Forecasting for food demand

Fotios Petropoulos, Shawn Carver

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The sustainability of food supply chains depends on accurately predicting future demand. Forecasting will form the basis for making decisions with regards to replenishment from the distribution centers and ordering from the suppliers. This chapter explores methods and approaches for forecasting for food demand.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Food Supply Chains
EditorsRiccardo Accorsi, Riccardo Manzini
ISBN (Print)9780128134115
Publication statusAcceptance date - 2019


  • statistical forecasting
  • demand
  • supply chain
  • method selection
  • hierarchies
  • judgement

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Petropoulos, F., & Carver, S. (Accepted/In press). Forecasting for food demand. In R. Accorsi, & R. Manzini (Eds.), Sustainable Food Supply Chains Elsevier.