Characterization of the actors in the pasteurized milk chain in the province of Sancti Spíritus, Cuba

Resumen

Background: The study of chains at a local level starts from a new configuration constitutes a new working philosophy in the agri-food sector in Cuba. Objective. The aim of the paper is to characterize of the actors in the pasteurized milk chain in four municipalities of Sancti Spíritus province.

Methods: It was based on the primary and secondary available information obtained at workshops with the participation of national actors and international experts. The characterization of the actors included the variables described in previous chain studies, the construction of the SWOT Matrix and an action plan.

Results: The links of the chain are: Production, collection, processing and marketing. At the primary sector, there are different productive farms with non-governmental dominance. They had a production of approximately 20,000 liters/year, having 20 not specialized female cattle in milk production. Some of the farms use animal traction for milk collection and the industry does this process with tank trucks. The processing link presents technology with limitations and insufficient equipment. The SWOT Matrix revealed that the nutrition is not sufficient and the composition of milk is not good. Besides, the process of collection and the industrial distribution that affect the quality of milk.

Conclusions: The characterization of the actors showed that in the primary link with predominance of the non-state sector, but there is low milk production. For the collection of milk, they use animal traction and tanker trucks. Obsolete technologies are found in the processing link, while commercialization actors are limited by hygienic conditions.

Key words: Dairy production, dairy cattle, dairy value chain food chain, food access, pasteurized milk (Source: AGROVOC)

Descargas

La descarga de datos todavía no está disponible.

Citas

Amirnejad, H. & Tonakbar, P. (2015). The willingness to pay for organic milk by consumers in Tehran. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 17, 1685-1694. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/298719081_The_Willingness_to_Pay_for_Organic_Milk_by_Consumers_in_Tehran

Alhammd, Z. (2020). Characteristics of Dairy Value Chain in Jordan. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, 15(3), 1-9. https://doi/10.9734/AJEBA/2020/v15i330213

Armenteros-Amaya, M., Hernández-Rodríguez, R., & Silvera-Segura, K. (2020). Integral characterization of the milk production chain in four provinces of Cuba. Intrinsic factors and lessons learned from the study (II). Revista de Salud Animal, 42(3). 1-10. http://scielo.sld.cu/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0253-570X2020000300004

Barati, A. A., Kalantari, K., Nazari, M. R. & Asadi, A. (2017). A hybrid method (ANP-SWOT) to formulate and choose strategic alternatives for development of rural cooperatives in Iran. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 19, 757-769. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/A-Hybrid-Method-(ANP-SWOT)-to-Formulate-and-Choose-Barati-Kalantari/e8f5a86c526b35aef60b6720c02a1d465b65d093

Baudino, C., Giuggioli, N. R., Briano, R., Massaglia, S. & Peano, C. (2017). Integrated methodologies (SWOT, TOWS, LCA) for improving production chains and environmental sustainability of kiwifruit and baby kiwi in Italy. Sustainability, 9(9), 1621. https://doi.org/10.3390/su9091621

Conejo-Morales, J. F. & Wing Ching-Jones, R. (2020). Condiciones climáticas y la producción láctea del ganado jersey en dos pisos altitudinales. Agronomía Mesoamericana, 31(1), 157-176. https://doi/10.15517/am.v31i1.34739

Daou, R., Afif, C., Joubrane, K., Khabbaz, L. R., Maroun, R., Ismail, A. & El Khoury, A. (2020). Occurrence of aflatoxin M1 in raw, pasteurized, UHT cows’ milk, and dairy products in Lebanon. Food Control, 111, 107055. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.107055

Food and Agriculture Organization. (2014). Developing sustainable food value chains. Guiding principles. Rome. http://www.fao.org/3/i3953e/i3953e.pdf

García-Hernández, J. E., Bertrán-Hernández, Y., & Miranda-Portieles, B. (2018). Quality programs of the raw milk in the Base Governmental Unit “Dos Ríos”, Sancti Spíritus, Cuba. Revista Infociencia, 22(3), 1-12. http://www.magon.cu/Doc/Vol%2022N3/1095.pdf

Hernández-Rodríguez, R., Armenteros-Amaya, M. & Silvera-Segura, K. (2020). Characterization of the milk production chain in four provinces of Cuba. General aspects and context description (I.). Revista de Salud Animal, 42(1). https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abstract/20203374761

Imelda, I., Kusrini, N. & Hidayat, R. (2017). Development Strategy 0f Local Food Diversification. JEJAK: Jurnal Ekonomi dan Kebijakan, 10(1), 62-79. https://journal.unnes.ac.id/nju/index.php/jejak/article/view/9127

Kumar, G., Devi, P., Sharma, N. & Somagond, Y. M. (2020). Impact of thermal stress on milk production, composition and fatty acid profile in dairy cows: A review. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 8(5), 1278-1283. http://www.entomoljournal.com

