CONSUMER ATTITUDE AND BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS FOOD WASTE

This paper presents the attitudes and behaviour of young consumers towards food waste based on a pilot qualitative research and data published in the literature. Qualitative research was conducted with the use of focus grou p method, with approximately 8–10 selected students per group. Four focus group sessions were held, with open discussion led by a moderator and the scenario containing problematic issues. The study included a total of thirty-seven students, aged 22– 25 years. Studies have shown that negative attitude of household towards food waste is not frequently refl ected in consumers’ behaviour, despite their fundamental knowledge on how to reduce food waste. Respondents emphasized the need for educational campaigns. Properly selected and presented information will stimulate both consumer’s attitude and behaviour.


Variant title:
Postawy i zachowania konsumentów względem zjawiska związanego z marnowaniem żywności
Issue Date:
2016
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
DOI: 10.17306/JARD.2016.20 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/253756
Published in:
Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development, Issue 39
Series Statement:
1(39)




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