A CONJOINT ANALYSIS OF NEW FOOD PRODUCTS PROCESSED FROM UNDERUTILIZED SMALL CRAWFISH

Attributes for two value-added seafood products derived from underutilized crawfish are analyzed using conjoint data from seafood restaurants in the southern region of the United States. Preferences for the products' form, price, and flavor attributes were tested. Statistical tests revealed that the attribute interactions were not significant, and part-worth utilities for all main effects were estimated using an additive preference model. Results indicate that the new crawfish products should be marketed as a high-quality fresh soup base or seafood stuffing, priced between 30% and 50% of the cost of fresh crawfish tail meat.


Variant title:
Minced meat
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Issue Date:
1998-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/15552
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 30, Number 2
Page range:
257-265
Total Pages:
9




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