Ledo, J., Hettinga, K. A., & Luning, P. A. (2020). A customized assessment tool to differentiate safety and hygiene control practices in emerging dairy chains. Food Control, 111, 107072. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.107072

Martínez-Vasallo, A., Ribot-Enríquez, A., Villoch-Cambas, A., Montes de Oca, N., Remón-Díaz, D. & Ponce-Ceballo, P. (2017). Quality and safety of raw milk under the current Cuban conditions. Revista de Salud Animal, 39(1), 51-61. http://scielo.sld.cu/pdf/rsa/v39n1/rsa07117.pdf

Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MSTE) (2020). Resolución 185/2020 (GOC-2020-522-O56). Nationals Program of Sciences and Technological Innovation. Cuba. https://www.gacetaoficial.gob.cu/sites/default/files/goc-2020-o56.pdf

Minten, B., Tamru, S. & Reardon, T. (2021). Post-harvest losses in rural-urban value chains: Evidence from Ethiopia. Food Policy, 98, 101860. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2020.101860

Moghaddaszadeh, M., Sarfaraz, A. H., Komijan, A. R. & Shojaie, A. A. (2015). An integration of SWOT and factor analysis to determining and prioritizing strategies: case study of a Persian food industry. International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, 6(3), 297-303. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13198-015-0370-6

Rafeeian, N. & Taji, M. (2017). Strategy Planning For the Mining Industry in Semnan Province (Iran) Using A Combined SWOT-AHP Approach. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering, 3(2), 9-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.24178/ijare.2017.3.2.09

Ríos, S., Benítez, D. & Soria, S. (2016). Territorial agro-food chains. Tensions and insights from the dairy sector of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Lecturas de Economía, (84), 179-208. https://doi.org/10.17533/udea.le.n84a06

Saiz, V. I. A. & Castañedo, M. F. (2016). El Enfoque de cadenas productivas y la planificación estratégica como herramientas para el desarrollo sostenible en Cuba. RIPS: Revista de Investigaciones Políticas y Sociológicas, 15(2). https://doi.org/10.15304/rips.15.2.3383

Simanca, M. M., Montoya, L. A. & Bernal, C. A. (2016). Knowledge Management in Production Chains. The Case of the Dairy Chain in Colombia. Información tecnológica, 27(3), 93-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-07642016000300009

Soethoudt, H., Blom-Zandstra, G. & Axmann, H. (2018). Dairy value chain analysis in Tunisia: Business opportunities. Wageningen Food and Biobased Research. https://library.wur.nl/WebQuery/wurpubs/fulltext/452934

Suárez-Castellá, M., Hernández-Pérez, G., Roche-Hernández, C., Freire-Seijo, M., Alonso-Amaro, O. & Campos-Gómez, M. (2016). Cadenas de valor de productos agropecuarios en seis municipios de Cuba. I. Metodología para su diseño¹. Pastos y Forrajes, 39(1), 56-63. http://scielo.sld.cu/scielo.php?pid=S0864-03942016000100008&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en

Tao, S., Rivas, R. M. O., Marins, T. N., Chen, Y.-C., Gao, J. & Bernard, J. K. (2020 OJO). Impact of heat stress on lactational performance of dairy cows. Theriogenology, 150, 437-444. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2020.02.048

Trejo, N., Trejo, E., & Zúñiga, J. (2016). SWOT analysis of the dairy sector: a case study. Microfinance Planning and Control Magazine, 2(4), 8-22. https://www.ecorfan.org/spain/researchjournals/Planeacion_y_Control_Microfinanciero/vol2num4/Revista_de_Planeaci%C3%B3n_y_Control_Microfinanciero_V2_N4_2.pdf

Sraïri, M. T., Benyoucef, M. T. & Kraiem, K. (2013). The dairy chains in North Africa (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia): from self sufficiency options to food dependency?. SpringerPlus, 2(1), 1-13. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/2193-1801-2-162

Van Campenhout, B., Minten, B. & Swinnen, J. (2019). Domestic versus export-led agricultural transformation: Evidence from Uganda’s dairy value chain. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3499216

Van der Heyden, D. & Camacho, P. (2004). Methodology guide for the analysis of productive chains. http://www.asocam.org/sites/default/files/publicaciones/files/3e26d8f0d5f6c6c7e9fdf80aa5eb1dba.pdf

Publicado
2022-01-26
Cómo citar
Hernández García, J., Ponce de León, A., Nápoles Gómez, J., Rodríguez Álvarez, L., Gómez Brito, O., & Gutiérrez Jorge, M. (2022). Characterization of the actors in the pasteurized milk chain in the province of Sancti Spíritus, Cuba. Revista De Producción Animal, 34(1). Recuperado a partir de https://revistas.reduc.edu.cu, revistas.reduc.edu.cu, revistas.reduc.edu.cu, revistas.reduc.edu.cu/index.php/rpa/article/view/e4045
Sección
Manejo y Alimentación