Sustainable Eating Futures: A case Study in Saudi Arabia
Food systems are central to human societies. Developing sustainable, nutritious and healthy food systems will be crucial to accomplish sustainable development goals. The multifarious politics underlying food production, distribution as well as consumption are often ignored. The present paper analyses different factors affecting food consumption in the local population of Saudi Arabia and relates it to supply chain. Different futuristic scenarios are discussed to develop sustainable food consumption practices in Saudi Arabia. This paper also addresses opportunities at the intersection of food and smart technologies. Moreover, the scenarios discuss the roles played by society and technological advancements in food conservation and consumption in the Saudi society.