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Market Potential for Locally Produced Meat Products

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  • Maynard, Leigh J.
  • Burdine, Kenneth H.
  • Meyer, A. Lee

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The goal of this research was to guide livestock producers in marketing, product design and pricing decisions. Tools included a focus group, a consumer taste-testing and willingness-to-pay survey, and a restaurant survey. Experience attributes of locally produced ground beef were especially competitive, and demand for credence attributes packaged under the "local" label appears consistent with a niche market that could justify verification programs. Restaurants are a potentially receptive outlet for local meats, allowing producers to avoid the barriers to entry in mainstream grocery outlets.

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  • Maynard, Leigh J. & Burdine, Kenneth H. & Meyer, A. Lee, 2003. "Market Potential for Locally Produced Meat Products," Journal of Food Distribution Research, Food Distribution Research Society, vol. 34(2), pages 1-12, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:jlofdr:27321
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.27321
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