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Subproject 1
Consumer expectations and attitudes

WP1.1 Determination of consumer perceptions, expectations and attitudes about quality and safety of organic and low input foods

WP1.2 Determination of actual & potential evolution of consumer buying behaviour

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Reports

Consumer attitudes to quality and safety of organic and low input foods: a review

The report has three aims: 1) to report on a survey and analysis of both scientific literature and also recent primary data available to the project team providing insights to consumer attitudes to organic products; 2) to support new empirical investigations of consumer attributes which will be the focus in later stages of Sub-Project 1; and 3) based on the foregoing, to raise issues for broader discussion.

Peter Midmore, Simona Naspetti, Anne-Marie Sherwood, Daniela Vairo, Mette Wier, Raffaele Zanoli (2005)



Consumer perceptions and behaviour regarding organic and low-input food

Based on a synthesis of national focus group discussions the report describe the quality and safety characteristics that are recognised by consumers of organic and low input foods. Furthermore, the report identify important "quality and safety" characteristics recognised by consumers of organic and low input foods.

Martine Francois and Bertil Sylvander (2006)



Papers


Organic and low input food consumers: Concerns and perspectives for developing the organic market in the future

Prepared by Bertil Sylvander and Martine François for the Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.



Review of organic market development in Europe - from OFCAP to QLIF

Prepared by Toralf Richter for the Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.


Consumer attitudes towards the quality and safety of organic and low input foods

Prepared by Peter Midmore, Mette Wier and Raffaele Zanoli for the Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.



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