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Sustainability Performance of Certified and Non-certified Food

Valentin Bellassen 1 Filippo Arfini 2 Federico Antonioli 2 Antonio Bodini 2 Michael Boehm 3 Ružica Brečić 4 Sara Chiussi 2 Peter Csillag 5 Michele Donati 2 Liesbeth Dries 6 Marion Drut 1 Matthieu Duboys de Labarre 1 Hugo Ferrer 7 Jelena Filipović 8 Lisa Gauvrit 3 José Gil 7 Matthew Gorton 9 Viet Hoàng 10 Mohamed Hilal 1 Kamilla Knutsen Steinnes 11 Apichaya Lilavanichakul 12 Agata Malak-Rawlikowska 13 Edward Majewski 13 Sylvette Monier-Dilhan 14 Paul Muller 15 Orachos Napasintuwong 12 Kalliroi Nikolaou 16 Mai Nguyen 10 an Nguyễn Quỳnh 10 Ioannis Papadopoulos 16 Jack Peerlings 6 Aron Török 5 Thomas Poméon 14 Bojan Ristic 8 Burkhard Schaer 3 Zaklina Stojanovic 8 Barbara Tocco 9 Marina Tomic Maksan 4 Mario Veneziani 2 Gunnar Vitterso 11
Abstract : The dataset Sustainability performance of certified and non-certified food (https://www.doi.org/10.15454/OP51SJ) contains 25 indicators of economic, environmental, sustainability performance and social performance, estimated for 27 certified food value chains and their 27 conventional reference products. The indicators are estimated at different levels of the value chain: farm level, processing level, and retail level. It also contains the raw data based on which the indicators are estimated, its source, and the completed spreadsheet calculators for the following indicators: carbon footprint and food miles. This article describes the common method and indicators used to collect data for the twenty-seven certified products and their conventional counterparts. It presents the assumptions and choices, the process of data collection, and the indicator estimation methods designed to assess the three sustainability dimensions within a reasonable time constraint. That is: three person-months for each food quality scheme and its noncertified reference product. Several prioritisations were set regarding data collection (indicator, variable, value chain level) together with a level of representativeness specific to each variable and product type (country and sector). Technical details on how relatively common variables (e.g., number of animals per hectare) are combined into indicators (e.g., carbon footprint) are provided in the full documentation of the dataset. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the CC BY 4.0 license.
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Valentin Bellassen, Filippo Arfini, Federico Antonioli, Antonio Bodini, Michael Boehm, et al.. Sustainability Performance of Certified and Non-certified Food. Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2021, 6 (1), pp.1 - 22. ⟨10.1163/24523666-bja10009⟩. ⟨hal-03526645⟩



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