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The competitive landscape in retailing has changed over the past decade. Moreover, the degree of product differentiation has been increasing: households are able to choose between an increasing number of store brands and national brands of similar products. The value added meat market is no...
NFRFT awarded 2021: The scope of the project is novel in its combined concern with the well-being of Indigenous peoples and the conservation of biodiversity; it is also unique in its intention to build capacity within Indigenous communities to document and mobilize knowledge about...
Canadian Chicken Industry: Consumer Preferences, Industry Structure and Producer Benefits from Investment in Research and AdvertisingDownload
The Canadian chicken industry has operated under supply management since the mid-1970s. Canadian consumer preferences for chicken have grown dramatically since then possibly in response to concerns about health and the levels of fat and cholesterol in red meats. However Canadian consumers are...
NFRF-Exploration grant awarded 2020: Sustainability of the beef industry and sustainability of temperate grasslands are equally challenging currently. Beef cattle don’t typically graze on tidy fields of managed pasture, but instead graze complex landscapes with highly diverse vegetation and plant...
Comparing Predictors Of Diet Quality In Canada Over Time Under Consideration Of Altering Food GuidesDownload
Latest data on the diet of Canadians from the Canadian Community Health Survey reveals that the diet quality of Canadians needs improvement. Within this paper predictors of diet quality in Canada are identified based on two cross-sectional data sets from the Canadian Food Expenditure Survey. To...
Consumer Attitudes, Willingness to Pay and Revealed Preferences for Different Egg Production Attributes: Analysis of Canadian Egg ConsumersDownload
The Canadian egg industry has introduced a number of specialty eggs, including Omega-3, organic, free run/range, vitamin enhanced and vegetarian over the past few decades. These eggs are generally sold at prices higher than the 'normal' egg and there has been little analysis of the consumer...
In this study, the objective is to identify consumers’ willingness to consume different foods and the factors that could drive their food preferences. One hundred non-academic staff and students at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada participated in the study. Data were collected using...
The objective of this report is to provide a literature review on the economic benefits of biodiversity to Canadian producers of cereals, oilseeds and special crops. The review focuses on the economic benefits of biodiversity to crop farmers that are undertaking farm practices that contribute to...
Vertical coordination throughout Canada's beef supply chain is imperfect on several accounts. We observe failures in the established pricing system, the established grading system, a lack of appropriate incentives for investments to promote adding value, and misalignments due to the increasing...
Harmoniser la politique alimentaire et les preoccupations croissantes en matiere de sante et de bien-etre : une analyse documentaire des problemes qui affectent le gouvernement, l'industrie et la societe civileDownload
Une lettre récemment envoyée à l’éditeur en chef du Edmonton Journal se terminait sur cette question : «Encore combien de décès inutiles? »1 Elle ne faisait pas allusion à la violence au Darfour, à la distribution de médicaments ou au sida; il s’agissait plutôt d'un commentaire sur les nouvelles...