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Food Movement Glossary

Food Hub


A food hub is a centrally located facility with a business management structure facilitating the aggregation, storage, processing, distribution, and/or marketing of locally/regionally produced food products.

Example of Food Hub:

Often times, small farmers are faced with many challenges, such as the difficulties to reach consumers and retailers. Food hubs help to address these challenges by facilitating regional production to the larger markets.
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