Mapping energy consumption in food manufacturing
-4-1 · 1. Introduction. The food sector consumes globally approx. 200 EJ per year (FAO, 2017; EIA, 2017), of which a 45% corresponds to processing and distribution activities (FAO, 2011; Sims, Flammini, Puri, & Bracco, 2015).In the UK, the food processing industry is the largest single manufacturing sector, with an annual turnover of £97.3bn and 400 k employees (Food and Drink Federation, ).