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Consumers’ grouping of organic and conventional food products: implications for the marketing of organics

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A detailed account of the way consumers choose to group different varieties of organic and conventional food produce might have practical implications in terms of improved space management in supermarkets and better targeted promotions of organic products. The results presented here were obtained in a case study using a web-based questionnaire and 849 Danish consumers. The consumers were asked to group the contents of a virtual basket of organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables into two smaller baskets. A significant share of the consumers grouped the food products according to whether or not they were organic. These consumers were found to have significantly higher levels of confidence in the benefits of organic produce, to state significantly higher levels of organic consumption and higher willingness to pay for organoleptic attributes of fresh milk, than consumers who placed fruits in one basket and vegetables in the other.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of Food Products Marketing
Vol/bind20
Udgave nummer4
Sider (fra-til)408-428
Antal sider21
ISSN1045-4446
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2014

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