Food Choice, Acceptance and Consumption / Edition 1

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It is critical for the food industry to maintain a current understandi ng of the factors affecting food choice, acceptance and consumption si nce these influence all aspects of its activities. This subject has ma tured in recent years and, for the first time, this book brings togeth er a coherent body of knowledge which draws on the experiences in indu strial and academic settings of an international team of authors. Writ ten for food technologists and marketeers, the book is also an essenti al reference for all those concerned with the economic, social, and ps ychological aspects of the subject.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780751401929
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/1996
  • Edition description: 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

The Role Of The Human Senses In Food Acceptance. The Socio-Cultural Context of Eating and Food Choice. What Animal Research Tells Us About Human Eating. The Development of Children's Eating Habits. What Does Abnormal Eating Tell us About Normal Eating?. The Contextual Basis for Food Acceptance, Food Choice and Food Intake: the Food, the Situation and the Individual. Marketing and Consumer Behavior with Respect to Foods. Economic Influences on Food Choice—Non-Convenience Versus Convenience Food Consumption. Food Choice, Mood and Mental Performance: Some Examples and Some Mechanisms. Attitudes and Beliefs in Food Habits. Dietary Change: Changing Patterns of Eating. Index

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