Schouwen-Duiveland – The Netherlands

Connected in Short Supply Chains: Local Food and Waste Reduction

The municipalities of Schouwen-Duiveland, Goeree-Overflakkee, and Voorne aan Zee form the Dutch Quality Coast Delta, a sustainable tourist destination. They work with the government and local entrepreneurs to shorten food chains and recycle waste. Their goals are focused on the following topics: reducing CO2 in the food system, waste production, local farmer wellness. Innovative solutions were found working together with several small business and local entrepreneurs in the food and tourism system.

Keywords: food tourism; CO2 reduction; logistics, food chain, waste reduction

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