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Since the late 1990s farmers' markets have been growing in popularity as an alternative outlet for: healthy, local, organic and non-organic, produce consistent with the values of green and ethical consumers, local and small producers to sell their goods and a venue where direct contact with the...
"Local food" is attracting considerable policy and public interest, but evidence is lacking about the emerging contours of the local food sector. This paper offers a preliminary assessment of the local food sector in the county of Gloucestershire. Based on interviews with farmers and retailers,...
This case study investigates attitudes towards delicatessen and speciality food for consumers in the North West region. The speciality food sector has experienced above average industry growth over recent years. The UK market for speciality food and drink was £3.3 billion in 2001, according to...
The purpose of this case was to help verify and support consumer direct initiatives in line with strategic priority, market development of the North West Food Alliance (NWFA) agri-food sector strategy for the North West. To achieve this, a study was made into the viability, sustainability and...
An investigation into the viability, sustainability and future developments of farmers’ markets in North West England was carried out in 2001. For this purpose, the attitudes of consumers, traders and organisers were surveyed. A primary research study was developed specifically to study North...
The purpose of the research was to extend on previous research by studying latent consumers' attitude to farmers' markets. Findings will be used to improve the marketing and publicity of farmers' markets in order to attract other consumers groups. The people surveyed were not always aware of the...
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