Organic Food: Consumers' Choices and Farmers' Opportunities / Edition 1

Organic Food: Consumers' Choices and Farmers' Opportunities / Edition 1

by Maurizio Canavari
     
 

ISBN-10: 144192289X

ISBN-13: 9781441922892

Pub. Date: 10/29/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

The book gives an overview of the organic food sector, both in Italy and in the US. It covers economic issues raised by organic farming, taking into account the consumer's needs but also the managerial and budget constraints experienced by the farmers. The book also details how agricultural economists perform analyses dealing with organic produce at different

Overview

The book gives an overview of the organic food sector, both in Italy and in the US. It covers economic issues raised by organic farming, taking into account the consumer's needs but also the managerial and budget constraints experienced by the farmers. The book also details how agricultural economists perform analyses dealing with organic produce at different points in the supply chain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441922892
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/29/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Sector’s Overview.- From Niche to Market: The Growth of Organic Business in Italy.- An Overview of Organic Agriculture in the United States.- The Producer’s Perspective.- A Comparative Profitability Analysis of Organic and Conventional Farms in Emilia-Romagna and in Minnesota.- Situation and Perspectives of Organic Meat in Italy.- Profitability of Organic Cropping Systems in Southwestern Minnesota.- Comparing the Profitability of Organic and Integrated Crop Management.- Marketing Strategies for Organic Wine Growers in the Veneto Region.- The Consumers’ Perspective.- Investigating Preferences for Environment Friendly Production Practices.- Potential Demand for Organic Marine Fish in Italy.- Italian Consumers’ Preferences and Willingness to Pay for Organic Beef.- The US Consumer Perspective on Organic Foods.- Recent Developments and Future Issues.- Current Issues in Organic Food: Italy.- Current Issues in Organic Food: United States.

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