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An investigation of the aspects affecting non-Muslim customers’ purchase intention of halal food products in Jakarta, Indonesia
The international trade market of halal food products is huge and has become a fast-growing segment. People that consume food and beverage will also consider if it is good for health, well-being, nutrition, and physical fitness. Nowadays, halal products are requested by Muslim and non-Muslim customers due to safety and quality concern. Even though several studies have been conducted for Muslim customers, but there is a lack of data by foregoing studies which exploring non-Muslim customers about their intention in ...
Trust and the clean food imaginaries: an analysis of a short food supply chain from Romania
As concerns about food safety and environmental issues gain more attention in the public eye, organic labels are growing in popularity, being presented as the solution for a more sustainable and conscious food system. Yet, organic certificates did not manage to actively change the food system but merely created a niche to be exploited, thus many of the environmental-friendly practices being co-opted by corporations without addressing the larger issues of concern. This paper looks at how small producers, who are ...
Nutrient and oil profile of Escamol, an edible larva of ants (Liometopum apiculatum Mayr)
The objective of this study was to evaluate proximal chemical analysis, oil and fatty acids in escamol dehydrated and butter-fried that are commercially available in Mexico. In order to measure the escamol and oil quality, a chemical analysis were performed. The identification fatty acids was by refractive index. The proximal chemical analysis results in escamol fresh and deshydrated indicated that moisture (56.00-1.89 %), protein (15.30-34.78 %), lipids (20.05-45.57 %), ash (1.91-4.35 %) and carbohydrates (6.73-13.41 ...
Nutritional, antioxidant properties and polyphenol content of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) cultivated in Iran
The quinoa is pseudocereal plant that has nutritional value. Recently, It was cultivated in iran because of water crisis. This study aimed to assess the physicochemical and antioxidant properties of quinoa cultivated in Iran for the first time. The macronutrients and energetic value, polyphenol, total phenol content and DPHH of quinoa were measured. Some B group vitamin, the free fatty acid profile was assessed by HPLC and GC-mass separately. The trace elements were also evaluated by ICP. The amounts of dry matter, ...
Dependency and economic benefits of use of wild food plants use among tribal communities in Malai Madeshawara Hills wildlife sanctuary, Southern India
Wild food plant resources and their indigenous knowledge of use, are in danger of being lost in areas where rapid environmental and cultural transformations have led to changes in eating habits and practices. The study assesses the dependency and economic value of wild food plant use among forest-dwelling communities. Community perceptions are used to assess the use patterns and interrelations of human well-being. The data is collected through a combination of semi-structured interviews, household questionnaire survey, ...
Environmental Impacts of Food Loss and Waste: Land Degradation
Food waste and loss have a negative impact on the environment through water, land, energy and other natural resources that are used to produce non-consumable products. According to the results of an empirical study, to establish the degree of degradation of land resources as a result of food loss and waste, as well as to identify potential environmental benefits from reducing food loss and waste for agricultural land use. Methods: The authors’ methodological approach for assessing the impact of food loss and waste ...
Determinants of organic food purchases intention: the application of an extended theory of planned behaviour
This investigated the application of the extended theory of planned behavior (TPB) to determine Iranian students’ intention to purchase organic food products. The statistical population comprised all students in the field of agriculture sciences at Mohaghegh Ardabili University, Ardabil, Iran. Data were collected from 340 participants. The research instrument was a questionnaire developed through a comprehensive literature study. The content validity of the instrument was ascertained by a panel of university professors ...
Vol. 9 No. 1 (2021)
(Specialized Partnerships in Sustainable Food Systems and Food Sovereignty, Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences, the University of Kassel, Germany and the Federation of German Scientists (VDW), 2021)
Research on factors affecting consumer decision on purchasing organic agricultural products in Danang, Vietnam
The study analyses the factors that influence consumer decisions on purchasing organic agricultural products in Danang. By synthesizing previous research, the authors establish Ordinal Logistic Regression (OLR) through survey questionnaires for 300 consumers in Danang in March 2019. The empirical model shows that there are eight factors, which have significantly positive impacts on the consumer decisions to purchase organic agricultural products, including: (i) the quality of products; (ii) trademarks, product labels; ...
The impact of corruption on food security from a macro perspective
Despite the recent developments food security is one of the common problems of humanity. In order to eliminate this problem, various initiatives are taken in the fields of political and international relations backed by many academic studies that are conducted to scrutinize the dynamics of the problem and inspire the policies to be implemented. This study aims at providing macro solutions to the problem through the study of the relationship between food security and corruption in view of variables such as unemployment, ...