|Tuesday||1:30 PM - 3:30 PM||lesson||Lecture Hall L|
|Wednesday||8:30 AM - 10:30 AM||lesson||Lecture Hall L|
The course offers to students the tools to understand and analyze the agro-food system fitting it into the EU quality and agro-food policies.
Introduction to economics.
Components of the agro-food system.
Agro-food chains. Food chains approaches. Food chains typologies.
Food consumption. Consumer behavior. Food consumption in Italy. Consumers segmentation.
Competition and innovation in the agro-food system. Basic strategies and agro-food markets. Types of innovation.
Distribution channels. The modern distribution.
The food industry. The development strategies of the food industry. The food industry in Italy.
Typical products and quality projects.
The coordination mechanisms in the agro-food system. Market coordination, vertical integration, other coordination mechanisms.
The European Union agro-food policies.
The European Union quality policies.
Quality certification systems.
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