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Cover for Feed manufacturing.

There are two main systems used for feed manufacturing. Both use the same individual processes, and the only difference is the sequence in which they are arranged. The pre-milling system is more commonly used in modern feed mills because of economic reasons (e.g. energy cost, investment). In this...

Author(s)
Acedo-Rico, J.; Méndez, J.; Santomá, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
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Cover for Veterinary campaining.

This chapter discusses how veterinarians can educate, enable and motivate owners, producers, consumers and citizens about animals' needs, plight and treatment. They can improve the behaviour of owners, consumers, businesses, social enterprises, charities and public bodies and can educate, advise...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The nature of natural: whose preferences should dominate?

This chapter describes the safety assessment of food. It defines "natural food" and discusses the impact of "natural food" labelling on food marketing and consumer preference. The association between diet and disease (e.g., neoplasms) and the nutrient improvement of foods through plant breeding...

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer behaviour in the organic and Fair Trade food market in Europe.

This chapter summarizes the results of European research on consumer preferences, buying motives, willingness to pay as well as barriers for buying organic and Fair Trade food products. It also demonstrates the implications for standard setting, certification, labelling and communication.

Author(s)
Zander, K.; Schleenbecker, R.; Hamm, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple certifications and consumer purchase decisions: a case study of willingness to pay for coffee in Germany.

The study in this chapter fills the gap in consumers' choice and willingness to pay for multiple certified coffee by focusing on three specific labels: 'Organic', 'Fair Trade' and 'Wild Grown'; and on the two large Arabica coffee production countries: Brazil and Ethiopia. In addition to identifying ...

Author(s)
Basu, A. K.; Grote, U.; Hicks, R.; Stellmacher, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumers' information search and preferences for Fair Trade coffee: a case study from Germany.

The aim of this case study is to analyse consumers' preferences as reflected in their information search when shopping for Fair Trade products. German consumers' information search behaviour prior to the decision to purchase Fair Trade coffee is analysed. The study summarizes the state of knowledge ...

Author(s)
Schleenbecker, R.; Zander, K.; Hamm, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender-equality chocolate: a missing market?

The study presented in this chapter determined the premium that consumers may be willing to pay for a Fair Trade chocolate label addressing supply chain gender equality. Seventy-one students on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York, were surveyed, and the stated preference method was...

Author(s)
Goldvale, C.; Viennet, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetically modified organisms in food: ethical tensions and the labeling initiative.

This chapter explores the ethical implications of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food that originate from plants genetically altered through bioengineering. The chapter analyses the new federal statute recently passed in the USA purportedly to label these foods and evaluates whether in...

Author(s)
Strauss, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pharmacy.

This chapter is devoted to helping veterinary students about the different reminders when it comes to veterinary products, these reminders are knowing the relevant legislation and guidelines associated with storage and dispensing of veterinary medication, the relevant legislation and preparation of ...

Author(s)
Orpet, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics.

This chapter discusses the relevance of economics to the study of animal welfare. It considers the relationship between ethics and economics and emphasizes that economics is primarily about the attainment of human well-being. It considers both conventional and alternative economic thinking and the...

Author(s)
Bennett, R. M.; Thompson, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter

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