2007

Organic Food

Consumers’ Choices and Farmers’ Opportunities

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ISBN: 978-0-387-39581-4 (Print) 978-0-387-39582-1 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Sector’s Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-16

      From Niche to Market: The Growth of Organic Business in Italy

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      Pages 17-28

      An Overview of Organic Agriculture in the United States

  3. The Producer’s Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-45

      A Comparative Profitability Analysis of Organic and Conventional Farms in Emilia-Romagna and in Minnesota

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      Pages 47-63

      Situation and Perspectives of Organic Meat in Italy

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      Pages 65-81

      Profitability of Organic Cropping Systems in Southwestern Minnesota

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      Pages 83-91

      Comparing the Profitability of Organic and Integrated Crop Management

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      Pages 93-111

      Marketing Strategies for Organic Wine Growers in the Veneto Region

  4. The Consumers’ Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-124

      Investigating Preferences for Environment Friendly Production Practices

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      Pages 125-142

      Potential Demand for Organic Marine Fish in Italy

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      Pages 143-156

      Italian Consumers’ Preferences and Willingness to Pay for Organic Beef

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      Pages 157-167

      The US Consumer Perspective on Organic Foods

  5. Recent Developments and Future Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-183

      Current Issues in Organic Food: Italy

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      Pages 185-193

      Current Issues in Organic Food: United States

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 195-197