Theoretical and practical concepts of financial efficiency in food processing sector

Anna Zielińska-Chmielewska , Almir Alihodžić , Luboš Smutka


The issue of efficiency of food processing enterprises is ever-present because of the continuous process of improving the quality standards of raw materials, complying with the procedures in food production, introduction of modern production technology and, above all, due to the large number of actors who are competing for customers in the domestic and foreign food market. In the coming years Polish food processing sector will be facing significant challenges with the inevitable slow and gradual decrease in the cost advantages of raw materials’ prices, as well as ready to eat products. Enterprises, as they constitute the majority in manufacturing business, in the long run will need to determine the efficiency, and hence competitiveness of Polish food processing sector. The aim of the paper is to review the domestic and foreign literature in terms of classification and systematization of the concept, types and methods of measuring the efficiency of food processing entities in Poland. In the theoretical part of the study methods of descriptive, comparative, deductive and synthetic analysis are used. In the practical part of the study appropriately selected types of methods adequate for efficiency measurements are presented. The results of the analyses are based on the results of author’s own calculations, as well specific findings from business practice both from inland and abroad.
Publication typeOriginal work published as abstract
Author Anna Zielińska-Chmielewska (WT / KKG)
Anna Zielińska-Chmielewska,,
- Department of Business Activity
, Almir Alihodžić - University of Zenica
Almir Alihodžić,,
, Luboš Smutka - Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze
Luboš Smutka,,
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Book Leko-Šimić Mirna, Crnković Boris (eds.): 8th International Scientific Symposium Economy of Eastern Croatia - Vision and Growth. Book of abstracts, 2019, Studio HS. Internet d. o. o., ISBN 978-953-253-155-8, 141 p.
Keywords in Polishefektywność, wydajność, rodzaje efektywności, przetwórstwo żywności, Polska
Keywords in Englishefficiency, effectivity, types of efficiency, food processing, Poland
Languageen angielski
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