Sustainability in the Food Sector: A Consumer Behaviour Perspective
AbstractConsumers have, through their food choices, a major role in bringing about more sustainable food production. However, this presupposes that differences in sustainability are communicated to consumers. Even if food products are eco-labelled and consumers are motivated to support sustainability, a number of potential barriers may prevent consumers from using the information to make sustainable choices. Six such barriers are discussed in this paper.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by International Center for Management, Communication, and Research in its journal International Journal on Food System Dynamics.
Volume (Year): 02 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Sustainability; consumer behaviour; hierarchy of effects; eco-labels; Agribusiness; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Food Security and Poverty;
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