supply chains through which food moves systematically in domino-like motion from producers to consumers while the money consumers pay for food goes to people who work at various stages along the food supply chain in the reverse direction.
Every step of the supply chain requires human and/or natural resources.
Because a food supply chain is domino-like, when one part of the food supply chain is affected, the
whole food supply chain is affected, which is often manifested through changes in price