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dc.date.accessioned2011-12-12T07:50:16Z
dc.date.available2011-12-12T07:50:16Z
dc.date.issued2011-12-12
dc.identifier.uriurn:nbn:de:hebis:34-2011121239927
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2011121239927
dc.description.sponsorshipThe primary data that the dissertation is built upon was collected with financial support from the European Community under the 7th Framework Programme for the CERTCOST project (agreement no. 207727).ger
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectLabellingeng
dc.subjectÖko-Lebensmittelger
dc.subjectVerbraucherpräferenzenger
dc.subjectÖko-Zertifizierungger
dc.subjectOrganic foodeng
dc.subjectconsumer preferenceseng
dc.subjectOrganic certificationeng
dc.subject.ddc330
dc.titleLabelling schemes for organic food: Consumer attitudes, preferences and willingness-to-pay in six European countrieseng
dc.typeDissertation
dcterms.abstractSince July 2010, all pre-packed organic food produced in the European Union (EU) must carry the new mandatory EU logo for organic food. Voluntary organic labels (such as national governmental logos and logos of private farmers’ associations and control bodies) can still be used, but only in addition to the mandatory EU logo. This change in the regulatory environment of organic labelling raises a number of questions regarding consumer preferences for different kinds of organic certification logos, which the present dissertation addressed. The first objective was to explore and analyse consumer perceptions, attitudes, preferences and willingness-to-pay (WTP) regarding different voluntary organic labels. The second objective was to investigate consumer perceptions and attitudes towards a mandatory EU logo. A combination of qualitative and quantitative methods of consumer research in six European countries was employed including focus group discussions, choice experiments and structured interviews. Based on the empirical results, recommendations are drawn for different actors in the organic sector.eng
dcterms.accessRightsopen access
dcterms.creatorJanssen, Meike
dc.contributor.corporatenameKassel, Univ., Fachbereich Ökologische Agrarwissenschaften
dc.contributor.refereeHamm, Ulrich (Prof. Dr.)
dc.subject.jelM38ger
dc.subject.jelM30ger
dc.subject.swdKennzeichnung <Recht>ger
dc.subject.swdBiologisches Lebensmittelger
dc.subject.swdVerbraucherverhaltenger
dc.date.examination2011-10-18


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