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Title: U.S. Grass-Fed Beef: Marketing Health Benefits
Authors: McCluskey, Jill J.
Wahl, Thomas I.
Li, Quan
Wandschneider, Philip R.
Issue Date: 2005-11
Abstract: Grass-fed beef is a product with health benefits that may appeal to health-conscious consumers. This article analyzes the results of a choice experiment to explore the importance of health benefits in the marketing of grass fed beef. Both price and fat and calories have a negative effect on the choice of the product, and higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids have a positive effect. Price is the most important attribute to respondents (39.5%), a low level of fat and calories is the second most important attribute (36.9%), and the level of omega-3 fatty acids is the least important of these factors (23.6%).
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/27758
Institution/Association: Journal of Food Distribution Research>Volume 36, Number 03, November 2005
Total Pages: 8
Language: English
From Page: 1
To Page: 8
Collections:Volume 36, Number 3, November 2005

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