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Food markets : consumer perceptions, government regulations and health impacts / editors, Peggy Vaughn.

Vaughn, Peggy, (editor.).
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Subject: Consumers' preferences.
Consumers > Attitudes.
Food > Marketing.
Food industry and trade.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781634858076
  • ISBN: 1634858077
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface; Chapter 1; Consumer Perceptions of Food Safety, Quality, Health and Welfare of European Lobsters (Homarus gammarus) Placed on the Market Live; Abstract; Main Characteristics of the European Lobster (Homarus gammarus); Fishery, Aquaculture and Economic Aspects of the European Lobster (Homarus gammarus); Health, Quality and Welfare of the European Lobster (Homarus gammarus); Basic Ethical Concerns for the Marketing of Live European Lobster (Homarus gammarus); References; Chapter 2; Globavores, Localfors, and Locavores: How Canadians Perceive Local Food; Abstract
IntroductionMethods; Results and Discussion; What Is Local Food?; Beliefs, Attitudes, and Barriers Toward Local Food; Where Local Food Is Purchased; Individual Responsibility and Societal Impacts of Buying Local; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 3; Transitioning to Organic Farming in the Republic of Moldova: Perceptions and Prospects; Abstract; Introduction; Organic Farming in Moldova Today: Advantages and Threats; What Does Moldova Grow Organically?; Organic Certification Process; SWOT Analysis of Moldovan Organic Farming; Impact of Moldova's Transition to Organic Farming
ConclusionReferences; Chapter 4; Consumer Willingness to Pay for Nano-Packaged Food Products: Evidence from Eye-Tracking Technology and Experimental Auctions; Abstract; Introduction; Materials and Methods; 1. Experimental Method; Auction Mechanism; Eye-Tracking; Sample Selection; Auctioned Products; Bidding Rounds and Nanotechnology Information; Implementation; 2. Econometric Methods; Results; Discussion; References; Chapter 5; How Should Restaurant Chains Develop Store Networks without Stumbling in Domestic Market; Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Kyorin University
Managing Director, Fukutokusha K.K., Tokyo, JapanAbstract; Introduction; What Have Been Investigated; Managerial Implications for Restaurant Chains; Future Research; References; Biographical Sketch; Chapter 6; Constraints to Access; Potential Markets for Mariculture Products in Tanzania; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Objective of the Paper; 3. Methods and Materials; The Study Setting; Research Design; Sample Size and Sampling Techniques; Data Collection Tools; Data Analysis; 4. The Contribution of Aquaculture on the Community Welfare; 4.1. Provide Source of Animal Food; 4.2. Provide Income
4.3. Employment4.4. Other Impacts of Aquaculture; 5. Production of Marine Aquaculture; 6. Markets for Mariculture Products; 6.1. The Local Market for Mariculture Products; The Population Surrounding the Mariculture Farms; Tourist Market (Hotels and Restaurants); Distant Peri-Urban and Urban Markets; 6.2. International Markets; 7. Price Discrepancy and Challenges Facing Marketing of Mariculture Products; 7.1. Price Discrepancy of Mariculture Products; 7.2. Challenges in Marketing of Mariculture Products and Possible Solutions; 8. Conclusion and Recommendations; 8.1. Conclusion
Summary: "This book provides current research on consumer perceptions, government regulations and health impacts of the food markets. Chapter One discusses the consumer perceptions on health and welfare of European lobsters placed on the market live and how these aspects affect their quality and food safety. Chapter Two uses a large, national survey to identify, describe, and explain differences among three groups of consumers categorized according to their propensity to buy and support local food. Chapter Three analyzes Moldova's transition to organic farming and the prospects for organic food processing and export, taking into consideration the conditions of and opportunities presented by the new agreement. Chapter Four examines how nano-food packaging designed to enhance shelf-life affects consumer willingness to pay (WTP) for perishable products in order to better understand how the controversy surrounding nanotechnology is likely to affect its market success. Chapter Five gives some strategic suggestions regarding how the headquarters of restaurant chains should manage their store networks in domestic context. Chapter Six investigates the accessibility of markets and challenges faced in markerting of mariculture products. Chapter Seven discusses the importance of the normalization of food supplements labeling, particularly the creatine-based ones, and reviews how the labeling of the supplements commercialized in Brazil are related to the respective legislation. Chapter Eight analyzes the most important issues for sustainable value in food retail."-- Provided by publisher.
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