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Impacts of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Income on Sustainable Food Consumption

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Sustainable food consumption depends on complex and interrelated factors, including sustainable entrepreneurship business models and disposable income, as well as a number of other economic and demographic indicators. Reducing the impact on the environment, related to food consumption is one of the main challenges that requires efforts in all stages of the value chain. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impacts of sustainable entrepreneurship and income on the development of sustainable food consumption and, on this basis, to draw relevant conclusions and generalizations. In order to measure these impacts, various economic concepts and theories have been studied. Respondents in this study are households from the 27 Member States of the European Union. Data on their income, expenditure and consumption refer to the period 2012–2021. The study is based on the simple linear regression and correlation method. This method is applied by using the statistical software product IBM SPSS Statistics. Eurostat is used as the main source of data for the survey of household budgets. The results reveal the impacts of sustainable entrepreneurship and household income on sustainable food consumption. In studying sustainability, the approach of focusing on food consumption is of particular importance. It is precisely this approach that determines the relevance of the study.

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  • Sustainable entrepreneurship
  • Household food expenditure
  • Household income
  • Sustainable food consumption

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Petrova, S., Marinov, I., Ivanova, Z., Akhmedyarov, Y. (2023). Impacts of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Income on Sustainable Food Consumption. In: Koval, V., Kazancoglu, Y., Lakatos, ES. (eds) Circular Business Management in Sustainability. ISCMEE 2022. Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-23463-7_4

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