Supply chain in the food industry in the meat sector


supply chain
food industry
meat sector

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Acosta-Balseca, B. S., Jimenez-Soto, L. J., Valencia-Naranjo, D. L., Villacreces-Larrea, D., Viteri-Mesias, F. N., & Zeledón-Estrada, A. C. (2023). Supply chain in the food industry in the meat sector. Athenea Engineering Sciences Journal, 4(13), 17-24.


The meat industry is one of the largest and most important today due to its high consumption, especially in meat from animals such as cows and the derivatives obtained from their processing. This is why it is of utmost importance to design a supply chain that ensures the flow of raw materials efficiently, safely, and humanely. This is how, in this document, the simulation of the beef slaughter and processing process is generated in the FlexSim software to obtain process performance dashboards. In addition, a cleaner production proposal has been included that contains wastewater treatment and the system's energy optimization. This will not only help reduce waste and the use of energy and water but is also intended to ensure the quality of the products and the conservation of the environment.


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