What makes local food attractive to consumers?

Andreas Håkansson

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    Abstract

    In order to understand the potential of local and regional food, we must first understand what it is about these goods that attract consumers. This chapter summarizes the research on what drives local food consumption, starting from an overview of the motivations of the consumers themselves and different descriptions of what characterizes consumers of local food (“locavore“), and continuing with potential explanations for underlying motives.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInterdisciplinary perspectives on local and regional food in the South Baltic Region
    EditorsAnton Petrenko, Bitte Müller-Hansen
    Place of PublicationKristianstad
    PublisherKristianstad University Press
    Pages85-93
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)978-91-981338-6-8
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

    Publication series

    NameKristianstad University Press
    Number05

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Food Science (40103)

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