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000046587 245__ $$aThe Demand for Organic Food in the U.S.: An Empirical Assessment
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000046587 520__ $$aThis analysis examines the determinants of organic food purchase behavior of a random sample of U.S. food shoppers. We analyze food expenditures conditional upon whether a household purchases organic foods. The results from our econometric modeling effort identify shopping venue, awareness of the organic label, positive beliefs toward organic foods, a positive attitude toward cooking, and a lack of religious affiliation as being important determinants of organic food purchases. Income was not found to significantly affect the decision to buy organic foods. Our results suggest that the limiting factors of the organic food market are search cost, dietary patterns, and awareness of the organic food label. Given the recent “Wal-Mart” effect on the organic food market, it is anticipated that these search costs will decrease as organic foods become more widely available.
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000046587 650__ $$aDemand and Price Analysis
000046587 650__ $$aFood Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety
000046587 700__ $$aLi, Jinghan
000046587 700__ $$aZepeda, Lydia
000046587 700__ $$aGould, Brian W.
000046587 773__ $$dNovember 2007$$jVolume 38$$kNumber 3$$o69$$q54$$tJournal of Food Distribution Research
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