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Title Consumer attitudes to food quality products : emphasis on Southern Europe / edited by Marija Klopčič, Abele Kuipers, Jean-François Hocquette
Published Wageningen : Wageningen Academic Publishers, ©2013


Description 1 online resource
Series EAAP publication ; no. 133
EAAP publication ; no. 133
Contents Overview papers. Food quality policies and consumer interests in the EU / Wim Verbeke -- Trends in food choice and nutrition / Klaus G. Grunert -- Consumer food sciences: some theories, models and research methods (using Western Balkan countries as a case study) / Abele Kuipers, Matthew Gorton, Burkhard Schaer -- Overview papers. Market opportunities for sustainable foods: an investigation of the different roles of consumers and retailers, catering companies and brand manufacturers / Machiel J. Reinders, Jos Bartels, Gé Backus -- Quality of Food Products and Consumer Attitudes in France / Jean-François Hocquette [and others] -- Consumer Attitudes to Food Quality Products of Animal Origin in Italy / Carla Lazzaroni [and others] -- Consumer attitudes towards meat consumption in Spain with special reference to quality marks and kid meat / María J. Alcalde, Guillermo Ripoll, Begoña Panea
Consumer behaviour towards organic food in Portugal / Maria Raquel Ventura-Lucas, Cristina Marreiros -- Overview of consumer research in Western Balkan countries / Abele Kuipers [and others] -- Processors and retailers attitudes towards consumer demand for dairy nutrition and health claimed products in Western Balkan Countries / Žaklina Stojanović, Radmila Dragutinović-Mitrović, Galjina Ognjanov -- Market trends and consumer behaviour relating to organic products in the Western Balkan Countries / Burkhard Schaer [and others] -- Review of stakeholders influencing food chain in Slovenia in the context of food consumer science / Jurij Pohar, Marija Klopčič -- Consumer perceptions of home made, organic, EU certified, and traditional local products in Slovenia / Marija Klopčič [and others] -- Consumer attitudes to quality animal food products in Croatia / Ante Ivanković, Nikolina Kelava
Influence of gender, nutrition education and nutrition labelling format on nutrition quality assessment / Jasmina Ranilović, Irena Colić Barić -- Consumer attitudes to the animal food quality products in Serbia / Vlade Zaric [and others] -- First steps in developing an organic food supply chain in Macedonia / Blagica Sekovska, Gjoko Bunevski -- Consumption of organic food in Macedonia and Serbia: similarities and differences / Blagica Sekovska, Vlahovich Branislav, Gjoko Bunevski -- Consumers' perceptions of food quality products: Greece's experiences / Ilias P. Vlachos -- Quality and safety of products of animal origin and consumers attitudes: Cyprus perspective / Natia Kalli, Popi Kyriakidou -- Producer and consumer attitudes towards red meat in Turkey / Kemal Çelik, Ahmet Uzatici -- Polish beef consumers: emerging or declining market? / Krystyna Gutkowska, Marta Sajdakowska, Sylwia Żakowska-Biemans
Summary Quality foods, such as traditional, EU certified, organic and health claimed are part of a growing trend towards added value in the agri-food sector. In these foods, elements of production, processing, marketing, agro-tourism and speciality stores are combined. Paramount above all is the link to the consumer, which requires a personal approach. At this point, one enters the field of food consumer science. This can be seen as a hybrid of two distinct sciences. On one hand, there is the 'hardware' component, i.e. the science of food. On the other hand, the 'software' component, related to the science of consumers' preferences and behaviour. In animal science, nearly all attention is given to the 'hardware' aspect. However, to build a successful business in quality food products, the 'software' aspect is essential. This publication devotes special attention to the consumer and gives insight into an area of knowledge still very much in development. It is intended to enhance understanding of the complex relationships in the route from products to consumers and offers practical solutions in this field. This publication includes review articles covering basic aspects of food consumer science and research trends in the field, and a series of country reports and articles on relevant studies related to the topic, with emphasis on Southern Europe
Analysis Life sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Consumer behavior -- Europe, Southern
Consumers' preferences -- Europe, Southern
Consumers -- Europe, Southern
Quality of products -- Europe, Southern
Food -- Quality -- Europe, Southern
Consumer satisfaction.
Food Quality
Consumer Behavior
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Consumer behavior.
Consumers' preferences.
Food -- Quality.
Quality of products.
Europe, Southern
Southern Europe.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Klopčič, Marija
Kuipers, A. (Abele)
Hocquette, J. F
ISBN 9789086867622