Food waste has been a growing issue in supply chain management (SCM) research. The number of articles in international journal and conferences papers consistently rises in the last decade. This paper examines the publication trend of food waste research, particularly in the supply chain context. 108 articles in Scopus database published in 2006 to 2018 are reviewed. The papers are classified based on the type of food waste, keywords, method used, and future research issues. This study provides an basis for SCM researchers in understanding the potential development of the current research for food waste in supply chain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1646-1655
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
Issue numberMAR
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event9th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, IEOM 2019 - Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 5 Mar 20197 Mar 2019


  • Food waste
  • Literature review
  • Supply chain


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