Traceability of food products in small and medium enterprises in Serbia

  • Edin Kalač, MSc Head of Local economic development office - Novi Pazar City administration
  • Šaban Gračanin, PhD student Corporate Banking Division Eurobank EFG a.d. Beograd. Phd student Economic Faculty in Kragujevac

Abstract

There are a multitude of ingredient suppliers, manufacturers, packaging suppliers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers in value chain of the food industry At each point in the value chain there is a risk for food poisoning. The main purpose of this paper is to describe how production system ”from farm to fork” works in sector of small and medium enterprises in Serbia. Within this paper we compare situation of traceability of food products in big, small and medium enterprises from this sector. Based on the data and analysis, the conclusion was made, that investments in quality of row materials and farmer’s education is important for safe food.


The analysis is based on the secondary data. Sources of secondary data for this topic are surveys, organizational records and data collected through qualitative research in literature.

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Published
2010-12-03
How to Cite
KALAČ, Edin; GRAČANIN, Šaban. Traceability of food products in small and medium enterprises in Serbia. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 57, n. Spec.num.2, p. 179-185, dec. 2010. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/989>. Date accessed: 24 sep. 2020.